Celebrate 'Fiesta Latina' this Saturday at Museum Village in Monroe


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos



  • Source: www.HudsonValleyFiestaLatina.com On Saturday, Sept. 16, the third annual Hudson Valley Fiesta Latina at Museum Village will take place in Monroe. This is a photo from Fiesta Latina 2016.



— On Saturday, Sept. 16, the third annual Hudson Valley Fiesta Latina at Museum Village will take place in Monroe. It is both a day of national pride and celebration of Latino culture.

ShopRite, Walden Savings Bank, SUNY Orange, Orange Regional Medical Center, American Cancer Society, Linea Informativa with Rubén and Barbara JUAN 95.7 FM, La Super Latina FM, Coke Cola, Hudson Valley Renegades, Middletown Medical, Faith in Motion, United Health Group and Orange & Rockland Utilities, Inc., are among the local sponsors.

Feel the warmth of Latin culture as live salsa music fills the air.

A variety of fun-filled activities and games are planned, along with appearances by noted speakers, book giveaways, vendors and more. This free event will run from 10 a.m. until to 6 p.m. on the Museum Village grounds. Parking is free.

'A celebration of history, family, faith and country'Fiesta Latina promises to be an exhibition of hallmark Latin culture as legendary Latino icon and Latin recording artists “Cuboricua” will be performing.

Additional music will be provided by the traditional Musica Tipica by Los Caribenos, Mariachi Viva Mexico, Latin Groove and others.

“The Fiesta Latina is a celebration of American history promoting family, faith, and country," said Rubén Estrada, the chairman of Hudson Valley Fiesta Latina at Museum Village. "Sharing the goals of the 19th Century living history of Museum Village, this gathering will provide an experience of history and culture to provoke thought, discussion, and educational enrichment. Moreover, we wish to encourage and promote American History within the newly arriving Latino immigrant community.”

Essential informationFamilies are encouraged to come and bring children who will be able to learn all about Latin culture and American history. Face painting will be a featured activity and refreshments will be on hand.

In a gesture of community concern, Orange County Sheriff’s Office will be issuing free Safe Child Cards for those children in attendance.

Proceeds from “Fiesta Latina” are to benefit the Museum Village and The Food Pantry at Iglesia Ebenezer Pentecostal in Middletown.

Enquiries are welcome and can be made to the festival committee at 845 537-1307 or to the Museum Village at 845 782-8248.

The Museum Village is located at 1010 State Route 17M in Monroe.

Fiesta Latina is presented by The Latino National Republican Coalition of Orange County and American Latino Coalition. For more information, visit www.HudsonValleyFiestaLatina.com.

Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

Orange County Land Trust’s 2018 calendars on sale now
MOUNTAINVILLE — The Orange County Land Trust 2018 calendar, featuring the award-winning photography of Sugar Loaf artist Nick Zungoli...
Read more »
Image

Orange County residents urged to shop local on Small Business Saturday
GOSHEN — Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus and President and CEO of the Orange County...
Read more »
Image

Woodbury Common Premium Outlets to kick off holiday season
— Woodbury Common Premium Outlets will kick off the holiday season with extended hours, special sales and a one-of-a-kind...
Read more »
Image

Newburgh Symphony to perform first holiday concert
— The Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra will perform its inaugural Holiday Concert on Saturday, Dec. 16, at 4 p.m. at Aquinas...
Read more »
Image

VIDEOS



E-NEWSLETTER

Sign up to get our newsletter emailed to you every week!

  • Enter your email address in the box below.
  • Select the newsletters you would like to subscribe to.
  • Click the 'SUBSCRIBE' button.

* indicates required
Community Newspapers


MOST COMMENTED



Weather in Monroe, NY