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Chinese New Year Celebration: Crab feast at Yacht club.

  • Feb 1, 2014 · 5:30 PM
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In 2014, on the Western calendar, the start of the New Year falls on January 31st and is The Year of the Horse. During this important celebration in the Asian culture, it is traditional to wear red, meant to ward off evil spirits.

Lets wear red, gather together to have great dinner to celebrate the Chinese New Year with new and old friends at Capital Yacht Club. Our DCDBC member, Jin, reserved main party room, the cash bar, the hall way and kitchen. Feel free to use the kitchen. We will order hot freshly steam crabs for dinner. The club has a bar you can buy soda, beer or wine. Alcohol is not allowed to bring into the club.

Time: Feb 1st, Saturday 5:30pm-10:30pm.

Location: Capital Yacht club house at 1000 Water Street SW, Washington, DC 20024.

Entry is on the water side, NOT on the street side. Go through the parking area along the building.

Nearby metro: Water Front (Green Line).

Parking: Street parking.

Hostress Jin Zhang: text/cell:[masked]

Dinner cost:  $12 through PayPal.

PayPal account: [masked]


The entry is on the water side, NOT the street side. Go through the parking area next to the address.

I will need volunteers from the invited guests to help me with the food and table set up. Please contact me from Face Book or text me if you like to help me.


Happy New Year and looking forward to seeing you all!


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  • A former member
    A former member

    Thank you all for coming to the party. Special thanks to those who came early to make dumplings, helping around the kitchen and cleaning the table. I could not make it happened without your help. We all had great time. I am looking forward to seeing you all again soon.

    February 3, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Direction from Water Front Metro station to the club: Turn right to M street after you got out of metro; Walking toward water/marina direction; turn left to Water street and walk pass 3 blocks; you will see Phillip Seafood restaurant and Jenny's Asian Fusion on the left at 1000 Water street SW address next to a parking area. Turn left through the parking gate toward water to the back of the building. That is the club entry. Please call me[masked] if you got lost.

    January 30, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Any volunteers available to come around 4pm? We will make home-made Wonton dumplings for delicious dumpling soup. It is very different from the take-out food.

    We changed food from crabs to quality Chinese food. See you soon.

    January 30, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I sent out email to some of the people who have not paid yet. Please make sure you paid by 6:30pm Thursday tomorrow. Please bring a few sets of poker cards. We can play card game after we ate. Also please bring some newspaper to put on table to protect the glass top. See you soon.

    January 29, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      I have cards and also UNO cards. I'll bring both. Thanks.

      January 29, 2014

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  • Jackie R.
    Social Committee Co-Chair, DCDBC Paddler,
    Event Host
  • Jane H.
    Social Committee Co-Chair, DCDBC Paddler,
    Event Host
  • A former member
    +1 guest
  • A former member
  • A former member

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