Event Calendar for August 9 to 22

The Films of Wong Kar-Wai
August 1-25
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Acknowledged throughout the world as one of the most important directors working today, Wong Kar-wai has developed a signature style of bold cinematography, music, and editing that demands the immersive experience of the big screen. This complete feature film retrospective includes a special advance screening of his latest film The Grandmaster. All films are in Cantonese with English subtitles and screen on 35mm unless otherwise noted.

 

Seed, Sow & Grow workshops
Saturday, August 10
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Boston Natural Areas Network will hosts a free horticultural workshop teaching about the techniques for seed saving and planting. Registration is required. For more information, visit www.bostonnatural.org.

 

Boston Chinatown August Moon Festival
Sunday, August 11
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Harrison and Beach Streets

The 44th Boston Chinatown August Moon Festival will feature martial, traditional dance, lion dance and much more.

For more information, please visit http://chinatownmainstreet.org.

 

Civil War concert
Sunday, August 11
3 p.m.
215 Adams Street
Milton, MA 02186

The 3rd annual Civil War Concert featuring the band, Dixon’s Gold, will take place on the grounds of the Forbes House Museum and the band will cover songs sung by Civil War troops, both north and south.

 

Chinatown church giveaway
Saturday, August 17
2 p.m.to 4 p.m.
249 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02111

Boston Chinese Evangelical Church will hold a yard sale.

 

Conference on biomedical advances in autism 2013
Sunday, August 18
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
35 Binney Street
Boston, MA 02115

The third annual conference on biomedical advances of autism, held by the American Chinese Medical Exchange Society, is located at the Jimmy Fund Auditorium at Harvard Medical School.

 

Quincy August Moon Festival
Sunday, August 18
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Quincy Center

The 26th Quincy August Moon Festival will feature live entertainment, a cultural village, pony rides and activities for the whole family.

Rain date is scheduled for Sunday, August 25.

For more information, please visit www.quincyasianresources.org.

 

Chinatown/South Cove Neighborhood Council meeting
Monday, August 19
6 p.m.
90 Tyler Street
Boston, MA 02111

The Chinatown/South Cove Neighborhood Council meeting will be held at the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association. The public are encouraged to attend.

 

12th Annual Boston Tattoo Convention
Friday, August 30 to Monday, Sept. 2
Hynes Convention Center
900 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02115

More than 10,000 people from all walks of life will flock to Boston’s Back Bay for a weekend full of tattooing, art and entertainment. There will also be a fine art gallery, live music, the Miss Boston Ink beauty contest, fashion show, burlesque performances, T-shirt giveaways, an after party at Kings Boston, and more.

For more information, visit www.bostontattooconvention.com or Facebook at www.facebook.com/bostontattooconvention.

 

Chinatown Safety Committee meeting
Wednesday, Sept. 4
10:30 a.m.
821 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111

The Chinatown Safety Committee meeting will be held at the Doubletree Hotel. The public are encouraged to attend.

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