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Modesto celebrates Chinese New Year

MODESTO - The 5th Annual Chinese New Year Celebration will be held on Saturday, Feb. 5 at 2 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center located at 211 Bodem Street.

The free event for all ages, presented by the City of Modesto Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department's Maddux Youth Center, Modesto Chinese Culture Club and the Stanislaus Chinese Culture Society, will celebrate the "Year of the Rabbit."

Revelers will enjoy cultural performances, martial arts demonstrations, Chinese calligraphy, musical entertainment and special performances by the Yao Yong Dance Studio from Fremont, Fantasia Performing Arts Center from San Ramon, and Master Wei Ding's Champion Wushu team from Fremont.

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