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Gift Wrapping by Becari@s at La Casa Azul Bookstore
December 20 and 21, 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Becari@s will be gift wrapping books and raising funds the Becari@ Program. The program offers scholarships to CUNY undergraduate and graduate students who meet three criteria: academic excellence, financial need, and commitment to service in the Mexican community.
Posadas Sin Fronteras
Saturday, December 20, 2014
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Join Raza Youth Collective this Saturday December 20th to celebrate a "Posada", which is a traditionally Mexican festivity. "We will be celebrating with Tamales, hot chocolate, Mexican sweet bread, music piñatas and more! We will also be discussing and learning more about this tradition, the cultural history and how we can connect it with themes/struggles our community is facing. We will hold small workshops around migration, displacement, education, and other contemporary and urgent developments that are affecting our neighborhood, Mexico, and the rest of the world."
Posadas y Pastorelas: A Traditional Mexican Holiday Celebration
Sunday, December 21, 2014
12:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Industry City, Sunset Park
Join Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders in Sunset Park, Brooklyn for our annual presentation of Posadas y Pastorelas, a Christmas holiday celebration, featuring, traditional music and workshops. Highlights include a workshop where visitors make the traditional Eye of God, a yarn-weaving object; the Posada, and a singing holiday procession through the streets. The event culminates in a party with the breaking of candy-filled piñatas and aguinaldos (goodie bags). All workshops and events are free. Share with your friends and family.