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Posted on: September 25, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Free Ecuadorian Concert

The Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library, in partnership with the LAMP Optimist Club, will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a free concert performance featuring The Symphony Orchestra of Manta, Ecuador on Sunday, October 5 from 5-7 pmin the Barnes Park Amphitheater at 350 S. McPherrin Avenue, Monterey Park.

The outdoor concert will feature 22 musicians with music director-conductor Hernan Gil performing select pieces by classical composers Brahms, Mozart, Beethoven and Vivaldi in addition to compositions by Ecuadorian composers. With the amphitheater’s outdoor setting, attendees are encouraged to picnic while they enjoy the concert but no alcohol beverages are allowed.

For more information about the free programs call the library at 626-307-1398. Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library is the city’s public library located at 318 S. Ramona Avenue, Monterey Park, CA 91754. Library hours are Sundays 1-5 pm; Mondays and Tuesdays 12-9 pm; Wednesdays and Thursdays 10 am–6 pm; Fridays and Saturdays 10 am–1 pm. For more City of Monterey Park news and information visit the city website at

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Cindy Costales, Senior Librarian Adult and Teen Services