2014 ¡Fiesta Latina! Program Schedule

Program Activities


The Great Hall — 1st Floor


11:00   African Arawak Connection — Taino and Caribbean Music

12:00   Alisa’s House of Salsa

1:00     Mariachi Academy of Connecticut

2:00     Carlos y su Momento Musical — Merengue, Salsa, Bachata y Boleros

3:15     Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Yale


Hall of Mammalian Evolution — 1st Floor

Fossil Dig

Latin American Craft Activity

Latin American Culture Toss Game


Hall of Pacific Cultures— 1st Floor

Vertebrate Zoology Collection — Specimens from Latin America

Mineralogy Collection — Minerals from Latin America

Specimens and Artifacts from Around the World


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 Jorge Estevez


Southern New England Dioramas — 3rd Floor

Curious Creatures — Live Animals (12:00 to 3:00)


Birds of Connecticut — 3rd Floor

Color a Flag!

Birds SciCart

Life Cycle Game


Connecticut Biodiversity — 3rd Floor

North American Diorama SciCarts


North American Dioramas — 3rd Floor

Capturing the Beauty of Puerto Rico by Alicia Labrador

— Slide Show in English (11:30 and 1:30)

— Slide Show in Spanish (12:30 and 2:30)


Auditorium — 3rd Floor

Face Painting

Mural Photo Booth


The following organizations will host Activity Areas on the day of the celebration:

Bimbo Bakeries USA, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection — Kellogg Environmental Center,Consulate of Ecuador in Connecticut, Fair Haven Community Health Center, Girl Scouts of Connecticut, Grand Dental, Junta for Progressive Action Inc., New Haven Community Hiring Initiatives, New Haven Promise, New York Life, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation, Yale Latino Networking Group