2016 Events

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El Grito

El Grito de Dolores marks the beginning of the Mexican War of Independence and is celebrated each year on September 15th. For more than twenty years, the celebration of El Grito has been sponsored by the City of Los Angeles. This celebration entertains residents and televisions viewers with a reenactment of the historic cry and bell ringing, and features live musical entertainment on the historic steps of City Hall.

 

WHEN:           September 16, 5:00 p.m.

SITE:               Los Angeles City Hall, 200 N. Spring St., Downtown Los Angeles

COST:             Free

SPONSORS:   Jarritos, Mega 96.3, Boston Beer, The Los Angeles Dodgers, Loteria Grill, Hoy, El Aviso, Del Real, Angry Orchard, Los Angeles World Airports, El Aviso Magazine, Department of Recreation & Parks, LAUSD Board Member Monica Garcia, Los Angeles Public Library, The Port of Los Angeles, Councilmember Jose Huizar, Mayor Eric Garcetti

INFO:             323-254-2020, latinoheritage.la

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Latino Heritage LA Brings Fiestas to Union Station With the

Help of Metro and the Dodgers

 

What:             Your one-hour drive to Dodger Stadium and parking fee are a thing of the past when you ride the stadium express at Union Station. Latino Heritage LA, and Metro are collaborating to help promote Metro’s Stadium Express that departs from Union Station and transports ticketholders to Dodger Stadium free of charge. Latino Heritage LA (LHLA) invites the public to celebrate the Dodgers with music, prizes and more at the Stadium Express Fiestas. Event is open to the public.

 

 

Where/When:   Stadium Express Fiestas                                                  August 27th                 12:00PM

Union Station  800 N. Alameda St.  Los Angeles, CA 90012                August 28th                  12:00PM

 

                                                                                                                                   September 2nd            5:00PM

 

                                                                                                                                   September 4th                     12:00PM

 

                                                                                                                                   September 24th           5:00PM

 

                                                                                                                                   September 25th           10:00AM

 

Background: Latino Heritage LA engages, inspires and highlights contributions made by the Latino community to American culture, while bridging cultural gaps, and connecting the diverse multi-cultural mosaic that is Los Angeles. Events and activities take place during Latino Heritage Month September 15 – October 15, 2016. For more information on Latino Heritage LA visit our web page www.latinoheritage.la, or follow us on social media Facebook.com/latinoheritagela

 

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Fun for the Entire Family at the Latino LA Festival

 

What:             Bring the kids and join Latino Heritage LA at the 30-acre Wilmington Water Park for a festival that has something for everyone. Kids can enjoy rock climbing, arts and crafts, face painting and an obstacle course throughout the day. And adults can enjoy art exhibits, and a music featuring a live performance by Susie Hansen Latin Band.  The event will culminate with an outdoor screening.  All activities are free of charge.

 

 

Where/When:           Latino LA Festival                        October 1               4pm

Wilmington Waterfront Park      1170 W 9th Street

 

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Los Angeles Public Library and Latino Heritage LA to Celebrate the City’s Roots with Mexican Cuisine, Tequila, Beer and Loteria

 

What:             This is not your grandma’s bingo. Join the Library and Latino Heritage LA in a good game of Loteria. Winners will be allowed entrance to a VIP reception that features the cuisine of Loteria Grill, craft beer of Angel Brewery, and Palomas courtesy of Jarritos. This is one Latino tradition you want to be a part of.

 

  Where/When:          Los Angeles Public Library – Central Downtown

5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

                                            630 W 5th Street 

                                          Los Angeles, CA 90071            

 

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Union Station to Host Latino Heritage LA to Host Second Annual Taste of Xocolatl (Chocolate)

 

What:             Come sample chocolate in its many forms, and dance the night away to the sounds of the Susie Hanson Latin Band as we pay homage to the gift from the Gods.

 

 Where/When:           Union Station

4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

                                       800 N. Alameda St.

                                      Los Angeles, CA 90012             

 

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Countdown to Día de los Muertos with Latino Heritage LA

 

What:             Latino Heritage LA will host a children’s piñata making workshop aimed at passing down the tradition of Día de los Muertos. A master artist will give a short lecture on the history of the tradition, and teach families how to create piñatas and decorate sugar skulls. Make up artists will be on hand for calavera face painting.

 

Where/When:            Los Angeles Public Library-  Central Downtown            

                                        October 29, 2016       2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

                                         630 W. 5th Street

                                        Los Angeles, CA 90071

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2016 Latino Heritage Month Calendar

 

 

Latino Heritage App Challenge

Latino Heritage LA’s second annual Latino App Challenge is encouraging students K-12 grade to create a mobile app to identify and solve problems in their communities.

 

WHEN:           Through October 31

SITE:               Throughout Los Angeles Unified School Districts

COST:             $1 Machine, $2 Bus

SPONSORS: Jarritos, Boston Beer, The Los Angeles Dodgers, Loteria Grill, Hoy, El Aviso, Del Real, Angry Orchard, Los Angeles World Airports, El Aviso Magazine, Department of Recreation & Parks, LAUSD Board Member Monica Garcia, Los Angeles Public Library, The Port of Los Angeles, Councilmember Jose Huizar, Mayor Eric Garcetti

INFO:             323-254-2020, www.latinoheritage.la

 

Latino LA Metro Guide

 

LHLA is proud to collaborate with Metro on this year’s “Metro Guide.” A mutually beneficial opportunity for Metro rail and bus riders to show their TAP cards and enjoy the great discounts at businesses located near Metro stops throughout the city.

 

WHEN:           Through October 31

SITE:               Throughout the Great City of Los Angeles

COST:             Free

SPONSORS: Jarritos, Boston Beer, The Los Angeles Dodgers, Loteria Grill, Hoy, El Aviso, Del Real, Angry Orchard, Los Angeles World Airports, El Aviso Magazine, Department of Recreation & Parks, LAUSD Board Member Monica Garcia, Los Angeles Public Library, The Port of Los Angeles, Councilmember Jose Huizar, Mayor Eric Garcetti

INFO:             323-254-2020, www.latinoheritage.la

 

 

Latinos in Hollywood Photo Exhibit

 

Latinos have a long history in Hollywood. Latinos in Hollywood Exhibit honors the accomplishments of Latinos in film and television throughout the Hollywood’s history.

 

WHEN:           September 15 through October 15, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Mondays through Fridays

SITE:               Plaza de la Raza, 3540 N. Mission Rd., Los Angeles

COST:             Free

SPONSORS:   Jarritos, Boston Beer, The Los Angeles Dodgers, Loteria Grill, Hoy, El Aviso, Del Real, Angry Orchard, Los Angeles World Airports, El Aviso Magazine, Department of Recreation & Parks, LAUSD Board Member Monica Garcia, Los Angeles Public Library, The Port of Los Angeles, Councilmember Jose Huizar, Mayor Eric Garcetti

INFO:             323-254-2020, www.latinoheritage.la

 

 

Latino LA Festival

 

Latino LA Festival is a family-friendly festival that encourages and enriches the local community through the celebration of Latino culture. The community can enjoy performances from Aztec dancers, Brazilian Capoeira dancers as well as traditional and contemporary art displays.

 

WHEN:           September 16, 4:00 p.m.

SITE:               Wilmington Waterfront Park, Wilmington

COST:             Free

SPONSORS:   Jarritos, Boston Beer, The Los Angeles Dodgers, Loteria Grill, Hoy, El Aviso, Del Real, Angry Orchard, Los Angeles World Airports, El Aviso Magazine, Department of Recreation & Parks, LAUSD Board Member Monica Garcia, Los Angeles Public Library, The Port of Los Angeles, Councilmember Jose Huizar, Mayor Eric Garcetti

INFO:             323-254-2020, www.latinoheritage.la

 

El Grito

 

El Grito de Dolores marks the beginning of the Mexican War of Independence and is celebrated each year on September 15th. For more than twenty years, the celebration of El Grito has been sponsored by the City of Los Angeles. This celebration entertains residents and televisions viewers with a reenactment of the historic cry and bell ringing, and features live musical entertainment on the historic steps of City Hall.

 

WHEN:           September 16, 5:00 p.m.

SITE:               Los Angeles City Hall, 200 N. Spring St., Downtown Los Angeles

COST:             Free

SPONSORS:   Jarritos, Mega 96.3, Boston Beer, The Los Angeles Dodgers, Loteria Grill, Hoy, El Aviso, Del Real, Angry Orchard, Los Angeles World Airports, El Aviso Magazine, Department of Recreation & Parks, LAUSD Board Member Monica Garcia, Los Angeles Public Library, The Port of Los Angeles, Councilmember Jose Huizar, Mayor Eric Garcetti

INFO:             323-254-2020, latinoheritage.la

 

 

Stadium Express Fiesta

 

Latino Heritage L.A. is throwing a fiesta for Dodger Stadium Express riders at Los Angeles Union Station. Our Fiesta includes a variety of fun activities like music and prizes.

 

WHEN:           September 24 & 25, 10:30 p.m.

SITE:               Los Angeles Union Station, 800 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles

COST:             Free

SPONSORS:   Jarritos, Mega 96.3, Boston Beer, The Los Angeles Dodgers, Loteria Grill, Hoy, El Aviso, Del Real, Angry Orchard, Los Angeles World Airports, El Aviso Magazine, Department of Recreation & Parks, LAUSD Board Member Monica Garcia, Los Angeles Public Library, The Port of Los Angeles, Councilmember Jose Huizar, Mayor Eric Garcetti

INFO:             323-254-2020, latinoheritage.la

 

 

Noche at the Library

 

In partnership with the Los Angeles Public Library, Latino Heritage LA will host our first Noche at the Library. This is an adult only event that will feature cocktails and reading by Latino authors in celebration of Latino Heritage Month.

 

WHEN:           October 6, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

SITE:               Los Angeles Public Library, 630 W. 5th St., Downtown Los Angeles

COST:             Free

SPONSORS:   Jarritos, Boston Beer, The Los Angeles Dodgers, Loteria Grill, Hoy, El Aviso, Del Real, Angry Orchard, Los Angeles World Airports, El Aviso Magazine, Department of Recreation & Parks, LAUSD Board Member Monica Garcia, Los Angeles Public Library, The Port of Los Angeles, Councilmember Jose Huizar, Mayor Eric Garcetti

 

INFO:             323-254-2020, latinoheritage.la

 

 

 

 

A Taste of Xocolatl

 

The second annual Taste of Xocolatl will bring together chocolate lovers from around Southern California for an unprecedented chocolate-filled night.

 

WHEN:           October 13, 4:00 p.m.

SITE:               Union Station, 800 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles

COST:             Free

SPONSORS:   Jarritos, Mega 96.3, Boston Beer, The Los Angeles Dodgers, Loteria Grill, Hoy, El Aviso, Del Real, Angry Orchard, Los Angeles World Airports, El Aviso Magazine, Department of Recreation & Parks, LAUSD Board Member Monica Garcia, Los Angeles Public Library, The Port of Los Angeles, Councilmember Jose Huizar, Mayor Eric Garcetti

INFO:             323-254-2020, www.latinoheritage.la

 

 

Dia de los Muertos

 

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at the Los Angeles Public Library. All families are welcome to learn about the true meaning of the Day of the Dead through storytelling, face painting, and Piñata making.

 

WHEN:           October 29, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

SITE:               Los Angeles Public Library, 630 W. 5th St., Downtown Los Angeles

COST:             Free

SPONSORS:   Jarritos, Mega 96.3, Boston Beer, The Los Angeles Dodgers, Loteria Grill, Hoy, El Aviso, Del Real, Angry Orchard, Los Angeles World Airports, El Aviso Magazine, Department of Recreation & Parks, LAUSD Board Member Monica Garcia, Los Angeles Public Library, The Port of Los Angeles, Councilmember Jose Huizar, Mayor Eric Garcetti

INFO:             323-254-2020, latinoheritage.la

 

 

 

 

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