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Updated: 10/11/2017 08:30:05AM

Multicultural Festival celebrates Unity

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PHOTO BY KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ

The Multicultural Unity Festival was held last Saturday at Westwood Park, put on by the Association for Inwood Community.

PHOTO BY KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ

Marzareiah Harris, 11, takes her turn on the swings.

PHOTO BY KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ

Two-year-old Ayden Washington gets a push from 11-year-old Marzareiah Harris at the Westwood Park playground during last weekend's Multicultural Unity Festival at Inwood.

PHOTO BY KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ

Katie Skiles, Terry Heck, Cristina Marchand and Diora Franqui pose for a photo at the Peace River table. Several vendors turned out to support the event held in Inwood.

PHOTO BY KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ

Children enjoyed the day of good weather at the Westwood Park playground, while many homes nearby still had roof damage and downed trees from Hurricane Irma.

PHOTO BY KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ

There was no shortage of food or variety, with vendors offering everything from barbecue to Latino food, desserts and tropical drinks.

PHOTO BY KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ

Eighteen-year-old Kaniah Sinaj gets a hug from Inwood Association Secretary/Treasurer Betty James and Minnie Hassele, Inwood Association president.

PHOTO BY KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ

The Multicultural Unity Festival was announced in newspapers, by door to door announcements, on the radio, and on social media.

PHOTO BY KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ

Luigi Craan, the cook representing the Green Dots (a group dedicated to stopping domestic violence), offers a hamburger to Vilmene Bienainme. Vilmene's last name is French, she says.

PHOTO BY KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ

Luigi Craan cooks hamburgers and hot dogs. Minnie Hassele, president of the Association for Inwood Community, spearheaded the event and fed all her vendors and volunteers, free.

PHOTO BY KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ

These gentlemen came to the festivities for a while, enjoying the company of some of their friends.

PHOTO BY KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ

Many mothers in the neighborhood brought their children to the festival held at Inwood.

PHOTO BY KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ

Some came for the food, some for fellowship, and some just wanted to hear some good music, as they listen to Sioux Sea from Miami on stage.

PHOTO BY KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ

Sioux Sea sings some of her hits as those who turned out to hear her gather around.

PHOTO BY KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ

The Supervisor of Elections had a booth which passed out patriotic fans, which on this very warm day, came in quite handy.

PHOTO BY KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ

Mary Spann and Betty James stop for a photo before going to visit their friends under the covered pavilions at Westwood Park.

PHOTO BY KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ

Betty James and 18-year-old Kaniah Sinaj have a great game of dominoes. This was the first time Sinaj played dominoes.

PHOTO BY KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ

This couple started dancing when the Latino music started. They were joined by others who celebrated the event.

PHOTOS BY KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ

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