5 de mayo fiesta this Saturday at Plaza del Camarón

Contributor: Family of God Church

5 de mayo festivities will take over plazas and open air amphitheaters on Saturday, May 4th in Rocky Point. Among the festivities, from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Plaza del Camarón (intersection of Blvd. Juarez and Blvd. Fremont by City Hall) Puerto Peñasco Young Life, or Vida Joven, will be holding a carnival of sorts filled with games, music, food, a reenactment of the Battle of Puebla, and a silent auction filled with a large selection of prizes!

vida joven cinco de mayo horizontalYoung Life itself is a Christian based organization that since 1941 has been working with teenagers across the globe and is now in more than 70 countries. Puerto Peñasco’s Vida Joven is the first Club in Mexico. According to Dottie Homeyer, one of the event organizer’s from the local Family of God Church, “Puerto Peñasco Young Life or Vida Joven offers hope through values, a reality of fun, adventure, games, friendship, and giving kids a sense of significance.”

In the coming year, Young Life would like to be able to add Wyldlife Club for middle schoolers, and Young Lives Club that helps teen single moms.  Their adult leaders provide a safe environment and a Fun place for kids to gather and hang out. Every other Friday here in Peñasco, Vida Joven offers a “Club” that attracts up to 100 teens in fun organized events. Homeyer adds, “It is our desire to raise enough funds to be able to send 100 area teens to a week-long Young Life camp……..lives can be forever positively changed at one of these events.”

Barbara Iverson, who is also active in planning for the event, shares with us the wonderful silent auction items for Saturday’s event include:
* Weekend packages with condo stays, dining out and spa days
* Original Art by Joyce, with a wonderful new painting just for the event
* Week in Cristopher Creek, AZ in a 3 bedroom cabin to enjoy the cool mountain air
* Airplane ride
* Pewter, wine, dining out and more

No charge for admission:
Food starts at $1.00
Tacos $2.00
Soft drinks $1.00
Desserts $1.00
(all really reasonable as we want everyone to be able to enjoy)
Kids games $.25

¡Fiesta del 5 de Mayo este sábado(4 de mayo) en Plaza del Camarón!

¡Entrada Gratis!*
*Costos económicos para comida y bebidas / para recaudar fondos para el grupo Vida Joven en Puerto Peñasco
¡Algo para todos!

Comida, Bebidas, Entretenemiento, Ballet Folklorico, bandas, caballos danzantes, juegos para los niños,y  subasta silenciosa con grandes premios

Entrada gratis:
Platos de comida empiezan en $1 US (Approx.12 pesos)
Tacos $2 US (Approx. 24 pesos)
Refrescos $1 US  (Approx.12 pesos)
Postres $ 1 US  (Approx.12 pesos)
Juegos para niños $.25 (Approx.3 pesos)

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