Garza, portraying Pio Pico, and the La Noria Charros will combine to present the opening flag ceremonies. Highlights of the day will include: Rebozo Fashion Show Women of San Luis Potosi, Mexico, modeling their native Rebozos. Los Nietos Community Dance Group, Folklorico dancing. Historical Re-enactors featuring, historic firearm demonstrations, black smith; adobe and bread and rope making demonstrations. Community and food booths. Artists and craft displays: Folk Artista Ofelia Esparza; Dolores Haro and Frank Norzagaray. Music and activities for children including Indian games. P o de Jesus Pico IV, was one of California’s most fascinating historical figures, a politician and entrepreneur whose life encompassed almost an entire century. Today, “El Ranchito” is the only remaining property left of the original ranch. For more information, call (562) 695-1217, Ext.104. [email protected] (562) 698-0955, Ext. 3032160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! WHITTIER – The public is invited to free “Coming Home to Pio Pico” festivities at Pio Pico State Historic Park, on the corner of Whittier and Pioneer boulevards, from noon to 4 pm. Saturday. The occasion will be a dual celebration of Cinco de Mayo and the birthday of Pio de Jesus Pico, the last Mexican governor of California, who was born May 5, 1801, and died in 1894. The event will feature Roberto Garza portraying the late Gov. Pio Pico, 1800s children’s activities, a wide variety of food and beverages for sale, a cake-cutting ceremony, historical re-enactors and Mexican music and dancing. Officials who have indicated they will be at the event include Whittier Mayor Owen Newcomer, who will deliver opening remarks; Whittier Mayor Pro Tem Joe Vinatieri; Santa Fe Springs Councilwoman Betty Putnam; and state Assemblyman Tony Mendoza, D-Norwalk.
Paddy Power would probably offer you substantial odds on it.But Letterkenny General Hospital was behind one of the funniest and most pleasant coincidences in recent days.It turns out that eleven new born babies were delivered at Letterkenny General Hospital on the 11th of November. The HSE has confirmed that the amazing event happened last Friday when the date was the 11/11/11.ELEVEN BABIES BORN IN DONEGAL ON THE 11/11/11…..BUT NOT AT 11.11!! was last modified: November 17th, 2011 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)