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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

Henna ‘Mehndi’ Hands

Design History & heritage Intercultural Kids
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Humber College - Lakeshore Campus

Toronto, ON



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.


The beauty of Henna, often referred to as Mehndi, can be experienced by kids and adults alike. This multicultural art form has been practiced In India, Pakistan, areas of the Middle East and parts of Africa for hundreds of years. The initial practice of applying mehndi in ancient times began in order to protect the couple and keep them healthy. Mehndi is used for the celebration of special occasions like Indian weddings, holidays, birthdays and medicinal uses.

Get a customized palm design at Etobicoke Lakeshore Culture Days to celebrate the diversity of cultures present in Canada.

*Activity materials will be natural henna dyes and are safe for all ages and skin types.*



Humber College/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA

The Etobicoke Lakeshore Culture Days Festival is co-produced by Lakeshore Arts and Humber College with supporting partners: City of Toronto’s Assembly Hall, and Mimico by the Lake BIA. The weekend features free, hands-on, interactive activities that give participants a “behind-the-scenes” look into the arts and cultural base of the local community.


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Etobicoke Lakeshore

Humber College/ Lakeshore Arts/ The Assembly Hall/ Mimico by the Lake BIA Toronto, ON

Etobicoke Lakeshore Culture Days aims to provide a close-to-home celebration of art and culture. On Saturday 28 - Sunday 29, September 2019, we will be offering various free, inclusive and family-friendly activities. This Etobicoke Lakesh...