UNION, NJ - The Township of Union’s 2nd Annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration, themed The Rhythm and the Beat will take place on Saturday, September 30, from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in the parking lot in front of Town Hall.
Focusing on the history of drumming and percussion in Latina America, the program will bring to town one of a kind performers and, for the first time, will feature art on loan from the Newark Public Library.
The schedule of events is as follows:
2:30 p.m. Performance by Viva Flamenco
3:15 p.m. Performance by Pasion Peru
3:30 p.m. Performance by Otto Show and workshop by the Bucket Brigade
4:00 p.m. Performance by Alizon, Lucero, & David Lopez
4:30 p.m. Performance by Los Mulatos de NJ and workshop by the Bucket Brigade
5:00 p.m. Performance by Sequnda Quimbamba
5:30 p.m. Performance by David Cedeno and his Orchestra
In addition, the celebration will feature food from El Lechon de Negron, Gusto y Sabor Colombiano, and Tropical Taste Cuisine; along with arts and crafts, face painting, games and more.
This year’s event is being sponsored by the Township of Union, the County of Union and the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, BCB Bank-Union, ASeabra Foods, and Union Center SID. In kind sponsors include Goya Foods and Inka Cola. The event also features community partner, Hispanic Organization for People’s Empowerment (H.O.P.E. Inc.).
For Additional information on the Township of Union Hispanic Heritage Celebration visit www.uniontownship.com, or contact the Office of Public Information at 908-851-5096 or via email at email@example.com.