Reminder: Chinese New Year Fair this Saturday Feb 2

Dear CAFAM members, Come celebrate the Chinese New Year on Saturday, February 2, 10 am-3 pm, at Westbrook Performing Arts Center located at the Westbrook Middle School. We have an exciting day of programs for adults and children, including: Dance performance and lion dancers, arts & crafts, Chinese food, games, calligraphy, vendors, talks and demonstrations.Continue reading “Reminder: Chinese New Year Fair this Saturday Feb 2”

Updated Chinese New Year Information

Dear CAFAM members, Come celebrate the Chinese New Year on Saturday, February 2, 10 am-3 pm, at Westbrook Performing Arts Center, Westbrook. We have an exciting day of programs for adults and children, including: Dance performance and lion dancers, arts & crafts, Chinese food, games, vendors, talks and demonstrations. We’ll also feature a performance ofContinue reading “Updated Chinese New Year Information”

Chinese New Year Celebration

Dear CAFAM members, Come celebrate the Chinese New Year on Saturday, February 2, 10 am-3 pm, at Westbrook Performing Arts Center, Westbrook. We have an exciting day of programs for adults and children, including: Dance performance and lion dancers, arts & crafts, Chinese food, games, vendors, talks and demonstrations. The talks and demonstrations include aContinue reading “Chinese New Year Celebration”

Urgent need for host family in Portland

Dear CAFAM members, A host family is needed for a Cheverus sophomore from China for the spring semester (or a longer term). She is a highly-motivated student as well as an active participant in various school activities. Basic requirements for the host family include providing a private bedroom, transportation to and from school (if notContinue reading “Urgent need for host family in Portland”

Lunar New Year at Children’s Museum

Dear CAFAM members, The Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine is planning a series of programs and events to celebrate the Lunar New Year. CAFAM is working with them on some of these—and we encourage you to stop by! Bring the kids to enjoy some Chinese crafts, food and culture at the Children’s Museum inContinue reading “Lunar New Year at Children’s Museum”

RSVP for Chinese Consuls Visit Portland

Dear CAFAM members, An added note about the visit from the Chinese Consulate representatives: If you plan to attend, please email Jingping Xie by Dec 31 at noon: jxie65k(at)gmail.com The consuls will be at Super Great Wall Restaurant, South Portland, at about 1 pm. They invite any local Chinese residents and others to come meetContinue reading “RSVP for Chinese Consuls Visit Portland”

Language Table Reminder Jan 9th and 23rd

Dear CAFAM members, CAFAM is partnering with The Language Exchange of Portland to offer you a new venue for the future meetings of the Mandarin roundtable led by Viveca Kwan, CAFAM member and Mandarin instructor at The Language Exchange. This month, January 9th and 23rd, from 12pm-1pm, the Mandarin roundtable will be held at TheContinue reading “Language Table Reminder Jan 9th and 23rd”

Film Screening & Video Chat with Filmmaker Bing Liu

Dear CAFAM members, A new documentary by filmmaker Bing Liu, “Minding the Gap,” is a coming-of-age saga of three skateboarding friends in their Rust Belt hometown hit hard by decades of recession. The film has received many awards and is short-listed for Feature Documentary Oscar. Space Gallery is screening the documentary and hosting a liveContinue reading “Film Screening & Video Chat with Filmmaker Bing Liu”

CAFAM Hosting Event on History of Chinese in Maine

Dear CAFAM members, Please join CAFAM for a talk by board member Gary Libby about “The History of Chinese in Maine.” This event is part of a major statewide initiative called “Making Migration Visible,” spearheaded by Maine College of Art (MECA. CAFAM is one of the organizations collaborating with the “Migration” initiative to forward theContinue reading “CAFAM Hosting Event on History of Chinese in Maine”