Stories tagged: unity in the community
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 7:46 p.m.
Crowd celebrates diversity at 23rd annual Unity in the Community
The flags of many countries fluttered in the breeze Saturday as people gathered in Riverfront Park for the 23rd annual Unity in the Community event.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Back-to-school events offer help for families gearing up for classes
School days are right around the corner, triggering several events focused on helping parents outfit their children with appropriate supplies, clothes and community resources.
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 12:15 p.m.
Annual event adds a parade
New this year will be a Unity in the Community Parade that will begin at 9 a.m. on the southeast corner of Stevens Street and Spokane Falls Boulevard.
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016, 4:31 p.m.
Unity in the Community celebration is Saturday in Riverfront Park
Kids can visit a Cultural Village to learn about foreign countries and get free school supplies at the 22nd annual Unity in the Community celebration Saturday in Riverfront Park.
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 11:34 a.m.
Unity in the Community continues its work bringing people together
Unity in the Community, the annual multicultural celebration, returns to Riverfront Park on Saturday. This year’s theme is “Embracing Culture and Diversity.”
Sun., Aug. 17, 2014
Oksana Tepp wore a traditional Ukrainian dress and put a wreath of flowers on her head for her role as the ambassador of Ukraine during Saturday’s Unity in the Community …
Sun., Aug. 18, 2013
Unity in the Community celebrates area’s diversity
Brandon Klaus and his son Ryan traveled across the globe and back in an afternoon at Unity in the Community, Spokane’s annual celebration of diversity. Klaus gripped a bag of …
Fri., Aug. 16, 2013
An uplifting show of diversity
With a bagpipe procession to start and entertainers as varied as Hawaiian dancers, break-dancers and singers from the Bethel AME Church, the Unity in the Community event downtown Saturday aims …
Sun., Aug. 19, 2012
Unity in the Community brings global flair to Riverfront Park
Catherine Fessard recalls having a special feeling about Spokane when she traveled from Europe to visit a friend during Expo ’74. “There was such a joy for life in this …
Sat., Aug. 11, 2012
At Unity in the Community next Saturday, you can visit more than 45 cultural village booths. The people at the booths live in the Inland Northwest, but they moved here …
Sun., Aug. 22, 2010
Unity in the Community marks its 16th year
The dance troupe milled around a stage entrance behind 23-year-old Saw Gary in their traditional colors of red, white and blue. The troupe was not an American-style dance group. Its …
Sat., Aug. 21, 2010, 8:49 p.m.
Increasingly diverse community gathers for Unity
The dance troupe milled around a stage entrance behind 23-year-old Saw Gary, in their traditional colors of red, white and blue. The troupe was not an American-style dance group. It’s …
Thu., Aug. 12, 2010
Unity in the Community Aug. 21 in Riverfront Park
The 16th annual Unity in the Community celebration will be held at Riverfront Park on Aug. 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. near the Clock Tower.
Thu., June 10, 2010, 3 p.m.
Unity in the Community in need of support
Unity in the Community, the annual celebration of diversity in Spokane, needs a little help this year. The continuing economic downturn has decreased charitable giving nationwide, and Unity is no …
Sun., Aug. 16, 2009
All together now
It was just warm enough Saturday afternoon for kids to cool off in the giant fountain at Riverfront Park. The day-long Unity in the Community celebration, however, finished out with …
Sun., Aug. 17, 2008
Community turns out for unity
Christian Franz took a quick trip around the world while strolling through Spokane’s Riverfront Park on Saturday. The 12-year-old visited Japan, where he learned the national sport is sumo wrestling. …