Things To Do

Discover the Angklung

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Discover the sounds and beauty of the traditional Indonesian musical instrument, the Angklung, during Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month at Lan Su.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Sunday, May 1, 2016 through Tuesday, May 31, 2016

May is national Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, celebrating Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with Lan Su this May with exciting performances from local cultural organizations and dance troupes.

Performances will include groups representing the cultures of India, Thailand, China, Indonesia, Cambodia, Hawaii/Pacific Islands and more.

Learn How to Play Mahjong

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Learn how to play mahjong with a group of experienced players.

Chinese Medicine Lecture Series with OCOM

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Learn more about holistic Chinese medicine and the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine.

Classical Chinese Medicine Series with NCNM

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Join presenters from the National College of Natural Medicine for a 8 week lecture series every Thursday at noon in April and May.

Artist Member Hours

Friday, May 6, 2016

Create art in the garden during special hours just for Artist Members.

Origami Craft Activity

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Take a break for creativity and create a memento of your trip to Lan Su.

Cultural Performance

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with cultural performances every Saturday and Sunday in May.

Make a Flower Art Card

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Make a Mother’s Day card with fun stamps!

Cultural Performance

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with cultural performances every Saturday and Sunday in May.

Today at the Garden

11:00 am - Public Tour

Join a trained docent for an interpretive tour of the garden.

12:00 pm - Public Tour

Join a trained docent for an interpretive tour of the garden.

12:00 pm - Wei Chi (Go)

Come learn the traditional Chinese game of Wei Chi.

1:00 pm - Cultural Performance

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with cultural performances every Saturday and Sunday in May.

2:00 pm - Music in the Teahouse

Listen to music from students and teachers of the Wisdom Arts Academy as you enjoy tea in the Teahouse. Requires purchase of tea.

3:00 pm - Discover the Angklung

Discover the sounds and beauty of the traditional Indonesian musical instrument, the Angklung, during Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month at Lan Su.

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Mother's Day at Lan Su Chinese Garden

Mother's Day at Lan Su

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Share Lan Su in full spring bloom with Mom, Grandma and the other important women in your life.


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Cuisines of Asia

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Learn the history, art and stories behind some of Asia’s most famous foods with talks and tastes from more than a dozen local Asian restaurants throughout the month.

With talks and tastes every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday in June, prepare your taste buds for a tour of Asian culinary delights. Talk topics include the history and art of dumplings, potstickers, Lanzhou-style noodle pulling, dim sum, marbled tea eggs, Chinese tea ceremonies and more.


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Suzhou Summer: Art & Music

Friday, July 1, 2016

Lan Su Chinese Garden comes alive this summer with the sights and sounds of China with Suzhou Summer: Art & Music in July and August.

Visitors to Lan Su will enjoy a series of demonstrations and activities in the traditional arts of calligraphy, brush painting, seal carving and music.


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