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A mom and daughter on the 2017 Latino Heritage Parade and Jamaica. On Saturday, the twenty fourth Parade will roll down Los Robles Avenue at 10 a.m. and wrap up with a pageant on the Villa Parke Neighborhood Middle at 363 E. Villa Avenue. [Photo by James Macpherson / Pasadena Now]

One of many yr’s most anticipated annual neighborhood occasions in Pasadena is making its awaited return Saturday morning.

Hundreds of individuals and spectators are anticipated to attend the Pasadena Latino Heritage Parade and Pageant which kicks off at 10 a.m. at Los Robles Avenue and Prescott Avenue, rolls south on Los Robles then turns west on Villa Avenue and ends with a pageant on the Villa Parke Neighborhood Middle at 363 E. Villa Avenue. 

The parade’s theme is  “De Colores//An Array of Colours.” 

“If the neighborhood can plan to attend the occasion and be lined up [in] Los Robles, carry their chairs and their snacks, and be prepared by 10 a.m. on October 1st alongside Los Robles. We’d be pleased to see them attend and fill within the sidewalks there to view the parade and get have a look at the assorted bands and marching teams that we’ll have that day,” mentioned Monzon. 

The twenty fourth Latino Heritage Celebrations are sponsored by the Metropolis of Pasadena Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Companies Division and the Pasadena Latino Heritage Committee. 

Instantly following the parade, residents can benefit from the pageant Villa-Parke Multi-Objective Area that includes dwell leisure by native teams and headliner La Sonora Dinamita with Vilma Diaz, academic cubicles, free actions for youngsters, and meals accessible for buy.

Put up parade occasions embrace a automobile present and an artwork exhibit. 

In response to Monzon, there are different occasions that can spotlight hispanic traditions deliberate for October in celebration of the Latino Heritage Month. 

On October 8, there might be a chocolate cranium making from 2- 5 p.m. at Villa Parke. All provides might be supplied and registration is required. “Paint and Aguas Frescas” might be held on the identical date, time and place and on this exercise, residents could have a possibility to create their very personal portray, underneath the steerage of an skilled artist, whereas having fun with Mexican cocktails made with tequila, a number of forms of contemporary citrus juice. Artwork kits and drinks might be supplied and registration is required. 

On October 14 at 7 p.m., residents can take pleasure in watching the film “Vivo” on the Event of Roses Affiliation Grounds. Free snacks might be supplied and registration is inspired. 

On October 28, from 5- 9 p.m. Día De Los Muertos or the Day of the Lifeless might be celebrated at Villa Parke as a part of the Latino Heritage Month. 

Register for these occasions and actions at www.cityofpasadena.web/reserve. For extra info, go to cityofpasadena.net/parks-and-rec or name (626) 744-6530.

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