A Mission of Bridging the Peoples of Minnesota and China
USCPFA-MN is dedicated to developing and strengthening friendship and understanding between the peoples of the United States and China.
April 13, 2015: Annual USCPFA-MN Membership Meeting & Election - open to all members. 7:00 pm dinner & meeting at Little Szechuan in Stadium Village. MUST RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. PLAN TO ATTEND!
May 3, 2015: “Building Friendships” FREE USCPFA-MN members event. Open house with interspersed talks by 3 speakers about cross-cultural relationship building, and socializing with light refreshments. RSVP required by 4/27 (sorry no walk-ins) Details here
Ongoing – March 19-May 7, 2015: “Jewish Refugees in Shanghai (1933-1941)” Exhibition at Sabes Jewish Community Center, 4330 S. Cedar Lake Rd., St. Louis Park). See website for event details confucius.umn.edu/jewish-refugees-in-shanghai
April 13, 2015 at 5pm: Professor Xu Xin, Nanjing University, China’s Premier Judaic scholar will provide a lecture on the topic of Jews in Modern China. University of MN, Carlson School of Management, 3M Auditorium. Register here.
May 5, 2015: China Center’s Bob and Kim Griffin “Building U.S.-China Bridges Lecture” featuring author Evan Osnose (“Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China”)
July 11 & 12, 2015 Join the USCPFA-MN Dragon Boat Team and row a real Dragon Boat at the Phalen Park Dragon Festival. To join team, send email to email@example.com
July 16-18, 2015: Sister Cities International Conference in Minneapolis
September 11-13, 2015: USCPFA National Convention in Atlanta
Be sure to check the new website for the MN China Friendship Garden Society
Members may be interested in reading an article by Gary Erickson, “Kaolin: From Ancient Porcelains to Nanocomposites,” published in Elements. Click here.
Learn about China. Eat Chinese Food. Make new friends.
Join us for China-related activities, including our annual Chinese New Year Banquet, educational lectures, the annual Passage to China event at the Mall of America, special dinners with visiting delegations from China, specialized trips to China, and more.