Feb 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Chinese Language School of Greater Hartford – Chinese New Year Celebration @ Conard High School
Feb 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Lunar New Year arrives on February 16. The Chinese Language School has arranged a banquet at Conard High School, West Hartford on Sunday, February 11, 2018. This occasion has been traditionally a once-a-year event and the largest get-together for our friends in the Chinese community in Hartford. It will be a great opportunity for us all to catch up with old friends and get to know some new friends.

Besides an affordable banquet, we will also offer entertainment programs and fundraising activities.

A registration form is attached. Please let us receive your registration no later than Friday, February 2, 2018 . You may mail in your registration, or give it to our Principal, Chiachi Chuang. We may not be able to accommodate late registrations.

We will try to reach as many people as possible by email. Please invite your friends to join us or circulate this invitation to those we may have missed in our distribution list. If you have any question, please contact: Ben Hargy at 860-967-1274 or our Principal, Chiachi Chuang.

親愛的 朋友們,二零一八年春節在即,中文學校 如往年一樣 為康州華人籌備了一年一度的春節 餐 會,今年將於二月十一日星期日在西哈特福的Conard高中擧行,餐會中將有娛樂節目和義賣活 動。

隨函附上註册單。註册結止日期是二零一八年二月二日。 你可以郵寄方式報名, 或直接將報名 表及支票交給學校校長莊嘉祺(Mr. Chiachi Chuang)。如果您有任何問題, 請和中文學校董事會 主席高本明(Ben Hargy)先生(聯絡電話:860-967-1274 ).

讓我們這些海外朋友像家人一樣,同在一起重溫“過年”歡聚一堂的熱鬧氣氛,享受大家庭的溫 馨。 别忘了邀請您的朋友與我們同歡,我們誠摯盼望與您們同聚!

APAC of CT Annual Lunar New Year Celebration @ Legislative Office Building
Feb 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

                                                                                  Thursday, February 15, 2018 will be the Lunar New Year Reception at the
Legislative Office Building in Hartford, CT.

Friday, February 16, 2018 will be Lunar New Year.  It will be the Year of the Dog.

Annual APAC Gala @ DoubleTree by Hilton
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Annual APAC Gala @ DoubleTree by Hilton

SAVE THE DATE – Details to follow

Lao New Year Celebration @ Radisson Hotel Cromwell
May 26 @ 6:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Lao New Year Celebration @ Radisson Hotel Cromwell

The Lao New Year Celebration is on 5/26/2018

At the Radisson Hotel in Cromwell, from 6:30 – 11:30 PM, please save the date, more details to follow.

Thank you


Dragon Boat & Asian Festival @ Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
Aug 18 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Riverfront Dragon Boat & Asian Festival invites community and club teams for a day of fun competition on the Connecticut River. Registration for 2018 is now open. We are only able to accept 90 teams, so please register as soon as possible to secure your team’s spot.


  • All registrations include a team tent.
  • Community team registrations include two practice sessions. Additional practice sessions may be purchased.
  • Team Captains, use the “register” button below to access your team loginpage.
  • If you are a team member, your captain will invite you to join the roster through Bonzi.

Registration fees for teams registered by midnight on January 31 are:

  • Community Teams: $1,400
  • Community Teams, Non Profit: $1,150
  • Club: $900 (Limited Availability)

Fees will increase on February 1, 2018. 



Details about the Asian Festival, as well as vendor registration will be announced in 2018.

Election Day
Nov 6 @ 6:00 am – 8:00 pm
Election Day

Remember this date November 6, 2018. That’s the date on which 33 senate seats, all 435 seats in the House of Representatives, and 14 governorship’s will be up for re-election. Put it on your calendar now and be prepared to be an informed voter.

The Opening And Closing Times For Polling Places Polls open from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM . For an election or primary, polls in Connecticut are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Any elector standing in line at the polls at 8 p.m. will be allowed to cast a vote. Check with your Town Clerk for the hours of voting on a referendum, as they vary by town.