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"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more in context."

— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more when it is in context."

— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

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Event Series Event Series: WINTERS–Cultura y Comunidad

WINTERS–Cultura y Comunidad

October 7

Cultura y comunidad flyer.

WINTERS– This project aims to celebrate the culture and heritage of the Latinx community of Winters and promote community health and well-being. In collaboration with community partners, the Winters Community Library will hold weekly bilingual programs for all ages and levels throughout the month of October providing opportunities for discussion, reflection, and celebration. Programs include nutrition and movement workshops, Día de los Muertos printmaking presentation, bilingual storytimes, a health resource fair, and cultural performances.

All events take place at:

Winters Community Library

708 Railroad Avenue, Winters, CA 95694

Health Resource Fair

Thursday, October 5, 2023, 6-8 pm

Visit with various community organizations to learn about the resources available to you and your family. Children’s activities and food (while supplies last) will be provided.

Folklórico Juvenil Danzantes Unidos de Vacaville

Saturday, October 7, 2023 5:00 – 7:00 pm 

Enjoy a performance by Folklórico Juvenil Danzantes Unidos de Vacaville, followed by a dance demonstration and the history of Ballet Folklórico. Culture sharing activities and dessert will be provided after the performance.

Zumba & Self Care 

Saturday, October 7, 2023 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Participate in a one-hour Zumba class with instructor Mayra Loza. After the class, we will enjoy a healthy post-workout snack and engage in a self-care activity.

Kalpulli Xihuacoalt

Saturday, October 14, 2023 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Enjoy a performance by traditional Aztec dance troupe Kalpulli Xihuacoalt, followed by a dance demonstration and history of Danza. Culture sharing activities and dessert will be provided after the performance.

Dia de Muertos Printmaking Presentation 

Thursday, October 19, 2023 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Join Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer (TANA) for a presentation on Dia de Muertos, its origins, and its relevance in contemporary Chicano/an art and culture. A live silk screen printing demonstration and crafts will follow. Visit TANA at www.tana.ucdavis.edu for more information.

Zumba & Self Care 

Saturday, October 21, 2023 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Participate in a one-hour Zumba class with instructor Mayra Loza. After the class, we will enjoy a healthy post-workout snack and engage in a self-care activity.

Hands-on Cooking & Diabetes Prevention Presentation with Winters Healthcare 

Thursday, October 26, 2023 5:45 – 8:00 pm

The Winters Healthcare Health Coaches will show us how to make delicious healthy meals with a hands-on cooking demonstration, followed by a diabetes prevention presentation. Children’s activities will be offered.

Community Walk 

Saturday, October 28, 2023 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Let’s go for a walk along the Putah Creek Nature Park Trail and take a tour of the Winters Healthcare Community Garden. Meet outside the library at 10 am. Bring comfortable clothing, shoes, and water for the walk. *Weather permitting

For more information, contact Ruby Buentello, Ruby.buentello@yolocounty.org

This project is supported by the Library Innovation Lab.

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October 7
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San Juan Capistrano Library
31495 El Camino Real
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 United States
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