It's fiesta time at Blandford Elementary. The Rowland Heights school celebrated a Family Latino Night on Oct. 22.

Friends and neighbors joined together to explore the fascinating culture. The school even set up a little museum of sorts to display many items from Central and South America.

"My neighbors are from Peru and they brought in some wonderful items to share with the kids," said teacher Nancy Delgadillo.

The alpaca rug was beautiful, as were the art objects on display.

"We wanted this to be a community builder. In the past, we've highlighted the Asian culture, so why not have a Latino night?" asked PTA President Kimo Morris. "This is a chance for our Latin families to showcase their heritage

Lauren Caldera, 8, learns how fold a tissue paper flower with her mother Leticia during the Latino heritage night at Blandford Elementary School in Rowland Heights on Oct. 26. (Watchara Phomicinda / Staff Photographer) (Watchara Phomicinda)
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