The Foundry is partnering with Nicole Liu, owner and founder of VESTER Cafe, Nina Simonds, award-winning Asian cookbook author, and the Chinese American Association of Cambridge to host a day of programming for Chinese New Year!
12:00 - 1:30: Dumpling Duel
Nicole Liu, owner and founder of VESTER Cafe and Nina Simonds, award-winning Asian cookbook author show off their dumpling making skills in an interactive cooking demonstration.
1:30 - 3:00: Music, Chinese Zodiacs, and Raffle
Listen to traditional Chinese instruments, learn about your zodiac sign, and put your name in for a raffle that includes Moonbeams, Dumplings & Dragon Boats: A Treasury of Chinese Holiday Tales, Activities & Recipes, a children’s book by Nina Simonds, a $25 VESTER gift card, and a one month membership to The Foundry’s maker spaces.
3:00 - 4:00: Book Panel and Discussion
Book panel and discussion by Zhuqing Li, author of “ Daughters of the Fragrant Garden: Two Sisters Separated by China’s Civil War".
4:00 - 4:15: Lion Dance
Close out our celebration with a lion dance demonstration courtesy of female-led Wah Lum Kung Fu & Tai Chi Academy.