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Pittsburgh Celebrates Lunar New Year in Squirrel Hill

For the second year, Squirrel Hill will be celebrating Lunar New Year for two weeks, beginning with a kick-off celebration on Saturday, January 28th from 1 to 5pm at the Jewish Community Center. Year of the Rooster Kick-Off Celebration Proposed Program (subject to change). 1:00 Welcome and Lunar New Year Proclamation by Councilman Dan Gilman 1:10

Celebrating the New Year in Squirrel Hill

By Helen Wilson Vice President, Squirrel Hill Historical Society   Celebrations are passed down from generation to generation. “We have always done it this way,” people say. But they didn’t.   The way people did things in colonial times changed as time passed. Customs brought by immigrants changed as well when they were transplanted to