920 E. Lake St
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Midtown Global Market will bring a taste of China to South Minneapolis when it hosts a Chinese New Year celebration on Friday, January 30, 2009, in conjunction with the Market's Friday Family Night.

Beginning at 4 p.m., members from the Chinese Senior Citizens Society and the Chinese Heritage Foundation will be on hand for fortune telling and distributing red envelopes that help usher in good luck for the New Year.

Children can take home a drawing of their name printed in traditional Chinese calligraphy.

A traditional Chinese lion dance will commence at 7 p.m., circling the Market with graceful movements and magnificent colors, to help ring in the year of the Ox.

Other activities include:

- Cooking demonstration

- Live entertainment

- Kids' activities

- Chinese snacks

- Free fortune cookies containing Market coupons and special offers

Official Website: http://midtownglobalmarket.org/ChineseNewYear

Added by Sailr on January 22, 2009

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