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February 14, 2018

Lunar New Year Celebration

Saturday, Feb. 17 @ State Botanical Garden

NEA Big Read at the Lunar New Year

Coinciding with the Lunar New Year, the National Endowment for the Arts’ Big Read program will celebrate the Year of the Dog with a series of events themed around To Live by Chinese author Yu Hua, as well as young-adult books by New York Times bestselling author Grace Lin. Saturday’s program includes traditional music, food and art-making, and free copies of Big Read books will be handed out. The series continues with a three-day introduction to Mandarin Feb. 21–23, a fashion show inspired by Chinese couture, a dumpling-making class, a book discussion, a theater performance of BFE and a guest appearance by Lin. Check coe.uga.edu for dates and descriptions.

Calendar

  • Saturday, February 17

    State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. $2.

    Lunar New Year Celebration

    Celebrate Chinese culture and the Lunar New Year, Year of the Dog. Festivities include music, literature, origami and giveaways. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.

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