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November 1, 2013
One Library Plaza, New Rochelle, New York 10801-9998 (914) 632-8254 Fax: (914) 632-5386
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Barbara Davis
Community Relations Coordinator
October 31, 2013
BID FAMILY DAY CELEBRATION OF DIWALI
What: The first day of Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights, will be celebrated with magical sounds, movement and traditions.
1:30 – 2:45 pm: Families can paint clay pots called diyas, in the library’s meeting room.
3:00 pm: A performance by Liza Joseph, a classical Bharatanatyam dancer, will depict an
ancient folk tale and other traditional movements, in the Ossie Davis Theater,
When: Sunday, November 3, 2013
Where: New Rochelle Public Library, 16 Lawton Street, New Rochelle, NY 10801
The free event is one in the series, “BID Family Days Go Global for the 325th Anniversary!” An initiative of the New Rochelle Downtown BID (Business Improvement District), the “BID Family Day” program is a partnership with the New Rochelle Public Library, the City School District and PTA Council, and the Department of Parks & Recreation.