Chinese New Year’s Eve in New Paltz – Feb. 9, 2013

Saturday February 9 – New Paltz Elting Memorial Library

Mid Hudson Chinese Language Center will perform at the Elting Memorial Library in New Paltz for a celebration of “Chinese New Year.” This event will take place on Chinese New Year’s Eve, Saturday, February 9th. Events will take place in the Steinberg Reading Room from 6 – 8:30. There will be festive decorations, a food ‘tasting’, various activities, including games with prizes and children’s projects. Volunteers of the Cultural Classes from MHCLC will introduce the Lion Dance, and we will also present Shaolin Kung Fu demonstration as well as traditional Chinese folk dancing. Come in a Chinese costume as there will be prizes awarded. All ages welcomed! This is a great way to experience all the festivities on Chinese New Year’s Eve, as we will welcome the Year of the Snake.

The library is located at:  93 Main Street in New Paltz, 845 255-5030