Art auction and dinner coming up Saturday

An authentic Indian dinner and art auction will be held at the Seniors Activity Centre on May 2.

An authentic Indian dinner and art auction will be held at the Seniors Activity Centre on May 2  in support of the Gendun Drubpa Buddhist Centre in Williams Lake.

Many local artists have donated work for the auction and raffles.

The art work can be viewed at the New World Cafe.

The event will be held at the Seniors Activity Centre Saturday, May 2 with appetizers at 6 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 for adults and $17.50 for children at  New World Cafe and Dollar Dollar.

Authentic traditional dishes of India such as pakoras, chair tea, black bean dal, fry salad, aloo gobi sabzis, palak paneer, raita yogurt, and roti will be served.

Charnajit Rathor and Nina Bhogal are donating their time to cook the meal.

Auction items include a genuine Madras silk sari donated several paintings, a framed print, framed photographs and art,  wearable and woven art, beadwork, pottery,  and other treasures.