THE WOODLANDS, Texas – Jan. 9, 2018 – The Chinese New Year is a time to celebrate a new beginning while sharing rich, centuries-old traditions with family.
Area children will have an opportunity to experience some of those traditions for themselves when The Woodlands Children’s Museum hosts its annual Chinese New Year celebration on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. Activities will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 4775 W. Panther Creek Drive, Suite 280.
“Our Chinese New Year party goes to the heart of one of our key missions: Enriching children’s lives by introducing them to other cultures,” said Angela Colton, executive director of the museum. “And the traditions associated with Chinese New Year are wonderful, from the dances to the stories to the emphasis on family.”
The upcoming new year will be the Year of the Dog on the Chinese zodiac calendar.
During the museum’s celebration, the Houston Lion Kings dance troupe will be performing. Additional activities include a Coin Tree project, printmaking and games.
Making this celebration possible is event sponsor, Kid to Kid of The Woodlands (kidtokid.com).
The Woodlands Children’s Museum is recommended for ages 7 and under. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The Chinese New Year activities are included in the museum’s admission, which is $6 for adults and children ages 1 and older.
About The Woodlands Children’s Museum
The Woodlands Children’s Museum is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to educating, empowering and exciting children and their families in lifelong learning and discovery. The Museum also provides multi-ethnic and multicultural experiences encouraging children to celebrate and embrace cultural and global differences and strengthen common bonds. Year-round, hands-on activities – from reading and art to science and magic – are all intended to make a positive difference in the life of a child. woodlandschildrensmuseum.org.
The Woodlands Children’s Museum is celebrating The Chinese New Year with performances, art projects and games Saturday, Feb. 10. Photo courtesy of The Woodlands Children’s Museum.