Sunday, September 11, 2016

New Events Coming Up! Please see the post for upcoming events

FCC DV Plans for future events:
  Sunday, September 25 Autumn Moon Festival 4pm-7pm
     This event is planned for the Ambler PA area.  More details to be announced soon.
Conversation about Travels to China     4pm-4:45pm  (This talk is optional)  Share about your trip.
 Dinner 5pm-5:45pm     Bring a dish to share.   We are planning for “moon cake” dessert
  Poems and Greetings from Autumn Moon Festival are to be shared.
Conversation about Birth Family Searching Experiences 6pm to 7pm.  (optional)
 Conversations will be co-facilitated by Susan Morgan and Wendy Mailman.   The Church fellowship hall will have kitchen facilities.  
  Sunday, October 30 Shanghai Acrobats at the Kimmel Center    2pm
“Shanghai Nights”   Come to see this dazzling show in Verizon Hall.    See reservation form.    We will have an option for dinner.
30 Tier 3 tickets @ $18 each and
10 Tier 2 tickets @ $27 each are reserved for us.
 We should firm up our minimum order with payment by Wednesday, September 14.    Financial aid is available for families who could use it, especially larger families with many tickets to buy.
Please reserve soon to have your seats ready!   Use the form and mail your order to the President soon.

 Saturday, November 12         Trip to Pearl Buck Museum:
          Christmas/Holiday Tree Display and Guided Tour 11am-12noon
Lunch options:   a) bring your own picnic lunch or b) have lunch in the Pearl Buck dining hall.     This year we look forward to enjoying a simple visit of the famous home for adoptive children.
There is an admission fee:  $12 for adults and $7 for children
Financial aid is available for families who could use it, especially larger families with many tickets to buy.

  Saturday, December 17 (tentative date)   Annual Holiday Party at 4:30pm
Perhaps this will be a whole meal with contributions from each family or a cookie exchange with hot chocolate and crafts and games.

Looking ahead, near January 28, 2017 will be the next new year (year of the rooster).  We plan to have our annual banquet at Lai Lai Garden.   
There are Philadelphia Orchestra Family Concerts with optional Chinatown lunch on Saturday Feb 4 and Saturday April 22.

There will be opportunities for more travel discussions linked with Chinese musicians/artists, and a picnic at the park.   We will sometimes collaborate with other Chinese organizations.  

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