Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

September

The Living Room at HPL

Saturday, September 15th
12:00pm
Collier Regional Library

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day featuring traditional dance, live music and Mexican food! This event hosted by the Houston Public Library.

Show and Tell: Stories of Houston’s Mujeres

Thursday, September 20th
6:00pm – 7:45pm
Houston Public Library
Julia Ideson Building | Meldrum Room & Reynolds Room

Hispanic women have shaped Houston in significant, and often under-appreciated, ways. Join HMRC to see unique items that reflect the vibrant history of Hispanic women in Houston. This pop-up exhibit is a special opportunity to see, touch, and learn about the Hispanic Archival Collections. A discussion of the items on display will begin promptly at 7 PM. This showcase is a part of a series of events celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. Parking is available under the Central Library building, with entry on Lamar Street. For questions, please contact HMRC at TXR.Reference@houstontx.gov or 832-393-1662. This event hosted by the Houston Public Library.

Coog Fiesta

Thursday, September 27th
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Center for Diversity and Inclusion
Student Center South Room B12

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the Urban Experience Program and Center for Diversity and Inclusion. Coog Fiesta provides UH students with the opportunity to learn about various Hispanic and Latinx cultures through music, food and activities. This event is hosted by the Center for Diversity and Inclusion and the Urban Experience Program.

Hispanic Heritage Trivia Tabling

Monday, October 1st
11:00am – 12:00pm
Student Center South – Food Court Table #1

Come join the WGRC staff at this tabling event where we test your knowledge of Hispanic heritage in the United States through a feminist lens. Winners will receive prizes!

Hispanic Student Mixer

Wednesday, October 3rd
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Center for Diversity and Inclusion
Student Center South Room B12

The Hispanic Student Mixer provides Hispanic students with the opportunity to network and socialize with peers, faculty and staff of Hispanic Heritage through conversation and interactive games. This event is hosted by the Center for Diversity and Inclusion.

Hispanic History Loteria Night!

Saturday, October 6th
6:00pm – 8:00pm
HPL Express Discovery Green

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Loteria Night! Questions will relate to Houston Hispanic History and the Houston Metropolitan Research Center's (HMRC) Hispanic Archival Collections. Prizes include reproductions of historic images housed at HMRC. Event is free and open to the public. For questions, please contact HMRC at TXR.Reference@houstontx.gov or 832-393-1662. This event hosted by the Houston Public Library.