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Postponed - Chinese New Year

UPDATE 2/14/2020: The organizers of this event will be meeting at the end of February to determine a new date and time to hold this event.  

UPDATE 1/24/2020: Due to recent concerns of the Coronavirus, the Chinese New Year event at the Meridian Mall scheduled for Sunday, January 26th has been postponed until further notice. Please check back in February for updates.  Please note, organizers of the event have made this decision as a precaution. Many of the acts scheduled for the event had canceled due to concerns prior to the postponement announcement. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience. 


Meridian Township will celebrate the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Rat, with a parade, music, dancing, singing, games and more! Join us on Sunday, Jan. 26th from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm at the Meridian Mall, 1982 Grand River Ave.  

Chinese New Year, also called Spring Festival, has more than 4,000 years of history. It is the grandest and most celebrated festival of the Chinese tradition. The Rat is the first in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiacs. The Years of the Rat include 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020, 2032, etc. 

This free event is hosted by the Greater Lansing Chinese Association

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