Xiao Mao Summer Camp 2016

Xiao Mao has planned a Drama and Asian Culture Camp for summer 2016!

The dates are June 20 through June 24 from 9am to 2pm at the Nevada County Fairgrounds.

See the Summer Camp page for more information.

The photos below were taken at the 2015 Xiao Mao Summer Camp.

Summer Camp 1

Summer Camp 4 Summer Camp 3 Summer Camp 2

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Chinese Lunar New Year Festival and Parade

chinese New Year Photo

Nevada City Chinese Lunar New Year Festival and Parade, Sunday, February 21, 2016, 12:00-4:00pm:  The Nevada City Chinese Lunar New Year Festival and Parade welcomes the Year of the Monkey, on Sunday, February 21, 2016, in Nevada City.  Chinese New Year Festivals are rare in rural communities, and we are proud to present this fifth annual celebration, honoring the early Chinese pioneers of the Sierra Foothills.  The community parade begins at 12:00 noon at the Chinese Monument on Commercial Street (the old Chinese Quarter), led by ceremonial Lion Dancers and a 72’ Chinese Dragon from Eastern Ways Martial Arts of Sacramento.  The mini-parade entourage of community entries will make its way down Commercial Street and end at the Robinson Plaza where the Lion Dancers and Dragon will spearhead an afternoon of Asian culture and entertainment.  Food would be available for sale on Union Street by Pho King Good, and exhibitors will line Union Street.  Participants include a Rickshaw pulled by Richard Yue of the Auburn Joss House, Grass Valley Taiko, Ka Hale Hula O Pilialohaokalani O Hilo Grass Valley, Xiao Mao (Little CATS) Asian Culture Club, Chinese Classical Dancer Lily Zhu, Xiao Mao (Little CATS Culture Club), martial artists from Body Balance, world music by Michael Martino and World Beatnix, and more! The Festival is seeking volunteers to help set up, strike, patrol the parade and clean up. It is also seeking sponsors.  Please partner with us in bringing this cultural family-friendly celebration once again to the community. Please contact Jeannie Wood at info@catsweb.org or at 530-265-2990 for sponsorship and volunteer opportunities.

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