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Chinese New Year
Date: 1/26/2014 Album ID: 1758762
Photos by John Ewing
Chinese New Year event at Portland Public Library
Jennifer DeCristoforo hosted a hands-on craft program for children in celebration of the Chinese lunar new year/Year of the Horse at the Portland Public Library.  Althea Allen, 5, with her dad, Mike, shows off a horse she was hand coloring during the program. The Allen family came to the event from their home in East Baldwin.   Saturday, January, 25, 2014.  John Ewing/staff photographer.
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Jennifer DeCristoforo hosted a hands-on craft program for children in celebration of the Chinese lunar new year/Year of the Horse at the Portland Public Library. Tommy Dollarhite, 8, from Yarmouth, uses water color paints to draw chinese words onto a scroll he was working on.  Saturday, January, 25, 2014.  John Ewing/staff photographer.
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Jennifer DeCristoforo hosted a hands-on craft program for children in celebration of the Chinese lunar new year/Year of the Horse at the Portland Public Library.  Shelby and Nick Albano walk out of the library's childrens section with their daughter Maggie, 5, who carried two painted scrolls she made at the program.    Saturday, January, 25, 2014.  John Ewing/staff photographer.
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Jennifer DeCristoforo hosted a hands-on craft program for children in celebration of the Chinese lunar new year/Year of the Horse at the Portland Public Library.  DeCristoforo and her daughter, Cloe (left) help Jodi Critchley and her daughter Gabby, 3, with the materials she needed to color a horse puppet at the event. DeCristoforo is the author of Lucky Bamboo  Book of Crafts which featured projects and ideas celebrating Chinese culture.  Saturday, January, 25, 2014.  John Ewing/staff photographer.
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Jennifer DeCristoforo hosted a hands-on craft program for children in celebration of the Chinese lunar new year/Year of the Horse at the Portland Public Library.  Parents and kids alike got involved in the coloring and creation of the Chinese  New Year based crafts at the event. Saturday, January, 25, 2014.  John Ewing/staff photographer.
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Jennifer DeCristoforo hosted a hands-on craft program for children in celebration of the Chinese lunar new year/Year of the Horse at the Portland Public Library.  Seba Abou Ouf, 4, of Portland, works at coloring a horse puppet Saturday while attending the event with her mom, Nicole Sprague.   January, 25, 2014.  John Ewing/staff photographer.
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