Festival, Movie, Soccer, Dancing, Food And More Scheduled From Sept. 6 to Nov. 2

 

 

The city of Las Vegas invites the community to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a variety of events in September, October and November. All activities are subject to change. For more information, call 702-229-PLAY. Parents can subscribe here to receive a monthly email, or text LV PARENTS to 468-311, about upcoming events and activities for their kids. See the flier.

 

 

 

 

 

De Chile, Mole y Pozole: Absence of Uniformity

 

Featuring the Ceramic Works of Brissa Arana
Sept. 6–Nov. 16, hours Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; closed weekends and holidays.

 

Artist’s reception: Thursday, Sept. 13, 4 to 6 p.m.

 

Free and open to the public.

 

City Hall Grand Gallery, 495 S. Main St., first floor.
De Chile, Mole y Pozole offers an eclectic voyage into the mind of Las Vegas artist Brissa Arana.  Arana is a Mexican-American artist whose love for her Mexican roots motivated her to become a cultural advocate who travels abroad spreading the richness of her “mestizo” heritage through her sculptures. Inspired by her origins, her creations are a unique sense of self that can be appreciated in this timeless exhibit. For more information, call 702-229-ARTS (2787) or visit www.ArtsLasVegas.org.

 

 

 

Batteries Included Teen Night with the Las Vegas Lights Football Club

 

Saturday, Sept. 8,

 

Free for Batteries Included teens ages 13-18.

 

Cashman Field, 850 N Las Vegas Blvd.

 

Teens will enjoy a speaker series, tailgating and professional soccer. Teens should call 702-229-4075 for Batteries Included program information and to register; advance registration required.

 

 

 

Hispanic Heritage Month Family Movie Night (all ages)
Friday, Sept. 14, 6 to 9 p.m.
Free and open to the public.

 

East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., 702-229-1515.
It's family movie night at East Las Vegas Community Center. Join your neighbors as we kick off the month-long Hispanic Heritage Month celebration. Bring a low-back chair and blanket to be more comfortable while you enjoy the animated film “Coco” under the stars. Concessions will be available for purchase. Call 702-229-1515 for more details.

 

 

 

Folkloric Dance Workshops (all ages)

 

Thursdays, Sept. 20, Sept. 27, Oct. 4, and Oct. 11, 6 to 7 p.m.

 

Free and open to the public; no advance registration required.

 

East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., 702-229-1515.

 

Celebrate Hispanic culture by learning traditional Mexican regional folk dances. For more information, call 702-229-4248.

 

 

 

Hispanic Heritage Month Honored at City Council Meeting

 

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 9 a.m.

 

Free and open to the public.

 

Las Vegas City Hall Council Chambers, 495 S. Main St., second floor

 

Join Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman and the City Council as they honor Hispanic heritage with a citywide proclamation during the City Council meeting that begins at 9 a.m.

 

 

 

Hispanic Heritage Month Family Festival (all ages)
Saturday, Oct. 13, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free and open to the public.

 

East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., 702-229-1515.

 

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with a family festival at East Las Vegas. There will be food, entertainment, resource vendors, and active play activities for the entire family. This event is sponsored by Councilman Coffin, the city of Las Vegas, and neighborhood groups. If your organization is interested in being a vendor for this event, please send an email to rsaucedo@lasvegasnevada.gov for more information.

 

 

 

Jack Cimo Concert (all ages)

 

Sunday, Oct. 14, 2 p.m.

 

Free and open to the public.

 

Garehime Heights Park, 3901 N. Campbell Road

 

Jack Cimo is a classically trained Spanish guitarist known for his powerful presence, beautiful tone, and exciting renditions. Having played the guitar since he was a toddler, his devotion to the instrument has directed the course of his life. He has more than 20 years of performing experience and is passionate about exploring different styles. He has a mastery of Spanish classics, romantic Italian music, and festive Central and South American pieces. His wide repertoire includes everything from Baroque and Renaissance music to avant-garde pieces and The Beatles. For complete details and information, visit www.ArtsLasVegas.org or call 702-229-ARTS (2787).

 

 

 

Sugar Skull Workshop, Celebrating Hispanic Heritage (ages 7+)

 

Saturday, Oct. 27, 1 p.m.

 

Cost: $15; open to beginner and intermediate levels.

 

Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St.

 

This one-day workshop celebrates Hispanic heritage. Learn about the Mexican tradition of sugar skulls and create a colorfully decorated sugar skull to take home just in time for the “Dia de los Muertos” Mexican holiday. Advance registration required. To register online, visit www.ArtsLasVegas.org or call 702-229-ARTS (2787). 

 

 

 

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Celebration

 

Friday, Nov. 2, 5 to 9 p.m.

 

Free and open to the public.

 

Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza, 720 Twin Lakes Drive.

 

Enjoy live music by local entertainers and Las Cafeteras, arts and crafts vendors, and a craft project for children, while supplies last. Food trucks will have refreshments available for purchase.

 

If you would like to enter the 2018 ofrenda contest, contact Jennifer Rabanes at 702-229-4924 for an application and more information.