Lunar New Year Celebration

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Family Fun | Saturday, Feb 6, 2016 | 10:00 AM | $Free

Lunar New Year Celebration

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Join us for a Free Family Fun Day with  artist demonstrations and art-making activities with a Lunar New Year theme, and performances of traditional Asian music and martial arts demonstrations to celebrate 2016 The Year of the Monkey. Advance registration is recommended. Drop-ins are welcome. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. The event is free, but reservations are recommended.


Please check out the Germantown Library Lunar New Year event happening right next door as well!

Full Schedule of Library Events:

Lunar New Year Storytime


10:30 AM

Come and celebrate the Chinese New Year with stories, songs and fun. For ages 2 and up and their families.


Lunar New Year Craft with BlackRock Center for the Arts


11:00 AM

Following Lunar New Year Storytime, head over to the meeting room to create Chinese Dragon puppets with visual art teachers from BlackRock Center for the Arts! The celebration continues next door at BlackRock with martial arts and music performances by local artists, additional craft projects, and artist demonstrations from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. For more information about activities at BlackRock, please visit


Lunar New Year Celebration – Chinese Lion Dance


3:00 PM

Celebrate the Lunar New Year (year of the monkey) with the Washington, DC Chinese Youth Club (CYC) as they perform a traditional Chinese lion dance. Program sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Germantown Chapter. All ages. No registration required.


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