Pool Party 08/25/12

Ni Hao! Hand in Hand is back for another great year! Yesterday we had out first event for this school year, the Annual Pool Party. It was great to see everyone after a long, hot summer, especially how different and matured we looked when we first arrived to Haynes Landing Clubhouse. However, that maturity didn’t… Continue reading Pool Party 08/25/12

Chinese Cooking with Chinese Southern Belle

Hi everyone! We recently had our first ever food event at Haynes Bridge clubhouse, with a very special guest, Natalie Keng (also known as the Chinese Southern Belle! Her website is: www.chinesesouthernbelle.com). We learned how to make dumplings from her, sampled some authentic Chinese dishes, and drank lots and lots of bubble tea! Special thanks… Continue reading Chinese Cooking with Chinese Southern Belle

Karate Kid Event!

Hi guys! This past Saturday, we had our Karate Kid event! We made ninjas, watched an awesome demonstration, watched Karate Kid (starring Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith), and ate lots of yummy snacks! Here are some pictures from the event:

Chinese New Year Celebration!

We had our annual Chinese New Year celebration at the Glen Abbey Clubhouse on Saturday, January 22. We watched traditional Chinese performances, ate lots of great food, made crafts, and even roasted marshmallows! Check out some pictures from the event! A special thank you to Ms. Hong Cao for taking the beautiful pictures.

Autumn Moon Festival

Our annual Autumn Moon Festival was a blast this year! We got to make really cute take out boxes and lanterns to celebrate this important Chinese holiday. Besides the awesome crafts, we had some stellar performances too! Vicky played two amazing pieces on the guzhen, a Chinese harp, for us. We also had the Atlanta… Continue reading Autumn Moon Festival

End-of-the-Year Party

Hand in Hand’s End of the Semester Party was held at the Oriental Pearl restaurant in Chinatown on Sunday, May 16th. All the kids and families went on a tour of Atlanta’s Chinatown first and got to tour the Chinese supermarket, Dinhao. For many of the adoptive families in the program, this was their first… Continue reading End-of-the-Year Party

Spring Tea Party

Spring is finally here! And what better way to welcome this colorful season than with a tea party? The weather was perfect so everyone got dressed up in their colorful dresses for some girly fun! The big sisters helped style the kids’ hair and everyone got their nails done. We baked cookies and cupcakes and… Continue reading Spring Tea Party

Mulan II Event

Our March Hand in Hand event was lots of fun! For our second Mulan event, we watched Mulan II and learned about family. All the kids and big sisters had a great time watching the movie, doing crafts and munching on snacks!