East Point Academy will be holding their sixth annual Chinese New Year Celebration and Auction February 9, at the River Center at Saluda Shoals Park.

The event includes dinner, dancing, a band and entertainment from traditional Chinese performers. The centerpiece of the event is an auction where guests can bid on trips, art, merchandise and unique experiences. All proceeds support East Point Academy. Tickets are available at www.EPAChineseNewYear.com.

East Point Academy is a Mandarin immersion public charter school in West Columbia, serving more than 500 students in preschool through eighth grade and was founded in 2011. East Point students receive half of their daily instruction in Mandarin Chinese. East Point Academy has been named a Palmetto Gold School and a 2017 South Carolina Public Charter School District School of Distinction.