Latino/Community Events, Michigan: March Update

*LAST UPDATE 3/14/2016. 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.

3/16 Caribbean Music & the Sound of Globalization, MSU IS, East Lansing,

3/17 Chávez Activities, Grand Rapids,

3/18 La Tardeada Linc Up, Grand Rapids,

3/18 Luis Vargas (concert), Grand Rapids,

3/19 Los Inquietos del Norte (concert/band), Grand Rapids, Delta Plex

3/20 Los de Afuera (concert), Grand Rapids,

3/24+ Mujer a Mujer Workshop Series, MSU/EL, Migrant Student Services or Erica Fiasky, (517) 884-4050,

3/26 Chávez dinner/dance, Lansing, or

3/26 Latin Xplosion, MSU, East Lansing,

3/27 Pascua Latina (food/community), East Lansing,

3/28 Migration/Education Conference, MSU CLS, East Lansing,

3/30 Chávez celebration GVSU, Grand Rapids,

3/31 Chávez Day, observed

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

3/31 Chávez March WMU, Kalamazoo,

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

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

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

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

4/9 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

5/5 5 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,

5/15 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

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,

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,