First “Celebration Of Color” Event On June 2nd

The borough’s first annual “Celebration of Color” Pride Month event on Saturday, June 2nd, from 5 p.m. until 10 o’clock at night at Roselle Park High School’s Herm Shaw Field.

LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning) advocacy and ally organizations are invited to participate in a family friendly event to celebrate family, equality, diversity, and community.

The “Celebration of Color” Pride Month event will include speakers, musical performances, entertainment, education stations from LGBTQ organizations, games, and the 1988 John Waters movie “Hairspray” along with free unlimited fun activities for all age groups.

The evening will end with a “Celebration of Color” which is a joining of attendees into one grand display of colors. All who attend will receive a bag of nontoxic color powder to color each other leaving the event with a visual display of Roselle Park’s diverse community.

Organizations that wish to take part will be given an opportunity to set up a 10’ x 10’ area with a table, tent, and displays to promote and educate attendees on the services they provide. There will also be sponsorship opportunities for games, entertainment, and other activities.

Those wishing to take have a station at the event should RSVP by Monday, April 30th to Casano Community Center Director Rupen Shah at rshah[@] or by calling (908) 245-9150.