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CelebraciĆ³n Latina at Audubon Zoo

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Frank Donze
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Celebración Latina at Audubon Zoo
More than a Festival - It's a Fiesta!

Join the fiesta at Audubon Zoo in New Orleans Sunday, October 14, 2012!
(New Orleans, La.) - Celebración Latina at Audubon Zoo's Capital One Stage and Field offers a genuine taste of Latin American culture with live music, children's activities and Latin cuisine prepared and sold by local restaurants. Local artisans sell handmade crafts, and local social service and education organizations offer wellness, education and social service information. The event is presented by Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University.

Entertainment Timeline:
Vivaz
11:40 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.

DJ Sosa
12:40 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

AsheSon
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

DJ Sosa
2:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.

Sensación
2:20p.m - 3:20 p.m.

DJ Sosa
3:20 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.

OVI-G and the Froggies
3:50 p.m. 4:50 p.m.

Brazilian Market and Cafe, Felipes Taqueria and Celina's will serve up signature dishes while special Latina-themed arts and crafts keep the kids entertained.

While enjoying the fiesta, Zoo visitors can stroll to Jaguar Jungle, Audubon Zoo's Central America exhibit. Jaguars, spider monkeys, macaws and other animals from the region are displayed in a setting dotted with reproductions of ancient structures from Copan and Chichan Itza.

Festival activities are included in regular admission to Audubon Zoo, which is $16 for adults, $11 for children 2-12, and $13 for seniors 65+. Audubon Nature Institute members are admitted free of charge. For information, visit http://auduboninstitute.us2.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=58440837dab4d883e3efe0453&id=2b352f8ac6&e=df5ee0077c.

BP America, Incorporated, Pan-American Life Insurance Group, Jefferson Financial Credit Union and Amerigroup are all sponsors for this exciting celebration! Community partners include Hispanic Apostolate, Latin American Civic Association of Louisiana, LaRaza, Latino Farmers Cooperative, Second Harvest Food Bank, New Orleans Public Library and Habitat for Humanity.

The not-for-profit Audubon Nature Institute operates parks and museums in New Orleans dedicated to Celebrating the Wonders of Nature: Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Entergy IMAX® Theatre, Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species, Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center, Wilderness Park, Woldenberg Riverfront Park, Audubon Park and Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium.


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