Ring in the new year at the Burnaby Heights’ Lunar New Year event

Lion dancers will be in Burnaby next month spreading good fortune during the Heights Merchants Association’s annual Lunar New Year celebration.

The community is invited to ring in the year of the pig on Saturday, Feb. 9 in the Heights. From noon to 3 p.m. traditional lion dancers will parade down Hastings Street from Gamma Avenue to Boundary Road, bringing businesses good luck for the coming year, according to a press release.

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“The celebration will usher in the year of the pig, in accordance to the Asian zodiac, and include giveaways for lucky shoppers,” notes the release.

There will be music and dancing throughout the event, and everyone is welcome to drop by. For more information, go to www.burnabyheights.com/news/lunar-new-year.

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