SILVER SPRING, MD -- Three hundred people today attended a Celebrations of the New Year event in the Riderwood Chapel. Faith communities and cultural groups represented by Riderwood residents and staff participated.
The program included an array of spiritual readings, musical selections and cultural performances, among them a Chinese New Year Lion Dance. The Catholic, Protestant, Unitarian, Jewish, and Muslim faiths wererepresented. In addition, a “Gratitude” video was shown.
The Riderwood Chinese Club (pictured above) performed a Chinese New Year Lion dance. Tow May narrated the dance. The Lion was comprised of Ken Lee, Glenna Lee and Florence Dick. Musicians were Peggy Zee, Muriel Tso, King Zee, and MeiKuo Zee.