Chinese New Year Event

Celebrate the Year of the Pig at our favorite annual event: Chinese New Year!

This year’s event is open to the community and features fun for all ages.  Enjoy performances by the Lee Family Dancers, the Sunflower Dancers, participate in our raffle, enjoy Chinese snacks and more activities for teens, kids and adults.  Bob Kerns Photography will also be available to take a photo of your family.

Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019

2:30-5:00 p.m.

Milwaukie Center

5440 Kellogg Creek Dr.

Milwaukie, OR 97222

 

Members:  $5/kids, $10/adults, $60/table of 8

Non-members:  $8/kids, $13/adults

REGISTER

Schedule of Events:

  • 2:30pm – Welcome and Sign-in
  • 2:30-3:20pm – Activities, photography, raffle time
  • 3:20-3:30pm – Brief General Meeting & Voting*
  • 3:30pm – Sunflower Dancers perform
  • 4:00pm – Lion Dance performance by Lee Family Dancers
  • 4:30pm – Raffle drawing

Raffle donations:   Please help make our ever-popular raffle even bigger than ever by donating or procuring a gift card, raffle item or entire basket.  Even a $10 gift card is a great contribution to our gift card basket.  We can also use items to fill out our baskets – kid items, Chinese-themed items, pet items, “date night out,” etc.  Donations can be dropped off on the Eastside at: Woodstock Tax Service (4535 SE Woodstock Blvd, Portland, OR 97206) or Westside at: Home of Sharyn & Paul Marcuson (8145 SW 68th Pl, Portland, OR 97223 in the plastic bin on the porch).

Volunteers:  Visit our volunteer page to help in big or small ways…we can use kids to distribute red envelopes, teens to help with activities, adults to sell raffle tickets, set up our snack area or clean up after the event.  Volunteer HERE . This is an entirely volunteer-run event, and all help is deeply appreciated.

Teens and 20s encouraged to come!  Adoptees who in 8th – 12th grade, or who have graduated from High School are invited and can optionally help out with the game and activities tables.  Please RSVP your interest to Sharon Manuel at manuelsharony@gmail.com.

Now is the time to renew your membership with FCC.  FCC membership makes it possible to host cultural and educational events such as this celebration.  Annual membership gives your family discounts for FCC events and for the 3rd year in a row, the Xiao Pengyou Family Camp is also offering a complimentary discount to FCC members who attend camp.  You can bundle your FCC membership dues with your registration at this time of year and receive priority seating for the Chinese New Year event.

*Voting:  Dues-paying members of FCC will have a chance to vote for the board of directors and any proposed amendments to the by-laws.  Please make sure you are in good standing so you can vote.  (If you cannot attend the event but would like to vote, please contact FCC.)

Snacks:  Meat dumplings, vegetarian fried rice and oranges will be served.

The last day for event registration is February 19, 2019.  No refunds will be given for cancellations beyond this date.