Schedule of events and meetings


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Special events

CAFAM Maine | Chinese & American Friendship Association

CAFAM Lecture Series Welcomes
Chinese Contemporary Artist:

Haitao Pang

Where:  University of Southern Maine,
Luther Bonney Hall, Rm 1
When:   Thursday, March 30, 2017, 7 pm to 8 pm

The event is free to the public.
Chinese snacks will be provided.

This lecture is sponsored by
Chinese & American Friendship Association of Maine (CAFAM)


2016 Moon Festival Event

Celebrate the full autumn moon with CAFAM

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016; 4:30 – 7 pm

Bring a potluck dish to share, and enjoy food, mooncakes, performances, crafts and more!


CAFAM welcomes the Year of the Monkey!

Chinese New Year Celebration

February 6, 2016; Westbrook Performing Arts Center, Westbrook, Maine

Join us for food, dance and music performances, arts & crafts, demonstrations & workshops and much more!

Regular meetings

Board of Directors

  • Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month (except June, July, and August), at 6:30pm
  • 103 Hanover Street in Portland
  • All members welcome
  • For agenda, contact Board Chair Mary Tennant

Mandarin Conversation Group

  • Meets every first and third Friday of the month, from noon to 1:00 pm, starting in September (schedule pending)
  • Intermediate and advanced Chinese informal discussion. All are welcome
  • For schedule and information, contact Clare Morin, Fox Intercultural Consulting,

Past events

Chinese New Year Celebration 2013

  • Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 10:00 am
  • Westbrook Performing Arts Center and Middle School
  • 471 Stroudwater Street, Westbrook
  • More information

Mid-Autumn (Moon) Festival Potluck and Celebration

  • Saturday, September 29, 2012, starting at 4:00 PM
  • Woodfords Church, 202 Woodford Street, Portland ME
  • Potluck dinner (bring a dish to share)
  • Moon cake tasting
  • Songs and poems with “moon” theme (performers of all ages welcome)
  • Large gym area for kids to play

Chinese New Year Celebration

  • Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 10:30am
  • Join us at our *FANTASTIC NEW LOCATION*
  • Westbrook Middle School, 471 Stroudwater Street, Westbrook, ME
  • More information

Mid-autumn Moon Festival Potluck

  • September 17, 2011, 5:00-7:30PM
  • Woodfords Church, 202 Woodford Street, Portland, ME
  • Potluck dinner (Please bring a dish to share)
  • Moon cake tasting
  • Guzheng music *LIVE*, songs and poems with a moon theme (performers of all ages welcome)
  • Large gym area for kids to play

US China People’s Friendship Association

  • September 16 to 18
  • National convention, Kansas City MO

Portland Sea Dogs Game – 2011

  • Sea Dogs vs. New Britain Rock Cats – July 15, 2011
  • Tickets SOLD OUT!  3 rows behind the home plate!
  • For tickets, send check made out to “CAFAM” to Gary Libby, PO Box 7227, Portland ME 04112.
  • Tickets are $7 each (children and adult)

Annual Meeting and Get Together – 2011

  • Saturday, June 11, 2011 from 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm.
  • Woodford’s Church, 202 Woodfords Street, Portland, Maine
  • Everyone is welcome to attend

CAFAM Chinese School – Spring 2011

  • Saturdays until April 30 (except April 16 and 23) 9:30

Chinese New Year Celebration – 2011

  • Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 10:30am
  • Catherine McAuley High School, Portland, ME

Mid-autumn Moon Festival Potluck – 2010

  • Sunday, September 26, 2010 at 5:00pm
  • Woodford’s Congregational Church, Portland, ME

CAFAM Night at the Sea Dogs – 2010

  • Friday, July 23, 2010 at 7:00pm
  • Hadlock Field, Park Avenue, Portland, ME

Chinese New Year Festival – 2010

  • Saturday, February 6, 2010 at 10:30am
  • Catherine McAuley High School, Portland ME

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The Chinese & American Friendship Association of Maine provides forums and outreach that promote cultural interchanges between the US and China.

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