Lunar New Year Celebration, other activities in Clark, Champaign this weekend

The Springfield High School Chinese program will present a Lunar New Year Celebration Saturday at the John Legend Theater. BILL LACKEY/STAFF
The Springfield High School Chinese program will present a Lunar New Year Celebration Saturday at the John Legend Theater. BILL LACKEY/STAFF

Springfield High School’s Chinese program celebration of the Lunar New Year and the Urbana Lions Club pancake breakfast are among the things to do this weekend in Clark and Champaign counties.

Clark County:

Lunar New Year

The Springfield High School Chinese program will present a Lunar New Year Celebration, 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, at the John Legend Theater, 700 S. Limestone St. in Springfield.

The Dayton Qipao Dance Group will perform. There will also be martial arts, fan dancing, face painting, and a photo booth.

This event is free.

For more information, search for Springfield City School District on Facebook.

Full Frontal

Full Frontal will be at Rockland Entertainment, 6001 Lower Valley Pike in Springfield, 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday.

Attendees can arrive early to the event for dinner and drink specials. Tables are first come first served, but can be reserved in advance for $10. The cover charge is $5 at the door.

For more information, call 937-215-2003.

Farmers Market

The Springfield Farmers Market is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, inside Mother Stewart’s Brewing Co., 102 West North Street.

The market will feature 20 vendors selling various items including baked goods, meats, breads and artisan goods.

For more information, search for Springfield Farmers Market on Facebook.

Champaign County:

Pancake Breakfast

The Urbana Lions Club is hosting a pancake breakfast, 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, at the Champaign County Fairgrounds, 384 Park Ave. in Urbana.

The breakfast is $6 per ticket and kids 5 and under are free.

For more information, search for Urbana Lions Club on Facebook.

Book Signing Event

The Champaign County Library, 1060 Scioto St. in Urbana, will host a book signing for author Laurie Pilia, 10-11 a.m. Saturday.

Pilia is from North Lewisburg and is the newly published author of “Kisses from Sardinia.” This is a novel about chance, romance, and happenstance for young and older readers.

“Kisses from Sardinia” is Pilia’s first book. The book will be available for purchase at the event for $15.

All attendees will be entered into a raffle.

For more information, search for Laurie Pilia’s author page on Facebook.

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