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Events Planned to Honor Cesar Chavez

April 01, 2002|From Times Staff Reports

State offices and Ventura County Superior Court will be closed today for Cesar Chavez Day.

Today marks the second year of an official state holiday honoring Chavez, who founded the United Farm Workers Union. Chavez was born March 31, 1927, and died in 1993.

The Ojai Enrichment Center has planned several events to honor Chavez today. At 9:30 a.m. there will be a showing of the video "Common Man, Uncommon Vision: The Cesar Chavez Story."

A mural presentation will be held at 11 a.m. followed by a Mexican lunch and a drumming circle.

The center is at 210 Canada St. For more information, call 646-5186.

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