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Friday, February 6, 2009


Chinese New Year celebration brings
colorful costumes, songs and dances to Carlisle

Carlisle second graders show mastery of the ribbon dance

The Sunshine Dance Troupe dazzles the audience with the Mo Li Huo Jasmine Flower Dance.

Zhantao Lin performs the “Horse Racing” solo on the ErHu

Second graders do the Golden Ring Dance.

A second grader peeks through the lions mouth while doing the Lion Dance.  

Kindergartners sing the Red Lantern Song.

Tracy Chen (right) helps (left to right) Grant Richards, Olivia Cantrell and Julia Richards make Chinese character stamps while mom Carolyn Cantrell looks on.

ART AWARDS. Boston Globe Scholastic Art and Writing Award winners include Carlisle School students (left to right): Lauren Tocci (grade 8), Fiona Kinmonth (grade 7), Kevin He (grade 8), Abigail Chang (grade 8) and James Godbout (grade 7). Not pictured are Katy Scholten (grade 8) and Katrina Stropkay (grade 8). An award presentation will be held at the John Hancock Hall in Boston on February 8. (Courtesy photo)

CEHA ANNUAL MEETING. The annual meeting of the Carlisle Elderly Housing Association (CEHA), which oversees the management of Carlisle Village Court, was held last Monday at the Sleeper Room. Around the table (clockwise) are Janet and Art Veves, Charlie Forsberg,Shelly Freemen, Dan Hotchkiss, Bert Williams, Marje Stickler, Ruth Pickard and Ann Wright. The board is looking for new corporation members. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

INDIAN MUSIC FILLS LIBRARY. Girija Ramapriya strums her veena for delighted listeners at the Gleason Public Library on January 30 as part of last month’s Cover to Cover Community Read. (Photo by Dave Ives)

2009 The Carlisle Mosquito