Date(s) - September 15, 2018
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Star of the Sea Auditorium
September 15th thru October 15th is National Hispanic Heritage Month and it is our pleasure to invite you to our yearly Hispanic Heritage Celebration!
A big thanks to this year’s sponsors: Northwest Health Foundation, Martin North, Craft3, Bank of the Pacific, Astoria-Warrenton Area Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Bank (3117 – Astoria, OR), & Knutsen Insurance
The event will be held on September 15th, 2018 at St. Mary’s Star of the Sea 1465 Grand Ave, Astoria, OR 97103 from 3pm-8pm. Entry is free!
Activities & Entertainment:
Musical Trio: Alma Sureña
Traditional Mexican Folk dance presented by the group “Mi Cultura”
Free interactive Zumba demonstration by Astoria Movement Center
Explore traditional cultural items and historical content from many Latin American countries
Various Hispanic dishes for sale from local restaurants and food vendors
Beverages and food will be available for sale by the Hispanic Council
Piñata, raffle, and more activities for the whole family!
We’ll be kicking off the event with a salsa-making competition with two categories:
Businesses- Restaurant-Salsa Competition Rules 2018 Entry fee is $50.00, which should be turned in with registration form no later than August 31st. If business has donated food to event, fee will be waived. Prize: 1st place winner will receive a “Best Salsa 2018” plaque for their business!
Amateurs- Amateur-Salsa Competition Rules 2018 There is NO entry fee and anyone can join. A registration form must be submitted to be in the competition. Prizes: $100 for 1st place, $50 for 2nd place, and $25 for 3rd place
Contact us at 503-325-4547 for more information about the event or if you are interested in volunteering!
*All proceeds will go towards continuing funding for our services and programs!