Flavors of the World Dinner 2019

Special Thanks to our restaurant partners who provided food for our wonderful (and eclectic!) feast:

2503 Station Grill Greek Plate

Acropolis Grill Humphrey’s Flowers

Adelle’s Creperie Kabob-ster

Alex Thai Bistro Mayan Kitchen

Bela Lisboa Olive Branch

Café & Toast Provino’s

Chili’s Grill Public House

Edley’s Bar-B-Que Rodizio Grill

Food City Southern Star

Forbidden City Starbucks

Formosa Taco Mamacita

The Fresh Market Walden Club

Gadzooks

Chinese New Year 2019

The Year of the Pig

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Sister Cities members at PF Chang’s to celebrate the Year of the Pig!

Sister Cities members at PF Chang’s to celebrate the Year of the Pig!

Chinese New Year is the most important festival in China. It began almost 4,000 years ago and celebrates the beginning of a new year on the lunar calendar. This year, New Year’s falls on Feb 5 and begins the year of “Pig” in the Chinese Zodiac.

The “Pig” symbolizes such character traits as diligence, compassion, generosity and optimism.  Pigs enjoy life and because they are entertaining, others enjoy their company.

Some of the the traditions for Chinese New Year include fireworks; lion/dragon dance; decorating doors and windows with red signs and words to symbolize good luck and prosperity; adults gift red envelopes filled with money to children; and families have a grand feast with dumplings, fish and long noodles.