Hispanic Heritage events planned

This year’s Hispanic Heritage events include:

Latino Film Festival: Sponsored by the Puerto Rican Festival Board; St. John Fisher College, 3690 East Ave., Pittsford; Sept. 21 from 1 to 8 p.m.; for more information, visit www.prfestival.com/film.html.

Hispanic Heritage Day: Program will begin with Spanish Mass followed by a convocation; Holy Apostles Church hall, 530 Lyell Ave., Rochester; Sept. 22 beginning at 11:30 a.m.; for more information, call 585-254-7170.

Honoring our Abuelitos: Program in honor of Latino elders; St. Michael Church, 869 N. Clinton Ave., Rochester; Sept. 26 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.; for more information, call 585-428-7503.

Zumba dance event: Sponsored by the UR’s Latino Medical Student Association and Latino Professional Alliance; Sept. 26 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.; for more information, send an e-mail to .

Third-annual Latino Student College Fair: Blue Cross Arena, 1 War Memorial Square, Rochester; Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; for more information, visit www.cityofrochester.gov/hhm.

Dancing to Latino Rhythms: Dance lessons with a professional instructor; City Council Chambers room, 30 Church St., Rochester; Oct. 15 from noon to 1 p.m.; for more information or to reserve a spot, call 585-428-6110.

Latino Art Link/Documentary with Norma Holland: Featuring a film "Arroz con Habichuela" and photos from an art exhibit display from the 1980s, City Hall atrium, 30 Church St., Rochester; Oct. 16 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Latino Youth Performing Arts Expo: Program will include performances by children ages 4 to 18; Edgerton Community Center, 41 Backus St., Rochester; Oct. 18 from 5 to 8 p.m.; for more information, send an e-mail to HispanicHeritageMonth@cityofrochester.gov.

Latino gala: Event will include live music, dance and presentation of Latino of Positive Influence awards; Harro East Ballroom, 155 N. Chestnut St., Rochester; Oct. 25 from 6 to 10 p.m.; for more information, call 585-428-7515.

Hispanic/Latino Heritage Family Day: Annual event includes music and dance performances and art demonstrations and children’s hands-on activities; Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave., Rochester; Oct. 27 from noon to 5 p.m.; for more information, visit http://mag.rochester.edu/calendar/?event&id=852600.

Latino Health Symposium: Sponsored by the UR’s Latino Professional Alliance; Nov. 6; for more information, send an e-mail .

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