Wednesday, March 19, 2014

WyCo Ethnic Festival set for April 12

News Release

Music, dancing and ethnic foods will fill the Kansas City Kansas Community College's Athletic Field House 11 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sat., April 12 at 7250 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas  for the Fifth Annual "Wyandotte County Ethnic Festival: A Human Family Reunion."

More than 50 organizations, countries, and ethnicities from Wyandotte County will be represented at the festival  Admission to the festival and parking is free. 

Over 1,000 people attended the festival last year.

In the food court area located at the entrance of the building will be delicious ethnic foods from West Africa, and Kenya, as well as "Soul Food" prepared by the Renewed Hope Christian Church. 

This will be the best year ever for ethnic foods as students from the Culinary Arts Program at KCKCC will be preparing and serving Italian, Iranian, and Brazilian dishes as directed by Chef Richard McPeake. There will be free filtered water and mint tea.

The Creative Children's Corner will be located on the inside right of the building this year.

There will be plenty of activities coordinated by Barbara Clark-Evans, Director of the Intercultural Center at KCKCC, and Dr. Hira Nair, Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and her students majoring in education. 

Gene Hernandez will be walking around all day providing his remarkable brand of magic and balloon artistry for all the children and adults who would be children.

2014 WYCO Ethnic Festival:
Saturday, April 12, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
KCKCC Field House
7250 State Ave., KCK

* Free Admission
* Free Parking
* Ethnic Food available for purchase
* Creative Children Corner