City of Modesto, California News Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Bruce Lockard, 209-341-2950
Release Date: Thursday, January 17, 2013, 10:00:00 AM

Seventh Annual Chinese New Year Celebration


The City of Modesto Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department’s Maddux Youth Center and the Stanislaus Chinese Culture Society will present the Seventh Annual Chinese New Year Celebration on Saturday, February 9, at 2 p.m., at the Senior Citizens Center, 211 Bodem Street.

This year’s program will celebrate the “Year of the Snake.”  The event will feature cultural performances, Chinese paintings, martial arts demonstrations, Chinese calligraphy, musical entertainment and special performances by Fremont's Academy of Chinese Performing Arts, Kwok Fei Tai Chi Group of Stockton, Twin Tigers Kung Fu School of  Los Banos, Schaffer’s Tai Kwon Do of Tracy and Meibukan Karate of Modesto and more.  This is a FREE family event!

For more information, contact Bruce Lockard at (209) 341-2950 or blockard@modestogov.com

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