El Centro de Muchos Colores - Events en espanol

El Centro Events
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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!

3/20/2019 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 at elcentro_st1@fortlewis.edu. For full flyer of the sale, click here

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 10:00 AM SASO Tabling

The Sexual Assualt Services Organization (SASO), will be here in tabling in El Centro to give more information on their organization for about an hour. From thir website (durangosaso.org), "SASO is dedicated to providing advocacy to vitums of sexual assault and providing education and prevention programs aimed at increasing public awarness and safety to stop sexual violence through an anti-oppression framework."  Click here for full flyer of the event. 

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. Click here for a flyer of the event.


4/4/2019 5:30 PM Comida de Muchos Colores

Comida de Muchos Colores is an interactive night at Campus DIning Hall in which El Centro students and staff will share aspects of Latin, Central, South and North American Cuisine. Educational exhibits and live demonstrations will be available throughout the night. Free with a campus dining meal plan, all others pay at the door. Details to come!

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.

4/13/2019 2:00 PM Multicultural Fesitval

Multicultural event from 2-5 p.m. at the La Plata County Fairgrounds. In partnership with Big Picture High School, El Centro student staff and Ballet Folklorico will perform at 4:30 p.m. See flyer below for more information.

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.