Everyone is invited to Warwick’s Seventh Annual Hispanic Heritage Parade and Celebration on Sun., Sept. 23.
The parade kicks off at 4 p.m. at the Warwick Reformed Church, located at 16 Maple Ave. in Warwick, and will head down Main St. to the Railroad Green. The fiesta will continue at the Railroad Green until 8 p.m. with tastings of traditional food from Mexico, the Dominican Republic and El Salvador, and includes speakers such as Pastor Rolfi Elivo and Village of Warwick Mayor Michael Newhard.
Los Chinelos will perform traditional Mexican dancing in their colorful costumes. DJ Bayanay will provide music and lights that are sure to get everyone up and dancing. Don’t know how to dance to Latin music? Don’t worry, some will teach participants the steps.
The theme of this year’s event, timed to coincide with National Hispanic Heritage Month, is “Unified in Diversity.” This free and family-friendly event is made possible by the Hispanic Ministry at the Warwick Reformed Church, Warwick Immigrant Neighbors (WIN) and the Village of Warwick.