Friday, February 16th & Saturday, February 17th

Lunar New Year

Friday, February 16

 

Lunar New Year Showcase Presentation and Origami Dog Making
11:30am-12:00pm | All ages | Lobby
Did you know that according to Chinese astrology each year relates to a different zodiac animal? Join us for an interactive presentation on the Lunar New Year festival and learn about Chinese culture and tradition. To welcome in the Year of the Dog children will be invited to create and decorate their own origami dogs!

Fingerprint Cherry Blossoms
12:15pm-2:15pm | All ages | VEG
Use your fingerprint to create your very own cherry blossoms!

Celebrate Lunar New Year with the New York Chinese Cultural Center
1:00pm-1:30pm & 2:00pm-2:30pm | All ages | Commons Theater
Join the New York Chinese Cultural Center as we celebrate Lunar New Year through an interactive performance of dance and storytelling.

Sylvia’s Story Corner
3:00pm-4:00pm | All ages | VEG
Join us as we read stories about Lunar New Year! Create a Chinese Lantern to light your way home.

 

Additional activities include Block Lab (10am-1pm), Little Maker Space (11am-3pm), and Color Cove (12-4pm).

Saturday, February 17

Lunar New Year Showcase Presentation and Origami Dog Making
11:30am-12:00pm | All ages | Lobby
Did you know that according to Chinese astrology each year relates to a different zodiac animal? Join us for an interactive presentation on the Lunar New Year festival and learn about Chinese culture and tradition. To welcome in the Year of the Dog children will be invited to create and decorate their own origami dogs!

Fingerprint Cherry Blossoms
12:15pm-2:15pm | All ages | VEG
Use your fingerprint to create your very own cherry blossoms!

Sylvia’s Story Corner
3:00pm-4:00pm | All ages | VEG
Join us as we read stories about Lunar New Year! Create a Chinese Lantern to light your way home.

Celebrate Lunar New Year with the Chinatown Community Young Lions
4:30pm-5:00pm | All ages | Lobby
Join the Chinatown Community Young Lions in a Lion Dance parade throughout the museum!

 

Additional activities include Block Lab (10am-1pm), Little Maker Space (11am-3pm), Color Cove (12-4pm), Touch Tank (12:30-1pm), Sensory Room (2-4:45pm), and Live Animal Adventure (4:15-4:45pm).