Chinese New Year Celebration coming on February 16th

The CNY Celebration will be held on February 16th!  Check out the 2013 CNY page for more info!

Join the excitement at the 23rd annual Chinese New Year Celebration, Saturday, February 16th, at the Westbrook Performing Arts Center and Middle School, 471 Stroudwater Street, Westbrook.

This popular event features heart-warming songs and dances by the children of the CAFAM Chinese School. Nationally touring Magician Norman Ng will amaze. Sparks’Ark will present live Chinese zodiac animals. Bowdoin College Professor Tsui will explain the work of China’s Nobel Prize laureate Mo Yan and the famous film based on his novel. Martial arts masters from the Riverview Foundation will demonstrate and teach.

All day, children can come and assemble free “snake” crafts. Books, special teas, and Chinese crafts and products will be available for sale. In the cafeteria fresh hot dumplings will be available, as well as delicious dishes and bubble tea by Bubble Mania.

The celebration runs from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. PLENTY OF FREE PARKING. Admission is $4.00 for children and $6.00 for adults. Families of 5 are just $20.00. Sponsored by the Chinese and American Friendship Association of Maine.

Slither on down! This year’s celebration should not be missed!

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