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Ring in the Year of the Tiger with MOCAKIDS Storytime at Home! + More LNY Fun!
Storytime at Home: Ringing in the New Year!
新年快乐! Happy Lunar New Year! Join us as we learn about
Lunar New Year traditions from 婆婆/Popo
in Popo’s Lucky Chinese New Year by Virginia
Loh-Hagan. Then, get ready to go on an adventure to catch the Lunar
New Year dragon in How to Catch a Dragon
by Adam Wallace and Andy Elkerton. We’ll also sing some songs and
make a lucky craft as we usher in the new year together. Don’t
forget to wear something red in celebration of Lunar New Year!
Live via Zoom Thursday,
January 27th, at 4 P.M. ET.
Celebrate Lunar New Year Craft Pack Pick-Up
Welcome the new year at home with a MOCAKIDS Celebrate Lunar New Year Craft Pack! Each FREE craft pack comes in an easy-to-carry tote bag and
includes three festive crafts, coloring sheets, a red envelope, and
Drop by MOCA’s lobby on the street level of 215 Centre
Street any Thursday through Sunday between 1/27 and 2/13 from 3pm- 6pm and ask our Welcome Team to pick up your FREE craft pack!
Mane Event: Lion Dance Workshop with United East Athletics
You may have seen it on the streets of
Chinatown, and at weddings and grand openings for businesses. But
do you know what the Chinese lion dance is? Join lion dancers from
the United East Athletics Association for this interactive workshop
where you’ll learn more about lion dancing, see what it takes to be
a lion dancer, and practice your moves.
Please note that this workshop will be recorded
via Zoom and available on Facebook Live.
About The United East Athletics Association
Our mission is
to enhance the quality of life for the Asian American
community by serving people of all ages with a special
focus on youths through educational and athletic programs,
which develop leadership, responsibility, and teamwork.
Author Meet & Greet with Michele Wong McSween
Join Gordon, Li Li, and Brooklyn-based
author Michele Wong McSween for a special Mandarin lesson featuring all
your favorite zodiac animals and more. Michele will read and teach
English and Mandarin words from her bilingual book, Gordon
& Li Li Celebrate Chinese New Year, where Gordon
& Li Li learn about good luck foods, special greetings for a
happy and prosperous New Year, and more! A special Year of the
Tiger craft will follow the reading! Best for children ages 3-5.
Older and younger siblings welcome!
What you’ll need: construction paper; scissors, glue or tape.
Live via Zoom Tuesday,
February 1st, at 4 P.M. ET.
Hip Hip Hu (虎) – rray— it’s almost time to celebrate! Usher in the
Year of the Tiger with over a week of free virtual festivities for
the whole family from Friday, February 4th, through Friday, February
11th. Clickherefor the
full festival schedule.