The San Leandro Public Library invites the public to attend a colorful and festive Lunar New Year celebration welcoming the Year of the Dog on Saturday, February 24 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. The event will take place in the Karp/Estudillo rooms at the Main Library, located at 300 Estudillo Avenue in Downtown San Leandro. Admission is free.
The celebrations will include beautiful music, artful martial arts demonstrations, dancing, and live drumming performances. The event will also feature performances by: the lion dancers of Vovinam Viet-Do-Dao of San Jose, Chung Ngai Dance Troupe, and EGO Korean Drummers. Staff members from local community organizations such as the Alameda Health Alliance and Asian Health Services also will be on site to promote public health resources.
Following the performances, free Asian craft-making sessions for children will be hosted by the Asian Community Cultural Association (ACCA) of San Leandro from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm in the Trustees Room.
For more information on this event, please call the Library’s Information Desk at (510) 577-3971.
About San Leandro
One of the most diverse cities in the nation located at the center of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Area, San Leandro is a safe, vibrant community of 89,000 residents with well-maintained neighborhoods, excellent public libraries, twenty-one public parks, quality local schools, and a wide range of shopping, dining, and entertainment options. The western border of the city consists of over eight miles of pristine shoreline and amenities on San Francisco Bay while a regional park and nature areas fall on the eastern border. San Leandro businesses enjoy multiple advantages including close proximity to the Oakland International Airport and Port of Oakland, two major freeways, two BART stations, and access to a large and well-educated workforce. Through a public-private partnership known as Lit San Leandro (www.LitSanLeandro.com), a fiber optic network encircles San Leandro’s industrial and commercial core offering businesses virtually unlimited internet connectivity.
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