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Chinese New Year

Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 10:45am to 4:00pm
SPECIAL EVENT
Ages: 
All Ages
Location: 
Museum wide

Chinese New YearWelcome the Year of the Monkey and experience Chinese culture and tradition first-hand. Start the morning with some Tai Chi led by Rick Wong. Then, experience Chinese folk dance performances from the Westwood Chinese School, Wang’s YMCA, and Wah Lum Kung Fu Athletic Association's Lion Dance!  Then conclude the day by participating in a Dragon Dance and parade! It is sure to be a day filled with music, dance, art, and culture

Ongoing Activities from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Fold a traditional hongbao, red envelope, for good fortune in the New Year.
  • Make scales to decorate the dragon for our parade.
  • Make a Chinese Lantern for the new year.
  • Learn about the Monkey King with our Shadow Puppet activity.

 

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