EVENTS CALENDAR
Sunday, February 10
, 2019

Chinese New Year
February 5-19, 2019 • 10:00am-4:00pm
Lan Su Chinese Garden, Portland, OR


Chinese New Year at Lan Su Chinese Garden is one of the most popular things to do in Portland. Experience the most joyous two-week celebration for families and individuals with lion dances, glowing lanterns, cultural activities, and more. Plan for the most auspicious visit by purchasing admission tickets ahead of time online and arriving early for your favorite activities. The festivities end with several nights of Lantern Viewing Evenings when the garden is illuminated with colorful lanterns and lively dragon processions. Chinese New Year is the most popular time to visit the garden. Plan for the best visit by purchasing your tickets ahead of time and arriving early for your favorite activities. lansugarden.org

Red Lantern Family Craft Activity
Saturday-Sunday, February 9-10, 2019 • 10:00am-4:00pm
Saturday-Sunday, February 16-17, 2019 • 10:00am-4:00pm
Monday, February 18, 2019 • 11:00am-1:00pm
Lan Su Chinese Garden, Portland, OR


Construct your own red lantern in celebration of Chinese New Year — Year of the Pig. Paper lanterns are used in Chinese culture during festivals and times of celebration. The bright red color of these lanterns is especially important in Chinese culture, representing luck and prosperity. This family craft activity will teach you how to create this keepsake that you can carry through the garden during your visit and take home with you to use as decoration.

All needed materials are provided.This activity is included free with Lan Su membership or admission; no registration is required. Chinese New Year is the most popular time to visit the garden. Plan for the best visit by purchasing your tickets ahead of time and arriving early for your favorite activities. lansugarden.org

Wishing Tree
Tuesday, February 5-Sunday, February 16, 2019 • 12:00pm-2:00pm
Lan Su Chinese Garden, Portland, OR


Chinese wishing trees, money trees, and hong bao trees are a big part of Chinese New Year festivities. Every year, billions of people around the world gather to toss their red ribbons up into the wishing tree with hope that it will stick and their wish will come true for good fortune in the coming year. Visitors will have an opportunity to toss a wish for prosperity, happiness and longevity into the wishing tree at Lan Su. Your wish (if you're lucky!) will stay in the wishing tree, but you can learn how to make your own wishing ribbons for use at home at this event.
Free with membership or admission. Chinese New Year is the most popular time to visit the garden. Plan for the best visit by purchasing your tickets ahead of time and arriving early for your favorite activities. Event begins at 10:00am on February 5, 9, 10 & 16. lansugarden.org



Folk Art Demonstration
February 5-18, 2019 (Daily, Excluding Thursdays) • 12:00pm-4:00pm
Lan Su Chinese Garden, Portland, OR


Calligraphy is a high art in Chinese culture. See why the writing of beautiful characters is so revered, and watch as expert calligrapher Zhao Ze Ming creates a colorful painting that builds on this ancient art's techniques. Personalized calligraphy is available for a small cost or simply watch a master at work. Event begins at 10:00am on February 5, 9, 10, 16 & 17. lansugarden.org



School Performance
Saturday-Sunday, February 9-10, 2019 • 12:00pm-12:30pm
Saturday-Sunday, February 16-17, 2019 • 12:00pm-12:30pm
Lan Su Chinese Garden, Portland, OR


Watch as children from local schools sing and dance! Each performance will take place at Noon on the terrace. lansugarden.org

Rose Care 101
Sunday, February 10, 2019 • 1:00pm
Portland Nursery (Division), Portland, OR
with Rich Baer, Portland Rose Society


February is here and it’s time to prune your roses! Join rose expert Rich Baer from the Portland Rose Society to learn the basics of growing roses. He will cover the basics of different rose species, proper pruning timing and techniques, fertilizing and watering needs, pest and disease control, and other helpful tips to keep your roses healthy, happy, and blooming! www.portlandnursery.com

 
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