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4B Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015 • Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter C we&apos;re Ne00s l: going to make a Chinese... , r   -.1,,? ..dinner   and try many new Kids: c°'°r I">' stu n H/dishes.  ' ff' www.rea00inoc,u00, Annimi,.s,00CO=,V0000-O, lasts for 15 days ending with the Lantern Festival. The Chinese Calendar has a 12-year cycle with an animal representing each year. This year it is the sheep or goat. Each day of this festival has its own traditional customs and events, and more modern ones too, depending upon where people live. Join in the fun by making a dinner orgoing to a parade or other event celebrating the Chinese New Year. 2015 the Year Thisyear'theChineseNewYearbegins°nFebruary19th'gng Hay Fat Choyl o,,,,,o,, I'" (Best Wishes and Congratulations) W  jb l 4°" family* candles * i i " ''5 n°°dlesi i : J Jlg00 tt  10  , '8 clothing 2 Read the clues to learn about some of the days of the Chinese New Year and to fill in the puzzle: 1. On the first day, the New Year, people visit  members bringing small gifts of tangerines or oranges. Treats are served on a "Tray of Togetherness" - a plate with 8 (a lucky number) sections, each holding a different treat. " 2. People pay respects to Tsai Shen, the God of Wealth, on the second day. This ., day is the birthday of all dogs, so people  their pets and strays as well. 3, The third day is filled with people visiting  of family whom have died. 4. People welcome their gods into their homes on the fourth day by lighting incense and . People pay respects to their in-laws.  5. On the fifth day all businesses reopen. People eat  to celebrate. 6. People visit temples, family and friends on the sixth day. Some throw out old  to get rid of the 'ghost of poverty.' 7. The seventh day is the birthday of all people (traditional) and everyone turns one year older. People eat fish and very long  that stand for a "long life"! 8. On the eighth day large family  are held. People pray to the Jade Emperor at midnight. 9. The ninth day is the birthday of the Jade  - people sing songs to honor him. 10. On the thirteenth day, people eat no  and pay respect to Guan Yu, the God of War and 11. People get ready for the Lantern Festival, practicing  dances - a dance done by a team in a line, holding up the dragon's head and long body on poles. Shops sell lanterns. 12. On the fifteenth day or the last day, the Lantern Festival, people watch fireworks, parades and dancing, and carry  throughout the streets. lanterns 6--[__ J , J J 9 feed 12 L _l Jmea dragon  3 [ Emperol 1 dumplings graves -- dinner., / _JFreeStum 6 v H-- I Print out free puzzles: ,i" I Ira I Chinese New Year, ,i  I Happy Valentine's Day, r   -J All About Reading, lh Presidents of the U.S. @ Fe=tival=, Food and Fun The Chinese New Year is the longest holiday in China. ' Family, friends, fireworks and lots of fun - like stiltwalkers above the crowds - are all part of the festivities of the , holiday. Can you find and circle all these things that are important to families during this holiday? | red _ visiting fish stiltwalkers" []!  prayers !  gifts cleaning flowers r-" ',l  dinners J' ancestors dumplinas fireworks dragon dancers oranges " . friends crowds shopping  famdy . liOn aancers long noodles lanterns good wishes calendar zodiac animals singers rice cakes SDCFVGTRFDGGCLPPRAYERSWIS NDESIZIHLXALANS ET F N HX NEPN; 'KE  T T Z D  S  T U I  R y N N, S'D 0 ITIN LNSLE A LSG AAIPCYERLUD t M I LYMI] DBGOA A AMBRPN PXI FN LD BAW FII PENRYKDK R AZMK KY N DPNL NNHA E S OW R OV ARIM FI 0 SID D AM MAT 0 EW DWIHESI L NIRLZHOPP INGIN GLDDSEYFRI ENDSTN EYHNM NGCRMAIE A ST TWALKER FDANR RPQAXUFFCMXNNCLEANINGS KIEIACPXANCESTORSLRQD Good Wi=he= and 6ifh I love surprises, I RRIR don't you? Hongbao t I What gift is given for theNew Year in little red packets or envelopes? It is called Tao or Lai See and is given for good luck. Use the color key to see what it is: R y R R R ' I Y = Yellow R = Red cO 0 @ o -J --J .E_ { C) Q. (I} z This Week the Fun Page is Sponsored by." Trust in the LORD wim. 11 your heart, : .:,,,,,o.,.<, a And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, 1, .M,,s.,.,., And He shall direct your paths. (Nextto Sav-Mor) 9eXUS , es you! Proverbs 3:5-6 530-283-4463