Spring: Easter Egg Hunt
Seasonally, our ESL students bring their children to enjoy a traditional American celebrations. Recently, they enjoyed an Easter egg hunt and the retelling of the beautiful Easter story.
Summer Soccer Camp
A summer highlight for the La Puerta kids and the neighborhood for the last three years has been our Soccer Camp. Local youth group with high school players volunteer to teach basic soccer skills to children ages 5-12 years old throughout the week. Local businesses donate refreshments and prizes and everyone has a great week of soccer. For this summer's dates and more information, click here.
Summer Art Camp
Each summer the Greenwood Arts Council partners with us to hold a week long event to allow local kids to explore creative outlets through various projects and activities. Volunteers are needed. If interested click here to fill out a volunteer form.
Summer Reading Program
Various programs are held during the summer to encourage students to continue reading during the summer months. Story tellers from the library and a reading club for 4th-6th grade girls are in the schedule for this summer.
Annual Mexican Dinner Fundraiser
A highly anticipated event for the past four years has been our Mexican Dinner fundraiser. Taking advantage of the wonderful cooks in our community, we cook traditional Mexican favorites and sell tickets, giving the whole Greenwood community the opportunity to help support the work of La Puerta. Dancers and a Mariachi Band entertain and it is an evening of great food and fun...Latino style! Click here for more information.
La Puerta de Esperanza holds a live nativity scene around the Christmas season each year. The Christmas story is retold around a fire and friends enjoy warm drinks and fellowship together.