Christmas Dinner

The Christmas dinner for members and friends on Thursday 15 December will be at Jimmy’s Kitchen in Dickson at 7.00pm. A banquet has been arranged at a cost of $30 per person. Please book by emailing by 8 December.

Chinese New Year Dinner

Members and friends are invited to a dinner to celebrate Chinese New Year, which will be held at the China Tea Club in North Lyneham on Monday 23 January at 7.00pm. A banquet at a cost of $30 per person will be arranged. Please book by emailing by 19 January.

Lantern-Making Workshop

After all the disruption of the past two years, the Lantern- making Workshop and the Lantern Festival are returning in January and February. Please come, and bring friends, children and grandchildren to make these the joyous occasions they have been in the past. The Lantern-making workshop will be held on Sunday 29 January from 1.00 […]

Lantern Festival

The Lantern Festival for 2023 will be held on Saturday 4 February in the Beijing Garden, on the lake. This is our major event for the year and has proved very popular. Help with setting up and lantern sales We will be needing help with the setting up of the park for the festival. There […]


The Society’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 15 March at the Golden King Restaurant in Phillip at 7.00pm. The meeting will be short (about fifteen minutes) and will be followed by dinner at a cost of $30 per person. Book by emailing by 8 March. Please consider attending and standing for […]

Hidden treasures: The First Chinese − a Walk in Queanbeyan

The Chinese Heritage walk will depart from the Thai Lime Leaves Restaurant, 20 Lowe St, Queanbeyan at 10.15am on Sunday 14 May. Please arrive a little early so we can start on time. Lunch will be at the restaurant at ~12.15pm and the cost will be $25 pp for members and $30 for non- members. […]

Yum cha lunch – 18 June

Our function for June will be a yum cha lunch at Ginseng at the Hellenic Club in Woden. Plan to come out of the cold to enjoy a lunch on Sunday 18 June at 12.30, to cost $30 for members, $35 for non-members. The menu is: Har gow (Steamed prawn dumpling) Siu mai (Steamed prawn […]

Film Evening

The Society’s function for July will be a rescheduled film screening at the Jamison Southern Cross Club on Wednesday 26 July. The film is The Song of the Phoenix: In the 1980s, Master Jiaosan headed a suona ensemble, playing at weddings and funerals. The local custom means that the masterpiece of "Song of Phoenix" could […]

Talk on Chinese Traditional Medicine

The Society’s function for August will be a talk on ‘Holistic Chinese Traditional Medicine’ at the Jamison Southern Cross Club, from 7.30 – 9pm on Wednesday 30 August. Doctors Xue Song Liu and Yang Xu from the Song & Yang Clinic will give an illustrated talk on this fascinating topic. As usual, members and friends are […]