Julie Kim, one of the founding members of AAPI Montclair, speaks at the 2021 Light Up Montclair Diwali celebration, on Oct. 16, 2021 outside the Montclair Art Museum. (LOUIS C. HOCHMAN/FOR MONTCLAIR LOCAL)

AAPI Montclair and the Montclair Art Museum will host AAPI Montclair’s first Lunar New Year celebration outdoors at the Montclair Art Museum on Saturday, Feb. 12 from noon to 3 p.m.

The inclement weather date is Feb. 26.

AAPI Montclair’s first-ever Lunar New Year celebration will feature family-friendly educational, cultural and social activities to teach community members about Lunar New Year and offer a chance to celebrate and learn together, according to a Montclair Art Museum press release.

The many facets of Lunar New Year will be reflected in cultural performances, art, craft activities, and in food and merchandise for purchase, all outside on the grounds of the Montclair Art Museum.

A portion of the proceeds from this event will be donated to Kaija Jung Anderson Memorial Scholarship, which honors the life of a second-grade girl from Montclair by supporting graduating seniors who exemplify her spirit of compassion, curiosity, and courage.

Admission is free for Montclair Art Museum members. General admission is $5 for non-members, with fee waivers available. To RSVP, donate, or learn more, visit aapimontclair.org.

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