Office of the City Manager

14th Annual Latino Heritage Parade Oct. 6

14th Annual Latino Heritage Parade Oct. 6


Latino Heritage is hosting its 14th Annual Parade and Jamaica Celebration.  Parade begins promptly at 11:00 a.m., traveling south on Los Robles Avenue and then west on Washington Boulevard, endint at about Noon at La Pintoresca Park where the festive Jamaica Celebration will be held.  This year’s theme is “Planting Dreams—Sembrando Suenos” with a focus on California’s exciting historic era of 1840-1860.  The Jamaica Celebration will conclude around 4 p.m. 

Tentative list of  parade participants include: 

Blair Army JROTC
Blair Viking Band
Latino HeritageQueen & Court Fiestas Patrias 2010 – Villa Parke
Ballet Folklorico Quetzal, Madison, Washington, Altadena Learns
Visual Art and Design Academy
Eliot Middle School Band & Spirit Team
San Rafael Elementary School
Shopping Cart Mini-Floats
Ballet Folklorico Sol y Luna
Charros Unidos de Pasadena-Altadena
Thomas Jefferson Elementary
Boys and Girls Club of Pasadena
SEED Program
Wilson Middle School
Wilson Middle School Drum Corp
Keiki O Ka Aina
Pasadena Mexican American History Assn
Villa Parke Community Center
McKinley School
Pasadena Latino Forum
John Muir Mighty Mustang Marching Band
CHAP – Community Health Alliance of Pasadena
John Muir Drum Corps
Madison Elementary School
Families Growing Together
El Centro de Accion Social
Hermanos Banuelos Charro Team
Grupo Nahuatzen Not coming
Cleveland Elementary School
Pasadena City Drumline and/or Colorguard
Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA
Mother’s Club Family Learning Center
Don Benito Elementary School
Lumina Academy
Washington Accelerated Elementary
Pasadena High School Bulldog Marching Band

Fun activities for the family are being planned for the post-parade jamaica, including: 

Children and adults can enjoy making crafts for:

  • Quilt Patch
  • Hero Medallion
  • Sheriff Badge
  • Leather Crafts
  • Corn Husk Dolls
  • Recycled Art

Activities and games inlcude:

  • Dress Up Box
  • Jacob’s Ladder and Coper Twirl Toys
  • Horseshoe Toss
  • Water/Sponge Relay
  • Water Brigade Relay
  • Gold Rush Dig
  • Game of Graces

 For more informaton visit www.latinoheritagesgv.org 


Posted: 10/4/2012 05:00:00 PM
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