Yesterday afternoon we gathered with new friends to celebrate Chinese New Year. We started off at the library for crafts, music, ribbon dancing, fan dancing and one big monster Dragon Dance!! It was great fun and the kido's all had a blast.
After our fun times there, we all decended on a local Chinese restaurant for some delicious food and fellowship. (...and yes, they knew we were coming...we didn't just show up!) and finally we ended with fireworks in the parking lot (also know as popping bubble wrap!) It was a hoot!
There were about 50 people in attendance and to see all those beautiful little girls and boys in their adorable traditional Chinese dress was indeed a sight!
Here are some pictures for you to enjoy!!!
Lili made a little Dragon
Aly working on her Dragon
My little Chinese jumping bean...a two year old in motion!!!
Here is Lili just looking beautiful and showing off her Dragon Tatoo
Two precious little hands
Lili and her Poppy!
Aly and her friend Betsy
Not sure what the look on Aly's face is, but it is about the best picture I got of the two of them. At least they are both looking at the camera!!
Oh my...there just are no words. I am overwhelmed by this child!!
The Dragon Dance. Notice the big dragon head on the right behind the lady in red?
Here is Aly under the back of the Dragon as it made it's way through the room.
Chinese New Year - 2008