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Enjoy cultural performances along with games and activities, presented by Huaxing Arts Group. 1:00-2:00 PM: Games & Activities Chinese Calligraphy Lantern Crafting Chopstick Challenge Photo Booth Chinese Yo-Yo Temproary Tattoos Ring Toss Fortune Telling Pinwheel Crafting Gifts 2:00 PM: Cultural Performances Traditional Chinese Dances Kung Fu Presentations Chinese Music Performances Chinese Yo-Yo Games and Activities continue following the performances, until 3:30 PMFind out more »
Create a loving memory with your child at our Heart String Art Workshop. As you help your child piece together the symbol of Valentine's Day, they will develop hands-on skills by sanding, nailing, painting and more. Celebrate the moment as your child makes a unique keepsake. All Kids Workshop attendees must be accompanied by a parent or adult at all times. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron and a commemorative…Find out more »
The Shops at North Bridge will host its Lunar New Year celebratory event Saturday, Feb. 1 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. A variety of free games and activities will be offered at six different booths throughout Level One of the shopping center, including a chopstick challenge, lantern making, Chinese calligraphy, a panda photo booth, yoyo performer and more. Visitors at The Shops at North Bridge can also take advantage of additional Lunar New Year savings by visiting the shopping center’s…Find out more »
Come to this unique Valentine’s class and bring along your American Girl Doll or any other similar-sized doll. Enjoy decorating a special twopiece holiday outfit, adorable pink, red and white jewelry, and take a trip to the beauty shop to add colorful clips and ribbons to your dolls hair just in time for Valentine’s Day. Your doll will look simply adorable! This is a cooperative program with the Woodridge Park District.Find out more »
A Chinatown tradition, the Chicago Chinese Cultural Institute’s Chinese New Year Dumpling Making Dinner is one of the year’s most anticipated annual events for celebrating the Chinese New Year here in Chicago. We would like to share the joy and prosperity of Chinese New Year with you. As always, there will be storytelling, dumpling making, authentic Chinese cuisine, and lots of surprises and fun. Seating is limited, and this event often sells out quickly. Be sure to get your seats…Find out more »
Dads and daughters are invited to a Winter Luau featuring treats and a disc jockey playing all your favorite tunes. Each couple receives a commemorative photo of this extraordinary night. Couples are encouraged to dress in tropical attire. Please register both dad and daughter.Find out more »
Who is Punxsutawney Phil and why do we care if he sees his shadow? Stop by Austin gardens to learn all about groundhogs and their pal Phil! Make a groundhogs inspired craft and celebrate the arrival of spring or the last days of winter! First two family members Res fee $10 per person - Fee $13 Additional family members 40% off. All participants must be registered on same receipt in order for discount to apply.Find out more »
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