AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander) Heritage Month Celebration

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Celebrate our AAPI community with amazing performances and colorful crafts. We would love to see families in saris/dhotis, kimonos, hakamas, hanfus - shine out in your best!

On the main floor, families can make a Chinese lantern, learn the art of Japanese origami, or create colorful rangoli art.

At 12:00 pm the Michigan Lion Dance team will put on a show-stopping performance in the foyer. 

In the Auditorium, you can see these performances:

12:30 pm - A brief introduction to AAPI History from Richard Mui, President of the Association of Chinese Americans

1:00 pm - Japanese Taiko drumming from Raion Taiko ensemble of the Great Lakes Taiko Center

2:00 pm -  Hula from Polynesian Dancers of Michigan

3:00 pm - Bhangra from Furteelay Dance

Try Japanese sake in our special tasting event, for our adults over 21 (registration required separately). 

This event was made possible through the generous support of the Farmington Friends of the Library