FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
DATE:  December 2 , 2005
CONTACT: Robert Garcia, Director of the Antonio E. Garcia Arts and Education Center, (361) 882-7837; Steve Paschal, Public Affairs, (361) 825- 2336

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WHO:         More than 1,000 children and families; Westside Business Association; Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; Falcon Folklorico; Hyper Squad Hip-Hop Dance Team
 
WHAT:       “Navidad de los Ninos” (Children’s Christmas Festival)
 
WHEN:       Saturday, Dec. 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 
WHERE:     Antonio E. Garcia Arts and Education Center at 2021 Agnes St.
 
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi to Co-Host Annual Navidad de los Ninos at Garcia Arts and Education Center
 
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s College of Education and the Westside Business Association will co- host the 22nd “Navidad de los Ninos” (Children’s Christmas Festival) at the Antonio E. Garcia Arts and Education Center (Garcia Center) on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The annual free Christmas festival for children and their families draws more than 1,000 in attendance. There will be activity booths and music and entertainment provided by the Garcia Center’s Falcon Folklorico and hip-hop dance team Hyper Squad.
The event will include book giveaways, children's activities, refreshments and family fun. Children will enjoy goodie bags, buenuelos, hot chocolate, and giveaways of bicycles, boom boxes, Leap Frogs and more. Family portraits with Santa will be available and are free of charge.
“Navidad de los Ninos” is free and open to the public.