Lunar / Chinese New Year Celebrations 2016 in Metro Washington, DC

Chinese New Year / Tet Celebrations: Year of the Monkey

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Here is A Family Guide to Lunar New Year Events 2016

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Mon. Feb 1 - Sun Feb 14, 2016

Maryland

Annual Lunar New Year Celebration

 

Lakeforest Mall
701 Russell Ave.
Gaithersburg, MD

Center Court

Presented by The Chinese Culture and Community Service Center, Inc. (CCACC) and Lakeforest Shopping Center

 

 

 

Details

Sat. Feb 13, 2016
10:00 am

Maryland

Rockville Lunar New Year Celebration 2016

F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre
at Rockville Center Park,
603 Edmonston Drive.
Rockville, MD
Details

This free event features multi-generational performances, colorful and traditional displays, activities and samples of Asian cuisine.

Sat Feb 13, 2016
10:30 am

Maryland

Chinese Dance Performance in Honor of the Year of the Monkey

Rockville Memorial Library
21 Maryland Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850
240-777-0140
Calendar of Events

The Madison Chinese Dance Academy presents Chinese dance and ballet in honor of the Year of the Monkey. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library - Rockville Memorial Chapter.

Sat. Feb 13, 2016
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Virginia

Lunar New Year Celebration

John Marshall Library
6209 Rose Hill Dr.
Alexandria, VA

Details

Celebrate the Year of the Monkey with books, songs, and more! Registration required. All ages.

Sat. Feb 13, 2016
11:00 am -1:00 pm

Maryland

Chinese New Year Celebration: Year of the Monkey

Quince Orchard Library
15831 Quince Orchard Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
240-777-0200

Calendar of Events

Usher in the Chinese New Year 4713, Year of the Monkey, with the Gaithersburg Chinese School. Enjoy folk dancing, performances and arts and crafts. Performances at 11:00 a.m. and arts and craft activities at 12:00 p.m. Space is limited. Presented by the students and staff of Gaithersburg Chinese School and sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Quince Orchard Chapter.

Sat. Feb 13 2016
2:00 pm

Maryland

Chinese New Year Celebration

Gaithersburg Library
18330 Montgomery Village Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
240-773-9490
Calendar of Events

 Join us at Gaithersburg Library to celebrate the Chinese Lunar Year – The Year of Monkey, presented by Li-Ming Chinese Academy with music, dance and Chinese culture. You can watch Shadow Puppetry, Lion Dance and Chinese Yo-Yo demonstration; also experience the Hands-on Chinese arts.

Sat. Feb 13, 2016
1:00 pm

Virginia

Celebrate Tet: Lion Dance

Eden Center
6751 Wilson Blvd
Falls Church, Virginia 22044

Details

Sat and Sun Feb 13 & 14, 2016

Maryland

Annual Lunar New Year Celebration

 

Lakeforest Mall
701 Russell Ave.
Gaithersburg, MD

Center Court

Presented by The Chinese Culture and Community Service Center, Inc. (CCACC) and Lakeforest Shopping Center

 

 

 

Details from Lakeforest Mall

Sun. Feb 14, 2016
2:00 - 4:30 pm

DC

Chinese New Year Parade

Chinatown in Washington, DC
Details

(information from Washington Chinese Youth Club Calendar) 12/16/2015

Chinatown, on H Street, NW, between 6th and 8th Streets. Each year a parade is held in Chinatown to celebrate the Chinese New Year. The event features the traditional Chinese Dragon Dance, Kung Fu demonstrations and live musical entertainment. A good place to view the parade is along 7th St. The closest Metro station is Gallery Place/Chinatown.

Sun. Feb 14, 2016
11:00 am and 2:00 pm

Virginia

Celebrate Tet: Lion Dance

Eden Center
6751 Wilson Blvd
Falls Church, Virginia 22044

Details

Sat. Feb 20, 2016
11:00 am

Maryland

Chinese New Year Celebration

Potomac Library
10101 Glenolden Drive,
Potomac, MD 20854
Calendar of Events

We are celebrating Chinese New Year, the Year of the Monkey! The Madison Chinese Dance Academy will perform Tibetan, Mongolian, and other ethnic folk dances. There will be hands-on activities. A family program for all ages. Registration is not required.

Sat. Feb 20, 2016
2:00 pm

Maryland

Chinese New Year Family Storytime

Olney Library
3500 Olney-Laytonsville Road
Olney, MD 20832
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Come and celebrate the Chinese New Year with stories, songs and crafts, and a lion dance, for ages 2 and up and their families.

Sat. Feb. 27, 2016
11:00 am

Maryland

Lion Dance
Performance

Chevy Chase Library
8005 Connecticut Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
240-773-9590
Calendar of Events

The Chevy Chase Library celebrates the Chinese New Year with a traditional lion dance. An event for all ages. No registration needed. This program is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the Library, Chevy Chase Chapter. The Chinese Youth Club is performing.

Sat. Feb 27, 2016
1:00 pm

Maryland

Chinese New Year Lion Dance and Crafts

Davis Library
6400 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20817
Calendar of Events

Celebrate Chinese New Year with dancers from Li Ming Chinese Academy. Stay for art and crafts and a Lion Dance.