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Chinese New Year Family Celebration

Sun Feb 2, 2020
12:00pm to 4:00pm
Admission Free, some workshops ticketed (see below)

Kick off the Year of the Rat with China Institute’s signature New Year Celebration for families. 

The festival opens with a lion dance, followed by New Year-themed workshops and activities that include dumpling making, lantern-making, and a special Year of the Rat puppet show.

General Admission: Free, but workshops (marked **) are ticketed and have a fee attached:
Member: Adult $15, Children $5
Non-Member: Adult $20, Children $5
Register in advance for workshops.

Event Schedule
12pm - Lion Dance (outside, weather permitting)

Dumpling Making Workshop 1**
Paper Lantern Workshop 1**
Chinese New Year Storytime for Toddlers (ages 2-4)

Interactive Storytime: The Tale of Run Run Rat

2pm – 2:45pm
Hao Bang-ah, Mouse - puppet show by Chinese Theatre Works

Dumpling Making Workshop 2**
Paper Lantern Workshop 2**
A Taste of Chinese Music** (ages 4-10)

Interactive Storytime: The Tale of Run Run Rat

China Institute
100 Washington Street
New York , NY 10006
** Event dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the event website to verify.