Diez Y Seis Celebration at Republic Square, Wed 9/15 11 am to 1 pm

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Since 2002, when a research document identified Republic Square as the 1870s location for the Mexican community’s Diez y Seis celebrations, the Austin Parks and Recreation Department has scheduled a kick-off celebration at Republic Square to commemorate the historic ties of the park to Diez y Seis.

Location: Republic Square. 422 Guadalupe
Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Time: 11 AM – 2 PM

11:00 AM – Noon, Music by Los Texas Wranglers
Noon – Welcome from Assistant City Manager Bert Lumbreras, History of Mexico’s fight for Independence by Consul General Rosalba Ojeda, Remarks by former Mayor Gus Garcia and Gloria Mata Pennington
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM, Music by Mariachi Tamazula and special performance by Trio Huasteco from Veracruz, Mexico
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM Music by Los Texas Wranglers

For further information you may call Gloria Mata Pennington at 974-6715.

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