Upcoming & Ongoing Events


Historic Marker Unveiling in Portland

  • =October 3, 2021 at 1:30 p.m.
  • Toy Len Goon’s Laundry and Residence – 615 Forest Avenue in Portland, Maine

There will also be several members of Mrs. Goon’s extended family there as well as a representative from the Boston Consulate of the Republic of China and perhaps some of Portland’s city council members. We welcome all who might be interested in attending this event. CAFAM & guests will be expected to adhere to the most up-to-date Maine CDC’s COVID guidelines, social distancing, & mask mandates.

Doris Wong, one of Toy Len Goon’s daughters will host a reception with food after the unveiling at the Italian Heritage Center in Portland. If you intend to attend this reception, please register. 

Mandarin Chinese Roundtables

  • Wednesday September 29, 2021 – 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Come and partake in fun and informal conversations in Mandarin. These Roundtables are open to all interested and to all levels of Mandarin Chinese. Located at The Language Exchange, 75 Market Street, Suite 305 (3rd floor) in downtown Portland. Please note that the following meetings are now taking place via Zoom until further notice due to Covid-19.

Free of charge. No need to sign up, just come if you are available. Please email Viveca Kwan – vtkwan[at]gmail.com for Zoom details.

Acadian Arts Retreat

Friday, 10/29 at 1 PM to Sunday, 10/31 at 11:30 AM
The Old River House, Kennebunkport

Join Chris Toy & Mary Laury for a fantastic weekend immersed in Plein Air Watercolor or Cooking workshops by the water in Kennebunkport, Maine. Expert instructors and small class sizes ensure personalized attention to take your passion for painting or cooking to the next level.