January 15, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Linda Wang lwang@ccccdc.org Chinatown Lunar New Year Festival 2016: Year of the Monkey Hosted by Chinatown Community Cultural Center Experience the traditions and culture of the Lunar New Year in the heart of Washington, DC’s historic Chinatown. Celebrate the Lunar New Year in the nation’s capital at the…

SOURCE: DC.gov MOAPIA 2016 Lunar New Year Social MOAPIA will host a Lunar New Year Social to celebrate the year of the monkey. Join MOAPIA to take advantage of this opportunity and network with other community members and professionals in the District. Date: February 10, 2016–Wednessday Time: 6:30pm – 8:00 pm Location: Pho 14 Restaurant…

WHEN: Saturday, Ferbuary 6, 2016 WHERE: 1309 5th Street NE, Washington, DC 20002 Chinese New Year @ the Pierce School on Feb. 6 $99.00 Celebrate Chinese new year at the Pierce School. All inclusive food and drink experience. Art show, chinese dragon dancers, amazing food by Chef Erik Bruner-Yang and cocktail highlights from guest chefs…

WHEN: Saturday, January 6, 2016 at 9 PM WHERE: 1716 I St NW, Washington, DC 20006 To join this event you MUST make payment here… https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=TUESJS5U4MR8Y Or for reduced early bird ticket pricing (while they last), you can make payment at our main website here… http://www.meetup.com/20sand30sasiangroup/events/227681910/ — *** RSVP list closes at 5pm Sat. Feb….

SOURCE: U.S. State Department Special Envoy Randy Berry to Travel to Taiwan, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, and Japan Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC January 28, 2016 Special Envoy for the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Persons Randy Berry will travel from January 30 – February…

SOURCE: DC.gov OTR Walk-in Center Tax Help Thursday, January 14, 2016 Walk-in Centers The Office of Tax and Revenue will open its Walk-in Center on 10 Saturdays for taxpayers needing assistance in preparing their DC individual income tax return and/or resolving a personal tax matter. 1101 4th Street, SW, Suite 270, Washington, DC 20024 Get…

WHEN: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 from 8AM to 9AM WHERE: Dupont Circle, at the fountain TUE, FEB 2, 2016 – GROUNDHOG DAY: Potomac Phil, the National Groundhog, will make an appearance and offer weather and political predictions. Phil will let us know whether to expect six more weeks of winter or an early spring. Live…

WHEN: Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 11 am to 4 pm WHERE: Ring in the Year of the Monkey with art! Our second annual Lunar New Year celebration features free attractions for all ages, including: • Dance performances by Madison Chinese Dance Academy • Ribbon-dancing tutorials • Calligraphy • Mask making and coloring • Lunar…