Hispanic Heritage Month Events Calendar

Hispanic Heritage Month Event Calendar, Sept. 15 - Oct. 15

Latino Heritage Month at the Autry National Center
Event will feature crafts, storytelling and hands on demonstrations for whole family. When: Saturday, Sept. 17, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles
Cost: Free
Information: 323-667-2000 | Website

Mexican Independence Day Celebration
When: Sept. 17 and 18, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: El Pueblo Historical Monument;  125 Paseo de la Plaza, Los Angeles
Info: 213-485-8372 | Website

Latino Heritage Storytime
Celebrate Latino culture with stories, songs and crafts. Event is for families with children of all  ages.
When: Sept. 17, 11 a.m. to Noon
Where: Echo Park Library, 1410 W. temple St., Los Angeles
Cost: Free
Info: 213-250-7809 | Website

Target Free Sundays @ MOLAA
Family festival offers chance to learn about Latin American culture through workshops, live performances, food and gallery tours.
When: Sunday, Sept. 18, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Museum of Latin American Art, 628 alamitos Ave. Long Beach.
Cost: Free
Info: 562-437-1689 | Website

Mariachi USA Fiesta
When:  Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m.
Where:  Fairplex, 1101 McKinley, Pomona
Cost:  $18.50- $75, Fair admission not included in ticket price.
Information: 909-623-3111 | Website

Baja Splash Cultural Festival
When: Sept. 24 and 25, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach
Cost:  Included with general admission.  Free to Aquarium members
Information: 562-591-3100 | Website

¬°Viva el Tequila!
Sample 40 varieties of tequila along with light hors d'oeurves and entertainment by Mariachi Fina Estampa and Juilian Picasso.
When: Friday, Sept. 30, 7 p.m.
Where: Museum of Latin American art, 628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach
Cost:  $35- $60
Info: RSVP to 562-437-1689 | Website

9th Annual Los Angeles Hispanic Heritage Festival
When: Sunday, Oct. 2, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: MacArthur Park, Wilshire Blvd & 7th St., Los Angeles
Info: 424-456-4743 | Website 


Mayor Villaraigosa and City Council to extend appreciation to Latino City Employees
When: Friday, Oct. 7, 5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Where: Los Angeles City Hall Rotunda and Forecourt, 200 N. Spring St., 3rd Floor, Downtown  Los Angeles
Cost:  RSVP by Oct. 1
Info: 213-847-2229 | Website

Tango Nueva Cabaret
When:  Oct. 8 p.m.
Where:  Ford Amphitheatre, 2580 East Cahuenga Blvd. Hollywood
Cost:  Purchase by Oct. 1: $70, $50, $30. Full price: $35, $55, $75
Info:  323-461-3673 | Website

Sugar Skulls
Kids will be making sugar skulls on the 14th and 21st and decorating them with icing on the 28th.
When: Oct. 14, 21, 28
Where: Lincoln Heights Branch, 2530 Workman St. Los Angeles
Cost: Free
Info: 323-226-1694 | Website 

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