Things To Do

Chinese Fun and Games

Friday, March 6, 2015

The fun doesn’t stop when Chinese New Year ends—come back to Lan Su this spring for Chinese fun and games, including wei chi, mahjong, ping pong and more.

Learn How to Play American Mahjong

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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

Lan Su in Bloom

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Lan Su Chinese Garden sheds the cold and gray of winter to “drink in the fragrance” of spring with a month of plants, flowers and everything blooming!

April will be filled with sight and scents of special floral arrangements and unique plant displays, as well as plant walks and plant talks led by experts.

Classical Chinese Medicine Series with NCNM

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Join presenters from the National College of Natural Medicine for a 12 week lecture series every Thursday at noon through June. *Please note: There will be no lecture on April 16.

Qingming Festival

Saturday, April 4, 2015

The traditional Chinese festival of spring honors family and loved ones that have passed.

Honoring Loved Ones During Qingming

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Take part in a Qingming activity to honor your ancestors.

Plant Talk Series

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Take part in this series of plant talks celebrating Lan Su in Bloom! Every Saturday at 11 a.m. in April.

Peach Blossom Poetry Series

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Hear readings by four different poets at Lan Su, every Saturday in April. *Special additional reading will take place Sunday 4/26.

Floral Design Demonstration

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Join local floral designers from the Floral Design Institute as they share tips for successful floral arrangements.

Estate & Planned Giving Information Session

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Learn more about the variety of planned giving strategies that are beneficial to you and the organizations you support.

Camellia Display

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Learn about camellias, a prized Chinese plant, and see examples of the wide variety of camellias propagated in Oregon.

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

Friday, May 1, 2015

Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month with Lan Su.

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 - 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.

1:00 pm - Public Tour

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

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Coming soon to Lan Su

Lan Su in Bloom

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Lan Su Chinese Garden sheds the cold and gray of winter to “drink in the fragrance” of spring with a month of plants, flowers and everything blooming!

April will be filled with sight and scents of special floral arrangements and unique plant displays, as well as plant walks and plant talks led by experts.


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Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

Friday, May 1, 2015

Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month with Lan Su.


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Cuisines of China

Monday, June 1, 2015

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

With talks and tastes every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday in June, prepare your taste buds for a tour of Chinese 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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