Celebrate Chinese New Year in the Elm City
New Haven Museum will partner with the Yale-China Association for Lunarfest 2020. Activities and programs for all ages, featuring art, music, literature, theatre and dance. Lunarfest begins at 10:00 a.m. with a colorful lion and dragon dance parade from the corner of Church/Elm to the corner of Whitney/Trumbull, and a lion dance "meet and greet" on Whitney Ave. near Trumbull St. at 11:00 a.m.
The fun moves indoors at 1 p.m. Activities will be offered at several locations: William L Harkness Hall (WLH) (100 Wall St.; Affinity Federal Credit Union (55 Whitney Ave.); Ely Center of Contemporary Art (51 Trumbull St.); Office of International Students & Scholars (421 Temple St.); Yale-China (442 Temple St.); New Haven Free Public Library (133 Elm St.), Rosenfeld Hall (109 Grove, enter on Temple), and New Haven Museum (114 Whitney Ave.)
Activities include children’s arts and crafts; music; dance; Tai Chi and Qigong; shadow puppetry; theatre; exhibits, and more.