Sara Patlan is a swirl of color, above, as she dances at the annual Cinco de Mayo celebration Tuesday at Centro de la Familia. Ashley and Christian Patlan join in the fun, left. The festivities included ranchera music and a lecture on the Mexican holiday's traditions. "The fifth of May at Centro de la Familia means the celebration of being Latino," said Graciela Italiano-Thomas, CEO of the center. "Today, we jointly celebrate our success in surviving and thriving in our two cultures."