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Spokane Indian Community organizes Diwali Celebration


The Spokane India Community will be hosting a Diwali celebration on Dec. 16.

“It will be a fun evening packed with entertainment. We invite you and your loved ones as we celebrate the festival of lights in our own Spokane way… Dinner will be catered so bring your appetite, too,” an announcement reads.

Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights, symbolizes the spiritual victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance.

The Spokane 2018 Diwali Dhamaka celebration will be from 4-8 p.m. (Dec. 16) at Center Place Regional Event Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place in Spokane Valley.

Seating for the Spokane event is limited.

Pre-Sale Special Ticket Price (tickets purchased before Dec. 1):
Adult (18 years and above) – $15
Child (5-18) – $10

Tickets purchased Dec. 1st – Dec. 15
Adult (18 years and above) – $20
Child (5-18) – $15

Tickets can be purchased via PayPal to spokaneindiacommunity@gmail.com. Or, checks can be written to “Spokane India Community” noting the quantity and type of attendees noted in the memo line. Checks must be received by Thursday, Dec. 13 and can be mailed to:

Spokane India Community
P.O. Box 412
Greenacres, WA 99016

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Tracy Simmons, who teaches journalism at Gonzaga University, is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 13 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti.
Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas and Connecticut. Currently she serves as the executive director of SpokaneFAVS.com, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Wash.

She also writes for The Spokesman-Review and for the Religion News Service.

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