Multicultural Center to host community Cinco de Mayo celebration
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May 5 is traditionally celebrated by people from Mexico who live in the United States with fiestas or parties to commemorate Cinco de Mayo. Cinco de Mayo marks the day in 1862 when a ragtag army of Mexican forces in Puebla, Mexico, won a battle against the French forces of Emperor Napoleon III.

The Moab Valley Multicultural Center is hosting its annual Cinco de Mayo celebration on Sunday, May 5, from 5 to 9 p.m. The event is open to community members of all ages.

The celebration will be held at the center, 156 North 100 West and will include traditional Mexican food, dancing and a variety of activities for children, officials said.

For more information, contact the Multicultural Center at 435-259-5444.

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