Flavors of India Family Mela to be held on Saturday, July 20

PARSIPPANY — Mela’s Flavors of India is a summer highlight being held at Veteran’s Memorial Park, 1839 Route 46.  Now in its third year, they wholeheartedly welcome all to come for an afternoon of live music, lip smacking food, and plenty of fun for families with an international flavor. The event will be held on Saturday, July 20 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The afternoon will include:

  • Live performances of local first-class ensemble of dancers and musicians bring it to life through classical and fusion Indian dance.

  • A most spellbinding performance from the super-accomplished students from SHIAMAK USA– it’s going to be really extra-special.

  • An interactive dance class for kids and grown-ups… all while the traditional instruments provide a brilliantly festive musical backdrop.

  • Budding artists can take part in a wonderful collaborative Rangoli – colorful, traditional Indian pavement-art (Mandala painting).

  • Shoppers can browse numerous stalls offering handmade jewelry, clothing, arts and crafts.

  • Children of all ages can let off steam in a sports zone or get creative in the Activity Zone

  • There’ll be a photo-booth, face-painting and mehndi (henna), for everyone to enjoy.

  • We’re also preparing a delightful spread of food and drinks, including: Pau Bhaji, Vegetable Samosas, Bhel, Thums Up, Limca and Chai. You’re not going to want to miss this.

Free entry and parking.