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City of Evanston Illinois - City to Host Latinx Heritage Month Celebration 15 September 2022 ( news )
City of Evanston , state Illinois ( By Press Release office)
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As a part of the "My City , Your City , Our City" initiative , the City of Evanston will host a community celebration in honor of Latinx Heritage Month , recognized every year September 15 through October 15 . The celebration will take place on Saturday , September 24 from 4 p . m . to 9 p . m . at Elks Park , located at Callan Avenue and Mulford Street .
Community members of all ages are invited to come out to enjoy free food from Cocina Azteca Tacos , a traditional clothing competition , raffle prizes , an obstacle course , butt......on making , Taino Petroglyphs by Saul Rodrigues , partner tents and more! The event will culminate with a showing of the movie
at 7 p . m as a part of the Starlight Movies in the Park series .
This event is coordinated in partnership with ComEd , Evanston Latinos , Northwestern University , the Evanston Public Library , Puerta Abierta , Ascension St . Francis Hospital , FLAP , COFI , the Evanston Clerk ' s Office , the Evanston Community Foundation and Evanston Pride , LLC .
For more information about Latinx Heritage Month events and activities happening throughout Evanston , visit
cityofevanston . org/
, or call/text 847 - 448 - 4311 . For convenience , residents may simply dial 3 - 1 - 1 in Evanston .
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