Hispanic Heritage Month

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2021 Event Schedule

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month each year, Mayor Lovely A. Warren and the City’s Hispanic Heritage Committee host a month-long program of events to celebrate the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched the Rochester community.

Blood Drive with Poder 97.1 FM
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., September 25
American Red Cross
50 Prince St.
Please call (800) 733-2767 to make an appointment

Hispanic Heritage Celebration Day -Celebrating 20 years!
Noon to 5 p.m., September 26
Memorial Art Gallery
500 University Ave.
Free tickets required: https://mag.rochester.edu/events/celebration-series/

Hispanic Heritage Month Events at the International Plaza: September 16 to October 17

Thursday, September 16, 5-8 p.m.
Hispanic Heritage Month Proclamation
Mambo Kings
“The Rochester’s Latino Community” by Julio Saenz
Grupo cultural Latinos en Rochester

Sunday, September 19, 1-5 p.m.
"Flairs from Brazil"
Rosa Boemia
Bricks Unveiling Ceremony
Brazilian Drums Ensemble
Capoeira Angola Quintal
Estrelas do Norte

Thursday, September 23, 5-8 p.m.
"Global Beats!"
Womba African Drum and Dance
Borinquen Dance Theatre
Special guests to lead drumming interactive session

Sunday, September 26, 1-5 p.m.
Festival Puertoriqueño Sponsoring Live Music Performances by:
Calle 1
Banda Light

Thursday, October 3, 1-8 p.m.
Rochester Latino Theatre Company
Live music by: Ellas

Sunday, October 10, 1-5 p.m.
¡Fiesta Mexicana! Alma de México
Music, fashion, dances, competencia de comer picante, and more!

Sunday, October 17, 1-5 p.m.
Carnaval by Grupo Cultural Latinos en Rochester
Live music performance by Orquesta Antonetti


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