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1/24/2019 5:00 PM Cooking Matters Classes start

Join Nationally nonprofit organization Cooking Matters in this made-for-FLC class that will help students learn how to cook healthy on a tight budget. Class size is limited, please e-mail salazar_e@fortlewis.edu to register. Classes meet weekly from 5-7 p.m. from Jan. 24 through Feb. 28th, culminating in a grocery store trip in which particpiants recieve the groceries they need to make meals that week.

1/28/2019 5:30 PM Ballet Folklorico de Durango Dance Classes

Ballet Folklorico de Durango dance classes from 5:30-6:30 p.m. For information, contact Dance Instructor Melisa Smith: mmsmith@fortlewis.edu; or (970) 769-2207.

1/29/2019 12:00 PM Charla: Sheila Lopez

Join us for a charla with STEM guest speaker Sheila Lopez--a  former program manager at Intel & who founded the PFLAG Phoenix Native American Chapter and works to support, education and advocate for the health and well-being of LGBTQ individuals. She will share her stories over lunch with our students and FLC community members. FOr a cool video about Lopez, click here.

Lunch will be served.

2/4/2019 5:30 PM Ballet Folklorico de Durango Dance Classes

Ballet Folklorico de Durango dance classes from 5:30-6:30 p.m. For information, contact Dance Instructor Melisa Smith: mmsmith@fortlewis.edu; or (970) 769-2207.

2/6/2019 12:00 PM Charla: Dr. Ben Waddell on Nicaragua & "the Caravan"

Join El Centro students and family for a great meal and discussion with Dr. Ben Waddell, who has lived in Nicaragua for many years and recently returned from a trip to Mexico to interview and observe the notorious Caravan of immigrants on the border.

Lunch will be served 12-1 p.m.

2/7/2019 8:00 AM Club Breakfast Burrito Sale

Come enjoy some delicious burritos with Club del Centro. 

Vegatarian and Gluten free options are available. 

Make sure you pre-order yours!

2/7/2019 1:00 PM Jewelry Workshop

Join El Centro student manager Valerie Calabaza for stress-relief workshop making jewelry! Supplies and light refreshments will be served.

2/14/2019 11:30 AM Dia De La Amistad Luncheon with special guest alumna Kate Suazo

Join us for this annual "Dia de La Amistad" (Day of the Friendship) day at El Centro. We will serve a homemade meal and enjoy conversations with our special guest and El Centro "friend" Kate Suazo-- returning for this special event at El Centro! Bring a friend!

Lunch will be served 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

2/14/2019 6:00 PM Valentine's Day It's a Drag Show

Join the Diversity Collaborative at the annual Drag Show held in the Ballroom on Valentine's Day night! Special guests Drewzilla and NM native Ryan Suazo will be joining an amazing team of drag show participants! Join us!

2/18/2019 5:30 PM Ballet Folklorico de Durango Dance Classes

Ballet Folklorico de Durango dance classes from 5:30-6:30 p.m. For information, contact Dance Instructor Melisa Smith: mmsmith@fortlewis.edu; or (970) 769-2207.

2/23/2019 9:00 AM Diversity Dialogue

Diversity Dialogue is held from 9-3 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. In collaboration with FLC's Diversity Programming Office, El Centro, the City's Community Relations Committee, Embracing Diversity Initiative and DHS's Prejudice Elimination Action (PEAT) group-- this year's event will focus on making connections. See flyer below for more details. Limited seating caps the group at first 100 people to RSVP to: "lauren.evaluation@gmail.com"

2/27/2019 12:00 PM Charla: Allie Wolfe & Olivia Thomas

Student leaders Allie Wolfe and Olivia Thomas (former and current El Centro student employees) will share their social justice news and experiences after attending the National "Creating Change" convference. Join us for storytelling and lunch!

Lunch will be served from 12-1 p.m.

3/4/2019 8:00 AM FLC Spring Break

FLC spring break is from Monday, March 4-8th. Enjoy your time off!

3/11/2019 5:30 PM Ballet Folklorico de Durango Dance Classes

Ballet Folklorico de Durango dance classes from 5:30-6:30 p.m. For information, contact Dance Instructor Melisa Smith: mmsmith@fortlewis.edu; or (970) 769-2207.

3/12/2019 11:00 AM Workshop: Art + Feminism with Rosalina Linares

Join FLC Research Librarian Rosalina Linares at El Centro for this special Women's History Month event. Linares will explain the Art + Feminism national campaign and show participants how to edit and add women of color to Wikipedia's national platform. For more information, visit: www.artandfeminism.org

Resfreshments will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

3/14/2019 8:00 AM Club Breakfast Burrito Sale

Come enjoy some delicious burritos with Club del Centro.

Vegatarian and Gluten free options are available.

Make sure you pre-order yours!

3/14/2019 1:00 PM Jewelry Workshop

Join El Centro student manager Valerie Calabaza for stress-relief workshop making jewelry! Supplies and light refreshments will be served.

3/19/2019 12:00 PM Spring Birthday Celebrations

Join El Centro student staff members to celebrate spring birthdays and especially staff members JJ Rabadan's 21st birthday today. We'll have snacks and cake today!

Lunch will be served 12-1 p.m. today

4/1/2019 11:00 AM Cesar Chavez Day Blood Drive

Join El Centro and Vitalant (formerly United Blood Services) for this annual event to donate blood on or near Cesar Chavez Day (observed, Sunday, March 30, 2019). This campaign helps raise awarness to donate blood, and a film about Cesar Chavez will be screening in the Vallecito Room throughout they day. To schedule your appointment, visit: www.vitalant.org, sponsor code is: ADCCD

Refreshments provided for all blood donors.

4/4/2019 12:00 PM El Centro Founder's Luncheon

Join El Centro for this unique opporunity to honor El Centro's founders-- the men and women in the early days of the Hispano Resource Center whose activism helped create our center today. Dr. Jenni Trujillo, Dr. Linda Simmons, Dr. Lourdes Carrasco, Dr. Maria Samora, and more will be in attendance to share stories and learn about the history of EL Centro de Muchos Colores.

Lunch will be served 12-1:30 p.m. today.

4/6/2019 6:00 PM Ballet Folklorico's Annual Dinner & a Show!

Located in the Student Union Ballroom, this one-hour show and dinner is a unique treat for all guests. This annual fundraiser also supports the sustainability of the K-20 cultural arts program in Durango. For more information, see flyer below.

4/12/2019 12:00 PM Hozhoni Days Pow-wow

Join FLC and student club Wanbli-Ota's annaul Hozhoni Days pow-wow in the Whalen Gymnasium, Friday and Saturday, April 12-13.

4/13/2019 12:00 PM Hozhoni Days Pow-wow

Join FLC and student club Wanbli-Ota's annaul Hozhoni Days pow-wow in the Whalen Gymnasium, Friday and Saturday, April 12-13.

4/15/2019 6:30 AM Booksigning: Kali Fajardo-Anstine

Maria's Bookshop will host the booksigning and reading by author Kali Fajardo-Anstine. Please join us at Maria's for this free event that is open to the public.

4/15/2019 12:00 PM Charla: Author Kali Fajardo-Anstine

Kali Fajardo-Anstine is from Denver, CO and her debut short story collected called "Sabrina & Corina" will be released April 2. She has an MFA from the University of Wyoming, has taught at Fort Lewis College in the writing program previously. Early praise for her book from Julia Alvarez says: "Sabria and Corina isn't just good, it'c masterful storetelling. Fajardo-Anstine is a fearless writer..." Join us for an informal chit-chat with Fajardo-Anstine at El Centro

Lunch will be served 12-1 p.m.

4/18/2019 12:00 PM Cascarrones Easter Celebration

Join El Centro to learn about and create your own Cascarrones to take home. Students can create these Mexican-style eggs filled with confetti to enjoy their own traditions or learn about a new one.

Lunch will be served 12-1 p.m.

4/18/2019 4:00 PM End of Year Fiesta with Club del Centro!

Join El Centro students, staff, faculty members and extended "familia" in this end-of-year fiesta that will open up onto the patio. We will celebrate student graduates, successes, and the (almost) last day of classes!

Dinner will be served from 4-6 p.m.

4/24/2019 11:30 AM Final's Week Luncheon

Join El Centro and the Native American Center staff for this final's week luncheon event from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Food will be served in both centers for students to enjoy during their final's week.