Pakistani American Community Center

PACC hosts a number of monthly programs and some special programs at its location in Milpitas through out the year. 
PACC is an open platform for all those interested in hosting, presenting or participating in these or new programs. Please contact us if you would like to start a new program/class or be part of the existing progams. Thank you! 

Monthly Programs at PACC- 1639A, S. Main St. Milpitas, CA, 95035

Poetry/Karaoke Dinner                                  
This is an informal monthly program on every second Friday of the month. You can recite your favorite poem or sing a song. Dinner is provided. The ticket is $10 per person if you buy or infrom us before Thursday Noon. Preregistration is requested by emailing to info@pacc-ca.org or pay at PayPal below. Pre-registration by email or PayPal will close right at noon of Thursday October 12. Bring your friends and family. If you do not pre-register before Thursday noon, it will be $15 at the door. 

There will be two rounds, time permitting. If you like to recite a poem or sing a song, you will have 5 minutes in each round
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Friday, Oct 13, 2017
7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Social Gathering -   
Program: 1) A talk by Dr. Zafar Afaq Ansari. Topic: Iqbal and Human Creativity.
                     2) Reading of an Urdu article titled "Iqbal - Shaerey Insaniyat"  written by:
                     Late Dr. Shamsuddin Siddiqi. 

15 Minutes will be set aside for audience if some members wish to present an item on Iqbal.

Dr. Zafar Afaq Ansari has a Master's degree in Psychology from Karachi University (Pakistan) and Ph. D. from Glasgow (UK). Between 1961 and 2005, he taught undergraduate and graduate students at various institutions including three universities in Pakistan and one in Malaysia. He has published a number of papers and books and has supervised the research work at Master's, Mphil and Ph.D levels. He has served as Director of National Institute of Psychology, Islamabad and Head, Department of Psychology, UIAM, Malaysia. During 2007, he founded and edited the first volume of quarterly Interpersonal Acceptance, an electronic newsletter of International Society for Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection. Currently, Dr. Ansari is working on a book Moral and Spiritual Aspects of Counselling.

Dr. Shamsuddin Siddiqi was the Head of the Urdu Department, Peshawar University, Pakistan. He did his Ph.D. from the University of London. The topic of his Ph.D.Thesis was " Sauda's Poetry". He was a frequent writer for many Urdu Magazines in Pakistan and a regular speaker in Radio Pakistan and Pakistan Television. The topics of his articles and speeches included Iqbal, History of Urdu, Aspects of criticism, History of Pakistan and many many more. One of Dr. Siddiqi's student Navida wrote her Master's thesis on his life an works and later published it as a book titled "Ehwal o Aasaar".
Dr. Shamsuddin Siddiqi.

The program is open to all. There is no charge. Come with your family and friends and have an enjoyable and educational afternoon.

Tea and delicious snacks prepared by Pakistani families will be available.

  

Saturday, Nov 4,  2017
  2:00 PM – 4:00 PM    

Annual Events

Pakistan Day

 March 
  
Basant
Sep
Sunday, August 14th
7pm
Urdu Day
Language is much more than just a means of communication. It is also an inseparable part of our culture.