‘Hispanic Heritage Month’ showcased in Batesville

first_imgBatesville, In. — Community members are invited to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month during the inaugural ‘Fiesta Hispana’ at Liberty Park in Batesville on Saturday, September 29.Fiesta Hispana is hosted by the Hispanic Community Advisory Committee (HCAC) and will feature authentic Mexican cuisine, music, dancing, children’s games and more. It begins at 3 p.m. and activities will go into the evening.“We are thrilled that the community and businesses such as French’s Locker, Gillman Home Center and Shopko are supportive and excited for this awesome event that offers activities for the entire family,” said HCAC president Jodi Alexander. “All are welcome as we hope to not only celebrate diversity, but to also celebrate what makes Batesville so great.”The menu includes tacos, tamales, duritos, carnitas, flan, tres leches cake, cheesecake and a variety of traditional Mexican drinks such as hibiscus and watermelon.Courtesy of Gillman Home Center in Batesville, children will enjoy a bouncy house. Other kid’s activities include pinatas, soccer, playground and more.Adult beverages are not provided but attendees are welcome to bring their own alcoholic drinks. Food and games can be purchased with cash only.Proceeds will benefit the HCAC scholarship program for graduating seniors in Southeast Indiana who are either Latino or planning to major in a foreign language.last_img read more