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Join our kick off celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month by learning about Mexico's official Independence day, and find out what other countries celebrate their Independence day in September. We will read En Mexico by Judith Mazzeo, take video tours of Mexico, practice Mexican paper cutting, and sample snacks from several Latin countries! Don't forget to check one of our many books about Mexico and other Latin countries and take one home!

Schedule of Events

5:30-5:45: Meet & greet

5:45-6:15: Hear stories about Mexico's Independence Day

6:15-7:30: Make a craft, have a snack, discover online activities, and check out books to take home

Independence day Family Night

When: Wednesday, October 19th, 5:30 to 7:30 pm


Where: Laura Welch Bush Elementary

9100 Blackhawk Boulevard

Houston, Texas 77075

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