Lunar / Chinese New Year Celebrations 2015 in Metro Washington, DC

Chinese New Year / Tet Celebrations: Year of the Goat

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Sat Feb 7, 2015
11:00 am

Maryland

Chinese Lion Dance

Germantown Library
19840 Century Blvd.
Germantown, MD 20874

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Celebrate the Lunar New Year (year of the snake) 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

Sat Feb 7, 2015 1:00 pm

Virginia

After Hours Teen Center: Chinese New Year Party

Cascades Library
Potomac Falls, VA

Celebrate the Chinese New Year by making crafts, learning about the Chinese culture and watching a lion dance performance! For all ages.

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Sat. Feb 14, 2015
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Virginia

Chinese New Year Celebration

Luther Jackson Middle School
3020 Gallows Road
Falls Church, VA 22042

Sponsored by the Asian Service Center

Chinese New Year Festival

If you grew up in the states, you may be surprised to find some important elements of American culture came from China. For example, most everyone has enjoyed fireworks although few Americans have heard the ancient story of how fireworks were used to drive away the "New Year Monster" that once terrorized a village in China, according to Chinese legend.

Sat. Feb 14, 2015
11:00 am

Maryland

Chinese New Year Celebration

Bethesda Library
7400 Arlington Road,
Bethesda, MD 20814

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Celebrate the Chinese New Year with the Madison Chinese Dance Academy. Watch a dance performance, learn about Chinese customs, and make a craft.

Sat Feb 14, 2015
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Maryland

Chinese New Year Celebration

Port Discovery Children's Museum
35 Market Place
Baltimore, MD 21202

As part of its commitment to the community, Port Discovery Children's Museum hosts an annual Chinese New Year celebration where families of all cultural backgrounds have the opportunity to learn, experience and appreciate the Chinese traditions surrounding the New Year celebration. Past performances, activities and guests have included:

  • The Chinese Lion Dancers of the Tai Yim Kung Fu School
  • Chinese themed arts and crafts activities
  • Story times and Chinese performances
  • Activities with the Baltimore-Xiamen Sister City Committee
  • Chinese food sampling with P.F. Changs, Inner Harbor

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