Reminder: “Abacus” Film Screening at Space Gallery

When: Wednesday, July 5, 2017; 7 pm

Where: Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland

What: “Abacus: Small Enough to Jail” documentary film

CAFAM and Space Gallery are co-hosting the screening of this fascinating documentary about a small bank owned by a Chinese family faced with fighting criminal charges during U.S. financial crisis. The film has won many awards for telling such a compelling ‘underdog’ tale, set in New York’s Chinatown.

Please come out and see the film on July 5th at Space Gallery. CAFAM members receive a discounted ticket price of $6! And we’ll be serving Chinese tea at the screening –hope to see you there!

For information or to purchase tickets: http://www.space538.org/events/abacus-small-enough-jail

“Abacus” Film Screening at Space Gallery

When: Wednesday, July 5, 2017; 7 pm

Where: Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland

What: “Abacus: Small Enough to Jail” documentary film

CAFAM and Space Gallery are co-hosting the screening of this fascinating documentary about a small bank owned by a Chinese family faced with fighting criminal charges during U.S. financial crisis. The film has won many awards for telling such a compelling ‘underdog’ tale, set in New York’s Chinatown.

Please come out and see the film on July 5th at Space Gallery. CAFAM members receive a discounted ticket price of $6! And we’ll be serving Chinese tea at the screening –hope to see you there!

For information or to purchase tickets: http://www.space538.org/events/abacus-small-enough-jail

Summer Picnic In The Park

When: June 25th, starting at 11 am
Where: Winslow Park, Freeport

CAFAM will be holding its annual summer pot luck picnic on Sunday, June 25th, at Winslow Park in Freeport. Winslow Park is on the water with a beach and has plenty of room to fly kites and enjoy outdoor play. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet and enjoy time with other CAFAM members and friends. CAFAM would love to have new people join us.

Admission to Winslow Park will be paid by CAFAM, so just let the people at the gate know that you’re there for the pot luck picnic. Please bring food to share—Chinese food or any kind of picnic food is welcome!

Looking for an Erhu Player in Maine

Dear CAFAM members,

Parents in Bar Harbor are looking for an erhu player or teacher in Maine to teach their young son how to play erhu. If you can play or know enough to give the boy and his parents some lessons or pointers, please contact Xiaorong Horton directly: xiaorong (at) northfork.net. Any advice or information would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

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The Chinese & American Friendship Association of Maine provides forums and outreach to promote awareness of and appreciation for Chinese culture. We promote friendship between non-Chinese Americans, Chinese-Americans, and Chinese people, whether from the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore, or elsewhere.

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