Spanish Club Hosts Cinco de Mayo Celebration May 5
class=""MsoNormal"">SALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University’s Spanish Club celebrates Cinco de Mayo 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, May 5, on the Devilbiss Hall Mall.
class=""MsoNormal"">Cinco de Mayo commemorates May 5, 1862, the day a 4,500-member Mexican militia defeated the French Army in Puebla, Mexico, to halt France’s takeover of the Mexican Empire.
class=""MsoNormal"">Festivities include entertainment by disc jockey Joey Kappa, who plays a variety of music by Latin American and Spanish artists. An inflatable obstacle course and pi?atas also are on hand. The SU Step Squad and Untouchables dance team perform.
class=""MsoNormal"">A Mexican buffet with taco salad, Mexican-style baked chicken, Mexican rice, quesadillas and churros with chocolate dipping sauce is provided. Admission to the buffet is $5.
class=""MsoNormal"">Raffle tickets for gift certificates to local restaurants, movies and music are available for $1. Rain location is the Wicomico Room. For more information call 410-543-6030 or visit the SU Web site at www.salisbury.edu. "