Topsham area Chinese grades 3 to 5

Dear CAFAM parents living in Topsham, Bowdoin, Bowdoinham or Harpswell. MSAD 75 wants to assess interest in a Chinese Language/Cultural Literacy Program for grades 3-5. This would add to the ongoing programs in Mount Ararat High and Middle Schools. They first want to find out how many families would be interested in an elementary-age program.Continue reading “Topsham area Chinese grades 3 to 5”

Womens Day event seeks Chinese

Dear CAFAM members The group Women Around the World is sponsoring its 3d annual celebration of International Women’s Day at the Woodfords Club in Portland on Saturday March 3, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. The highlight of the evening will be an International Fashion Show. This is the brainchild of the organization’s president, Adele Ngoy,Continue reading “Womens Day event seeks Chinese”

Mandarin round table still meets

Dear CAFAM members, A reminder to those who speak Mandarin at intermediate or advanced level that the Chinese conversation get-together still takes place every other Friday from 12:00 to 1:00 pm. Tomorrow, February 17, it will meet at the CIEE building on 300 Fore Street in Portland, second floor. You can bring a lunch, orContinue reading “Mandarin round table still meets”

China comes to Maine – 2012

Excerpts from the Portland Press Herald Right, Jia Chase performs the Little Calico Cats dance. A New Year celebration gives Mainers a taste of the richness of the culture. WESTBROOK – The clatter of mah-jongg tiles, the sweet smell of steaming vegetable and pork dumplings and the sound of occasional snatches of Mandarin transformed WestbrookContinue reading “China comes to Maine – 2012”

Chinese New Year Celebration Saturday

Dear CAFAM members, It is almost upon us, the New Year Celebration, Year of the Dragon. Saturday, February 4, 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM. Under Generalissimo Patti Oldmixon an enormous amount of work has gone into presenting a bang-up program at our new Location. Watch the dance and song by 85 children from the ChineseContinue reading “Chinese New Year Celebration Saturday”

Chinese cooking on WCSH6 Feb 2

Dear CAFAM members, Nancy and Eric Zhou, proprietors of Bubble Maineia in Portland, will be demonstrating Chinese cooking on WCSH TV6 at 7:00 PM this Thursday, February 2. The “207” show is observing Chinese New Year. And keep in mind: Bubble Maineia will offer delicious Chinese food at our CAFAM New Year Celebration this Saturday,Continue reading “Chinese cooking on WCSH6 Feb 2”

MPBN’s Maine Calling: Chinese New Year

On Tuesday, January 24, 2012, Maine Public Radio hosted three of our esteemed CAFAM members on their new talk show, “Maine Calling”to talk about the Chinese community in Maine, the Chinese New Year, and other related topics.  The guests included Craig Dietrich, founder of CAFAM and retired professor of Chinese History at USM, Suzanne Fox,Continue reading “MPBN’s Maine Calling: Chinese New Year”