The Committee for Ethnic Affairs advises the Montgomery County, MD County Executive and County Council on public policy that relates to ethnic affairs; promotes maximum involvement of all ethnic groups in the County in government, business and community affairs.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Hispanic Heritage Month 2011

Events in Montgomery County:
September 17, 2 PM – Wheaton Library – Cantaré, Songs and rhythms of Latin America
September 22nd –October 12th. AFI Latin American Film Festival. Check website for featured films.
September 24, 2 PM – Quince Orchard Library – Cantaré, Songs and rhythms of Latin America
September 24, 1 PM – Aspen Hill Library – Brazilian Jazz performed by Origem
October 1, 4-7PM, Rockville Hispanic Heritage celebration - Rockville Town Square- Free
October 3,  6pm-7:30PM Gaithersburg City Hall. Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration in Gaithersburg Highlights Individuals Making a Difference. For more information:

October 5, 7pm- A Night of Argentinean Tango Stars - Historic Stage of the Olney Theater. $32 before the show /$42 at the door
October 16, 12-5pm. “Ama Tu Vida/Love Your Life” Health Fair at the World of Montgomery Festival. Wheaton triangle (across from 2424 Reedie Drive Wheaton MD)

Events in surrounding areas:
September 17, 10-12noon. Family workshop: Barriletes: kites from Guatemala. Art Museum of the Americas. Organization of American States. 201 18th Street NW Washington DC 20006
September 18 12-6pm. The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Prince George’s Department of Parks and Recreation 30th Annual Hispanic Festival. Lane Manor Park (7601 West Park Dr., Adelphi  20783
September Smithsonian’s Hispanic Heritage Month Calendar of Events:

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