Monday, January 28, 2013
If you are looking to celebrate “Spring Festival," look no further than Sharon.
Time to break out your lanterns, red clothing and best nian gao recipe—Chinese New Year begins on Sunday, Feb. 10. Due to the track of the new moon, the 2013 Chinese New Year begins on Feb. 10. The holiday is celebrated at the start of the first month of the Chinese calendar, which also uses lunar and solar calendar systems. The Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival (marking the end of winter and welcoming the spring), is the most important social and economic holiday in China, according to History.com. It is a time to honor household and heavenly deities and ancestors, and to bring together family for feasting. On the fifth day of the Chinese New Year, businesses often light firecrackers in the belief it will bring prosperity and good …
Saturday, February 4, 2012
From the schools to the seniors, the community was well represented on stage tonight.
From students to seniors, Sharon united tonight to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Sharon's annual Chinese New Year celebration featured dances and songs by the groups from, for example, Sharon's East, Cottage and middle schools; various area Chinese schools; the Sharon Tai Chi Club; the Sharon Chinese Chorus; the Sharon Chinese Senior Group and the Sharon Community Chorus. The Sharon High School auditorium hosted the two-and-a-half-hour event. Readers are invited to share their photos and videos here.
Celebrate the Chinese New Year tonight.
"Five Things You Need To Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 1. Celebrate the Chinese New Year Sharon's annual Chinese New Year Celebration is from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Sharon High School auditorium. 2. Study Torah Temple Sinai of Sharon offers Torah study from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. 3. Attend Saturday morning services Temple Israel of Sharon holds services at 9 a.m. 4. Support the Sharon High School varsity wrestling team The Sharon High School varsity wrestling team competes in the Division II South Sectionals at 10 a.m. at Whitman-Hanson. 5. Take Fido for a walk The Sharon Dog Park is open from dawn to dusk.