The India Independence Day celebration on Saturday, Aug. 17 in Hockessin will feature a parade and an open house, hosted by the Hockessin Hindu Temple, 760 Yorklyn Road.
The parade will begin at 11 a.m., with formation in the Hockessin Memorial Fire Hall parking lot starting at 10 a.m. The parade will cross Route 141 and continue on Yorklyn Road to the Temple.
The celebration after the parade will include American and Indian flag raising ceremonies and national anthems at noon, and cultural programs at 1 p.m.
Delicious Indian food will be served.
At 3 p.m., a movie will be shown.
Open house tours of the new Temple will be held throughout the day, starting at 11 a.m.
The community is invited.
For more information, visit www.hindutemplede.com or call (302) 235-7020.