2013 ¡Fiesta Latina! Program Schedule

Program Activities


The Great Hall — 1st Floor



11:00   Mariachi Connecticut

12:00   Alisa’s House of Salsa

1:00     Carlos y su Momento Musical — Merengue, Salsa, Bachata y Boleros

2:00     Tarpukuy Peruvian Art & Culture — Peruvian Dance

2:30     Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Yale

3:00     Guakibomjazz — Youth Orquestra


Hall of Mammalian Evolution — 1st Floor

Fossil Dig

Make a Necklace


Hall of Pacific Cultures— 1st Floor

Vertebrate Zoology Collection — Specimens from Latin America

Anthropology Collection — Artifacts from Latin American Cultures

Mineral Collection — Minerals from Latin America


Hall of Native American Cultures — 1st Floor

Fur, Feathers & Beyond — Live birds (11:00 to 3:00)


Machu Picchu: An Inca Country Palace — 1st Floor

Learn about the Taino Culture with Valerie Vargas


Southern New England Dioramas — 3rd Floor

 Live Animals (12:00 to 3:00)


Birds of Connecticut — 3rd Floor

Color a Flag!

Decorate a Latin American Bird with the Girl Scouts of Connecticut

Birds SciCart (12:00 to 4:00)

Latin American Culture Toss Game


Connecticut Biodiversity — 3rd Floor

North American Diorama SciCarts (12:00 to 4:00)


North American Dioramas — 3rd Floor

11:00   Abuela’s Weave — Storytelling in English  

12:00   Abuela’s Weave — Storytelling in Spanish

1:00     We’re Sailing to Galápagos — Storytelling in English  

2:00     We’re Sailing to Galápagos — Storytelling in Spanish  


Auditorium — 3rd Floor

Face Painting

Mural Photo Booth