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Seattle, WA Sikh community to celebrate Vaisakhi this Saturday

2010 Nagar Kirtan in Renton, Washington (source: rentonreporter.com)

2010 Nagar Kirtan in Renton, Washington (source: rentonreporter.com)

The Sikh community in the greater Seattle area will be holding a Nagar Kirtan in Renton, Washington in celebration of Vaisakhi this Saturday:

The fifth annual parade in celebration of Khalsa Day or Visakhi, a Sikh religious festival, is at 11 a.m. Saturday.

The celebration is marked with a colorful procession that starts at Gurdwara Singh Sabha of Washington, 5200 Talbot Road S. in Renton, and marches toward South 200th Street.

The parade route then will proceed down 200th Street toward 100th Avenue Southeast and end in front of Springbrook Elementary School.

There, there will be free food available for attendees for two hours.

Then the parade will reverse direction and head back to the temple where it will end at 5 p.m.

Event organizers expect thousands of participants and attendees.

All are welcome to this event hosted by the greater Seattle Sikh community.

Best wishes to the community for an enjoyable event!

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