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Hispanic Heritage Month 2010

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Wednesday, September 15

Noon to 1:30 p.m.     

Wilson Commons Wednesdays

Sponsored by the Student Activities and Spanish Latino Student Association (SALSA)

Wilson Commons, Hirst Lounge
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Dinner at Danforth: Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate culture with dinner Latino-style. Open to University students.
Danforth Dining Center

Thursday, September 23

6:00 pm to 8:30 pm


Students learn to dance rhythms of merengue, bachata, salsa, and more! Cosponsored by the Spanish and Latino Students' Association (S.A.L.S.A.)

Wilson Commons - Hirst Lounge

Saturday, September 25


The First Annual 2010 Salud y Sobriedad en la Cultura

Sponsored by Strong Behavioral Health/Strong Recovery Chemical Dependency Sobriedad Fuerte

St. Michael's Church Hall

Sunday, October 3

Noon–5 p.m.

Hispanic/Latino Heritage Family Day: Faces of Diverse Ancestry

Memorial Art Gallery
Spanish Country Flags

Wednesday, October 6

Noon–2 p.m.

Latino Cultural Fair- Food, entertainment and more!

Hosted by the Latino Professional Alliance

Sarah Flaum Atrium, School of Medicine and Dentistry

Friday, October 15

6–7:30 p.m. (Reading, followed by 45-minute book signing)

Whispers from the New World: A Literary Reading by Pulitzer Prize–Winning Author Junot Diaz

Those attending must register online through the University’s Meliora Weekend site.

Location (TBD)

junot diaz

Saturday, October 23

6 p.m.–midnight

Tropicana Dinner and Dance

May Room (Reception beginning at 5:30)
Dinner (6–8 p.m.)
Oro Solido and DJ Freddy Colon (9 p.m.–midnight)
Sponsored by SALSA
For more information, contact 275-5911 or
Tickets on sale at the University of Rochester, Common Market

Thursday, October 28

9 a.m.–2 p.m.

Hillside Work Scholarship Connection Hispanic Heritage Celebration at the University of Rochester.

Strong Lower Auditorium (9:15–10:45 a.m.)
Dewey Hall, Room 1-101 (1:15–2 p.m.)