Unity Day at Golden Valley celebrates area’s diversity

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBasketball roundup: Sierra Canyon, Birmingham set to face off in tournament quarterfinalsUnity Day was created last year to support the ever-growing diversity in the local population, said Golden Valley Principal Jacque Snyder. “As we explore the cultural diversity of our school community, we are seeking ways to increase community awareness and appreciation and involve our students in modeling positive and respectful interaction with peers and adults throughout the Santa Clarita Valley,” Snyder said. Last year’s event drew 600 people. Unity Day was planned by local school and college officials, the city of Santa Clarita and some nonprofit groups. For information or to participate, contact Snyder at (661) 298-8140 or at [email protected] SANTA CLARITA – Golden Valley High School will host its second annual Unity Day, a multicultural, family-oriented festival to celebrate the Santa Clarita Valley’s growing diversity. “Uniting People in a Changing World” is the theme of the event, planned for 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on campus, 27051 Robert C. Lee Parkway, Santa Clarita. Expanding on last year’s effort, an art show and a juried art contest will be held along with a poetry and essay contest focusing on the theme “Uniting People in a Changing World.” There will be a digital, two-dimensional and 3-D art exhibit from the Simon Wiesenthal Museum of Tolerance; a multicultural food court; dance demonstrations and music; an auto show; a kids carnival and carnival games; a 3-on-3 basketball tournament; health screenings and a blood drive. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img