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UWS hosts cultures event for kids

Children in Superior can get a feel for Cultures Around the World.

The University of Wisconsin-Superior hosts the fourth annual Cultures Around the World event 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, in the Jim Dan Hill Library, 907 N. 19th St., at the University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Geared toward children from age 4-8, the free event provides an opportunity to learn about the value of different cultures in a playful and entertaining way. The diversity-focused event offers family friendly educational activities such as diverse cultural games, photo booths, costume dressup and more.

"It's a fun-filled, cultural education opportunity for families to come learn about different cultures through games, crafts, and activities," said Monte Stewart, coordinator of the Veteran and Non-Traditional Student Center at UWS.

The event is a collaboration of the Veterans and Non-Traditional Student Center, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Office of International Programs, World Student Association, First Nations Center, Alliance, Black Student Union, Hispanic Organization Latino Americana, Native Nations Student Organization and Gender Equity Resource Center.

For information, contact the Veterans and Non-Traditional Student Center at 715-394-8406 or email vnsc@uwsuper.edu.

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