Local Events

You don’t have to go half way around the world to experience the wonders of China. China isn’t just on the other side of the globe. China is alive and well in our community.

Join us on local trips and workshops where you can experience the wonders of China and Chinese culture right here at home.

Celebrate Dragon Boat Festival with Zongzi Dumplings

Join Ming as she tells you the interesting story of how the Dragon Boat Festival came about and why you eat zongzi to celebrate. You will learn how to make your own delicious zongzi and the proper technique on how to wrap this conical shaped dumplings.
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Homeland Tour

China Homeland Tour Information Workshop

Have you ever considered a homeland trip to China and just didn’t know where to begin? This workshop will answer many of your questions, plus more and get you started on planning a trip of a lifetime.
Yuanxiao Dumplings

Dumpling Making Workshop

For hundreds of years, the dumpling has been the culinary symbol of the Chinese New Year. All across northern China, families turn their kitchens into veritable dumpling factories, churning out dumplings for family banquets. The small, pork-filled dish provides a tasty and tangible expression of the good luck the family hopes for in the coming year.
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NY Chinatown

Explore NYC Chinatown

Journey through Manhattan Chinatown in New York, the largest Chinatown on the east cost. En route to New York, you will be introduced to the history of Chinatown, past and present, and learn some simple conversational Chinese.
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Buddhist Monastery

Buddhist Meditation Retreat

This retreat is an introduction for people who want to explore Buddhism, its philosophy and practice. Central to the Buddhist teachings is a presentation of meditation practices designed to calm the mind and evoke insight into the dynamics of reality.
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Yuanxiao Dumplings

Yuanxiao Dumpling Workshop

This festival is regarded as a fun family gathering. The biggest attraction on Lantern Festival is the sea of lanterns in every sizes and shapes. On the night of the festival, people go to streets with a variety of lanterns under the full moon, watching lions or dragon dancing, playing Chinese riddles and games, lighting up firecrackers and eating glutinous rice balls called yuanxiao.
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Keydong Thuk-Che-Cho-Ling Nuns

Chanting Meditation Ceremony with Tibetan Buddhist Nuns

Six Tibetan Buddhist nuns will perform a chanting meditation ceremony. This practice is a traditional way to purify the mind and includes visualizations, verse recitations, beautiful chanting and heartfelt prayer.

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