Free Event-Senator Tony Mendoza to Host Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration in Hacienda Heights

September 7, 2016

Sacramento – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) will host a free Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration on Thursday, September 15th, at Steinmatz Senior Center, 1545 S. Stimson Avenue, Hacienda Heights, California. The event will take place from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. See attached flyer.

What:  Free Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration

When:   Thursday, September 15th, 2016, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  Steinmatz Senior Center, 1545 S. Stimson Avenue, Hacienda Heights, California

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“It is with great pleasure that I invite the community to my 2016 Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration. We will have food and refreshments and activities for the whole family. I look forward to seeing many friends and community members at this special holiday celebrated by many people of Asian heritage worldwide,” said Senator Tony Mendoza.

Senator Mendoza has a host of fun and entertaining activities planned for all ages including, traditional Chinese dance, musical performances, do-it-yourself lanterns, free refreshments and mooncake. Senator Mendoza will give a brief legislative and State Capitol update.

For more information and to R.S.V.P., please contact Jocelyn Yow in Senator Mendoza’s office at (562) 860-3202.

A tradition dating back many centuries, the Mid-Autumn Festival (Mandarin: 中秋节, Vietnamese: tết Trung Thu) is a harvest festival celebrated worldwide by ethnic Chinese and Vietnamese people. The festival is held on the 15th day of the eighth month in the Chinese Han calendar and Vietnamese calendar (within 15 days of the autumnal equinox), on the night of the full moon between early September and early October of the Gregorian calendar.

Senator Tony Mendoza, a Los Angeles native and former elementary school teacher in East Los Angeles, represents the 32nd Senate District encompassing portions of Los Angeles and Orange Counties. For more information about Senator Mendoza visit his website or follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

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