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CANCELED: Día de Los Niños celebrates the youngest Austinites

Thursday, April 29, 2021 by Tai Moses

Editor’s Note: This event has been canceled due to the possibility of inclement weather. A new date has not yet been announced.

Mendez Middle School at 5106 Village Square Dr. invites the whole community to come enjoy Día de Los Niños, a drive-thru celebration promoting literacy, culture and language. The Austin Public Library Bookmobile will be on-site giving away books and kids can play on a real fire engine, courtesy of the Austin Fire Department. There will be walk-up stations, kid-friendly giveaways, safety and education tools, and pre-K registration for the upcoming school year. Austin Public Health staffers will be on hand to administer the Covid vaccine to anyone who needs the lifesaving shot. The event is courtesy of a partnership with Council Member Vanessa Fuentes and Austin ISD District 2 Trustee Ofelia Maldonado Zapata, along with Parks and Recreation, the Austin Police Department, First Church, Mission Capital and others. Friday, April 30, 5 to 7 p.m.

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