Compiled by the El Reportero’s staff
This year’s Cinco de Mayo, on the occasion of honoring mothers in their month, we invite you to celebrate with us a Tardeada Latina (a Latin afternoon party).
Together with our dear brothers from North, Central and South America, we will celebrate with poetry, singing, dancing, food and drinks, with the guest appearance of Rolando Garcia, Central American songwriter with an international career, including Nicaragua dance group, “Children of the Corn” (Hijos del Maíz), including authors and orators of poetry Efraín Escobar, Lester Quintanilla, Martín Alfredo Garache Y Katia N. Barillas.
There will be a display of prestigious poetry books authors, amazing raffles: Grand Prize: a flat 32 ‘high definition TV, always within a framework of regional music, entertaining the audience with much joy.
We count on you to have fun in the company of your Mom, family and friends. Thanks for joining us. See you!
Sunday, May 5, 2-5 p.m. at the Brava Theater, 2781 24th Street, San Francisco. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Seating is limited, so buy your ticket now.
Tickets at Julio’s Music, Gifts and More, 2884 Mission St., San Francisco, 415-871-7426 or call Katia N. Barillas at 415-871-7426.
Francisco Symphony invites you to celebrate 25 Years of the Adventures in Music
The San Francisco Symphony invites you to Celebrate 25 Years of the Adventures in Music Program’s Partnership with the San Francisco Unified School District
AIM Ensemble Performance for Special Guests and Elementary School Students Junipero Serra Elementary School.
At 625 Holly Park Circle, San Francisco, at 9:45 a.m. Coffee and Pastries will be served at 10 a.m. Welcoming remarks by SFS President Sakurako Fisher, SFS Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas, SFUSD Board President Rachel Norton and SF Board of Supervisors President David Chiu.
On Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. Please use main entrance on Holly Park Circle.
Computers for everyone with Stanford alumni host family literacy
Stanford Alumni in partnership with Computers for Everyone present the Third Annual Reading Rainbow in the Park, East Palo Alto.
This event encourages families to join in the fun of reading with youth and teenagers of all ages. There will be reading activities, games, contests and entertainment throughout the day hosted by volunteers and community organizations as well as the San Mateo County mobile literacy bus to register attendees for free library cards. Free books will be given to all youth attending, Free prizes will be raffled off throughout the day including toys, gift certificates, mp3 players, and a Mac laptop.
Over 20 local organizations have signed up to host activities and support the event. 106 KMEL’s Lady Ray will serve as the Master of Ceremonies with the KMEL Street Team on site playing music. “Dora the Explorer” and “Diego” will also make an appearance. This year’s event will also feature a “college workshop booth” hosted by local colleges and organizations to inform those interested of college opportunities and the process of applying to college.
There will be free food, refreshments, snacks, and many giveaways. This event is free and open to the public; however pre-registration for your family or a group is strongly suggested at: http://readinginthepark.eventbrite.com/.
The event will take place on Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Bell Street Park at 550 Bell Street, East Palo Alto, California.
New radio program Poder Latino con Ramón Cardona begins at KIQI on Fridays
You will be able to listen a new radio program at KIQI AM 1010 and 990 AM radio directed by community leader Ramón Cardona on Fridays at 1 p.m. Cardona, a longtime advocate of immigrant’s rights, launched his first program on Friday April 26.
Carmona will brings fresh information and commentaries on the status of the immigration legislation now debated in Congress, that would bring an end to pain and suffering to millions of undocumented immigrant.
Cardona will discuss community interest themes and individual development within the United States. He will also serve as a link to those from his homeland, Cuscatlán, El Salvador, and make the program an informational tool for the Salvadorian community in Northern California.