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Chinese New Year!

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For a fun Sunday gathering, on February 10th, join in the most important festival on the Chinese calendar, the Chinese New Year.  This is the year of the snake, or serpent, a symbol of luck. It’s a time when families gather together for a feast to welcome a new year of good luck, health and prosperity. Sunday is a perfect day for everyone to gather.  Food plays an important role in the celebration. Many dishes are cooked and served whole at the table. An entire fish, chicken or duck represents a united family.  A carved dish might imply severing family ties....

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