Calendar

Jul
23
Tue
2019
Shadow Puppets Workshop- Merrill Memorial Library @ Merrill Memorial Library
Jul 23 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Jennifer DeCristoforo, author of Lucky Bamboo Book of Crafts is collaborating with Merrill Memorial Library and their summer reading program, “Universe of Stories”. We will learn about the ancient Chinese history of shadow puppets. Kids will design and make puppets, build a stage, and perform a traditional Chinese legend. This is a two-session program that requires registration.

Aug
17
Sat
2019
Riverfront Recapture Dragon Boat & Asian Festival, Hartford, CT @ Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
Aug 17 all-day

The Dragon Boat & Asian Festival in Hartford CT has invited Jennifer DeCristoforo back on Saturday, August 17th, 2019 to bring Lucky Bamboo Book of Crafts to this wonderful Asian culture event. She will offer hands-on children’s Chinese craft activities and be signing books. Come to Hartford and enjoy all the free activities, performances, food and exciting dragon boat races on the Connecticut River. It is held in a beautiful city park along the river and is a perfect family event for a warm summer’s day! This day is not to be missed!

Check event details at this link:

http://www.riverfront.org/events/dragon-boat-asian-festival

Sep
7
Sat
2019
CAFAM Mid-Autumn Moon Festival @ The Woodfords Club
Sep 7 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join the Chinese & American Friendship Association of Maine for a wonderful annual celebration in Portland at the Woodfords Club on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 4p.m.. Enjoy a delicious potluck, moon celebration program and mooncakes.

Jennifer DeCristoforo, author of Lucky Bamboo Book of Crafts  will offer free Chinese crafts and fun for kids and her book will be available.

This event is open to the public.

Sep
14
Sat
2019
Mid-Autumn Moon Festival-Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine @ Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join Lucky Bamboo Crafts for special activities celebrating the Chinese Mid-Autumn Moon Festival. This wonderful children’s museum in the heart of Portland, Maine always offers lots of educational fun and often hosts multicultural events. The activities and crafts are free with museum admission. Jennifer DeCristoforo will be offering a special Chinese hands-on craft from 1:15-2:30 p.m. as part of their day-long program.

Oct
25
Fri
2019
Maine Chinese Conference @ Bangor Elks
Oct 25 all-day

Jennifer DeCristoforo, author of Lucky Bamboo Book of Crafts will be an exhibitor at the Maine Chinese Conference in Bangor, Maine on October 25, 2019. She will meet educators and other professionals from language learning communities all along the East Coast. She will share ideas for integrating Chinese crafts with Mandarin learning in the classroom, have books for sale. and offer some free materials. This event requires registration.

Jan
25
Sat
2020
Peabody Essex Museum – Year of the Rat @ Peabody Essex Museum
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Come celebrate the ‘Year of the Rat’ at the newly renovated Peabody Essex Museum in the heart of Salem, MA. Jennifer DeCristoforo of Lucky Bamboo Crafts will be guiding special make-and-take art projects for Lunar New Year all day. This museum offers a wonderful Chinese cultural program each year for holiday family fun.

Feb
1
Sat
2020
CAFAM Lunar New Year Festival @ Westbrook Performing Arts Center
Feb 1 all-day

Join Jennifer DeCristoforo and Lucky Bamboo Crafts for this Year of the Rat Chinese New Year celebration sponsored by the Chinese & American Friendship Association of Maine. The festival includes cultural performances, workshops, delicious food, a lion dance and of course lots of great hands-on crafts for the kids! We hope to see you there!

Feb
2
Sun
2020
Boston Chinatown Lunar New Year @ China Trade Center
Feb 2 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join Jennifer DeCristoforo and Lucky Bamboo Crafts for this Year of the Rat Chinese New Year celebration sponsored by Boston Chinatown Main Street Association. The festival, right in the heart of Chinatown, includes cultural performances, a parade, lion dances and of course lots of great hands-on crafts for the kids all day! We hope to see you there!

Feb
8
Sat
2020
Chinese New Year – Merrill Memorial Library @ Merrill Memorial Library
Feb 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join Jennifer DeCristoforo and Lucky Bamboo Crafts for ‘Year of the Rat’ make-and-take projects and fun at Merrill Memorial Library in Yarmouth, Maine.