Henna ‘Mehndi’ Hands

Humber College - Lakeshore Campus

2 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive

Toronto, ON

Adult

Design

History & heritage

Intercultural

Kids

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.*

This event is free.

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Fri Sep 25
Sat Sep 26
Sun Sep 27

11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Organized by

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.

This event is part of a hub:

Etobicoke Lakeshore

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

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...

Location

2 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive

Toronto, ON

Event Contact

Nivedita Bhalla

Language

English

Accessibility

This event is wheelchair accessible, and has gender-neutral washrooms.