CAFAM picnic and potluck reminder

Dear CAFAM members, A reminder that our annual CAFAM summer potluck will take place this year at Winslow Park in Freeport. DATE and TIME: Saturday, June 30, starting at noon. We have reserved a shelter that accommodates 75 people. There are picnic tables, grills, etc. Winslow is a beautiful spot. It has large grassy areasContinue reading “CAFAM picnic and potluck reminder”

CAFAM picnic and potluck upcoming

Dear CAFAM members, Our annual CAFAM summer potluck will take place this year at Winslow Park in Freeport. Yes, it’s a picnic potluck! DATE and TIME: Saturday, June 30, starting at noon. We have reserved a shelter that accommodates 75 people. There are picnic tables, grills, etc. Winslow is a beautiful spot, in case youContinue reading “CAFAM picnic and potluck upcoming”

Summer internships at Fox Intercultural

Dear CAFAM members, Suzanne Fox sends the following invitation to young people seeking summer internships: Fox Intercultural Consulting LLC is offering two summer internship positions for motivated students with a deep interest in Chinese culture, language, education and trade. Fox Intercultural, based in Portland focuses on building stronger educational and business ties between Maine andContinue reading “Summer internships at Fox Intercultural”

Chinese Medicine Summer Course

Dear CAFAM members, Medical professionals, students, and others might find the following of interest: The Chinese Language and Culture Center of Maine, Husson Institute of Continuing Health Education Programming, and Eastern Maine Medical Center are organizing a course in traditional Chinese medicine this summer. It will take place in July and August in China atContinue reading “Chinese Medicine Summer Course”

China photographic exhibit ready

Dear CAFAM members, Many of you may not know (or may have forgotten) that there exists an outstanding photographic exhibit of northern China as it looked more than a century ago. It consists of pictures taken in 1904 by Harvey Sargent, the grandfather of CAFAM member Bob Sargent, when Harvey served as cartographer on aContinue reading “China photographic exhibit ready”

Chinese language summer opportunities

Dear CAFAM members, The Chinese Language and Culture Center of Maine in Bangor is organizing several Chinese programs for students and teachers this summer. They include a three week teacher training class in June, a student summer camp in June and July, and a study abroad opportunity in July and August. The in-state programs areContinue reading “Chinese language summer opportunities”

Mandarin round table tomorrow

Dear CAFAM members, The bi-weekly Mandarin roundtable will meet tomorrow (Friday) from 12:00 to 1:00 at CIEE, which is 300 Fore St (2d floor) in Portland. It’s for intermediate and advanced Chinese speakers. All welcome. We have a specific notification list for the roundtable. Would you like to be added to it? If so, pleaseContinue reading “Mandarin round table tomorrow”