San Leandro to Host 21st Annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration, May 3

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2016 San Leandro Cinco de Mayo Celebration. Photo courtesy of LatinBayArea.com.

Mayor Pauline Russo Cutter and the San Leandro City Council invite the community to San Leandro’s 21st annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration, which will take place on Friday, May 3, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the Marina Community Center, 15301 Wicks Blvd. The fiesta promises to be a fun celebration of Mexico’s culture and traditions.

The event is free and open to the public. Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican Army’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862.

The highly popular event will feature mariachi music and theatrical performances that will be performed by the Ballet Folklorico de Carlos Moreno. Children will also have the opportunity to make traditional Mexican arts and crafts. Spanish translation, and an ASL sign language interpreter will be available. Light refreshments will be served.

This event is made possible by the City of San Leandro and donations from several local businesses and individuals, including: The Optimist Club of San Leandro, Ballet de Carlos Moreno, Mariachi Mexicanisimo, Los Pericos, and Guadalajara Bakery.

For more information, contact Lydia Rodriguez, Recreation Supervisor at 510-577-3477 or [email protected]

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