Special Events

December 20 -

National Crazy Sweater Day

- Where your craziest holiday sweater and join in on the fun. Nothing is too over the top!

December 31 -

New Years Eve Luncheon

- Sign up for lunch (suggested donation $2.00) and celebrate with us as we ring in the New Year. 

January 10 -

National Hot Tea Day

- Bring in your favorite tea cup and join us for a relaxing afternoon with tea and cookies. Tea will be served at 1:30pm. 

January 24 -

Chinese New Year Celebration

- Join us as we celebrate The Year of the Rat. Sign up for lunch (suggested donation $2.00) and join us in this celebration. The rat is the first sign of all the zodiac animals. According to one myth, the Jade Emperor said the order would be decided by the order in which they arrived to his party. The Rat tricked the Ox into giving him a ride. Then as they Arrived at the finish line, Rat jumped down and landed ahead of Ox - thus becoming first. The Rat is also associated with Earthly Branch and midnight hours. In the terms of yin and yang, the Rat is yang and represents the beginning of a new day. In Chinese culture, rats are seen as a sign of wealth and surplus. 

February 14 -

Valentine's Day Luncheon

- Have some fun with our Valentines day hunt. Sign up for a delicious lunch of Honey Chicken (suggested donation $2.00) and stay for the hunt and  possibly win a prize. Don't forget to ware your red!

February 25 -

Mardi Gras Celebration

- It's "FAT TUESDAY" and you can eat what you like! Celebrate this French tradition as the last night of eating rich, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season. Sign up for lunch (suggested donation $2.00) and help us celebrate.

February 26 -

National Fairy Tale Day

- Join the students from Isaac E. Young Middle School as they share with us their favorite fairy tales. Sign up for lunch (suggested donation $2.00) and stay to listen to the stories. 

he Rat is the first of all zodiac animals. According to one myth, the Jade Emperor said the order would be decided by the order in which they arrived to his party. The Rat tricked the Ox into giving him a ride. Then, just as they arrived at the finish line, Rat jumped down and landed ahead of Ox, becoming first.

The Rat is also associated with the Earthly Branch (地支—dì zhī) Zi (子) and the midnight hours. In the terms of yin and yang (阴阳—yīn yáng), the Rat is yang and represents the beginning of a new day.

In Chinese culture, rats were seen as a sign of wealth and surplus.