Gilman School will host the 11th annual Cultural Arts Festival, 1-4 p.m., Feb. 9, in the Old Gym. The event is free and open to the public, sponsored by Gilman’s Diversity Committee.

The annual event aims to promote understanding, education, and respect by showcasing art, history, music, customs, entertainment, and food from various global cultures represented within the Gilman community.

More than 30 different cultural exhibits and ethnic foods will be featured.

Entertainment will include Native American and Korean dancing, a Blue Dragons Martial Arts demonstration, a Masada Tactical Israeli Combat demonstration, Bhangra and Egyptian folk dances, and more.

Guests are asked to bring a non-perishable food item for the Donald Bentley Food Pantry. Inclement weather date is Feb. 23.

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