Sunday October 26th, Saheli sponsored a Diwali Festival held at South School in Holbrook. A diverse South Asian group of performers participated in festivities organized by Vrindaban Preservation Society. Saheli hosted a table and South Shore coordinator Vandana organized a Ram Leela presentation while volunteer Eshita Chakravarti made videos. About 1800 people attended and Saheli brochures and information about South Shore Sabha’s Health & Wellness Groups, Saheli’s Men’s Initiative & Economic Empowerment Program, were distributed.
Saheli Sabha held its Halloween Trick for Treat Costume Party on October 28th in the Media room of Faxon Commons in Quincy. Sixty-five families showed up during a 2-hour span and signed up for events organized by Saheli Sabha. Brochures and information on Saheli’s work were exchanged during the time and children had a lot of fun showing off costumes and engaging in arts and crafts, tricks and snacks organized by Vandana, South Shore Coordinator.