LACEY HOSTS ETHNIC CELEBRATION
LACEY, WA, January 27, 2014: Experience the sights, sounds, and cultures from around the world at Lacey’s Ethnic Celebration, this Saturday, February 1, at St. Martin’s Marcus Pavilion and Worthington Center. Festivities will begin at 9:55 a.m. with a welcome ceremony by the Nisqually Canoe Family. Entertainment, displays, and activities will continue through 6:00 p.m.
Three stages of ongoing dancers, drummers, and bands will total twenty-five performances throughout the day. Nearly fifty booths, including food and craft vendors, resource booths, and hands-on children’s activities can be expected. Live demonstrations are scheduled throughout the day, including the popular Sushi Making and the Art of Origami, among others.
New this year is a Passport Activity for children. The first 500 kids to ‘complete their passport’ by visiting various ‘countries’ will receive a free Ethnic Celebration t-shirt. Passports will be available in the lobby while supplies last.
Lacey’s Ethnic Celebration provides an opportunity to share information with others and learn about a wide variety of cultures. All activities, entertainment, admission, and parking are free to this event.
A variety of groups and businesses help to make the Ethnic Celebration possible including the City of Lacey, North Thurston Public Schools, Nisqually Tribe, Lacey/Capital/Chehalis Collision Centers, OBEE Credit Union, Olympia Federal Savings, Saint Martin’s University, Showcase Magazine, and 94.5 Roxy. A schedule of events is available online at www.ci.lacey.wa.us. For more information, please call Lacey Parks Department at
- Jeannette Sieler; (360) 491-0857; firstname.lastname@example.org