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Festival de las Americas @ the Nebraska State Fair

August 03, 2009 by Sheila

 Festival de las Americas

Are you attending the Nebraska State Fair this summer? Then why not go on August 30? This is the day that El Centro de las Americas will be hosing the Festival de las Americas on the State Fair Grounds. The annual Festival de las Americas event celebrates Latin American culture with culturally relevant entertainment, food, exhibits and children’s activities. Admission to the Festival is free with Nebraska State Fair gate admission, which costs $8 for adults, $2 for children under the age of 13, and is free for children under the age of 6. Discounted admission tickets are also available from El Centro with proof of income. For more information call El Centro at (402) 474-3950.


Relevant Links:

www.elcentrodelasamericas.org
www.statefair.org/fair



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Asian Read-In

May 05, 2009 by Sheila

Join us Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 12:00 at the Asian Community & Cultural Center, 2615 O Street, for an Asian Read-Aloud event. Community members will read excerpts from works by or about individuals of Asian descent or about Asian culture. If you would like to meet people in the community who care about Asian heritage, this is the event for you!

Lincoln City Libraries and the Asian Community and Cultural Center are hosting this event in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.  The first Japanese immigrants arrived in the U.S. in May 1843. A May celebration of APAH was first proclaimed in 1978 by President Carter and in 1990, President George H.W. Bush expanded the recognition to include entire month of May.

 

For additional information, contact Sheila Jacobs at 441-8546.

Take the time this month to learn more about Asian Pacific American history and heritage by visiting the sites below!

http://www.asian-nation.org/index.shtml


Tagged in: Asian, heritage, communtiy, literature,
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Courtyard Book Chat - June 17, 2008

July 08, 2008 by storysean
John H. Ames Reading Series Authors
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Meredith from the Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors discusses authors from the John H. Ames reading series.





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