ARCADIA CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS
JANUARY 3, 2019 – The City of Arcadia is partnering with the Arcadia Performance Arts Foundation to present the 2nd annual Arcadia Lunar New Year Festival on Saturday, January 19, 2019 from 1:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m. The Festival will be held at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center Courtyard located at 188 Campus Drive, Arcadia, CA, 91007. Tickets are $5 per person and free for children under 2 years old. Guests enjoy folk tales and storytelling, face painting, raffles, special treats, and photos with the Lucky God of Prosperity. Crafts include lanterns, fans, paper cutting, paper folding, and porcelain decorating.
The stage and dance floor feature performances from Master Fenton Eng’s Kung Fu Studio, Master Arnold Chien’s tea demonstration, Arcadia Chinese Association, Live Oak Park Folk Dance Group, Arcadia Happy Dancers, Arcadia High School Chinese Parents Booster Club, and Arcadia High School String Quartet.
For more details and ticket information, visit https://www.arcadiapaf.org/lav-orchestra or call the box office at (626) 821-1781.
Children and families are also invited to a Chinese New Year celebration at the Arcadia Public Library on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. We will be celebrating the Year of the Pig with fun stories, activities, and a festive card. In addition, there will be a Lunar New Year Art Market on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. Children of all ages can drop by the Library’s Art Market and receive special APL dollars to purchase supplies to make crafts in celebration of the Lunar New Year. Younger children must be accompanied by an adult to assist with the crafts. All materials will be provided while supplies last.
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Nestled along the rolling foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains and Angeles National Forest, Arcadia is a charming, family-oriented community with a population of just over 57,000. Located only 13 miles east from downtown Los Angeles, regional transportation networks like the Metro Gold Line connect Arcadia as a premier residential, shopping, and entertainment destination in the San Gabriel Valley. Arcadia is known for its top-rated schools, iconic landmarks, and serene neighborhoods. Arcadia is an award-winning community having been twice named as the Best City in California in which to Raise Kids and the 2017 Most Business Friendly City in Los Angeles County. With the conveniences and amenities of a full-service, mid-size city, Arcadia’s “Community of Homes” provides a quality of life that will go Above & Beyond your expectations.
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