North Bergen will host a slew of occasions for Hispanic Heritage Month, working from Sept. 15 by way of Oct. 15, Mayor Nicholas Sacco and the Township Commissioners have introduced.
North Bergen is house to a sturdy Hispanic inhabitants who’ve made many contributions to society by way of sharing their abilities, tradition, and traditions. The township goals to help the celebration of wealthy cultural traditions and vital achievements of the Hispanic and Latin American communities by way of a variety of occasions throughout September and October.
Whereas COVID-19 precluded many in-person occasions for Hispanic Heritage Month final yr, this yr the township and library are internet hosting a wealth of actions each on-line and in individual together with dance courses and performances, live shows, crafts, motion pictures, and extra.
The month’s occasions are already in full swing, with the township having already held a Particular Grownup Ebook Membership by way of zoom for “Of Lady and Salt” by Gabriela Garcia on Sept. 15 and a Kids’s Latin Dance Class by Oneida’s Dance Studio on Sept 18.
There are nonetheless many extra upcoming festivities.
On Sept. 21, the township scheduled Taco Tuesday and an outside exhibiting of the film “Coco” at 6:30 p.m. on the Kennedy Department Library car parking zone at 2123 Kennedy Blvd.
Oneida’s Dance Studio will carry out a Flamenco and Salsa Showcase on Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. within the Predominant Library car parking zone at 8411 Bergenline Avenue.
The Museum of Latin American Artwork will maintain a zoom occasion on Saturday, Sept. 25 at 3 p.m.
A “Flamenco Taste” out of doors live performance can be held on Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. on the Predominant Library car parking zone.
On Sept. 29, an Grownup Latin Dance Class can be held on the Predominant Library car parking zone at 6:30 p.m.
One other Taco Tuesday and an outside film exhibiting of the film “The Ebook of Life” can be held on Oct. 5 at 6:30 p.m. on the Predominant Library car parking zone.
Among the many highlights of the month is the annual Hispanic Parade of New Jersey, starting at 1 p.m. on Oct. 3 at eightieth Avenue in North Bergen and continuing down Bergenline Avenue.
Wrapping up the month’s festivities is a household live performance that includes 123 Andrés on Oct. 6 at 4 p.m. within the Predominant Library car parking zone.
The ultimate occasion can be a bilingual household live performance that includes Baila Baila on Oct. 9 at 2 p.m. on the Predominant Library car parking zone.
Throughout all the month, particular take-home craft kits can be found at no cost at any library department. The crafts, which can be themed for Hispanic Heritage Month, can be out there for decide up on Mondays till Oct. 4. This embrace the Predominant Library, the Kennedy Department, and the Guttenberg Useful resource Heart on the Galaxy Towers Mall at 7002 Blvd East.
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