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Hispanic Heritage Month: Events

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Virtual Events

EVENT | CONCERTS AND PERFORMANCES
Homegrown: Mamselle Ruiz
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm EDT

EVENT | CONCERTS AND PERFORMANCES
Homegrown: Cambalache
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

EVENT | COURSES AND WORKSHOPS
Celebration of Children's and YA Latin American and Latinx Literature
Monday, October 11, 2021
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

EVENT | CONCERTS AND PERFORMANCES
Daymé Arocena
Friday, October 15, 2021
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

EVENT | NEW STREAMING CONTENT
The PALABRA Archive at the Library of Congress
Available Starting October 1, 2021

EVENT | Instagram Live @ SmithsonianNPG
Bid Bidi Bom Bom
Wednesday, October 20th, 2021
5 pm - 6 pm

EVENT | Online Eventbrite 
Dia de los Muertos Virtual Family Celebration
Saturday, October 30th, 2021
10 am - 11 am

Gateway d365 Events

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH 2021

Join us throughout September & October to celebrate Hispanic culture, history & heritage!

Previous Events

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH KICKOFF

Wednesday September 15 | 12 p.m. | Link to Recorded Event - Sign In Through Panopto or BlackBoard to View
Please join us to learn more about why we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month annually and how you can participate in both cultural and learning events! Event open to the entire college community.

YO SOY [I AM] STUDENT PANEL

Tuesday, September 21 | 12 p.m. | Link to Recorded Event - Sign In Through Panopto or BlackBoard to View
Hispanic/Latinx students make nearly 25% of our student body at Gateway Technical College. Attend this virtual student panel event to hear about some of our Hispanic student’s experiences at Gateway and what recommendations they have for faculty and staff.

VIRTUAL TOUR MEXICAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM IN CHICAGO

Tuesday, September 21| 1-2 p.m. | Link to Recorded Event - Sign In Through Panopto or BlackBoard to View
Join us to visit the Mexican American Art Museum in Chicago virtually! We will have a guided tour of the museum and opportunities for q&a after the event.

AREPAS AL GUSTO (CULINARY DEMONSTRATION)

Thursday, September 23 | 6 p.m. | Link to Recorded Event - Sign In Through Panopto or BlackBoard to View
Learn how to make Arepas by our very own staff! This event is open to faculty, staff and students.

LOTERIA (BINGO)

Friday, October 1 | 6 p.m. 
Join us for a fun night of virtual Bingo hosted in partnership with Rainbow Alliance and Latinos Unidos.

DANCE TROUPE – PANADANZA

Monday, October 4 | 1 p.m. | Link to Recorded Event - Sign In Through Panopto to View
We invite you to attend this virtual performance where members of the Panadanza Dance Company bring the essence of strength, resiliencia, community and joy through stories, music and dance. You will learn a variety of dances, and about the trajectory of the rhythm and dances influenced by West African cultures that traveled through Brazil, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Panama, and back to the U.S. with the blend of what is Salsa today.

FIRESIDE FOLKTALES

Thursday, October 14 | 6 - 8 p.m. 
Grab a chair or blanket and join us at historic Hawthorn Hollow to hear folktales told by the fireside! Storytellers will share stories for a variety of cultures and offer insight into the symbolism and wisdom found in these great tales. (co-sponsored with Kenosha Library)

Events in the Community

Youth and Family Programs and Classes

Mexican Folk Art Mirrors
Design a personal mirror inspired by Mexican folk art and tin-embossing techniques. Registration required.

Friday, October 22
4:00 - 5:00 PM 
Northside Library
Register here. (Registration opens on October 15)