Diwali lights up Langley library

A popular local celebration is slated for Oct. 3 at the Muriel Arnason Library.

The 12th annual local Diwali celebration happens Oct. 3.

Diwali, the Festival of Lights, will be celebrated again this year at the Muriel Arnason Library in Langley Township.

Diwali, which literally means “a row of lights,” is the most widely celebrated Indian festival and marks the victory of good over evil and the beginning of the Indian new year.

The events will take place on Oct. 3 from 1-3 p.m. at the library, located at 20338 65th Ave. in the Township of Langley Civic Facility.

The free community event will include a display of culture through crafts, face painting, Mehndi, Indian music, displays, and refreshments.

All the events are drop-in and open to anyone.

For more information, call 604-532-3590 or visit the library.

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