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Holi Fest on Flagstaff Hill (color & water fight)

March 2012

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Sheela   (Event photos) (Past events)


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Address Pittsburgh, PA
I'm posting Holi! This was pure awesomeness last year, we had such a blast! Holi is a Indian festival of colors. Basically everyone gets together and throws colored powder and water on each other. How much more fun could that be? The picture is the MiPGH group from last year. Yes, it's really that fun.

Registration is $7 or $12 if you want lunch and it goes to a good cause (child rights). You can save a couple of bucks if you buy your tickets online. They'll provide colors with the registration fee. Registration and food starts at 1pm and the actual celebration starts at 1:30pm. We'll meet around 1:15pm and hang on on Flagstaff Hill before it starts. Wear clothes you can get dirty (and maybe leave a towel in the car), they'll be selling t-shirts if you need to change. There'll be music and food, so it'll be fun even if you don't want to play with colors. This should be kid-friendly. Water guns and so on should also be ok if you want to bring them. For updates, you can RSVP on Facebook.

Here's the full description of the event:

CRY America Pittsburgh presents the opportunity to celebrate the Festival of Holi (with support from popular organization NetIP Pittsburgh). Holi – the Indian Festival of colors celebrates the arrival of Spring and rejuvenation of the spirit of life. REGISTER ONLINE at www.crypittsburgh.org for upto 5$ off.

Come join us for a Gulal, Water guns and color throwing party, Live Music by DJ AdamBhai to dance throughout the afternoon, water balloons to play around. If you were there last year, you know what we are talking about. If not, come checkout for yourself. Lots of new stuff this year. More details to follow.

Delicious Indian Food and much more! Spread the word to all your friends, bring them along to Flagstaff Hill and get ready to be drenched in the colors of Holi! Registration (to receive colors) and Food begins at 1pm. Color Fight and Dance Music begins at 1.30pm. Registration only $7 ($12 with food). $2 discount for Students and NETIP members. REGISTER ONLINE at www.crypittsburgh.org for upto $5 off.

Why: Event Registration will go towards supporting child rights projects of CRY America in India and US. For more information contact Manish@ 412-229-7CRY or at crypittsburgh@gmail.com. Free transport available from Greentree and Monroeville.

About CRY America:

CRY America is a 501c3 nonprofit organization driven by its vision of a just world in which every child has an equal opportunity to develop to his or her full potential. Want to know more about CRY America, visit us at: http://america.cry.org/site/know_us/about_cry_america/
Want to be a volunteer? Drop in a note to crypittsburgh@gmail.com or register on crypittsburgh.org.

Network of Indian Professionals (NetIP) Pittsburgh:

NetIP Pittsburgh provides an avenue to connect with like-minded professionals in Pittsburgh and around the world through a variety of networking and volunteer activities. NetIP Pittsburgh strives to enhance the South Asian American experience through professional, political, cultural and social events. For more information, please visit http://netip-pittsburgh.org/.