Chinese Culture and Community Service Center

February 7, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Chinese New Year Celebrations in Montgomery County

Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival, is a centuries-old celebration to begin a new calendar year that has become a global observance. The new year is rung in with 15 days’ worth of traditions, culminating in the Lantern Festival. Events are being held throughout Montgomery County to start […]

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January 28, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

The Year of the Rooster, Residents Bring in the Chinese New Year in Gaithersburg

It was a day filled with live entertainment and hands-on activities. Residents brought in the official start to the  Chinese New Year early Saturday at Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg. The celebration was sponsored by the Chinese Culture and Community Service Center (CCACC) of Montgomery County. “We want to show our Chinese culture to everybody,” said […]

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February 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Celebrates Lunar New Year (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Traditional Chinese dance performances and displays of Chinese art and culture took over the Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg on Saturday, Feb. 6, as the Chinese Culture and Community Service Center shared their celebration for the Lunar New Year with the community. The celebration kicked off Feb. 6 and 7 in Gaithersburg and continues Feb. 13 […]

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February 5, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration Planned for Saturday in Gaithersburg (PHOTO)

Lakeforest Mall and the Chinese Culture and Community Service Center will host the 17th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration, one of the largest indoor Lunar New Year celebrations in the northeast. Festivities will include traditional Chinese dance performances, displays of Chinese art and culture, calligraphy, painting and more. The celebration will start on Saturday, February […]

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August 19, 2015 | Aline Barros

70th Anniversary of WWII Victory To Be Marked With Special Tribute (VIDEO)

Japan surrendered to Allied forces on the summer of 1945, and that ended World War II. Seventy years later, local and international musicians and singers are scheduled to perform at Never Forgotten: A Musical Tribute to the End of the World War II on Sept. 5 at the Strathmore in North Bethesda. This tribute will feature accomplished […]

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February 23, 2015 | Aline Barros

photo of Lunar New Year celebration at Lake Forest Mall Feb. 21

The Year of the Goat; County Residents Celebrate The Chinese New Year (VIDEO)

It was a snowy day outside, but inside the Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg hundreds of people celebrated the 4713 Chinese New Year on Feb. 21. It’s the year of the goat and in Chinese culture anyone born in this year is calm and gentle. The 16th Annual Lunar New Year Festival celebration was hosted by […]

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February 21, 2015 | Aline Barros

Snowing Outside; Celebrating Chinese New Year Inside (PHOTOS)

It was a snowy day outside, but inside the Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg hundreds of people celebrated the 4713 Chinese New Year. It’s the year of the goat and in Chinese culture anyone born in this year is calm and gentle. The 16th Annual Lunar New Year Festival celebration was hosted by the Chinese Culture […]

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February 18, 2015 | Aline Barros

Montgomery County Celebrates Chinese New Year

It’s the year of the goat and in Chinese culture anyone born in this year is calm and gentle. In Montgomery County, the Lunar New Year or Chinese New Year, will be celebrated with free programs on Montgomery County Public Libraries from Feb. 7 to 22 that include special performances, introduction to traditional dances, and puppet […]

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February 7, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Chinese Culture Center Adapts to Growing Community (Video)

It’s the year of the horse. As the Chinese Community celebrates the New Year, one center in Gaithersburg is expanding to adapt to the growing Chinese community. From learning English, to exercising, to practicing calligraphy, the Chinese Culture and Community Service Center has been bringing Chinese-Americans together for more than 30 years. “It changed a […]

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