October Latinx Events

There are several events being held in Hampton Roads to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15-October 15.

Pretlow Library in Norfolk

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

Learn about the culture, music, and food of Puerto Rico, Peru, Mejico, y Costa Rica.  Enjoy authentic cuisine from De Rican Chef Restaurant while you learn Latin dance moves from Mambo Room instructors.

TCC Virginia Beach (students only)

Game Night in Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

Wednesday October 9th, 05:30 pm – 06:30 pm
Where: Virginia Beach Student Center, K-215
Address: 1700 College Crescent Virginia Beach, VA 23453
Description: Learn to play Tomo Todo, a game of six-sided tops, and
Mexican scrabble! A prize will be given to the participant with the
highest scores! This event is open to TCC students only.

Regent University in Virginia Beach

Education Seminar: Culturally Responsive Teaching, Character Education and Hispanic Students

Saturday, 10/12/19, Library Auditorium, Time TBD
Join educators, scholars, administrators, parents and students for a half-
day of presentations and conversations on issues affecting education and the increasing Latino student population in Virginia. This seminar is part of the “Professional Learning Plan” series of Vrigina Beach Public Schools.
This event is free and open to students, faculty, staff and the general
RSVP by October 7 to cll@regent.edu.

Concert – “Our Roots”

Saturday, 10/19/19, Chapel Auditorium, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
End Hispanic Heritage Month with a cultural celebration of music
featuring Mr. Jorge Aguirre, the Hampton Roads Chamber Players and
members of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Take a musical journey
through Spain; the Caribbean; Central, North and South America; and
discover traditional classical music. This event is free and open to
students, faculty, staff and the general public.
RSVP by October 19 to cll@regent.edu.

Pretlow Library in Norfolk

2019 Hispanic Leadership Forum Trailblazers Awards

The Norfolk Public Library in partnership with the Hispanic Leadership Forum of Hampton Roads, Inc. wishes to celebrate the accomplishments of local citizens that have promoted the culture, history, and life of Hispanics in Hampton Roads.   This year’s theme is  Military Heroes and Hispanic Veterans.

TCC Chesapeake Campus

Hispanic Heritage Month Fiesta

Tuesday 10/15/19 and Wednesday 10/16/19, 12:00 pm – 01:00 pm
Wednesday 10/16/19, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Chesapeake Campus
When: Where: Chesapeake Student Center, Breezeway and field
Address: 1428 Cedar Road Chesapeake, VA 23322
Description: Join us for a celebration of Hispanic Heritage. Learn to
make salsa and also practice your Salsa dance moves. Explore Hispanic
culture, arts and enjoy a sampling of authentic cuisine. This event is open to the public.

At Old Dominion University

Aventura Cultural

October 17, 2019 11 a.m.-2 p.m. North Mall, Webb Center

Celebration of Latinx culture and display of various Spanish speaking countries represented on ODU’s campus.

Sponsors: Hispanic Latino Employee Association, Latino Student Alliance, Lambda Upsilon Lambda, and Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

Café Con Leche

October 28, 2019 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. North Café, Webb Center

Café Con Leche is an event where everyone can come together for delicious Latin food, music, and performances from students/alumni from ODU.

Sponsor: Latino Student Alliance

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