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By August 11, 2022September 30th, 2022Things to do

Check out The Monarch Festival in Glendale Heights, a free Bomba performance and more local events!

Teta Cepeda Puerto Rico's legendary dancer and folklorist
By August 11, 2022September 30th, 2022Things to do

Check out The Monarch Festival in Glendale Heights, a free Bomba performance and more local events!

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Friday, Aug. 12 – 🦋 Enjoy a celebration of local Latino culture at The Monarch Festival from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Camera Park (101 E Fullerton Ave). The festival includes local bands like Los Corb and Zeus Rock, Aztecan dancers, Mexican folkloric dances, local artisans, and food vendors.

Saturday, Aug. 13 🎒 Pick up free back to school items, and enjoy food and activities for the kids, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Back to School Fair + Mercado at Kelvyn Park (4438 W Wrightwood Ave). The event includes vaccinations and dental exams. Free school items are available while supplies last.

Sunday, Aug. 14 – 🕺 Attend a free Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba performance featuring dancer and folklorist Tata Cepeda. The show is 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Addams/Medill Park (1301 W 14th St).

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