Chinese New Year’s Day celebrations planned

Chinese New Year’s Day will be celebrated with food and fun in Red Deer on Jan. 31.

Chinese New Year’s Day will be celebrated with food and fun in Red Deer on Jan. 31.

Students from Hunting Hills High School, in partnership with the Red Deer and District Chinese Community Society, will host the event to welcome the Year of the Horse.

Festivities are open to the public and include a banquet and the show Sound of Spring Gala, with performances by students and Chinese society members.

Mandarin students, along with students involved in improv, band and dance, will take to the stage, along with Chi Gong and Martial Arts demonstrations and Chinese music by community members.

The banquet at 5:45 p.m. will be held in the student gathering area and the two-hour show in the main gym starts at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $20 each for the banquet and show. Show tickets are only $6 each or four for $20.

Tickets for the banquet and/or show are available at the administration office of Hunting Hills High School, at 150 Lockwood Ave. Show tickets are also available at the door.

For more information, call Hunting Hills High School at 403-342-6655.