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This Week’s Events: December 14–20, 2017

Check out community events happening December 14–20!

EHN Staff
This Week’s Events: December 14–20, 2017

El Hispanic News Event Picks

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¡Posada Navideña!

To celebrate the season, Hacienda is hosting a Posada at the Portland Mercado. This is a holiday tradition that references the story of Mary and Joseph seeking accommodation, or posada, at the inn in Bethlehem. Our posada will be a family-friendly atmosphere with traditional songs, warm drinks, piñatas, and more.

Saturday, December 16, 12–8 pm
Portland Mercado, 7238 SE Foster Rd, Portland
Free admission, all ages welcome
More info at

Fiesta Navideña

Celebrate the holiday season Espacio Flamenco style with traditional holiday songs (villancicos), student and Espacio Flamenco Company performances, and a flamenco sing along! Performances by: Espacio Flamenco Coro Navideño, Flamenco Kids through Level 3 dance classes, Flamenco Guitar class, and Espacio Flamenco Company.

Sunday, December 17, 6–8:30 pm
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton St, Portland
Tickets $8 at, sliding scale $5–10 at the door, all ages welcome
More info at

Winter Gathering

NAYA gathers every year in the spirit of giving and gratitude to celebrate the holidays with our community. This celebration will be full of cheer, food and drinks, and family activities for all to enjoy. Mr. and Mrs. Klamath Claus may even make a special appearance, so don’t forget your wish list!

Wednesday, December 20, 5:30–8 pm
Native American Youth and Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia Blvd, Portland
Free admission, all ages welcome
More info at

Pray for Me / Francisco, El Padre Jorge

This film is a look the life of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, from his early childhood days in Argentina to his becoming Pope Francis, all from the perspective of a Spanish journalist named Ana. Director: Beda Docampo Feijóo. Biography, Drama, History. Spanish with English subtitles, 1 hour 44 minutes.

Wednesday, December 20, 7–9 pm
Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland
Tickets $8–10 at
More info at

Mercado Sunday Brunch

It’s time for a new Portland Brunch experience! Stop by to try breakfast classics from across Latinoamérica. Savor mimosas and sangria from Barrio’s, coffee and espresso drinks from Sandino Coffee Roasters, and brunch specials from every cart, and get cozy in our indoor, heated market hall to enjoy your Sunday feast.

Sundays until March, 10 am–2 pm
Portland Mercado, 7238 SE Foster Rd, Portland
Free admission, all ages welcome
More info at



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