Lunar New Year
The City of Rockville celebrates Lunar New Year by offering a free event that celebrates Rockville’s Asian cultures with performances, to-go activities and snacks. Organized in partnership with Rockville’s Asian Pacific American Task Force, the Lunar New Year celebration is a source of pride for the city’s Asian community and an educational opportunity for neighbors to learn about Asian culture.
Saturday, January 28, 2023
10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Performances begin at 11 a.m.
Thomas S. Wootton High School
Enter through the Dr. Michael J. Doran Auditorium Doors
2100 Wootton Pkwy, Rockville, MD 20850
|10 - 11 a.m.||Meet and Greet with Community Groups|
|11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.||Opening Performance by US Chinese Wushu Institute|
|Welcome by Mei Wang, Emcee|
|Remarks By John Lin, Chair of Rockville's Asian Pacific American Task Force|
|Remarks by Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton|
|Choy Wun Dance Troupe||Lion Dance|
|Seasharp Music Studio||Piano|
|DC Beauty of Beijing Opera||Opera|
|Peace Mission Korean Dance Group||Drumming|
|Fairfax Chinese Dance Troupe||Dance|
|Natananjali School of Dance||Dance|
|12:30 -1 p.m.||To Go Bento Box, Kid's Craft Kit Distribution (while supplies last)|
Individuals with Disabilities
We encourage individuals with disabilities to register and participate in Rockville recreation programs. To adequately plan for a successful and rewarding experience, contact us via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 240-314-8620. We ask that you inform us prior to the activity start date as ample time is needed to secure auxiliary services and aides.