THE WOODLANDS, Texas – Jan. 10, 2020 – Visitors are invited to delight in the tradition and excitement of the Lunar New Year during a special celebration at The Woodlands Children’s Museum Saturday, Jan. 18.
To help welcome the Year of the Rat, the museum will present 20-minute performances by The Houston Lion Kings dance troupe at 10:30 a.m., noon and 1:30 p.m.
All activities will take place at 4775 W. Panther Creek Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77381.
Visitors also can try their hand at Chinese calligraphy, create a coin tree art project and join the games planned for that day.
Lunar New Year, also known as Spring Festival, is celebrated in many countries including China, South Korea, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Taiwan.
“Events like our Lunar New Year celebration are excellent opportunities to help children appreciate the world’s many cultures, customs and viewpoints,” Executive Director Angela Colton said. “The celebration also can open the door to valuable conversations about new beginnings and making transitions.”
The Lunar New Year Celebration is included in the museum’s regular $7 admission for visitors age 1 and older. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
To ensure a fun, safe experience for visitors, museum admissions will be limited.
For more information, visit woodlandschildrensmuseum.org or call 281-465-0955.