PHOTOS: Local Chinese Group Welcomes the Year of the Dragon
More than 100 turned out for the Evergreen Group's Chinese New Year celebration, which featured singing, dancing and demonstrations.
The Evergreen Group ushered in 2012, the Year of the Dragon, on Saturday, Feb. 4 with a Chinese New Year Celebration at Keilty Hall in St. Brigid’s.
Also known as the Chinese Senior Support group, the Evergreen Group is a collection of Asian seniors that meets bi-monthly at the Lexington Senior Center. Its annual Chinese New Year celebrations feature a full program of entertainment, including Chinese Opera, ballroom dancing, tai chi demonstrations and vocal groups, according to Charlotte Rodgers, Lexington’s director of Human Services.
A crowd of more than 100 turned out for this year’s celebration, which featured a welcome from the town by Rodgers and Selectman George Burnell.