Español From the classic celebration of Fiestas Patrias, to our association with the popular soccer team, the LA Galaxy and our participation in the popular CicLAvia; AARP in Los Angeles has prepared several events to celebrate Latino contributions to our society and also provide you with tools to help make your life better as you age. Many of our events are free, but for a select few you must sign up in advance.
Boleros de Noche | La Plaza de Cultura y Artes | 501 N. Main Street. Los Angeles CA 90012 | Friday, September 14th | 6:30 p.m.
Celebrate ‘Bolero Ranchero’ music, whose most famous performers were Rubén Fuentes, Javier Solís and Pedro Infante. This night promises performances that highlight the classics of bolero ranchero music with Mariachi Lindas Mexicanas and Omar Arreola. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., music begins at 7:00 p.m. Food and beverages available for purchase. Find tickets on Eventbrite https://bit.ly/2MxbXNO
Fiesta Ranchera at MAOF (Mexican American Opportunity Foundation) | 401 N. Garfield Ave. Montebello, CA 90640 | Saturday, September 15th | 12 noon – 6:30 p.m.
Join the celebration of Mexican Independence Day by attending the Fiesta Ranchera hosted by MAOF (Mexican American Opportunity Foundation). Your participation will benefit MAOF’s programs dedicated to helping older adults. Enjoy the music of Mariachi Lindas Mexicanas founded in Boyle Heights, California in 2007 by Maricela Martinez. Lindas Mexicanas is a professional mariachi group with a traditional and extensive repertoire. These talented women show their passion, beauty, charisma, and love for art and culture. Admission: $10 includes food. Register here: https://aarp.cvent.com/RancheraParty2018
Family Days: Mexican Independence Day | La Plaza de Cultura y Artes | 501 N. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 | Sunday, September 16th | 12 noon – 4:00 p.m.
September 16th marks the beginning of the Mexican war of independence. Learn more about this day with activities for the whole family. Enjoy an afternoon of art, kitchen and gardening workshops. Plus performances by Los Norteados del Sur, Las Colibrí and the Mariachi Lindas Mexicanas. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. This event is free for the whole family. Register here: https://aarp.cvent.com/MexicanIndependenceDay2018
Latina Golfers Association: 6th Annual Women’s Golf Day | Alhambra Golf Course | 630 S. Almansor St. Alhambra, CA 91801 | Saturday, September 22nd| 1:00 p.m.
Join the Latina Golfers Association’s tournament, be part of a golf clinic for beginners, and participate in the awards dinner. The Latina Golfers Association has something for everyone, Latina leaders in business, banking, law, education, finance, technology, real estate, government, medicine, and more come together to celebrate. AARP Members receive a $10 discount. Register here: https://aarp.cvent.com/LatinasGolfersTournament2018
Latino Heritage LA |Dodgers Stadium Express | Union Station | Wednesday, September, 19th and Friday, September 21st |Get on line 90 minutes before the 7:10 p.m. game (5:40 p.m.)
Take the Stadium Express at the Union Station and save time driving and parking at the Dodger Stadium. The Latino Heritage Month LA, AARP in Los Angeles and Metro are working together to promote this FREE, quick, convenient, and friendly way of traveling to Dodger Stadium. We will celebrate the Dodgers with music, prizes and much more while you wait to board one of the stadium Express buses. Dodger game tickets are required to board the bus. To receive a surprise prize, Register here: https://aarp.cvent.com/LatinoHeritageLAStadiumExpressBuses
LA Galaxy Home Games |StubHub Center | 18400 Avalon Blvd. Carson, CA 90746| September 23rd at 4 p.m. and 29th at 7:00 p.m.
The League of United Latin American Citizens, Los Angeles Feria de Salud, 2018 | Placita Olvera, Home of Olvera Street | 125 Paseo de la Plaza |Los Angeles, CA 90012 |Sunday, September 23rd |11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The League of United Latin American Citizens, LULAC, with the support of AARP, is proud to once again host the National Feria de Salud where families from across Los Angeles will gather for a phenomenal day-long cultural festival focused on healthy eating, physical activity, and wellness while celebrating Latino cultural traditions. AARP will be screening the Caregiving Movie “Cada Paso del Camino” with a panel and Q&A after the movie. LULAC will provide a variety of health screenings, fun physical activity and healthy cuisine to celebrate Latino music, family, health and culture! The event is free and open to the public, but to receive a free gift, register here: https://aarp.cvent.com/LulacHealthFair2018
Documentary Screening: 18th & Grand | La Plaza de Cultura y Artes | 501 N. Main Street. Los Ángeles, CA 90012 | Thrusday, October 4th | 7:00 p.m.
Since 1932, the Olympic Auditorium in downtown L.A. served as a sports and music mecca. Director Steve DeBro screens excerpts from the documentary “18th & Grand,” joined by bantamweight champ Frankie Duarte; Mando Guerrero of the Guerrero wrestling family; Honey Sanchez, skating star from the L.A. T-Birds, and author/historians Gene Aguilera and Rock Rims. Co-hosted by California Historical Society. Register here: http://aarp.cvent.com/18th&Grand
SPANISH TEK Workshops (Technology Education and Knowledge) | Plaza de la Raza
Cultural Center for the Arts & Education |3540 North Mission Road| Los Angeles, CA 90031 |Tuesday, October 16th | Different schedules and levels
Come to our free workshop and learn how to get more out of your mobile devices. All participants will get hands-on experience with devices and a free touch pen! Register today – space is limited! Pleasebring your Facebook login and password. The workshops will be only in Spanish.
Beginners: 10:30 a.m. – 12 noon and again at 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Beyond the Basics: 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. and again at 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Register here: Register at: aarp.cvent.com/teklang3
LA Galaxy Home Games |StubHub Center | 18400 Avalon Blvd. Carson, CA 90746|Sunday, October 28th | 7:00 p.m.