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Archived News Release from 2010

For Immediate Release

Community Invited to Library’s 4th Annual Children's Day/Día del Niño Fun Family Festival

Redwood City, CA - April 21, 2010 - Casa de la Cultural Quetzalcoatl, in partnership with the Redwood City Public Library is sponsoring a community event largely celebrated in Latin America and growing in the US, to recognize and celebrate our community's children. It’s the 4th Annual Children’s Day/ Día del Niño festival!

Sunday, April 25, 2010, 11 am – 4 pm
2510 Middlefield Road, Redwood City

(parking lot of the Fair Oaks Library and the Fair Oaks Community Center)

Everyone is invited to join in the celebration and cheer the queen of the carnival. Inside the library kids will enjoy listening to stories, making crafts, or participating in the Friends of the Library Book Sale.  Outside, families will thrill to performances by stellar group Cascada De Flores of Berkeley, and children’s Folklor and Aztec.   

Fascinating informational booths will include the Redwood City Fire and Police departments, the Parks and Recreation Department, and many more.  There will be lots of information about careers, after-school programs, sports, education, and health. Kids can get in on the prize drawing for 100 bicycles and get free goodies and healthy snacks.

Casa de La Cultura Quetzalcoatl is a non-profit organization created in 2005 by Paloma and Isabel Jiménez as a way to give back to the community and promote Latino heritage through traditional Aztec and Folkloric dances, to continue their roots, to encourage health and education in the community by emphasizing the need for children to be active and well informed. The organization helps parents to get involved and be a part of the dancing and the planning of traditional events allowing them to connect with youth, to share information on health, education and family unity.

The Redwood City Public Library offers many free programs for children, adults, and families, and is the learning center of our community. More information about library events and services is available on the library’s home page at www.redwoodcity.org/library or by calling 780-7026.

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Contacts:
Maria Kramer
Redwood City Library
650-780-7043

Isabel Jiménez
Casa de La Cultura Quetzalcoatl
650-802-3343                         

 

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