Chinese New Year Celebration @ Pelham Art Center


Saturday, January 25, 2014
10:00 am - 12:00 pm



In collaboration with the Junior League of Pelham, Chinese New Year returns to Pelham Art Center with family-friendly activities.

From 10am to 12pm, paper-craft workshops will be held in which participants can create a Chinese lantern or a traditional banner decorated with calligraphy. At 11:15am, members of Kwan’s Kung Fu, from Peekskill, NY, will perform a traditional Lion Dance, believed in Chinese culture to scare away evil spirits and to bring good luck. As part of our Folk Arts Series, this event is free and open to all ages. Please RSVP at 914 738 2525 x111.

The Lion Dance program includes an educational and historical introduction of the dance, an interactive performance, followed by a question and answer period. During the performance the lion makes its way around the room interacting with the crowd.

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Pelham Art Center
155 Fifth Ave.
Pelham, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Saturday, January 25, 2014
Times: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event

Presenter: Pelham Art Center
Presenter Phone: 914-738-2525
Presenter Website:

Sponsor Message

These events and programs are made possible, in part, by the ArtsWestchester with funds from Westchester County Government. Pelham Art Center also receives funding from: New York State Council on the Arts, A State Agency; Westchester Jewish Community Services; Nurses Network of America; Town of Pelham; Strypemonde Foundation; New York Multi-Arts Centers Consortium; New Rochelle Campership Fund; Bistro Rollin; Robin’s Art+Giving; Nycon; Junior League of Pelham, Amani Charter School; Prospect Hill Lunchtime Enrichment; Yellowbook; Mark Link Insurance; Broadway Electric, Owen Berkowitz; Members; and Annual Fund Donors.
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