Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrated with a Series of Events in North Bergen
NORTH BERGEN, NJ – The Township of North Bergen is set to host a month-long series of events in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15th to October 15th. Mayor Nick Sacco has expressed his enthusiasm for the upcoming activities that aim to highlight the rich culture and significant contributions of the Hispanic and Latino communities.
North Bergen, known for its multicultural identity, is inviting residents and visitors alike to partake in the celebrations. Mayor Sacco emphasized the importance of recognizing the diverse cultures within the community, stating, “This is a great opportunity for us to come together and appreciate the diverse cultures within our community, and I encourage everyone to participate.”
The planned events are a collaborative effort involving municipal departments, local organizations, businesses, and community members. The goal is to foster a deeper understanding and appreciation of the traditions, art, and history associated with Hispanic and Latino cultures.
Some of the notable events include:
- Children’s Maracas Craft sessions at various locations, including the Guttenberg Resource Center, Main Library, and North Bergen Recreation Center & Library.
- Bilingual Family Concerts featuring Baila Baila and Flor Bromley.
- The Salvadorian Parade of New Jersey on Bergenline Avenue.
- Oneida’s Dance Studio Outdoor Performance at the Main Library Parking Lot.
- Special Bilingual Storytime and Baby Lap Time sessions.
- The Hispanic State Parade of New Jersey.
- Children’s Rain Stick Craft workshops.
Several events require prior registration, which can be done through the North Bergen Public Library’s website at NBPL.org/calendar.
For a comprehensive list of events, timings, and further details, interested individuals are directed to the official North Bergen Township website at www.northbergen.org.
This initiative by North Bergen underscores the township’s commitment to celebrating its diverse heritage and promoting inclusivity within the community.