Hispanic Awareness Update

Hispanic Awareness Update

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Sept 19th 
North Texas Giving Day today! All gifts are amplified. Donate today.https://www.northtexasgivingday.org/susangkomen?fbclid=IwAR1_-TT2CaiV2tms7BtrwMDOe-zeY8L57Y4_gNs-QrdMIlOWMAFl6QwCQeY

Sign up for the local race to be held on October 12th at http://northtexas.info-komen.org/site/TR?fr_id=8063&pg=entry&_ga=2.25888893.1943919974.1568893845-1249355635.1567685558

Sept 19th 
No Más Bebés Documentary & Panel Discussion to be Held Sept. 19th. A story of Mexican immigrant women who were sterilized while giving birth at L.A. County hospital during the 1970’s. The event will take place September 19, 2019, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Alamo Drafthouse, 120 W. Loop 289. Entry into the film will be free, with registration. Seating is limited. Attendees are responsible for their own drink/food orders. For questions, please contact Lora L. Lopez (lora.lopez@ttu.edu) or the TTU Ethics Center (ethics.center@ttu.edu).

Sept 19th 
The West Texas Walk of Fame honors those individuals/groups with a strong connection to Lubbock and West Texas Area. 7:00pm – 10:00pm 1501 Mac Davis Lane. Romeo Reyna, David Kneupper, Larry Trider and Susan Graham. For more info 806-775-2242

Sept 20th 
Chicana/X Latina/X Working Group from 2:00 – 5:00pm @ the Library TLPDC Room 153 Texas Tech faculty, staff and graduate students are organizing a working group to focus on Chicana/x Latina/x Thought and Theory in the New Millennium to complement the wake of TTU’s newly attained status as Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Cultivating our newly attained status of a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), we propose a working group to integrate “Chicana/x Latina/x feminist thought & theory in the new millennium” within our curriculum, practice, and institutional climate. Chicana feminism, also called Xicanisma is a social political movement in the United States that analyzes the historical, cultural, spiritual, educational and economic intersections of Mexican American women who identify as Chicana. Chicana feminism has become a transcultural influence throughout the world. Contact Esther Medina De Leo´n for more information.

Sept 20 – 28th 
South Plains Fair

Sept 19th – Buck A Ride Night 
Sept 22nd – Family Day Kids 17 under admitted free before 9pm

Sept 24th – Senior Citizens Day 
Sept 26th – Wristband Day $40

Sept 21st 
The Amazing Race Around Maxey will begin at 10:00 am $5 per team All ages. Pre-registration required by 9/19 by noon. Teams of 2 will compete tasks in physical and mental obstacle stations.

Sept 21st 
Lubbock Downtown Farmers Market 1822 Buddy Holly Ave. 9am – 1pm

Sept 21st 
Friends of the Library Book Sale at Mahon Library 1306 9th St. 9:00am to 5:00pm

Sept 21st 
Ready to Read story time at Patterson Branch Library from 1:00 -2:00pm Stories, crafts, snacks for Ages 0-5 yrs.

Sept 24th 
FREE LIVING WILL WORKSHOP The Northside Neighborhood Association in conjunction with the Legal Aid Society of Lubbock will be holding a Free Legal Clinic to prepare Advance Directives for Senior Citizens on September 24, 2019. The workshop will be held at Essential Home Health, 2501 Baylor, Suite 100, from 9 am – 4:30 pm. Since there are limited available appointments, please call Nidia Alfaro at 806.747.4229 to reserve your appointment.

Sept 25th 
“You Belong Here: Empowerment through Our Stories/Performances Aqui: Empoderamiento a Traves de Nuestras Historias” Featuring Rassy Evelin Lia, PhD award winning author and visiting professor in the Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literature at Texas Tech 3:30pm - 500pm University Library South Croslin Room

Sept 28th 
Model Rocket Workshop hosted by Silent Wings Museum. Participants will build their rockets on Sept 28th and Launch at Oct 5th. 10am – 12pm Silent Wings Museum $20 per person Ages 8 and up. 6202 N I-27.

Sept 28th 
Spur – Saint Mary Jamaica 11am - midnight

Upcoming Races:

4th Annual Dia de los Muertos Nov 2nd https://runsignup.com/Race/TX/Lubbock/2017DDLM?fbclid=IwAR0IYVl9Zoe0VWuggq1fYtPnCiYbCsqS7ICjliBLZGWrd8jGPedGLYJEflA

2019 Komen Lubbock 
http://northtexas.info-komen.org/site/TR?fr_id=8063&pg=entry&_ga=2.178725537.40201233.1567685558-1249355635.1567685558

https://www.runningintheusa.com/race/list/lubbock-tx/upcoming

Sept 28th 
Lubbock Lake Landmark hosting their monthly After Dark Night Hike begins at 6:30pm at 2401 Landmark Dr.

COATS FOR KIDS RAFFLE - Knights of Columbus #12803 from Lubbock Saint Elizabeth Parish will raffle a Texas Tech football helmet signed by Patrick Mahomes II to help fund the annual Coats for Kids drive. Tickets are $5. The drawing will be on October 3, 2019. The Coats for Kids initiative has provided more than 230,000 coats for children since 2009! Ask a Knight for tickets or call the church office at 806-762-5225.

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