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Roads to Close in Downtown DC Sunday for Chinese New Year Parade

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    Some roads will close and parking restrictions will be in place Sunday, Feb. 18 for the Chinese New Year parade in Chinatown.

    Police say the following roads will be closed:

    These roads will close from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and you cannot park on these streets from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.:

    • I Street NW between 5th and 6th Street
    • H Street NW between 6th  and 7th Street

    These roads will close from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., and you cannot park on these streets from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.:

    • I Street NW between 5th and 8th Street8th St NW between I  and G StreetG Street between 8th and 7th Street7th Street between G and H StreetI Street NW between 5th and 8th Street
    • 8th St NW between I  and G Street
    • G Street between 8th and 7th Street
    • 7th Street between G and H Street

    The parade will kick off at 2 p.m., featuring dragon and lion dancers, drummers and firecrackers. From 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., the Chinatown Community Cultural Center is hosting a celebration including performances, face painting, crafts, language lessons and food.

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