Hispanic Heritage Month

During Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15), we honor the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans in the United States; especially in our #DowntownWPB. We have a robust Hispanic community and it is our diversity that is one of our greatest strengths. Join us as we continue to celebrate the contributions of our incredible Downtown West Palm Beach community.

Read about the Hispanic-owned businesses in Downtown West Palm Beach

Mandel Public Library Free Community Events

¡Marinera Peruana! Peruvian Dance Performance: September 16

Marinera is practically the national dance of Peru, born of Spanish and Andean roots and now well known throughout Latin America. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the folkloric dance group Marinera en el Mundo Florida will be spreading the love and presenting two dances from 3-4 p.m.  For more information, call (561) 868-7701.

¡Fiesta! KidSpace Party Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Sept. 17

Join Ms. Claudia as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! From 2-3 p.m., baila (dance), have fun with games, and try some traditional treats. Space is limited, and in-person sign-up begins in KidSpace at 1:30 p.m. Click Here for more information or call 561-868-7703.

Clase de Pintura en Acrílico: September 20

Artista Juan Bernal, quien se especializa en captar la belleza de la naturaleza, enseñará a pintar un cuadro paso a paso de 6 a 8 p.m. La biblioteca proporciona todo el material. Los estudiantes aportan su creatividad, ganas, y un poco de amor. Para más información, llame al (561) 868-770

Music Showcase: Galdius: Sepember 30

Join us in welcoming Gladius to the Mandel Public Library from 1-2 p.m.! From Atlanta, Georgia, pupiled by Andrés Segovia’s protégé, and driven to obsession by Eddie Van Halen, Gladius is an award-winning composer and “accomplished classical/flamenco style guitarist” who soulfully “shreds on the electric” (Phil Keaggy), sharing the bill with Grammy winners and mesmerizing audiences nationwide with his electrifying live act since 2016. For more information, call (561) 868-7701.

Family Movie Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month: September 30

Let’s celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a movie featuring Hispanic culture! For families with children of all ages. Come and join us in this movie afternoon with some yummy cultural snacks. Click Here for more information or call 561-868-7703.

Presentación del Libro: Pancho…el hijo de Gervasio: October 1

Reconocida periodista local Mirta Luaces presentará sobre el nuevo libro Pancho…. el hijo de Gervasio: A grosso modo trato de explicar el porqué de las cosas. Escrito por autor local Francisco Enríquez, esta historia da una perspectiva personal sobre Cuba en los años 50. Celebremos el Mes de la Hispanidad con charlar sobre esta experiencia vivida por muchos inmigrantes cubanos en nuestra comunidad de 6 a 8 p.m. Para más información, llame al 561-868-7701.

Spanish Conversation Group: October 4

Join this informal conversation group every first and third Wednesday of the month from 2-3 p.m. to practice your Spanish language fluency. A facilitator will bring topics and discussion questions to get the conversation flowing. Intermediate Spanish skills are required. Click Here for more information and call (561) 868-7701.

Puerto Rico In Music And Dance: October 8

The island of Puerto Rico, daughter of the sea and the sun, is a land rich in musical heritage. The Puerto Rican Cultural Society of Palm Beach County proudly presents this joyous event of música jíbara and other folk music, bomba and plena dancing, and a light cultural refreshment from 2-4 p.m. For more information, call (561) 868-7701.

Second Friday Book Club (Online): October 13

Join other book lovers every second Friday of the month from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. for a lively discussion of selected books. October’s book will be “I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter” by Erika L. Sanchez. Teenaged Julia is not your perfect Mexican daughter.  Informal book chatter begins at 11:30 a.m. followed by a moderated book discussion at noon. No registration required. For more information, call (561) 868-7701.

Loteria/Dominoes: October 13

Stop by from 2:30-4 p.m.and play a round of dominoes or come and test your luck in the authentic Mexican game known as Loteria! Click Here for more information or call (561) 868-7705.

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