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Latino Community Events

Cultural event listing from around the state.

Upcoming Community event

Spanish Health care Interpreter Training

Havana Lounge at the Oxford (10 NW Minnesota Ave., Downtown Bend)
Friday, May 1, 2015
Dinner 7pm, Live Music by ¡Chiringa! begins at 9pm-21 and over
Tickets for dinner and dancing $65, click HERE!
Tickets for dancing only $20, click HERE!
For further information, call 541-280-6072
Check out the FB event page HERE!

Cinco de Mayo Celebration and at Hola eastside-Oldmill-Downtown-Redmond and Estabien taqueria.
Hola East side: mariachi México en la piel 7pm.-9pm.
Hola Old Mill: mariachi México en la piel 9:30pm.-11:30pm.
Hola Downtown: Latin power mix 9pm.-12pm.
Esta bien: mariachi México en la piel 6pm.-8pm.
Hola Downtown: Mariachi México en la piel 9pm.-12pm.
Hola Old Mill: latin power mix 8pm.-11pm.
Hola Redmond: mariachi México en la piel 6pm.-8pm.
Hola Downtown: Latin power mix 5pm.-8pm.

Cinco de Mayo 5K & 10K timed race
May 5th, 2015 Tuesday Night 7PM
Start /Finish line is at HOLA! Downtown, intersection of NW Bond St. and NW Minnesota Ave.
Race starts at 7:00 pm, Registration is open NOW until 6:30 pm night of event!
CALL TO REGISTER 541-389-1601
Stop in and Register!
1320 NW Galveston Avenue
SUN 12PM - 5PM

Cinco de Mayo
M.A. Lynch Elementary PTO and La Clase invite you and your family to their carnival full of family fun.
M.A. Lynch Elementary 1314 SW Kalama Ave. Redmond, OR.

Friday May 8th, 2015-5:00 – 7:30 PM

A special night celebrating arts education and local artists

 • Delicious food & drinks 
• Milagro's touring and art education exclusive performance & workshop
•  An unique art exhibition by seven local  Latino artists
• Breathtaking auction items from Guatemala and Nicaragua
When: Wednesday May 27th, from 6 p.m to 8:30 p.m
Where: Milagro, 525 SE Stark St., Portland, OR. 97214
Tickets for Fiesta Milagro: The Art of Community are only $10. 
Secure yours today!

Pasos al Éxito in Madras, Fall 2015!-Register NOW
RDI is currently recruiting for Starting Your Business @ Home in the Madras region. 
This six-part small business management course will be delivered locally across six weeks with one session per week. Classes will be presented in Spanish. 
Madras High School, 390 SE 10th St, Madras, OR 97741 
Tuesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. 
Session 1:
September 15 
Session 2:
September 22 
Session 3:
September 29 
Session 4:
October 6 
Session 5:
October 20 
Session 6:
October 27 
Six classes, Materials, Dinner, and Childcare all provided for just $20 

(Some scholarships available) 
To apply visit:
Or for questions or more information, contact: 
Kristine Mier, RDI Program Coordinator (612-432-6318, or
José Balcazar (541-390-9621,

Ongoing Events

Many more opportunities to dance throughout the week.
Check out the website Latin Dance Academy of Bend



2nd & 4th FRIDAYS 

This month Latin Dance Social Fridays at club SEVEN will take place this Friday, June 13th and the 27th. Latin dance lesson at 8 p.m. followed by dancing to a mix of the latest and hottest tropical Latin music in salsa, bachata, merengue, mambo and more! 

Come and join a fun group of people of all dance levels and dance away to all the different Latin rhythms.  


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