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XIN NIAN KUAI LE! HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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February 17, 2018 - 12:30pm

Wesbrook Village

Wesbrook Mall, south of 16th Ave

Room: 
around Wesbrook Village

Speaker

Annual Lunar New Year Celebration
Year of the Dog
This event is FREE
Feb 16 Official start of Year of the Dog

Traditional Lion Dance (12:30PM-2:00PM):
In order to scare away evil spirits and bring good luck to Wesbrook Village in the new lunar year, lions will leap and roar throughout the village from shop to shop - it's a sight to behold! You can leave with a lucky red envelope of your own too. The lion dance starts in Norman Mackenzie Square (in front of BierCraft Restaurant).

Wesbrook Community Centre Activities (2:00PM-4:00PM):
In partnership with the UNA for this event, there will be many festive activities hosted throughout the Wesbrook Community Centre!

 Cultural Performances

  • Lion Dance
  • Korean Dance
  • Seniors sing-a-long Song Circle
  • Chinese Folk Dance
  • Taikwando Demonstration
  • Youth Pop Dance
  • Korean Drumming

Activities

  • Chinese Knot Tying
  • Calligraphy
  • Chinese Painting
  • Origami
  • Games/Riddles
  • Fortune Teller
  • Tea Tasting
  • Chinese Library
  •  Kids Crafts
  • Doggy Display Wall
    • bring a photo of your dog to the Wesbrook Community Centre before or at the event to put up on the wall!
    • Photos only please! For safety of your pets, please leave them at home during the celebration
  •  And much more!

BRING YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS TO THE NEIGHBOURHOOD FOR AN AFTERNOON OF FESTIVE FUN!