Community Events Calendar Updated

Interested in events in Michigan commemorating César E. Chávez? Click here! Entire list of all events through December 2016 is below.

*LAST UPDATE 3/29/2016. We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, we provide info so that you can confirm that the event is open to the public, appropriate for your needs and to confirm dates, times, location and other information.

3/30 Chávez celebration GVSU, Grand Rapids,

3/30 AARP discussion for Latinos & community, Lansing,

3/30 Chávez blood drive @ MSU, East Lansing,

3/31 Chávez Day, observed

3/31 Chávez blood drive @ Cristo Rey Catholic Church, Lansing, flyer is posted at

3/31 Chávez lecture & food fest, Hope College, Holland,

3/31 Chávez March WMU, Kalamazoo,

3/31 Global Diversity Play MSU/Wharton, East Lansing,

3/31 CRCC/Chávez Day of Service, Lansing,

4/1 6th Annual LCC Chávez Day Celebration, Lansing,

4/1 6th Annual MSU Chávez Day Celebration, East Lansing,

4/1 Chávez banquet WMU, Kalamazoo,

4/1 Mariachi Vargas, Ann Arbor/U of M,

4/1 American GI Forum/Scholarship- Chávez luncheon, Saginaw, Call Alice Stricker for ticket info: 989-798-7909

4/1 La Maquinaria Norteña (and others, concert), Orbit Room, Grand Rapids, call 616-819-8366

4/2 Flint Chávez march, Flint (UM-Flint Campus)

4/2 Chávez Scholarship dinner, Kalamazoo, SW MI Chavez Committee & Voces, Call 269-387-4420

4/8 MDCR Hispanic-Latino Commission meeting, Flint,,4613,7-138-58275_3064-347109–,00.html

4/8 Lansing City Council Chávez Observation, Lansing,

4/9 Día de la Mujer conference, East Lansing,

4/13 W. MI. Hispanic Chamber Awards, GR,

4/15 Noche Bachata (live music), GR, Orbit Room, call 616-819-8366

4/15 ALSAME Scholarship Fundraiser, GR,

4/16 Health Fair (feria de salud y educación), GR, call 616-482-9305

4/22 LLEAD screening of “The Head of Joaquin Marrieta”,

5/5 Cinco de Mayo Open Mic Jam, GI Forum, Saginaw,

5/6 MDCR Hispanic-Latino Commission meeting, Saginaw,,4613,7-138-58275_3064-347109–,00.html

5/7-5/8 Cinco De Mayo celebration/run, Saginaw,

5/7 Kumbia Kings & WAR concert (5 de Mayo celebration), Mt. Pleasant,

5/12 Hisp. Center of W. Michigan Gala, Grand Rapids,

5/15 El Komander (concert), Grand Rapids,

5/27-29 Cristo Rey Fiesta, Lansing

6/10 MDCR Hispanic-Latino Commission meeting, Hart,,4613,7-138-58275_3064-347109–,00.html

6/17 Cristo Rey Community Center Golf Fundraiser, Lansing,

7/11 Latino Alum Event CMU, Mt. Pleasant, Save the date, more details TBA

7/15 Statewide Summit on Latinos & the Media, East Lansing, JSRI

9/23 MDCR Hispanic-Latino Commission meeting, Lansing,,4613,7-138-58275_3064-347109–,00.html

10/29 Quincañera Expo @28th St. Showplace, Grand Rapids, call Jose @616-581-6271

11/4 MDCR Hispanic-Latino Commission meeting, Detroit,,4613,7-138-58275_3064-347109–,00.html

12/17 Posadas, Cristo Rey Catholic Church, Lansing, more info TBD


Recurring Events:

Thursdays: Habana Thursdays (dance/music), Ann Arbor,

Fridays: Latin Night Fridays (dance/music), Ann Arbor,

Fridays: Salsa Capital (dance/music), Lansing,

Fridays: Viernes Tropical at La Terraza (dance/music), Detroit,

Fridays: Fiesta En la Sierra (music/karaoke), Grand Rapids, Royal Cuisine 526 Stocking Ave

Saturdays: I Love Latin (dance/music), Lansing,

Saturdays: Tropical Saturdays (dance/music), Detroit,

Saturdays: Latin Saturdays at Club Above (dance/music), Ann Arbor,

Saturdays: Salsa Saturdays at Papa Pete’s (dance/music), Kalamazoo,