The Whirl: Dix Park Diwali Celebration

On Saturday, November 7 Dix Park hosted its first-ever celebration of Diwali, the Indian festival of lights in partnership with VAE Raleigh. Participants like artist Vanipriya Ponnapalli drew mandalas with chalk in the parking lot across from the Flower Cottage. On Sunday, the art was available for public viewing.

Varsha Chawla, Anil Chawla and their children.
Ilina Ewen, Todd Ewen
Bipin Gadi, Vanipriya Ponnapalli and their child.