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Celebrate Chinese New Year in Connecticut

Ring in the year of the tiger at these local events, great for families.

February 12, 2010
The Children's Museum in West Hartford is offering a planetarium program, "Dragons in the Stars," Asian folktales, crafts, Chinese refreshments, and telescope viewing in the courtyard. Pre-registration requested. 6-9 p.m. Cost: $8 per person.

February 21, 2010
Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven is hosting the Southern Connecticut Chinese School's annual New Year's event. It will feature a book fair, Chinese crafts show as well as performances of traditional Chinese music, lion dance, dragon dance, folk dancing, martial arts, singing, traditional dance and a magic show. John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts. Time: 2:30-5 p.m. Cost: $10

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