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Family Past Times

Lunar New Year

On February 28, the 5th annual Lunar New Year festival occurs in Redwood City. Join us for this Asian celebration of change and the Year of the Ram. On Courthouse Square, watch lion dances and acrobats, listen to taiko drums and observe martial arts demonstrations and dances. Inside the History Museum, participate in kid's crafts and activities.

Event occurs rain or shine.

Activity stations based on the Chinese zodiac.
  • Station Ram: Learn simple Chinese phrases for New Year's wishes.
  • Station Snake: Find your Chinese zodiac sign.
  • Station Rat: Learn how to use chopsticks.
  • Station Dragon: Make a chopstick rest.
  • Station Pig: Learn to make a lucky symbol in Chinese knotting.
  • Station Tiger: Make a paper lantern.
  • Station Dog: Make a paper banner for "double happiness."
  • Station Monkey: Create a red envelope for the new year.
  • Station Rabbit: Use a Chinese writing brush to draw a lucky symbol.
  • Station Ox: Play mahjong.
  • Station Rooster: Play WeiQi.
  • Station Horse: Use an abacus.

Activities subject to change.

Family Past Times

A Family Past Times is a fun-filled exploration of history featuring arts, crafts and hands-on demonstrations at the History Musem.
Saturday, February 28, 2015
11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Last admission 3:45 p.m.
History Museum
Redwood City is hosting the 5th Annual Lunar New Year. Click here for more information and list of performance.
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For more information, call 650.299.0104 or email us.