River Forest High School holds multicultural fair on Thursday

2013-03-24T00:05:00Z River Forest High School holds multicultural fair on ThursdayTimes Staff nwitimes.com
March 24, 2013 12:05 am  • 

LAKE STATION | River Forest High School, 3300 Indiana St., will host a multicultural fair from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

The event is open to the public and there is no entrance fee.

Tickets, which can be used to sample foods at the various booths, will be available starting at $1, French teacher Richard Baron said. He runs the school's Department of World Languages and Mass Media.

The food bazaar will include fare from Spain, Greece and Japan. Hamburgers and hot dogs also will be available.

Other activities during the celebration of foreign languages will include an opening ceremony Friday and performances by foreign language students on Monday.

About one-third of the students at the school take language classes, Baron said.

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