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Shrewsbury library fundraiser with an Indian flavor

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer

Offering a Bollywood dance lesson from the Indian Youth Group (IYG) are Shrewsbury residents Bhoomi Patel, 16, treasurer, and Amee Desai, 17, president. IYG is an organization of the India Society of Worcester.

Offering a Bollywood dance lesson from the Indian Youth Group (IYG) are Shrewsbury residents Bhoomi Patel, 16, treasurer, and Amee Desai, 17, president. IYG is an organization of the India Society of Worcester.

Shrewsbury – A diverse representation of the community attended the India Summer Festival held July 27 at SAC Park. The festival celebrated the food, games and cultures of different states of India. Among the activities were Bollywood dance lessons, beanbag toss on a kathakali mask, temporary henna tattoos, rangoli coloring sheets, and a vegetable and fruit carving contest.

Proceeds will benefit the Shrewsbury Public Library Foundation, which is providing funds for the library building project.

Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Harini Shanmugam, 13, applies a temporary henna tattoo on Library Director Ellen Dolan.

Harini Shanmugam, 13, applies a temporary henna tattoo on Library Director Ellen Dolan.

Megha Shah, 3, rides a pony while her mother, Jill, walks alongside.

Megha Shah, 3, rides a pony while her mother, Jill, walks alongside.

Mansi Gera and Divya Raghunathan, both 11, volunteer to help with the bullhorn ring toss game.

Mansi Gera and Divya Raghunathan, both 11, volunteer to help with the bullhorn ring toss game.

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