September 5, 2003

Valley Center Library Announces September Programs

Spanish Heritage is Month’s Programming Focus

The Valley Center Branch of the San Diego County Library, 29200 Cole Grade Road, announces a variety of Spanish Heritage Month programs, from art and story-telling to crafts and a Mexican Fiesta.

Every Tuesday, 3:30 pm. Art Tuesdays. Kinda Kahlo College. Using canvas and brilliant paints, create a self-portrait inspired by Frida Kahlo’s style, by incorporating around a self-portrait images that are important to you. Series features a new artist every week.

Every Wednesday, 3:30p.m. Spanish-English Storytime. Join Yadira Perez for Spanish storytime. Kids with English as their first language enjoy it, too – a great way to learn Spanish.

Thursday., September 11, 3:30 p.m. Mexican Corn Husk Dolls. Create an original piece of art, inspired by the children of Latin America.

Thursday, Sept. 18, 3:30 p.m. Latin American Folktales. Catch the story train with Conductor Dave. Dave tells the folktales – audience provides the sound effects.

Thursday, Sept. 20, 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Clay Play. Create a replica of the Pala Mission. Mush, push, roll and smoosh! Learn some basic techniques and have fun at the Valley Center Museum making a tiny replica of the Pala Mission to take home and display.

Thursday, Sept. 25, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Fiesta Mexicana – Invitados traen un platillo (Mexican Party – Pot Luck). Bring a favorite Mexican dish (the library will supply table service and beverages) and join a celebration of Mexican independence with dancing, music and the unveiling of the new Friends of the Library Donor Tree.

For more information, phone the library at (760) 749-1305.

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