Free Resident-Led Festival Brings Community Together at Castillo Park
On Saturday, April 7, the Northside community will come together for the 7th annual Sabor Del Northside Festival, a free public celebration for the whole family that honors the neighborhood’s vibrant history and culture. Residents attending the Saturday afternoon festival at Castillo Park can enjoy live music and dance performances, food trucks, merchandise vendors, a pop-up bike lane, live mural paintings, the Telemundo Street Team, a children’s area, arts and crafts activities, a student art show and salsa tasting contest.
Sabor Del Northside is supported by Avenue as part of the ongoing effort to preserve the heritage and culture of Houston neighborhoods and improve the quality of life. This year’s celebration is sponsored by Legacy Community Health, HCC Northeast, MD Anderson, White Oak Music Hall, AARP, St. Arnold’s Brewery, and more.
Emanuelee “Outspoken Bean” (emcee)
District H Council Member Karla Cisneros
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee
Congressman Gene Green
Senator Sylvia Garcia
Saturday, April 7, 2018
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Castillo Park, 1100 Quitman St.
Ballet Folklorico, Moody Community Center Azteca dance groups, Crockett Elementary Orchestra, Sherman Elementary Orff Ensemble, Clemente Martinez Elementary cheerleaders, Telemundo Street Team, live mural paintings, pop-up bike lane, KickPops popsicles, Hot Damn Tamale Factory food truck, Curbside Sliderz burger truck, METRO Discovery Bus, vendor fair, salsa tasting contest and more.
Avenue’s mission is to build affordable homes and strengthen communities. The organization enhances the quality of life of working families and works to promote Houston’s future as a world-class city of healthy, vibrant and economically diverse neighborhoods. Avenue develops homes for purchase and rent as well as provides homebuyer education and counseling to help working families buy and maintain their own homes. They promote economic development and offer supportive services such as computer labs, after-school programs, and nutrition, fitness, and financial literacy classes that enrich the lives of the individuals and families they serve. Avenue is a member of the nationwide NeighborWorks® Network of more than 245 community development organizations working in nearly 4,358 urban, suburban and rural communities across America. Connect with Avenue on Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBAvenueCDC and Twitter: https://twitter.com/AvenueCDC.