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West Hartford Marking Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

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The Town of West Hartford will hold four special events in May to honor Asian-American and Pacific Islander Month.


May is Asian-American and Pacific Islander Month. This year’s theme is “Advancing Leaders Through Innovation,” paying homage to visionaries and trailblazers who have shaped AAPI history and continue influencing our future.

East-West Grille on Wheels. Photo credit: Ronni Newton (we-ha.com file photo)

Four special events, open to the public, will be held in West Hartford:

  • Food & Culture – Friday, May 17. East-West Grille on Wheels truck will be in the Town Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • AAPI 5K – Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m., Town Hall lot. The 5K route uses the newly completed portion of the Trout Brook Trail. The registration fee is $25. To register and learn more, click here.
  • Our Experiences: Finding Your Voice in the Workplace (virtual panel) – Wednesday, May 22 at 11:30 a.m. Click here to register in advance for this webinar.
  • Honoring Our History and Our Stories: Far East Deep South, film and discussion – Saturday, May 25 at 1 p.m. at the Noah Webster Library. Register here.

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