Cal City school marks Cinco de Mayo

2013-05-04T17:15:00Z Cal City school marks Cinco de Mayo nwitimes.com
May 04, 2013 5:15 pm

CALUMET CITY | Lincoln Elementary School, 410 W. 157th St., hosted a Cinco de Mayo celebration Friday.

Dancers, singers and poetry readings highlighted the event.

Historically, the date marks the Mexican army's victory over French forces on May 5, 1862, at the the Battle of Puebla. The holiday began soon after, evolving into a celebration of Mexican culture and heritage.

Copyright 2014 nwitimes.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Follow The Times

Latest Local Offers

Featured Businesses

Poll

Loading…

How must waste is there in Lake County government's budget?

View Results

Illinois Newsletters