2018 Lunar New Year Celebration – Ring in the Year of the Dog
This event posted by: orock
Sunday, February 18, 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Urbana Regional Library
9020 Amelung St
Frederick, MD 21704
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Ring in the 2018 Lunar New Year Celebration on Sunday, February 18, from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Urbana Regional Library, 9020 Amelung Street, Frederick. The event is hosted by the Asian American Center of Frederick (AACF) in partnership with the Frederick County Public Libraries, Frederick County Department of Aging, and the Maryland State Arts Council.
Come explore traditional Chinese culture throughout the Library with activities such as Bamboo Dance, Paper Folding, and Lunar New Year themed activities like Paper Lanterns and a Dragon Parade! There will also be tea testing, special musical performances, and a live Lion Dance to close out the event!
To kick-off the celebrations, Grand Lion Dances will be taking place at these following restaurants leading up to the event at the Library: beginning 11:30 am at Flaming Grill & Supreme Buffet Restaurant, 1003 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD, next 12:15pm at Sumittra Thai Cuisine, 12 E Patrick St, Frederick, MD , then 1pm at Lucky Corner Vietnamese Restaurant in Westview, 5100 Buckeystown Pike #174, Frederick, MD. The lion dances are performed by the Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi.
This annual free, family-friendly event is open to all ages. For more information about the 2018 Lunar New Year Celebration, visit aacfmd.org or call 301-694-3355.
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