PITTSBURG -- A multicultural event to celebrate the life of union leader Cesar Chavez takes place Saturday at the Little Theatre at Pittsburg High School.

The noon event features a keynote address by Pittsburg resident and native Ruben Rosalez, the regional administrator for the wage and hour division of the U.S. Department of Labor's Western Region.

Other activities will include dance entertainment by Ballet Folklorico Tonatzi, San Anthony Matlachines Aztec Dancers, Latino Unidos Folklorico & Latin Mix Dancers, Black Student Union Steppers, Punjabi Dance Group and Fi-Lam Bamboo Stick Dance.

The event takes place a day before the March 31 birthday of Chavez.

The event be preceded by an 11 a.m. rally and march that will begin in front of Pittsburg City Hall, 65 Civic Avenue.

Contact Eve Mitchell at 925-779-7189. Follow her on Twitter.com/EastCounty_Girl.



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