News » San Antonio News

Dia De Los Ninos

comment
Courtesy
  • Courtesy
Critic's Pick Release Date: 2011-04-27

With roots as far back as 1860, the observation of Children’s Day ? for which a national date has never officially been set ? predates the celebrations that honor moms and pops. With a focus on “literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds,” the local chapter of REFORMA (the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking), the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, and Scholastic join forces to present an early evening of free, thought-provoking fun. Among the activities are The Magik Theatre’s adaptation of Laura Numeroff’s children’s book If You Give a Pig a Party (5:30-6:15 p.m.), a “Ronald McDonald Magic Show” (6:30-7 p.m.), storytelling and book giveaways on the Scholastic Literacy Caravan, a performance by the Guadalupe Dance Academy, interactive arts and crafts projects led by reps from the San Antonio Children’s Museum, the San Antonio Public Library, and the Little Read Wagon, and refreshments to keep the little gears turning. Free, 5:30-7:30pm, Guadalupe Theater, 1301 Guadalupe, (210) 271-3151, guadalupeculturalarts.org.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the San Antonio Current Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the San Antonio Press Club for as little as $5 a month.