2020 Lunar New Year Celebration
Volunteers and sponsors help to create another joyful town-wide Pan-Asian Lunar New Year Celebration on Saturday, February 8th, 2020 at Brookline High School.
With Asians comprising the largest minority in Brookline, BAAFN was thrilled to ring in the Year of the Rat with all of our neighbors - amidst delicious Asian foods, fun family-friendly activities, dance and musical performances - including exciting lion dancing!
This community event was made possible with support from the following groups/organizations and restaurants:
The Brookline Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Relations, the Brookline Community Foundation, and the Brookline High School Asian Pacific Club and their teachers - Lihua Shorter and Fu-Tseng Cheng
Triveni School of Dance, Wang YMCA Dancers
Boston Guzheng Ensemble and
the Wah Lum Kung Fu & Tai Chi Academy
Generous food donations from: SuperFusion, Golden Temple, USushi, Genki Ya, Dok Bua, Giggling Rice, Mei Mei, Pho Lemongrass, Japonaise Bakery & Cafe, Sichuan Gourmet and Xiang Yu Bistro.
BAAFN members and Brookline MRC/CERT volunteers,
Music-Go-Round for sound equipment and Josh Chan for sound engineering.
Brookline town volunteers, BHS Building Department staff, the League of Women Voters of Brookline, and the Brookline Police Department's Community Services Division