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Public Invited to Hispanic Heritage Community Day

 Hispanic Heritage Month
9/22/2011 —

To kick off Hispanic Heritage Month, in October, Penn State DuBois students will hold Hispanic Heritage Day from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 1.  All members of the pubic are invited to this family friendly, child-oriented event.

 

Children of all ages will have opportunities to learn about Hispanic culture by participating in fun activities that involve art, dance, music and games.  Kids can also learn how to make their own pottery, masks, musical instruments and more.

 

See the full list of the day's activities below.

 

9:00-11:00

 

Art:                 Learn to make pottery

                        Making fans from around the Spanish-speaking world

                        Making birds

                        Making Masks and Noise Makers

 

Music:                        Making guiros

                        Making maracas

                        Making maracas and castenets

 

Dance:            Learn the Salsa!

 

Games:           Learn to play Bomba

                        Learn to play Gallo desplumado

                        Learn to play Pass the jalapeño

                        Learn to play Bean Bag Polo

                        Learn to play Arquitos

 

11:00-1:00

 

Art:                 Learn to make pottery

 

Music:                        Making guiros

                        Making maracas

 

Dance:            Learn the Salsa!

                        Learn the Ketchup Dance!

 

Games:           Learn to play Bomba

                        Learn to play Ting Ting Ting

                        Learn to play Bean Bag Polo

                        Learn to play Arquitos

 

1:00-3:00 p.m.

 

Art:                 Learn to make pottery

 

Music:                        Making guiros

                        Making maracas

                        Making Monkey Drums

 

Dance:            Learn the Salsa!

 

Games:           Learn to play Bean and Spoon Relay

                        Learn to play Bean Bag Polo

                        Learn to play Arquitos

 

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