Moon over Manhattan- Celebrate the Lunar New Year!
Don't miss one of New York's most exciting Lunar New Year celebrations! Enjoy a professional Dragon Dance followed by a special Kung Fu demonstration, an excerpt from the Peking opera classic Journey to the West, Chinese paper cutting, origami, and many more activities inspired by Lunar New Year traditions.
A special kid's menu will be available in our Garden Court Caf??'advance reservations are highly recommended. (For reservations, please call the Caf?? Manager 24 hours in advance at 212-570-5202.)
Dragon Dance and Kung Fu demonstration.
Chinese Theater Works presents: "Monkey King Steals the Heavenly Peaches," an excerpt from the Peking Opera classic Journey to the West. The Monkey King is a prankster, a shape-shifting magician, and unbeatable martial artist—picture Jackie Chan, Superman, and Bugs Bunny rolled into one! For more about Journey to the West, visit http://kids.asiasociety.org/stories.
Meet New York City based illustrator Justin Roth! Justin will be reading from his book The Year of the Tiger: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac.
1:00 - 4:00 pm<br>* Learn Chinese paper-cutting<br>* Make origami<br>* Create 3D animal zodiac books<br>* Try on a lion dance costume