Hispanic Heritage Month events planned for Rochester

Here is a list of upcoming events planned to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, which is Sept. 15-Oct. 15.

Fiesta En La Plaza: Kicking off Hispanic Heritage Month at Rochester Institute of Technology: Featuring Taina Asili and La Banda Rebelde, free food, music and dancing; RIT Global Village; Jefferson Road, Henrietta; noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 14; for more information, visit http://www.rit.edu/diversity.

National Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-off: Reception will include music, food and live outdoor performances; noon to 2 p.m.; City Hall, 30 Church St. Rochester; for more information, visit cityofrochester.gov.

RIT Division for Diversity & Inclusion Speaker Series: Featuring Norma Holland on Sept. 18 and Julio Saenz on Sept. 24; RIT MOSAIC Center; for more information, call 585-475-6546

Honoring Our Abuelitos: Award event to recognize Latino grandparents will include live music and Latino food; Stardust Ballroom at Edgerton Recreation Center, 41 Backus St., Rochester; 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 21; for more information, call 585- 428-5990.

“Cultural Reflections: Exhibiting Our Latino Treasures” artist reception: Featuring works by local Latino artists; City Hall Link Gallery, 30 Church St., Rochester; 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26; exhibit continues Sept 12–Oct. 23; for more information, visit www.cityofrochester.gov/linkgallery or call 585-428-6829.

Youth Theater Night: Live performances from Rochester Latino Theatre Co.; Gantt @R-Center, 700 North St. Rochester; 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 29; for more information, call 585-428-5990.

Youth Gala: Cultural celebration will include a formal dinner; Stardust Ballroom at Edgerton Recreation Center, 41 Backus St.; 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 5; for more information, call 585-428-5990.

Hispanic/Latino Heritage Family Day: Annual event includes music and dance performances, art demonstrations and children’s hands-on activities; Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave., Rochester; Oct. 8 from noon to 5 p.m.; for more information, visit https://mag.rochester.edu/events/familycommunity-days.

Rise Up Latinos: Empowerment event for men and women with guest speakers, informational booths, gift bags and refreshments; Port of Rochester, 1000 N. River St.; 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 12; for more information, call 585-428-5990.

Latino Gala Night: Celebration will include a formal dinner and music from a live Latin band; Rochester Riverside Convention Center, 123 E. Main St.; 6 to 11 p.m. Oct. 14; for more information, visit cityofrochester.gov.

Sixth-Annual Latino Student College Fair: High-school students will have the opportunity to interact with college representatives from all over the region; Blue Cross Arena, 100 Exchange Blvd., Rochester; 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 20; for more information, visit cityofrochester.gov.

Copyright © 2024 Rochester Catholic Press Association, Inc. All rights reserved. Linking is encouraged, but republishing or redistributing, including by framing or similar means, without the publisher's prior written permission is prohibited.

No, Thanks


eNewsletter