Chinese New Year!

Date: February 10, 2018
Time: 1 - 5 p.m.
Location: MSU Extension Max Thompson Family Resource Center, 11370 Hupp Ave. Warren, MI 48089
Contact: Lizz Duran, 586-469-6090,, Mickie Boczkowski, 586-469-7614

Global Education and Diversity Event  

The annual Chinese holiday marks the beginning of the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival. Each year it is represented by a zodiac animal on the lunar-solar Chinese calendar. Chinese citizens are readying to welcome 2018 as the Year of the Dog. The Spring Festival in China is celebrated for several months as a time to gather with family and hope for good fortune in the upcoming year.

Youth will learn about this event while experiencing a combination of regional traditions — the northern Chinese tradition of eating dumplings and a southern Chinese dragon and lion dances and will end with the making of Chinese Lanterns.

Cost: $5.00 if online, $7.00 at the door
Youth aged 5-12

The deadline to register is Feb. 9.  Chinese snack foods included. 


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