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Upcoming Asian Lunar New Year Celebrations:

Dear Friends of APAA,

Gong Xi Fa Chai! Gung Hay Fat Choy! Happy Asian Lunar New Year of the Rooster! Join in the celebrations as the Asian communities around the world, and Rochester, partakes in this most meaningful holiday.

You are invited to APAA's Asian Lunar New Year Fundraising Luncheon scheduled for Friday, February 10, 2017, 11:30-1:30 p.m. at the Jade Garden/Hibachi Sush Buffet, 3300 West Henrietta Road - South Town Plaza, Rochester, NY.

Full Asian Buffet Menu: “Eat, Drink and Be Merry” A Cultural Experience, Conversation, Networking and Raffle Prizes.

Reserve your seat today!

$18/person prepaid by Wednesday, 2/8; price increases to $25 after 2/8 and at the door (cash only). Includes tax, tip and a drink and special Lunar New Year food. Raffle prizes include donated items from our community with Lunar New Year and Valentine's Day themes. All proceeds benefit APAA programs for the Greater Rochester community.

Tabletop Sponsorship: $250 for table of eight, tabletop promotion plus 24 raffle tickets.

Checks should be postmarked by Saturday, 2/4 payable to APA-HIP, APAA/New Year Lunch, P.O. Box 10503, Rochester, NY 14610; please include attendee names, email addresses (for confirmation) and phone number.

To pay by credit card or PayPal, please fill in the attendee names and click on the button. 

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Hosted by volunteers; this is an outreach to share, promote and celebrate the Asian Lunar New Year, a timeless tradition of a rich heritage and culture celebrated by the Asian communities in the U.S. and overseas for centuries. All proceeds fund APAA programs to benefit the Greater Rochester Area community.


Other community activities:

Saturday, January 28, 2017, 4 pm -- Victory Baptist Church of Rochester,  285 East Henrietta Road Rochester, NY 14620.

Chinese New Year activities: Ping Pong tournament, games, making dumplings, potluck and performances. For more info, go to or contact Rev. Wei Feng at 585-305-7768, or

Saturday, January 28, 2017, 4 pm - 7 pm -- Love the Children of Rochester's 6th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration, Brooks Hill School, 181 Hulburt Road, Fairport, NY 14450.

All are invited for Korean food, games, crafts, a raffle and entertainment. Menu: Bulgogi, Mandu, Spicy Chicken, Japchae (vegetarian), Fried Vegetables Sweet and Sour Pork, Rice, Kimchi, Tofu, Sides. Cost $12 per person. For more info, go to or email

Saturday, February 11, 2017, 2 to 7 pm -- Rochester Chinese Christian Church, 1524 Jackson Road, Penfield, NY. 

All are invited to join in the last day "Lantern Festival" of the 15-day Lunar New Year festivities: Kids' activities, Ping Pong, Chinese music and dance, dinner included. Free admission. For more info, go to or email or call 585-204-6708



Did you miss our tenth anniversary exhibit in 2013-2014?

"See Us Now...Greater Rochester's Asian American Community" premiered December 10, 2013 through Monday, January 27, 2014, Mon-Fri., 9 am - 5 pm., Rochester City Hall Link Gallery, 30 Church Street. Don't miss looking back at the APA community over the past ten years!

Available for a limited time, you can go online for the APAA OnCell Tour.

Read about it: