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This page highlights events, not sponsored by FCA, going on in the larger Metro area of potential interest to our members and community.  This includes events featuring: Adoption, Asian arts and culture, Kids activities and Adult Activities. 

While these events appear interesting, we are not officially endorsing them.  Reviews are welcome!

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Cultural Events

China current affairs conversation & meet the authors event 8/16/18 @ 6:00 pm 

Join FCA for a video conversation with Scott Tong & Patti Waldmeir to discuss current Chinese affairs, adoption and their latest books. 

Scott Tong is a news correspondent with Marketplace & author of A Village with My Name: A Family History of China's Opening to the World. He served as Marketplace China bureau chief from 2006-2010 and has reported from more than a dozen countries. He & his wife have 3 children including a daughter adopted from China. 

Patti Waldmeir works for Financial Times as the North America correspondent, covering autos, airlines, aircraft manufacturers and midwestern politics. She lived in Shanghai on assignment for 8 years. She is the author of Chinese Lessons: An American mother teaches her children how to be Chinese in China. She has 2 daughters adopted from China. 

This event will be held in the conference room of Community Grounds located at 560 40th Ave N in Columbia Heights.
There will be a free copy of each book that will be given away as a drawing.

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