This summer, we brought Vme to Austin in an effort to provide rich content and Spanish programming for Hispanics in Central Texas. Now, join KLRU and Vme as we celebrate Latinos’ contributions to American culture during Hispanic Heritage Month at Barton Creek Square Mall.
Enjoy a preview of Vme programming throughout the week and special festivities planned on select weekends beginning Saturday, Sept. 24, through Oct.15. Children and their families are invited to participate in several fun activities, including taking part in arts-and-crafts, learning new songs, meeting popular PBS characters, and joining in on puppet shows, face painting and balloon sculptures.
Schedule of Events
September 24th • 12:30pm-3:30pm
Join Vme and Mexic-Arte in creating Papel Picado, a traditional form of Mexican folk art that children can create and bring home.
September 25th • 1:00pm-2:30pm
Sing and learn Spanish words and songs through “Aprende Cantando” a 45-minute music class hosted by Heartsong Music. Two sessions will be available starting at 1:00pm and 1:45pm.
October 8th • 11:00am-3:00pm
Meet and greet the popular PBS characters Maya and Miguel.
October 15th • 12:00pm-2:00pm
Enjoy a bilingual puppet show, balloon sculpturing & more with Fonzie the Clown.
* All activities will take place at the ground level of Barton Creek Square Mall by the Macy’s entrance.
Vme is the newest Spanish-language addition to Austin’s KLRU lineup and features drama, sports, current affairs, documentary, food, educational preschool content and lifestyle programming. Austin viewers can watch Vme shows on KLRU channel 18.4 and Time Warner Cable channel 610.
For more information about KLRU and Vme, please visit http://www.klru.org/2011/06/klru-adds-vme-to-digital-broadcast-channels/.