Seis Puentes hosts Hispanic Heritage Month Artwork and Meals Fest Saturday

SATURDAY 9/17. Argenta Plaza, North Little Rock. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. 

It wasn’t written into U.S. legislation till 1988, however Nationwide Hispanic Heritage Week started in 1968 to have fun the Sept. 15 anniversary of independence for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. (Independence days for Mexico and Chile are just some days away — Sept. 16 and Sept. 18.) Right here, the Seis Puentes Schooling and Useful resource Middle marks the event with a competition within the Argenta District of North Little Rock, providing in its second 12 months free dance workshops from Ballet Quetzalli; interactive actions with Laman Library and Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub; and meals from native distributors and meals vehicles like Kalua’s, DolceLuna Bakery and Tacos Godoy.

photo of Alejandro Guitierrez of Tacos GodoyStephanie Smittle
Alejandro Guitierrez of Tacos Godoy

“For our first competition in 2021, we began small to construct relationships with our companions and get a really feel for the move of the occasion,” Seis Puentes Government Director Raul Fernandez stated. “This 12 months we’re actually ramping it up with extra programming, like free workshops, and dealing with extra neighborhood companions.”

Seis Puentes may even subject identification playing cards as a part of the North Little Rock Municipal ID Program (cease by 600 Predominant St. to get in on that program). For particulars, discover the occasion on Seis Puentes’ Fb web page. 

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