Crime Victims’ Rights Festival Moved to Masonic Temple

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SALINA – Due to forecast cold weather conditions, the Crime Victims’ Rights Festival, hosted by DVACK (Domestic Violence Association of Central Kansas) on Saturday, April 14 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. has been moved indoors to the Masonic Temple (Salina Innovation Foundation), located at 336 S. Santa Fe.

Scheduled activities include pre-festival yoga at 10:30 a.m., Easter egg hunts at 12:30 p.m. and 1:45 p.m., and self-defense workshops at 12:40 p.m. and 1:50 p.m. The festival will feature crime victims’ testimonies and live music by local bands Normal Reaction and Room 347. Festival attendees will have opportunities to win prizes and meet with over 30 organizations to learn about local resources. Food options include Fun Foods Food Truck and complimentary snacks and drinks.

This is a free event to promote public awareness of crime victims’ rights and community resources.

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SALINA – The Domestic Violence Association of Central Kansas (DVACK) is hosting the second annual Crime Victims’ Rights Festival on Saturday, April 14, from 12 to 3 p.m. at Oakdale Park. This free event is to promote public awareness of crime victims’ rights and community resources.

Scheduled activities include pre-festival yoga at 10:30 a.m., Easter egg hunts at 12:30 p.m. and 1:45 p.m., and self-defense workshops at 12:40 p.m. and 1:50 p.m. The festival will feature crime victims’ testimonies and live music on the Eric Stein Stage from local bands Normal Reaction and Room 347. Festival attendees will have opportunities to win prizes and meet with over 30 organizations to learn about local resources. Free nail trims for dogs will be offered by Brandy’s Pampered Paws. Food options include Fun Foods Food Truck and complimentary snacks and drinks.

In case of bad weather, the event will be held at the Salina Innovation Foundation (Masonic Temple), located at 336 S. Santa Fe.

This project is supported by a National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Community Awareness Project subgrant awarded by the National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators under a Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant from the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.



Updated: April 12, 2018 — 1:51 pm

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