HISD to celebrate Year of the Monkey with two weekend events

Students at Kolter ES perform during a 2015 Lunar New Year celebration.

Students at Kolter ES perform during a 2015 Lunar New Year celebration.

Monday, Feb. 8, marks the beginning of a new lunar year in many cultures, and to observe the occasion, HISD will be hosting two celebrations in partnership with the Confucius Institute.

The first will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Mandarin Chinese Language Immersion Magnet School (6300 Avenue B, 77401), while the second has been scheduled for 6–8 p.m. at Westside High School (14201 Briar Forest, 77077).

Both are free and open to the public.

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