The Gee How Oak Tin Family Association of New England celebrated the Year of the Snake during its annual banquet Feb. 16 at the China Pearl and Hei La Moon restaurants with 107 tables. The family association represents Chinese individuals with the surname of Chan, Woo and Yuen, including “Uncle Bill” and “Uncle Frank” Chin.
Felicia Tsang knows what it’s like to be new. Tsang came to the United States when she was 17 years old. When she was assigned to read “Catch-22″ by Joseph Heller and came across an unfamiliar expletive, she couldn’t find it in the “F” section of the dictionary and turned to her classmate.
Kwong Kow Chinese School (KKCS) hosted its “Aspiring to Wisdom and Virtue” gala on Dec. 1 at the China Pearl restaurant in Quincy. It featured performances starring the school’s students.
On January 28, Kwong Kow Chinese School held its Chinese New Year celebrations with performances from the school’s students. Performances included dancing, singing, poem reciting, and instrument demonstrations.