Offering In-person Classes for Spring 2024

Mandarin Conversation Circle

​​​Venue: Community Room @ South Burlington Public Library, 180 Market Street, South Burlington, VT 05403

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Cost: Free

Cooking Class: Rice Dumpling (zongzi) Wrapping

​​​Venue: Brand Hall @ Faith United Methodist Church, 899 Dorset Street, South Burlington, VT 05403
Date: Saturday May 18, 2024
Time: 2:00 - 4:00pm
Cost: $35
(lesson & materials for 3 dumplings), additional set of 3 for $15. Pre-order take-out cooked zongzi are 3 for $15.

Zongzi 粽子 are traditionally eaten during Duanwu Festival, also known as Dragon Boat Festival, which falls on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar. Zongzi is a traditional dish made of glutinous rice stuffed with different fillings and wrapped in bamboo leaves. They are cooked by boiling. There are sweet and savory zongzi depending on the region of origin.

We’ll be making savory meat zongzi during this session. We will be wrapping together, you then take home to cook. Takeout zongzi (cooked) are available at 3 for $15. Please email to sign up and for pre-ordering.

Payment must be prepaid in advance via Venmo or PayPal (details will be provided at signup). Thank you!

The deadline for class registration and pre-orders is May 11th.

by: Bo-Yee Poon

Posted: Jan 26, 2024 / 03:19 PM EST

Updated: Jan 26, 2024 / 03:36 PM EST

South Burlington, VT- A celebration of the Lunar New Year is happening for the 30th year by the Vermont Chinese School.

Two representatives of the school, Theresa Ko and Jason Shi, joined the Morning Brew to talk about the festivities. It’s a luncheon with performances of song, dance, a skit, and martial arts.

The event is held at Frederick H. Tuttle Middle School in South Burlington on Sunday, Feb. 11, from 12:00 pm to 3:30 pm. You can get an e-ticket at Seven Days Tickets or in-person (with cash or checks) at the South Burlington High School’s lobby on Friday evenings Jan. 26 and Feb. 2 from 5:30-7. For more information visit:​​

2024 DuanWu Festival Potluck Celebration
2024 端午联欢会

​​​Venue: Brand Hall @ Faith United Methodist Church, 899 Dorset Street, South Burlington, VT 05403

Date: Saturday June 8, 2024 5:00 - 8:30pm

Admission: $3 per person

Details to follow soon.