The Seaport, in partnership with the New York Chinese Cultural Center and the South Street
Seaport Museum, are set to host a Lunar New Year celebration on January 21 st . Combining tradition,
learning and fun activities, the schedule for the Lunar New Year celebrations in the Seaport are as
 Lion Dance: On January 21 st from 12:30 – 1:00 p.m., visitors to the Seaport neighborhood can
watch the traditional Lion Dance, starting outside of the Tin Building and working its way
through the area, ending at the Heineken Riverdeck on Pier 17.
 Chinese Calligraphy Workshops: Following the Lion Dance, the South Street Seaport and New
York Chinese Cultural Center will be hosting Chinese Calligraphy Workshops at 1:00, 2:00 and
3:00 p.m., teaching workshop attendees traditional calligraphy, including how to write
characters and informing students on the history of the characters and their relationship to the
New Year. The workshops are geared towards ages 7-12, though all are welcome to join. RSVPs
are required.

To join the Chinese Calligraphy Workshop, please reserve a spot here, free of charge.

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Date: January 21

Time: 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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