Virginia Martinez is a longtime Pilsen activist, leader, and author. Her two books, Adventures with Abuela, Let’s go to the Zoo and Adventures with Abuela, Let’s go to the Shedd Aquarium, capture the stories of a young boy named Rio and the time he spends with his grandmother. Join us on Saturday, July 22nd from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm as we celebrate her third bilingual book release Adventures with Abuela, Let’s go to the Museum of Science and Industry with a reception and bilingual reading!
Guests will be entered in a raffle to win a Family Membership to the National Museum of Mexican Art and Family Pass for four to the Museum of Science and Industry.
About the book:
Rio lives in the metropolitan Chicago area. His Abuela loves to take him and his family to different parks and museums. Now, they have a new addition—Rio’s little sister, Lily! During this adventure, Abuela and Rio’s mom take Rio and Lily to the Museum of Science and Industry, Rio’s favorite museum! What will Rio show Lily? Let’s find out!
Rio vive en el área metropolitana de Chicago. A su abuela le encanta llevarles a él y a su familia a diferentes parques y museos. Ahora, tienen una nueva adición: ¡Lily, la hermanita de Rio! Durante esta aventura, la abuela y la madre de Río los llevan al Museo de la Ciencia y la Industria, ¡el museo favorito de Río! ¿Qué le enseñará Rio a Lily? ¡Vamos a descubrirlo!
This event is free, but registration is required.