Upcoming Events


2.4.23 Lunar New Year Celebration

Our Lunar New Year event on Saturday 2/4/23 is going to be spectacular! Here are just some of the presentations you can attend:

Jeff Thaler – More in Common Than You Think: Lessons Learned from Teaching in China

Jeff Mao – Hosting a Holiday Hot Pot cooking demo

John Alsobrooks – Channel Theory in Chinese Medicine: A Pathway for Optimal Health

Dr. Joseph McDonnell – The United States and China: Can This Relationship Be Saved?

Karen Morency – Tai Chi class

Tickets ($15. adults, $5. ages 5-12) are available at the Eventbrite link below and include admission to the stellar performance at 1 p.m..

2.4.23 Lunar New Year Celebration

Here comes the Year of the Rabbit! We are pleased to announce our Lunar New Year dazzling performance and cultural event on Saturday, February 4th, 2023, 10a.m. – 3p.m.. Along with the performance, join us for presentations, crafts, and delicious Asian food. More details to come, but tickets (required for entry and the show) are now available at Eventbrite. Hope to see you there!

9.24.22 Mid-Autumn Moon Festival Potluck

Please plan on joining us for our Mid-Autumn Moon Festival Potluck Picnic at Fort Williams Park on Saturday, September 24th from 3-6 p.m.. In addition to the potluck there will be moon cakes, activities, song, crafts and more. This is a free family event (donations accepted) so we would love you to bring your family and friends to join us as we celebrate community, socialize and learn about the Moon Festival (中秋节) traditions.

5.21.22 Dragon Boat Festival Potluck

On Saturday, May 21, join CAFAM at Fort Williams Park to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival with a Potluck! The Dragon Boat Festival Potluck is open to anyone who would like to learn more about the Dragon Boat Festival(端午). In addition to the potluck there will be crafts, videos, activities, and more. Moreover, this is a family event so we would love you to bring your family and friends to join us as we dive deeper into the Dragon Boat Festival!

3.20.22 Ascension

On Sunday, March 20, join CAFAM and SPACE for a screening of 2022 Academy Award Nominee for Best Documentary Feature, Ascension. This absorbingly cinematic film explores the paradoxical pursuit of wealth and progress in China. Loosely structured around the distinct social and economic classes that divide the nation, this extraordinary documentary follows factory workers, middle class consumers and elites as they chase the elusive “Chinese Dream.” The film is not yet rated.

Tickets $9 General / $7 Members

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Mandarin Chinese Roundtables

  • Wednesday, March 9, 2022 12 PM
  • Wednesday, March 23, 2022 12 PM

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.