Cultural Workshops

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Mid-Autumn Festival Lantern Making


Paper Lotus Lanterns
Lotuses symbolize purity and wisdom. Learn how to make a paper lotus lantern.

Location: Mississippi Room, MPSC
Dates: Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Time: 5:30 – 7:00 PM


Paper Cutting
Come create your own piece of historical art that has been practiced in China for over 1,500 years.

Location: Mississippi Room, MPSC
Dates: Thursday, March 1, 2018
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 PM


Folkdance Beginners
Learn the basic steps of this historically important style of dance in China.

Location:  Mississippi Room, MPSC
Dates: Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 PM


FULL - Miniature Asian Garden
You're probably familiar with bonzai, but did you know that it is derived from a Chinese landscaping technique? Create a penjing, or tiny Chinese garden. Please bring $5 for supplies.

Location: Mississippi Room, MPSC
Date: Thursday, March 22, 2018
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 PM


Jewelry Knots
Create traditional pieces of jewelry. Please bring $5 for supplies.

Location: Mississippi Room, MPSC
Date: Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 PM


Join us for tea and painting your own mug. Please bring $5 for supplies.

Location: Mississippi Room, MPSC
Date: Thursday, May 3, 2018
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 PM


Cooking Nights

Learn to prepare Chinese dishes with ingredients from your local store. Please bring $5 for supplies. We can work with dietary restrictions. If you would like to participate but have a dietary restriction, please email us at AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE to notify us of your restriction. 

Location: Wilgus Hall Kitchen
Dates: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 and Thursday, April 26, 2018
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 PM


Tai Chi Nights

These soft, spiral-like exercises are often referred to as "meditation in movement" and are known to lessen stress.

Location: McGregor Hall Basement
Dates: Thursday, February 8, 2018 and Thursday, April 12, 2018
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 PM


Movie Nights

Shanghai Kiss
An Asian-American actor reconsiders his roots and future after inheriting a family home in Shanghai.

Location: 103 Doudna Hall
Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Somewhere Between
A documentary on four US teenagers, united by one thing: they were adopted from China due to situations colliding with the country's "One Child Policy."

Location: 103 Doudna Hall
Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 PM

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