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Chinese New Year Celebration @ Pelham Art Center - Pelham Art Center
Add to Calendar 25-01-2014 25-01-2014 15 Chinese New Year Celebration @ Pelham Art Center In collaboration with the Junior League of Pelham, Chinese New Year returns to Pelham Art Center on Saturday, January 25, 2014 with family-friendly activities commemorating the beginning of the Year of the Horse! From 10a-12pm, paper-craft workshops will be held in which participants can create a Chinese lantern or a traditional banner decorated with calligraphy. At 11:15am, members of Kwan's Kung Fu, from Peekskill, NY, will perform a traditional Lion Dance, believed in Chinese culture to scare away evil spirits and to bring good luck. As part of the Folk Arts Series, this event is free and open to all ages. Please RSVP to 914-738-2525 x111. The Lion Dance program includes an educational and historical introduction of the dance, an interactive performance, followed by a question and answer period. During the performance the lion makes its way around the room interacting with the crowd. Children can feed red envelopes filled with whatever they like to the lion if they wish to have good luck in the new year. Children will be encouraged to parade with their newly made lanterns when the lion makes its way outdoors. About Chinese New Year Chinese New Year is a traditional Chinese holiday that starts with the new moon on the first day of the lunar new year and ends on the full moon 15 days later. Each year is named for one of 12 symbolic animals: rat, ox, tiger, hare, dragon, snake, horse, ram, monkey, rooster, dog, and boar. January 31, 2014, marks the beginning of the Year of the Horse, ending February 18, 2015. The Horse is the seventh sign in the Chinese Zodiac cycle. Those born in the Year of the Horse are said to be energetic, bright, warm-hearted, intelligent, and able. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2014neweventinfo.cfm?id=154570 Pelham Art Center true DD/MM/YYYY  

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Date: January 25, 2014
Hours: 10am-12pm
Cost: FREE
Ages: All Ages

Address:
155 Fifth Ave.
Pelham, NY 10803

Phone: 914-738-2525
Website: pelhamartcenter.org/home/index.cfm

Description: In collaboration with the Junior League of Pelham, Chinese New Year returns to Pelham Art Center on Saturday, January 25, 2014 with family-friendly activities commemorating the beginning of the Year of the Horse! From 10a-12pm, paper-craft workshops will be held in which participants can create a Chinese lantern or a traditional banner decorated with calligraphy. At 11:15am, members of Kwan's Kung Fu, from Peekskill, NY, will perform a traditional Lion Dance, believed in Chinese culture to scare away evil spirits and to bring good luck. As part of the Folk Arts Series, this event is free and open to all ages. Please RSVP to 914-738-2525 x111.

The Lion Dance program includes an educational and historical introduction of the dance, an interactive performance, followed by a question and answer period. During the performance the lion makes its way around the room interacting with the crowd. Children can feed red envelopes filled with whatever they like to the lion if they wish to have good luck in the new year. Children will be encouraged to parade with their newly made lanterns when the lion makes its way outdoors.

About Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is a traditional Chinese holiday that starts with the new moon on the first day of the lunar new year and ends on the full moon 15 days later. Each year is named for one of 12 symbolic animals: rat, ox, tiger, hare, dragon, snake, horse, ram, monkey, rooster, dog, and boar. January 31, 2014, marks the beginning of the Year of the Horse, ending February 18, 2015. The Horse is the seventh sign in the Chinese Zodiac cycle. Those born in the Year of the Horse are said to be energetic, bright, warm-hearted, intelligent, and able.

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