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CCI is currently assisting in the development of a local Chinese adoptee community in the Boston, Massachusetts area. If you are an adoptee who would like more information about this, please email us at chinachildreninternational@gmail.com or apply to join our Facebook Group here. You may also sign up for our Boston CCI E-mailing list to get notices about upcoming events to your email inbox.

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Celebrate the Chinese new year with CCI

Join CCI in Boston’s Chinatown as we ring in the Year of the Pig.

On February 17th, the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC) will hold its annual Chinese New Year extravaganza, complete with Lion Dancing in the street and tons of fun, food, and community. They also invite participants to come warm up and let their artistic impulses flow at the centrally located Pao Arts Center.

This year, Families with Children from China New England (FCCNE) and China’s Children International (CCI) will be co-hosting a Chinese New Year activity / community room for the Chinese adoption community at the Pao Arts Center concurrent with this celebration - and we want to see you there!

You’ll be able to enjoy the festivities and lion dances, and we’ll have a separate room to come relax, warm up, and meet others in the community. We’ll also be offering free family friendly new-years themed activities for the young ones.

The event will also serve as an opportunity for older adoptees to ring in the new year through hanging out, volunteering, having bubble tea and snacks. Older adoptees have the opportunity to take shifts tabling for FCC and CCI and hold new year’s themed crafts for the little kiddo adoptees!

WHO: Anyone in the Boston-area Chinese Adoption Community! This is a family-friendly event open to everyone of all ages!

WHERE: Pao Arts Center. For directions, see the Pao Arts Center website here: https://bcnc.net/visit-pac.

WHEN: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
This is a drop-in event, so you are invited to stay as long or as short as you like.

REGISTER: Mandatory FREE registration can be found here through the FCCNE site: http://www.fccne.org/event-3222839

FB EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/400182657404424/

More UPCOMING MEET-UPs: January Film series

FCC / CCI’s Winter Film Series will bring together Chinese adoptees for screenings of recent films relevant to the adoption community and accompanying discussions on adoption, identity, race, family, and more. Join us on these cold winter days, snuggle in with hot chocolate, popcorn, and a movie, and enjoy good company, stimulating discussion, and the warmth of community.

Help us spread the word

Do you know any Chinese adoptees who live or are often in Boston and who might be interested in joining our community? Pass the word along! You can also put up this flyer that we have created to help reach out to our community.


Want to know what other kinds of events we have held? Check them out below.