Check out these places to celebrate Diwali in New York City.
FREE Celebrate Diwali with the Glen Oaks Library!
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 2, 1-3pm
WHERE: Glen Oaks Library, 256-04 Union Turnpike, Glen Oaks
AGES: All ages
WHAT: Celebrate Diwali with the Glen Oaks Library: Henna hand painting* with Anowara Ahmed at 1pm and classical dances of southern India with the Sadhanalaya Dance School at 3pm. * Supplies are limited. Available on a first-come, first-served basis.
WANT TO GO? 718-831-8636. queenslibrary.org.
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 27, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Staten Island Children's Museum, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island
WHAT: Celebrate the Hindu festival of lights with a special event.
WANT TO GO? https://sichildrensmuseum.org.
FREE Diwali Festival of Lights
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 6, 2-4pm
WHERE: Pelham Arts Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham
WHAT: Celebrate the festival of lights at Pelham Art Center's Folk Art event during ArtsFest weekend. Guests will enjoy an ancient Indian classical dance performance, audience participation, traditional hands-on art workshops and henna body art.
WANT TO GO? 914-738-2525. https://www.pelhamartcenter.org/.
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