Hispanic Heritage Month begins on Sunday, September 15 and ends October 15 each year. This month celebrates the history, cultures, and contributions of Hispanic individuals to our society. In commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month, several events throughout the city of Houston will be taking place in the next couple of weeks:

Donkey Piñata Craft
Host: South Houston Branch Library
When: September 19, 2019, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Where: South Houston Branch Library, 607 Avenue A, Houston, TX 77587
Event Description: Children ages 5 and up and are invited to decorate a miniature piñata craft with tissue paper and fill it with candy.
Learn more here.

Make Your Own Corn Husk Doll
Host: Aldine Branch Library
When: September 19, 2019, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: Aldine Branch Library, 11331 Airline Dr, Houston, TX 77037
Event Description: Make your own Corn Husk Doll with us! Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month by creating a traditional children’s toy. Decorate and style your doll to your choosing!
Learn more here.

Nouveau Flamenco Spanish Guitar Performance
Host: George Michael Library
When: September 21, 2019, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview, Richmond, Texas 77469
Event Description: Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at George Memorial Library, with John Acevedo. Library patrons will be treated to complimentary traditional Flamenco guitar music.
Learn more here.

Houston Aztec Dance & Drum presents Mi’totiliztli Workshop
Host: Galena Park Branch Library
When: September 24, 2019, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: Galena Park Branch Library, 1500 Keene St. Galena Park, Texas 77547
Event Description: Houston Aztec Dance & Drum members will present “Mi’totiliztli”, Aztec cultural dances and drumming of the Mexican Tradition known as “Danza”. Danza Azteca/Mexica is a beautiful tradition with roots deeply embedded in ancient Mexico.
Learn more here.

Con Sabor a Venezuela
Host: Talento Bilingue De Houston (TBH)
When: September 25, 2019, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Where: Talento Bilingue De Houston, 333 S Jensen Dr. Houston, Texas 77033
Event Description: Join Teresa Echarry and Maria Elena Ferrer for an art exhibition on color and identities.
Learn more here.

Hispanic Heritage Celebration 
Host: Baker Ripley Cleveland Campus
When: September 26, 2019, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Where: Baker Ripley Cleveland Campus, 720 Fairmont Parkway, Pasadena, Texas 77504
Event Description: Join Baker Ripley Cleveland Campus for a Hispanic Heritage celebration. Food, games, music and fun will be provided for your whole family!
Learn more here.

40th Annual Festival Chicano
Host: Miller Outdoor Theatre
When: October 3-5, 2019, 7 p.m.
Where: Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Dr. Houston, Texas 77030
Event Description: The 40th annual Festival Chicano is a reflection of the artistic creativity and has developed in the Chicano cultural experience after centuries of influence of native peoples, Mexico, Europeans, and the United States of America. Festival Chicano will be held From October 3-5 beginning at 7:00 p.m. each night.
Learn more here.

Huichol Yarn Art
Host: Aldine Branch Library
When: October 5, 2019, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: Aldine Branch Library, 11331 Airline Dr, Houston, TX 77037
Event Description:  In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. You’ll learn about Huichol Yarn Art and make your own art. Nierikas (pronounced Near-eeka) are traditional yarn paintings made by the Huichol people.
Learn more here.

Macy’s Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month With Jesse & Joy
Host: Macy’s Memorial City
When: October 13, 2019, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: 900 Memorial City Way, Suite 800, Houston, Texas 77024
Event Description: Join Macy’s as they celebrate Hispanic Heritage month and the unity created by the art and music of Latinx creators by welcoming in Grammy award-winning artists Jesse & Joy.
Learn more here.

East End Street Fest
Host: East End District
When: October 19, 2019, 2 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Where: 2800 Navigation Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77003
Event Description: The East End Street Fest is a celebration of one of Houston’s most historic Hispanic neighborhoods. This street party will have two stages packed with live music, activities for kids, and more.
Learn more here.

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