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Sunday, January 26

Lunar New Year

Join Brooklyn Children’s Museum as we usher in the Year of the Rat! Parade throughout the Museum with the Chinatown Young Lions and learn about the festival of Lunar New Year with Brooklyn-based author Michele Wong McSween as she reads her new book Gordon & Li Li: Celebrate Chinese New Year.

 

Schedule

ColorLab: Lunar New Year Edition
11:00am-5:00pm
All ages | ColorLab
Stop by ColorLab and create blossoms to help us grow our cherry blossom tree. Make your own lantern to help light your way home.

Lunar New Year Story Time with Michele Wong McSween
1:30pm-2:00pm
All ages | Collections Central
Join Brooklyn-based author Michele Wong McSween for a reading of Gordon and Li Li: Celebrate Chinese New Year. Learn all about the celebration of Chinese New Year and make your own origami rat to take home!

Sensory Celebration: Lion Puppets
2:00pm-4:45pm
All ages | Sensory Room
Make a paper lion puppet to bring along to our BCM Lion Dance Parade.

Celebrate with the Chinatown Community Young Lions
4:30pm-5:00pm
All ages | Throughout Museum
Join Brooklyn Children’s Museum and the Chinatown Community Young Lions in a Lion Dance parade throughout the Museum!

Lunar New Year at BCM