El día de los niños, El día de los libros

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2016 Día Celebration

Saturday, April 30
Join the Fountaindale Public Library for our sixth annual celebration of El día de los niños/El día de los libros, commonly known as Día! Día is a nationally recognized initiative that emphasizes the importance of literacy for all children from all backgrounds. This will be our first year hosting a show at the Bolingbrook Park District featuring two performances perfect for the whole family to enjoy!
All ages, preschoolers with an adult. Drop in.

Día: Chinese Zodiac Craft
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
At Fountaindale Public Library
Celebrate culture with our special Chinese craft. Based on the book “The Great Race” by Dawn Casey, we will have a zodiac craft the whole family will enjoy.
All ages, preschoolers with an adult. Drop in.

Día: Geography Bee
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
At Fountaindale Public Library
Do you know what the largest country in the world is? Come join us to find out and discover new fun facts! We will split up into teams and answers questions about local and world geography. Everyone’s a winner!
Location: Meeting Room A
For children in grades Kindergarten through Fifth Grade. Drop in.

brazilianDía: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
1:15 PM to 1:45 PM
Join us for this featured show as part of our 6th annual El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) celebration! Mr. Gideon Ray will share the background of the gentle martial art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He and his students will provide a demonstration for the audience members. Don’t miss this exciting show which will be fun for the whole family!
Offsite at Annerino Community Center Gymnasium, 201 Recreation Drive, Bolingbrook, IL 60440.
All ages, preschoolers with an adult. Drop in.

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Día: Trick Rope Show with Los Hermanos Escamilla

2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
Join us for this featured show as part of our 6th annual El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) celebration! Our highlighted Día de los niños performance will be an authentic Mexican Charreada (Rodeo) show which highlights the most exciting rope tricks. By 1975 “Los Hermanos Escamilla” had become the best “Floreadores” (Lariat or Trick Ropers) of México City.
Offsite at the Annerino Community Center Gymnasium, 201 Recreation Drive, Bolingbrook, IL 60440.
All ages, preschoolers with an adult. Drop in.

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