Mission Branch Open House and Cinco de Mayo Celebration

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We are celebrating with a full day of programs for all ages. Please join us for this special event. 

11:00am Children's Petting Zoo in Garden Area

We are very excited to offer young children the opportunity to have a hands-on experience with a variety of friendly animals. Children will meet an alpaca, a pot belly pig, a large tortoise, goats and sheep, chickens, ducks, and bunnies. Animal handlers will be available to show children how to feed animals a snack and hold smaller animals. Join us for the fun!

12:00pm Teen Lip Glam

Make your own custom lip balm with natural ingredients.

2:00pm Decolonize your Diet with Luz Calvo and Catriona Esquibel

Authors Luz Calvo and Catriona R. Esquibel will read passages from their new book, Decolonize Your Diet: Mexican-American Plant-Recipes for Health and Healing.  Luz and Catriona spent years researching the health benefits of the ancestral foods of Latin America. In this presentation, they will discuss their findings and do a cooking demonstration of one of their original recipes, “Aguachile de Quinoa,” which is healthy, vegan, and mouthwateringly delicious!

Light Snacks and Refreshments following the Book Presentation

This is a Food & Health program from SFPL. Try out new foods or a new healthy activity.

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