Free 8th Annual Cesar Chavez Holiday Concert

For the 8th year Give Always to Others & Company is hosting the annual free Cesar E. Chavez State Holiday Concert in the Marion Beede Auditorium at Antioch Senior High School on Sunday, March 27th from 2-5 PM. This free community event will celebrate Cesar Chavez’s message of service and learning through cultural performances, guest speakers, displays chronicling his quest for civil rights.

There will also be information and resources information tables. In his quest for non violence and civil rights, he brought his cause to the communities of East Contra Costa County where many residents joined him in his journey. Mr. Chavez authored many quotes such as “We can choose to use our lives for others to bring about a better and more just world for our children” and this celebration serves as our reminder of his legacy.

The scheduled performers are U.C. Davis Ballet Folkorico, Mariachi Cali and Ballet Foklorico Raices Mexicanas de Maria Valdovinos.  In addition, the Guillermo “Bill” Muniz educational opportunity award will be presented to a high school senior. The scholarship program recognizes the Mr. Muniz’s years of community involvement and generosity to our communities in East Contra Costa County.

 The event is sponsored by Give Always to Others & Company (GATO), City of Antioch, Antioch Unified School District, Keller Canyon Landfill Mitigation Funds, Allied Waste Services, GWF Power Systems, Inc., Mechanics Bank, Los Medanos College Foundation, Arts & Cultural Foundation of Antioch, Gloria Martin & Family, Antioch City Council Member Mary Rocha, Brenden Theatres, Staples (Pittsburg).

Beede Auditorium is located at 700 E. 18th Street. For more information visit or call (925) 325-9897.

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