2016 HISPANIC HERITAGE COMMITTEE EVENTS
- Tuesday, September 13ththrough Monday, October 24th.
- City Hall, 30 Church St.
Participants will view unique and eclectic art created by local artists. The exhibit is inspired by Hispanic Heritage Month and is expected to lure art lovers from all over Rochester!
Celebrating the Golden Years
- Thursday, September 29, 6-8:30 PM
- Edgerton Community Center, Stardust Ballroom, 41 Backus St.
Our grandparents deserve to be honored and appreciated! Participants will celebrate all “Abuelitos” for the sacrifice, wisdom, and unconditional love they have shown, while enjoying live music, Spanish cuisine and the crowning of the 2016 Abuelito and Abuelita of the year!
Youth Gala and Cultural Expression
- Friday, October 7, 6-8 PM
- David Gantt Recreation Center, 700 North St.
This is a perfect opportunity for Rochester’s Latino youth to gather, and celebrate Hispanic culture, while enjoying a formal dinner.
5th Annual Latino Student College Fair
- Saturday, October 8, 9AM-1PM
- MLK Memorial Park, 353 Court St.
High School students will have the opportunity to interact with college representatives from all over the region. Students may participate in informational panels and the HHM committee will present the winner of the Dr. Emeterio M. Otero-Academic and Community Excellence award. Lunch will be provided.
Rise Up Latinos! Event “Strengthening Relationships”
- Saturday, October 15, 10AM-2PM
- Port of Rochester, 1000 N. River St.
Now a “co-ed” celebration, this event is geared to empower men and women throughout the community. Come and listen to inspiring guest speakers, and visit informational booths. Information about domestic violence, health, education and grooming tips will be available. Participants will receive gift bags and lunch will be provided.
Noche de Orgullo Latino
- Saturday, October 29, 5:30-11PM
- Radisson Hotel, 120 E Main St.
On its most prestigious night, Rochestarians of all ethnicities will gather to celebrate the end of Hispanic Heritage Month. Enjoy an elegant sit-down dinner and dance the night away with the sounds from a live Latin band!