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E.g., 2014-09-17
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Adult Program
Ritmos de Colombia (Colombian Rhythms)
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 6:30 pm

miércoles, 17 de septiembre, 6:30 p.m. El Grupo Sin Fronteras interpretará música tradicional Colombiana. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Grupo Sin Fronteras performs traditional Colombian music. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Book Life Presents: My Beloved World
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 2:00 pm

Stacie Kiner will facilitate a discussion on Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s book, "My Beloved World." Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. (60 min.)

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Book Discussion
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Sep 19, 10:30 am

"In The Time of Butterflies," by Julia Alvarez. Stop by the branch to pick up a copy of the book. (60 min.)

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La Tuna de Weston (The Tuna of Weston)
West Boca Branch
Sun, Sep 21, 2:00 pm

domingo, 21 de septiembre, 2:00 p.m. La Tuna de Weston interpreta canciones en el estilo tradicional de la Tuna, con una variedad de instrumentos y la participación de la audiencia. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. The Tuna of Weston performs songs in the traditional style of the Tuna, with a variety of instruments and audience participation. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Fantásticas Vivencias Musicales (Fantastic Live Music from Grupo Fantasía)
Gardens Branch
Sun, Sep 21, 2:30 pm

Grupo Fantasía performs a rhythmic celebration of Latin American music and culture. Bring the whole family to participate! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Domingo, 21 de septiembre, 2:30 p.m. El Grupo Fantasía interpreta una celebración rítmica de la música y cultura latinoamericana. ¡Trae a la familia entera para participar! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Film in English with Spanish subtitles (Película en inglés con subtítulos en español)
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 5:00 pm

Watch a PBS film that follows a year in the life of the champion mariachi ensemble of Zapata High School in south Texas. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Lunes, 22 de septiembre, 5:00 pm Película de PBS que sigue un año en la vida del Mariachi del Colegio Zapata del sur de Tejas. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Hispanic Heritage Month Film
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 2:00 pm

©Miramax. (118 min.) R

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1-2-3 Salsa!
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 7:00 pm

Martes, 23 de septiembre, 7:00 pm ¡Ven y disfruta de este baile latino! Aprenderás pasos básicos de Salsa gozando de este ritmo tropical. (90 min.) You'll be delighted to learn basic steps while you enjoy this tropical rhythm. (90 min.)

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Mariachi de Mi Tierra
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 2:00 pm

Mariachi de Mi Tierra will perform traditional Mexican songs. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Sábado, 27 de septiembre, 2:00 pm Disfrute de canciones tradicionales mexicanas interpretadas por Mariachi de Mi Tierra. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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¡Paraguay: Ayer y Hoy! (Remembering Paraguay)
West Boynton Branch
Sun, Sep 28, 2:00 pm

domingo, 28 de septiembre, 2:00 p.m. El Centro Paraguayo de Palm Beach presenta las bellas tradiciones de Paraguay. Auspiciado por el Centro Paraguayo de Palm Beach. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Centro Paraguayo of Palm Beach presents the beautiful traditions of Paraguay. Sponsored by Centro Paraguayo of Palm Beach. (60 min.)

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Música Tropical con el Grupo Alegro (Tropical Music with Grupo Alegro)
Acreage Branch
Sun, Sep 28, 3:00 pm

domingo, 28 de septiembre, 3:00 p.m. El Grupo Alegro interpreta la música tropical de varios países de Latinoamérica. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Grupo Alegro performs tropical music from various Latin American countries. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Club de Lectura en Español (Book Discussion in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Sep 30, 6:30 pm

Venga para una conversación literaria entre amigos de la lectura. Para encontrar el libro de este mes, visite el Mostrador de Circulación en la Biblioteca Principal. (60 min.)

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The Tastes of Latin America
Tequesta Branch
Fri, Oct 03, 2:00 pm

Pick up one preselected cookbook and a spice, try a recipe, and discuss your results as we share our exploration of Latin flavors. (90 min.)

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¡De Colombia para el Mundo, Mariposas Amarillas! Tributo a Gabriel Garcia Marquez, (Tribute to Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
Main Library
Sat, Oct 04, 2:00 pm

Sábado, 04 de octubre, 2:00 pm Celebremos el legado de Gabriel Garcia Marquez con música y bailes de su querida Colombia. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. A tribute to Gabriel Garcia Marquez with music and dance from his beloved Colombia. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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¡Contigo Chile! (With You, Chile!)
Wellington Branch
Sun, Oct 05, 1:00 pm

Domingo, 5 de octubre, 1:00 pm Celebremos la hermosa cultura chilena con bailes, música, y artesanía. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Celebrate the beautiful Chilean culture through dance, music, and handcrafted art. (60 min.)

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Hispanic Heritage Month Movie
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 2:00 pm

©Miramax. (114 min.) R

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Cooking the Books
West Boca Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 2:00 pm

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Read "Pati's Mexican Table: The Secrets of Real Mexican Home Cooking," by Pati Jinich, then pick a recipe to try at home. Discuss and share recipes and techniques with facilitator and foodie librarian Stacy Alesi. Books available at the Information Desk. (60 min.)

Healthy Latin American Cuisine (Comida Saludable al Estilo Latino)
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 2:00 pm

Jueves, 09 de octubre, 2:00 pm Los platos latinoamericanos están preparados con comida típica y también con ingredientes poco comunes. Aprenda como modificar las recetas para crear platillos más saludables. Presentación en Ingles. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Latin American dishes are prepared with common and not so common foods. We invite you to learn about these foods and how to make changes to the traditional methods of preparation to make them healthier. Lecture offered in English (60 min.)

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Daniel Rojas y el Arpa Folclórica Latinoamericana (Daniel Rojas and the Latin American Folk Harps)
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Oct 10, 2:00 pm

Viernes, 10 de octubre, 2:00 pm Disfrute de los sonidos encantadores del Arpa Folclórica de América del Sur y Centro América y conozca la historia de esta preciosa música. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Enjoy the enchanting sounds of folk harp from South and Central America and learn about the history of this beautiful music. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Tradiciones de la Cultura Maya en Guatemala (Mayan Cultural Traditions in Guatemala)
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 11, 11:00 am

Sábado, 11 de octubre, 11:00 am El Centro Maya-Guatemalteco compartirá bailes folclóricos de la descendencia Maya de Guatemala y ofrecerán una demostración del arte de tejer. Conozca a la Princesa Maya-Guatemalteca. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. The Guatemalan-Maya Center will perform folkloric dances and demonstrate the art of weaving colorful textiles. The Guatemalan-Maya Princess will be joining us for a meet and greet. All ages. (60 min.)

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Arte de El Sol (Art of El Sol)
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Oct 11, 2:00 pm

Sábado, 11 de octubre, 2:00 pm Los artistas de El Sol en Jupiter, en colaboración con la Biblioteca de Jupiter, presentarán una exposición interactiva demostrando el arte indígena de Guatemala. (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. El Sol artists, in collaboration with the Jupiter Branch, will present an interactive art exhibit displaying indigenous Guatemalan art and unveil a collective collage of shared hopes and dreams. (2 hr.)

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Ventana al Vino (Deconstructing Wine Myths and Pricing)
Wellington Branch
Sat, Oct 11, 2:00 pm

Sábado, 11 de octubre, 2:00 pm Athena Yannitsas, Especialista Certificada en Vinos y miembro de la Sociedad de Educadores del Vino, ofrecerá una presentación sobre los mitos más comunes acerca del vino y revelará el enigma detrás de los precios del vino. Yannitsas firmará ejemplares de su libro, "Vino, Vida y Alegría." Presentación en Español. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Athena Yannitsas, Certified Wine Specialist and member of the Society of Wine Educators, discusses the most common myths about wine and reveals the enigma behind the price of wine. A book signing of her book in Spanish "Vino, Vida y Alegria," will follow. Lecture offered in Spanish. (60 min.)

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¡Mexico Lindo y Querido! Celebremos con Mariachi Pancho Villa (A Celebration of Mexico with Mariachi Pancho Villa!)
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sun, Oct 12, 2:00 pm

Domingo, 12 de octubre, 2:00 pm Mariachi Pancho Villa interpretará canciones favoritas en el estilo tradicional mariachi de México. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Mariachi Pancho Villa will entertain you with favorite tunes from the Mexican mariachi tradition. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Native Food from Mexico: from Pre-Hispanic Times to Today (Gastronomía Mexicana: Desde Tiempos Prehispánicos Hasta el Presente)
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 6:00 pm

Martes, 14 de octubre, 6:00 pm En esta charla en inglés, Lynda Martinez del Campo comparte la historia de la gastronomía mexicana. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. In this lecture in English, Lynda Martinez del Campo shares the history of one of the world’s most popular cuisines. (60 min.)

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Frida Kahlo: the Woman Behind the Pain (Frida Kahlo: La Heroína del Dolor)
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 6:00 pm

Miércoles, 15 de octubre, 6:00 pm En esta charla en inglés, Lynda Martinez del Campo comparte la historia de la célebre artista Mexicana Frida Kahlo. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. In this lecture in English, Lynda Martinez del Campo shares the story of celebrated Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. (60 min.)

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Recorriendo a Hispanoamérica: Tuna Estudiantil de Okeeheelee Middle School (Musical Tour of Latin America: Tuna of Okeehelee Middle School)
Main Library
Sat, Oct 18, 2:00 pm

Sábado, 18 de octubre, 2:00 pm La Tuna Estudiantil de Okeehelee Middle School interpreta canciones favoritas de Latinoamérica, en el estilo tradicional de la Tuna. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. The Tuna of Okeehelee Middle School performs favorite songs from Latin America in the traditional style of the Tuna. (60 min.)

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¡Cuba y Su Campo! (Cuba’s Countryside Splendor!)
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 2:00 pm

Sábado, 18 de octubre, 2:00 pm Celebremos la historia, el arte y la música de Cuba en este programa presentado por la Asociación de Arte y Cultura Cubana. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Celebrate the history, arts and music of Cuba in this program presented by the Asociación de Arte y Cultura Cubana. (60 min.)

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Estampas Bolivianas (Bolivian Vignettes)
Main Library
Sun, Oct 19, 2:00 pm

Domingo, 19 de octubre, 2:00 pm Centro Cultural Semilla Boliviana interpreta el baile tradicional de Bolivia, con trajes llamativos y música andina. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Semilla Boliviana performs traditional Bolivian dance, with eye-catching costumes and Andean music. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Children's Program
Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 10:00 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Acreage Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 3:00 pm

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Tequesta Branch
Fri, Sep 19, 11:00 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Wellington Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 11:00 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 2:30 pm

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Hispanic Heritage: Poetry for Children
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Sep 21, 2:30 pm

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we wil enjoy some poetry written by Hispanic authors. Then dance with us and make a cultural craft. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 10:00 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 4:00 pm

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 11:00 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Gardens Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 3:30 pm

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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¡Celebrando el mes de la herencia hispánica!
West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 2:30 pm

Jueves 25 de septiembre, 2:30pm. (Story time in Spanish) Por medio de historias y juegos viajaremos a través de los países latinoamericanos para conocer su grandeza única, su belleza espectacular y los personajes que han dejado huella a nivel mundial. Edades 3 para arriba. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 11:00 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Make your own Puerto Rican Carnival Mask!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 2:30 pm

Let's celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by creating traditional "caretas de vejigantes", carnival masks made of paper mache and painted vivid colors. We will create them on Sat, Sep 27 and return to paint them on Sun, Sep 28, once the masks have dried. All ages. (75 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Main Library
Sat, Sep 27, 2:30 pm

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Make your own Puerto Rican Carnival Mask!
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Sep 28, 12:30 pm

Let's celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by creating traditional "caretas de vejigantes", carnival masks made of paper mache and painted vivid colors. We will create them on Sat, Sep 27 and return to paint them on Sun, Sep 28, once the masks have dried. All ages. (75 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 10:00 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 1:00 pm

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Hispanic Heritage Crafts
Main Library
Fri, Oct 03, 3:30 pm

Join in the fun and celebrate Hispanic culture with crafts for Hispanic Heritage Month. Ages 4-9. (45 min.)

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Fiesta! Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 3:30 pm

Enjoy Latin American traditions through music, dance and stories. Make your own piñata to take home. Ages 4-9. (45 min.)
¡Fiesta! Celebremos el Mes de la Herencia Hispana
Disfrute de las tradiciones de los países latinoamericanos por medio del baile, la música y cuentos. Haga su propia piñata para llevar a casa. Edades 4-9. (45 min.)

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