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Welcome to homepage of the Alaska Chinese Association (ACA). We are an organization based in Anchorage, Alaska, which supports the local Chinese community and organizes cultural events and activities for the general community of Anchorage. We also maintain a Chinese school to foster cultural appreciation in students of all ages.

News and Updates

Chinese School 2014-15 Session

Chinese School for the Fall of 2014 will start on Sept. 5, 2014, at Northwood Elementary School, 4807 Northwood Drive.

Please revisit this website from time to time in August for more information about registration and for the 2014-15 school calendar!

This will mark the Alaska Chinese Association Chinese School’s 31st year teaching Alaskans the Chinese language and culture. We hope to see you there!

Chinese School 30th Anniversary and Mother's Day Celebration

Date: May 9, 2014
Time: 7:00pm
You are cordially invite to Chinese School 30th anniversary and Mother's Day celebration. The celebration includes students performance, teachers acknowledgment, flowers for mothers, Chinese Bingo and refreshments.
Place: Asian Culture Center
3807 Northwood Drive
(Northwood Elementary School)
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2014 ACA Summer Camp Registration

Registration for the 2014 ACA Summer Camp is now open. Please download the registration form at the following link.

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2014 ACA Annual Meeting And Election — Sunday, April 6, 2014

This is friendly reminder about our Annual Meeting and Election on Sunday, April 6 at the Asian Alaska Cultural Center. We look forward to seeing all there.

Location: Asian Culture Center
Registration starts at 5:00 pm
The Annual Meeting will provide with a light dinner, children’s games, and door prizes. Also, a current year fiscal report will be presented after the Election.
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The Passing of Tom Chen

Dear Friends, It is with great sadness to inform you that our long time friend, Tom Chen, passed away Monday evening due to an illness. He was admitted to the hospital Sunday and passed away peacefully the next day.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Mingzhu and the family. The celebration of life will be held next Monday (03/31/2014) from 3:00-5:00PM at Kehl's Legacy Funeral Home on 11621 Old Seward Highway (Klatt and Old Seward).

Cama-i dance festival in Bethel

ACA's lion troupe and Ling Bo dance group are in Bethel now performing for the Cama-i dance festival. We did a 30 minutes show last night already and tonight's show will be at 7:30pm, you can check the link to watch the show. The website is: Camai.org/ or just type in Cama-I dance festival.

2014 ACA Annual Meeting And Election — Sunday, April 6, 2014

Location: Asian Culture Center
Registration starts at 5:00 pm
The Annual Meeting will provide with a light dinner, children’s games, and door prizes. Also, a current year fiscal report will be presented after the Election.
Download the current newsletter here.

Chinese New Year 2014 Celebration Photos — February 2nd, 2014

Photos of the 2014 Chinese New Years celebration have been posted. Please take a look at them in the CNY 2014 Photo Album. Thank you!

Chinese Dough Art and Chinese Language Teaching

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Time: 7:30-9:00pm, Jan 24, 2014
Place: Northwood ABC Elementary
4807 Northwood Dr, Anchorage, AK 99517

Dr. Wei Li has a Master’s degree as well as a Doctoral Degree in Second Language Education and has taught a Chinese Bilingual Program for 17 years. Currently, Wei is the director of the Confucius Institute in Edmonton. In addition, Wei learned about Chinese Dough Art 15 years ago and has since taught and demonstrated his skill at many cultural events, like Chinese New Year.

Chinese New Year Celebration — February 2nd, 2014

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The Year of the Horse is almost here...

The Alaska Chinese Association is hosting its 2014 Chinese New Year Party on Sunday, February 2nd, at 12 noon. The celebration will take place at East High School. Admission is $15 for members, $20 for non-members, and $10 for children and seniors.

Hope to see everyone there!

Christmas Celebration Photos — December 15th, 2013

Photos of the 2013 Christmas celebration have been posted. Please take a look at them in the Christmas 2013 Photo Album. Thank you!

ACA Christmas Potluck and Party — December 6th, 2013

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Time: Sunday, December 15th, 2013 5-8pm
Location: Asian Alaskan Cultural Center (Northwood Elementary, 4807 Northwood Dr.)

  • Children's crafts and activities from 5-6 p.m.
  • Potluck dinner from 5:45-6:45
  • Card games and Chinese Chess from 6-8 p.m.
  • Santa will stop by around 6:45! Bring a camera if you want to take a picture of your child with Santa. ACA will provide small gifts.
  • Silent Auction from 5-6:30 p.m. to raise money for Yen Wulin Chinese School. Please bring your checkbook or cash because we can't take credit cards. Shop for the holidays and help raise money for our school!

Current Newsletter

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February 2014 Issue
  • 2014 ACA Annual Meeting And Election