Japan’s New Year’s Day Celebration: Oshogatsu
Japan Society (333 E. 47th St., Manhattan)
2-3pm & 3-4pm
$12 in advance
Celebrate Japan’s New Year’s holiday with lion dancing (shishi-mai) accompanied by live taiko drumming. There will be lots of traditional New Year’s activities, including special New Year’s calligraphy (kakizome), kite-making/flying (takoage), fukuwarai (funny face) game, taiko drumming, and rice pounding (mochi-tsuki).