Cancelled – Showcase Presentation – Omar Poleo from Venezuela Rescheduled to March 18, 2017

December 17, 2016 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Mansfield Public Library and Vernon Regional Adult Based Education are working in partnership to bring enrichment opportunities to the community. We will be showcasing local immigrants to meet, greet and learn about certain aspect of their rich cultures.

Join us to meet Omar Poleo from Venezuela on December 17th. This is a special date in Venezuela’s history as it honors the life of the “Great Liberator” Simon Bolivar.  Simon played a leading role in the establishment of Venezuela, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Panama as sovereign states, independent of Spanish rule.  Omar will speak of Venezuela’s remarkable geographic and ethnic diversity that make up the fabric of this marvelous country.

Omar’s presentation will include a small tasting of Venezuela’s most famous confectionaries.

This event is free and open to the public.