Amazing dancing at the reception on May 18 for the “Asians in Lexington: One Village One Dream Photography Exhibition”. If you have not seen the incredible photos and artwork, head over to Cary Library to check it out!
Let’s celebrate AAPI Heritage Month! Join Cary Library, Lexington AAPI Heritage Celebration Youth Team, CAAL, and our panel of food experts for a conversation about the relationship between food and culture. Our panelists will talk about the memories and cultural significance associated with their favorite dish. They’ll share their perspectives on how a love of one’s cuisine can provide comfort, connection, and a sense of identity.
Panel of Food Experts: Helen Chen, Debra Samuels, and Shailini Sisodia.
This event is organized by Lexington AAPI Heritage Celebration Youth Team, Chinese American Association of Lexington (CAAL), and Cary Library; Funded by Community Endowment of Lexington, Mass Cultural Council, and Civic Leadership Academy; Co-sponsored by Indian Americans of Lexington (IAL), Japanese Support Group of Lexington (JPLex), and Korean Organization of Lexington (KOLex).
On the Memorial day (5/30/22) 10:30a, AAPI 5K Run n Walk will be held in Lexington (LHS). The event is organized by CAAL and many local organizations to celebrate the May AAPI Heritage Month. It will be a fun family-friendly event, with ice cream and tastes of AAPI food. If you are around, you are encouraged to join and support, register at: https://runsignup.com/Race/MA/Lexington/AAPI5kRunnWalkLexington
The Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) Heritage Month Celebration is a series of celebration events that promote AAPI culture, unity, solidarity and belonging. Our diversity is our strength, and we are stronger together! In each week of May, we feature a different aspect of AAPI including history, art, food and a cumulative festival celebration and 5K Run on Memorial Day May 30th. Please visit town website or CAAL website or Lexington AAPI Heritage Celebration page for more information about this celebration. Below is an Outline of the program.
AAPI History Celebration @ Cary Library
Watch the film: Far East Deep South to explore the history of AAPI in the US on 4/28
Meet the director and producer in a virtual live Q&A on 4/29
Explore “Asians in Lexington: One Village, One Dream” Photography Exhibition and Youth Artworks from fellow Lexingtonians that reflect Asian Americans in community building, civic engagement, humanity activities, culture celebration and arts. 5/1-6/30
After the run, come to celebrate a culmination of AAPI history, art, and food at LHS Field House and enjoy AAPI sampling food, AAPI fun events, ice cream and family time…
This AAPI event series is:
Organized by Chinese American Association of Lexington (CAAL) and Lexington AAPI Youth Team
Funded by Community Endowment of Lexington, Mass Cultural Council, and Civic Leadership Academy
Co-organized or co-sponsored by Town of Lexington, Lexington Human Rights Committee, Cary Memorial Library, Boston Chinese Photography Association (BCPA), Lexington HEY Runners Club, Indian Americans of Lexington (IAL), Japanese Support Group of Lexington (JPLex), Korean Organization of Lexington (KOLex), Association of Black Citizens of Lexington (ABCL), LHS Asian Student Union (ASU).
Join CAAL and 80+ organizations this Sunday to celebrate #AAPIHeritageMonth and to advance solidarity, unity and belonging. With lots of entertainment and great speakers including Mayor Michelle Wu 吳弭. it will be a fun event for everyone at Boston Common. All are welcome!
NECAA(新英格兰华人联盟)， 联合Asian Community Fund of the Boston Foundation、CARE(Coalition of Anti-Racism in Education), 以及 Lexington 华协、Belmont华协、Wellesley 华协、Newton 华协、Needham华协、Worcester华协、Cambridge 华协、Acton华协，于5月15日(星期天), 在波马沿线和Boston Common , 以马拉松接力和游行的形式, 举行庆祝AAPI月和“将亚裔历史跑入美国中小学课堂”的倡议活动！