Cinco de Mayo Family Celebrations

Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo and you’re all set for food. You can either head over to the Tinga Taqueria near you or make Lisa’s delicious Mexican feast. But what about the party? Here are a few ways to celebrate:

Canciones: Hispanic Music for Cinco de Mayo
Ages 3 and up.
What: Enjoy traditional Hispanic songs for kids from Puerto Rico, Cuba and Mexico as performed on acoustic guitar and the Cuatro, Puerto Rico’s national instrument! This popular series of informal concerts for families will feature extra songs from Mexico in honor of Cinco de Mayo.
Where: Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ.
When: Thursday, May 5 at 4 pm.
Cost: Free. Registration required: 973.744.0500.

Cinco de Mayo Storytime
All ages.
What:  Go listen to stories, sample some Mexican food and play fun games for Cinco de Mayo!
Where: West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt Pleasant Avenue, West Orange, NJ.
When: Thursday, May 5 at 4:30 pm.
Cost: Free. Registration is required. Sign up online.

Cinco de Mayo Celebration
Middle and high school kids.
What: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with food, music and fun! Feel free to bring a dish to share.
Where: Summit YMCA, 67 Maple Street, Summit, NJ.
When: Thursday, May 5 from 4 pm – 7 pm.
Cost: Free. For more information contact Tia Sargent, Community Development Director at 908-277 2370 x140.

This celebration is for adults only and for great cause:

Essex County CASA Cinco de Mayo Gathering
What: Join Essex County CASA at its festive Cinco de Mayo gathering at the Chocolate Path in Montclair. Find out how they help kids in foster care, and how YOU can get involved and help foster kids too, by volunteering. 
Where: The Chocolate Path, 94 Walnut St # A, Montclair, NJ, 07042. 973.655.0822.
When: Thursday, May 5 from 7 pm – 9 pm.
Cost: Free. RSVP here.

It will be Margarita Night in the Gilmore house after the kids are in bed. Tequila!

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