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Posted on: May 2, 2023

Asian Pacific Islander Celebration Announced by Dept of Parks and Rec., Pr. Geo. County


Media Contact: Angel Waldron, 301-446-3311

Program Contact: Megan Merchant, 301-446-3228

Department of Parks and Recreation in Prince George’s County Announces 

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration

Riverdale, MD – The M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County is excited to invite the public to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. This year’s event includes a collection of live performances and activities celebrating the diverse heritage and unique contributions of Asian American and Pacific Islander communities in the United States.

Sat., May 13, 2023, 1 -3 pmFREE Concert and Reception, Harmony Hall Arts Center
Join us for an afternoon of celebration and education about the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America's history and are instrumental in its future success. Featured artists include: Meki's Tamur Polynesian Dancers, Nrityaniketan Dancers, Washington Toho Koto Society Musicians, Japanese Calligraphy Workshop with Koto Maesaka, Bollywood Dance Workshop with SAPAN Institute, local Filipino Artisans: Kwento x Joy of Creating Good, and much more! Reception food provided by Chickboy DC (Filipino cuisine). FREE for all ages. RSVP HERE.

This program is supported in part by the Maryland State Arts Council ( For more information contact or call 301-446-3238.

About Community Arts Services
We believe that art—the creation of it and access to it—is a necessary component of a healthy community. Community Arts Services provides professional, affordable activities and services in dance, music, theater, and visual arts throughout Prince George’s County. For more info visit

About the Department
The M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation delivers an award-winning park system through progressive, innovative leadership and a commitment to the community and the environment in Prince George’s County. For more on the Department of Parks and Recreation, visit and stay connected on Facebook, Twitter, PhotoShelter, and Instagram. The Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities in all programs and services. Register at least a minimum of two weeks in advance of the program start date to request and receive a disability accommodation. 


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