*Mission Branch Open House and Cinco de Mayo Celebration!

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Join us for the 2013 Mission Open House and Cinco de Mayo Celebration!

Don't miss this great afternoon of programs:

12:00 p.m. Music by Los Chiles Verdes. Founded in 2009, Los Chiles Verdes is a rocking youth band founded by local Mission bandleaders Jose Leon and Tony Price. The band performs a variety of music including salsa, cumbia, and latin classics and is comprised of young musicians ranging from ages 8-16. Age is nothing but a number, they play with the heart of pros. So, dust off your dancing zapatos and come have a good time!

1:30 p.m. Poetry by Mission High School Students finalists in the Youth Speaks! 2013 Poetry Slam.

2:00 p.m. The Mission Branch Welcomes Author Gustavo Arellano! Arellano is the editor of the Orange County Weekly where he writes ¡Ask a Mexican!, a column where he answers any and all questions about America’s spiciest and largest minority. The column has become nationally sindicated with a weekly circulation of over 2 million in 39 newspapers across the United States and is a two-time winner of the Association of Alternative Weeklies award for Best Column.
In this appearance, Mr. Arellano will be reading, discussing, and signing his latest book, Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America. San Francisco is prominently featured in the book as one of America's early mexican food meccas. The event will be followed by a book sale hosted by Modern Times Bookstore.

All the programs are free and all ages are welcomed!



Musical Outdoor Storytime
星期二, 2015年10月6日, 10:30 am
VIVA Mexican Yarn Paintings
星期二, 2015年10月6日, 3:30 pm
North Beach 分館, North Beach分館
The Sound of Music Memories
星期三, 2015年10月7日, 5:00 pm
Ingleside 分館, Ingleside 分館會議室



Easy Quesilla
星期一, 2015年10月5日, 1:00 pm
Western Addition 分館, Western Addition 分館會議室
Hecho a mano / Made by hand
星期六, 2015年10月10日, 3:30 pm
Mission 分館, Mission 公眾範圍
Ten Steps to Financial Success - In Spanish
星期二, 2015年10月13日, 7:00 pm
Excelsior 分館, Excelsior 分館會議室