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El Día de los NiñosEl Día de los Niños. Maya & Miguel. Celebrates and Honors Children! ¡Celebra y Honra a Los Niños!
 
El Día de los Niños is a holiday honoring children. It is celebrated in many Latin American countries and by many people in the United States on April 30th.

Enjoy El Día de los Niños online with these fun Maya & Miguel activities:

Several events including parades, book festivals and health fairs that promote the well being of children are held throughout the United States. Below is a list of current PBS station events taking place near you:

Date/Time City/PBS Station Event Location Contact info/Web site
April 18
10-2
San Antonio, TX
KLRN
Part of "Kids Day in the Park" event. Activities will include appearances and photo opportunities with Maya and Miguel, craft activities, story time and games, Library card sign-up, and Leer da Poder materials. San Pedro Park,
San Antonio
Maricella Borroel
210-270-9000
http://klrn.org
April 18
Noon – 10 p.m.
West Palm Beach, FL
WXEL
Fiesta Latina

This family event celebrates the diverse heritage of Hispanics from many backgrounds. It connects all people of all heritages through music, food, education, and entertainment. The LOVE of Reading Exhibit - is an area devoted to educating our community about the importance of reading.

American-German Club
5111 Lantana Rd.
Lake Worth, FL
Kelly Rowland
561-789-3513
Kelly_sbidea@yahoo.com
April 18
10-2
Wilson, NC
UNC-TV
"Kids on the Lawn"

Celebrate the Week of The Young Child with airbrush face painting, Jelly Bean the Clown’s balloon tricks and magic show, free giveaways, and food. There will also be guest star appearances from Maya & Miguel and Clifford The Big Red Dog, along with other local celebrities.

Wilson County Public Library
249 W. Nash St.
Wilson, NC
Mary J. Artis
252-206-4235
April 25
10-2
Austin, TX
KLRU
Día de los Niños /Día de los Libros

This event will include performances by children’s dance and musical groups, hands-on educational activities, free books, snacks, and the opportunity to meet Maya and Miguel and Clifford the Big Red Dog.

St. John’s Community Center
7500 Blessing Ave.,
Austin, TX
Elva Garza
512-462-1033
Elva.garza@ci.austin.tx.us
http://main.org/ninos
April 26
noon-4
Denver, CO
KRMA Rocky Mountain PBS
El Día de los Niños

Festivities for the whole family include a visit from Maya and Miguel, folk dancers, singers, and food.

The Denver Public Library,
Denver Art Museum,
Colorado Historical Museum,
and the Byers-Evans House.
13th St between Lincoln Ave and Bannock St.
Carol Edwards
Denver Public Library
720-865-1307
cedwards@denverlibrary.org
April 26,
10-3
Indianapolis, IN
WFYI
Celebrate El Día de los Niños/Children's Day with this free day at The Children's Museum. Event includes a visit from Maya and Miguel. The Children's Museum of Indianapolis,
3000 N. Meridian,
Indianapolis, Indiana
Jamie Harding
jamieh@childrensmuseum.org
317-704-3521
http://www.childrensmuseum
.org/
calendar/index.htm
April 30
9-1
Phoenix, AZ
KAET-TV
Event includes a visit from Maya and Miguel. Part of the "El Día de los Niños Festival" celebration. Margaret T. Hance Park,
67 W. Culver Street,
Phoenix, AZ
Carmela Ramirez
Carmela.ramirez@phoenix.gov
602-261-8055
May 1
10-11 a.m. or 1-2 p.m.
Milwaukee
MPTV
El Día de los Niños/Children's Day

Activities: Visit with Maya & Miguel, join in making a mural, create your own Milagros, decorate your crown, enjoy a story, (other fun activities), and a take-home bag for each participating child.
Free event for children ages 4-8. Reservations are required.

Milwaukee Public Television
1036 N. 8th. Street
Milwaukee, WI
Call 414-297-7514 to reserve for one of the following sessions:

Morning: 10-11 a.m.

Afternoon: 1-2 p.m.

Note: Due to limited space,
a school requesting reservations will be limited to bringing no more than 30 children to the event.

For more info, contact:
Darlyne Haertelin
414-297-7518
haertled@matc.edu

May 2
11-3
Chandler, AZ
KAET-TV
This event includes free health screenings, cooking demos and healthy living information, and entertainment. The Library will offer tours, crafts, robotics demos, Maya & Miguel, and much more! There will also be drawings on the hour for a variety of prizes including bikes, toys, and grocery store gift certificates.Downtown Library Courtyard,
100 E. Commonwealth
Deidre Mears
480-782-2788
Deidre.Mears@chandleraz.gov
May 2
Noon - 4
Charleston, IL
WEIU
Part of "A Festival of the Arts" event. Activities include a meet and greet with Maya and Miguel, giveaway bags, face painting, and other crafts.Eastern Illinois University
(Campus Quad)
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL
Jeni Huckstep
217-581-7912
jlhuckstep@eiu.edu
Website: www.weiu.net
May 2
Noon-2
Pittsburgh, PA
WQED
Cinco de Mayo and El Día de los Niños Celebration for Children

Activities will include a meet and greet with Maya & Miguel, activity tables with "Create-a-Book," "Masks," and "Crown" activities, fun giveaways, and more.

The PBS Kids Backyard play-area at the Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills in Tarentum, PAMaria Pisano
412-622-1459
mpisano@wqed.org


El Día de los Niños For more information about El Día de los Niños from the National Latino Children’s
Institute, visit http://nlci.org/DLN2004/dlnmain.htm.

 
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