From Sept. 15–Oct. 15, Dakota County Library will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, which honors the histories, cultures and contributions of Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America and South America, with the following programs:
Alma Andina, a Minneapolis-based group, performs Andean and Latin American music inspired by a love of folklore and a desire to share the rich cultural heritage of Latin America and the Andes. All Ages.
Saturday, Oct. 4, 10:30–11:30 a.m.
Skeletons in the Closet
See this bilingual puppet show about remembering grandparents who have passed away and the connection that continues beyond death. The story is a celebration of love and the cycle of life as children discover the meaning of the Day of the Dead. Presented in Spanish and English by the In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre. All Ages.
Saturday, Oct. 11, 11 a.m.–noon
Don’t Cry for Me
See and discuss a thought-provoking presentation of Don’t Cry for Me performed by Paulino Brener — the story of a tall Argentine who leaves his motherland to come to the U.S. and discovers that changing the language you speak might change who you are. Ages 16 and older.
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 6–7:15 p.m.