Members of the community are invited to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with music, dance and refreshments, during free events at Lakewood Pierce County Library, 6300 Wildaire Road S.W., from Saturday, Sept. 28 to Wednesday, Oct. 9.
Mexican Folk Dancers: Joyas Mestizas – Saturday, Sept. 28, 2 p.m.
Share the rich Mexican culture through traditional dance, music and regional costuming.
Aztec Dancers: Danza Azteca Ce Atl Tonalli – Saturday, Oct. 5, 2 p.m.
Traditional Aztec dance rituals tell the story of Mexican teachings and culture.
Mapping Latino Musical Migrations – Wednesday, Oct. 9, 6:30 p.m.
Play musical instruments and learn how Latinos have contributed to popular music in the U.S. with musician/educator Antonio Davidson Gomez.
El Mercado Latino, Starbucks, Humanities Washington and FRIENDS of Lakewood Library sponsor these free events.
Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.