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This Week’s Events: December 21, 2017 – January 3, 2018

Check out community events happening December 21 – January 3!

EHN Staff
This Week’s Events: December 21, 2017 –...

El Hispanic News Event Picks

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La Posada del Inmigrante

Voz Hispana Cambio Comunitario and The Church of the Nations invites you to celebrate the Posada of the Latin American immigrant as we celebrate it in Mexico, Central America and South America. We will have dinner and participation of our children. Please RSVP.

Thursday, December 21, 5:30–8 pm
Voz Hispana Cambio Comunitario, 820 Jefferson St NE, Salem
Free admission, all ages welcome
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The Way Up Afro/Caribbean Dance

The Way Up is throwing a year end bash with selectors DJ Solo and special guest DJ Nayiram (SEA)! DJ Solo’s signature blend comes together with DJ Freaky Outty’s reservoir of heaters for a spirited mix of dancehall, soca, Afrobeat, reggae, reggaeton, and all manner of international club music.

Friday, December 22, 9 pm
Holocene, 1001 SE Morrison St, Portland
$5 admission before 10:30, $7 after, 21+ only
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32nd Annual New Year Eve Sobriety Powwow

The Native American Rehabilitation Association of the Northwest, an Indian- owned, Indian-operated non-profit agency, invites you to welcome in the new year in a safe and welcoming alcohol-free space. Let’s come together to honor and support the emotional, physical, spiritual and mental health of our American Indian and Alaska Native people.

Sunday, December 31, 12 pm – midnight
Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland
Free admission, all ages welcome
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New Year’s Eve w/ Anjali & The Kid, Orquestra Pacifico Tropical

DJ Anjali & The Incredible Kid 17th Anniversary New Year’s Eve dance party featuring special guests Orquestra Pacifico Tropical and Savila! Cumbia meets Bhangra & Bollywood for a Desi Latino Soundclash New Year’s Eve; with dholi Adam McCollom (Seattle), and Bollywood dances by DJ Anjali and the Gulabi Gang.

Sunday, December 31, 9 pm
Melody Ballroom, 615 SE Alder St, Portland
Tickets $30 advance at, $40 at the door, 21+ only
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Weeklies and Seasonals

Winter Farmers Mercado

Support local growers, artisans and Latinx Entrepreneurs in our indoor/outdoor farmers market! Come and enjoy family activities, live music, food demonstrations, and the Chef @ the Market Cooking & Education Program.

Saturdays until March, 10 am–2 pm
Portland Mercado, 7238 SE Foster Rd, Portland
Free admission, all ages welcome
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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
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