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Here at the HCC we host many events which encourage Chinese and American friends to gather together for socializing and networking. Some of our events occur weekly or monthly, and others are special one-time only events. Check out our Event & Program calendar to see what's happening now -- we'd love to see you!

Upcoming Events

Jun
24
10:00
AM

ESL Mobile: Session Two - Como Zoo

Introducing a brand new HCC program! Want to improve your English and still enjoy the beautiful summer outdoors? Come to ESL Mobile, a new English learning initative that equips students to use English in practical and daily environments. It's "English Out & About!" Details: We will offer two sessions per month in June, July, and August on weekends. The first part of the class is devoted to equipping: introduce vocabulary, grammar,...

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Jun
24
12:00
PM

Lion King Production & Picnic in the Park

Calvary Community Theater Presentation of the Lion King in the Park With Picnic! Great outing for families! Saturday, June 24. Picnic and theater begins at 12:00PM. The Lion King begins at 2:00 PM. Rides offered from HCC. Come to our building at 11:30AM....

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Jun
26
06:00
PM

HCC's 8th Annual Kids Camp 华夏之家儿童夏令营 欢迎5-12岁小朋友参加

This is the eight summer in a row that HCC will be hosting the Summer Camp with a wonderful group from Michigan. They travel to Minnesota to stay with us for one week just to put on a kids camp for Chinese families! The camp is led by teenagers from their church who also do service projects in the Twin Cities. We will have: lessons & discussions games dramas crafts snacks AND of course, a lot of fun! This event...

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Jul
8
10:00
AM

Dragon Boat Festival 2017

The Dragon Festival's 18th year, honoring the Pan-Asian heritage and spirit! From the website: Lake Phalen Park in St. Paul, Minnesota, comes alive again in 2017, with two days of colorful, traditional dances and music to showcase the performance arts of Asia. Dances from the ceremonial to the theatrical and are as varied as the colors on the performers' authentic clothing! Each Asian country has its own indelible sound even...

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Jul
14
09:00
AM

Grand Portage Weekend Trip: Full

Join HCC to Explore Minnesota's Greatest Beauty: the North Shore! Registration is now closed. Email Josh to be put on waiting list. From July 14-16, we are excited to offer a road trip to the Northern Shore! We will leave Friday morning and make our way up to Grand Portage, very close to the Canadian border! We hope to return around 6:00pm Sunday. This is a chance for our volunteers to share...

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Aug
4
09:00
AM

Voyager Village Weekend Trip: Full

Experience Cabin Life & Recreation in Wisconsin This is our third weekend trip of the summer! Registration is now closed, email Josh to be put on waiting list. From August 4-6 2017, we are excited to offer a weekend trip to Voyager Village, two hours north into Wisconsin! Voyager Village is a recreation area and golf course. That means fun! We will leave Friday morning and...

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Aug
19
11:30
AM

Lake BBQ & Watersports

New Student Event Welcome new friends to Minnesota and kick off the new semester by joining HCC to a beautiful lake home for a picnic and water sports! Not a new student but a friend of HCC? Yes, you're welcome to attend as well! Tubing - Jet Skiing - Canoeing - Kayaking - Boating - Lawn Games - Board Games - BBQ -...

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Aug
27
04:00
PM

Welcome Picnic 2017 中国学生/学者迎新会

Welcome to Minnesota! We want to provide an opportunity where you can meet people and make friends. Welcome Picnic is one of the biggest welcome events during the arrival season where conversations will be made and friendships will grow. 欢迎来到明尼苏达州!华夏之家希望为您提供结交美国朋友,了解美国文化的平台 。每年由华夏之家及其他组织举办的的中国学生/学者欢迎会则是迎新季最大型的欢迎活动。每年我们都看到许多中美友谊由此启航,美好记忆在这儿创造。

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Sep
23
10:00
AM

Apple Farm & Stillwater Day Trip

September trip to Stillwater Experience beautiful fall with a trip east to Aamodt's Farm. They have many fall & Minnesotan souvenirs, apples to pick, a playground for children, and snacks to eat! After spending some time here, we will head into the famous downtown Stillwater to shop and see the river. If lucky, we'll be able to see the bridge rise up and...

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Oct
7
08:30
AM

Itasca State Park Overnight: Fall Color Trip!

See the beauty of fall at Minnesota's oldest state park! Itasca State Park is also one of the largest in Minnesota. From the DNR website: "Today, the park totals more than 32,000 acres and includes more than 100 lakes. Walk across the mighty Mississippi as it...

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Oct
14
12:00
PM

Aerial Adventure & Zipline

Experience an autumn aerial adventure! Trollhaugen's Adventure Park is an aerial challenge course and zip line park tour just 50 minutes North of the Twin Cities of Minnesota in Western Wisconsin. The park provides the thrill of playing on a giant, floating playground. It's like climbing trees, hanging from tires, and swinging on huge scale and creative...

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