A Weekly Listing of Diversity and Multicultural Events
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Tues, Sept 13, 6:30 pm (native English speakers), 7:30 pm (native Spanish speakers): Reciprocal Language Partnership (RLP) information meetings about upcoming English/Spanish classes for beginning language learners. RLP pairs native English speakers who want to learn Spanish with native Spanish speakers who want to learn English. Classes Tuesdays from 6 pm to 8:15 pm, Sept 20 – Dec 13. (616) 738-3850. At Eagle's Wings Church/Iglesia Alas de Aguila,
Tues, Sept 13, 7:30 pm: Thirty-minute presentation "A Simple Question," by Ebony Road Players. Celebrates landmark court case overturning miscegenation laws "and how things have (or haven't) changed since then"; stories about interracial love and marriage. Co-sponsored by
Thurs, Sept 15, 4 pm-8 pm: Hispanic Heritage Month Progressive Celebration: A traveling celebration highlighting various areas of Latino culture, hosted by partnership of Herrick District Library, City of Holland, LAUP, Hope College, MAX Transit, and Tulipanes. Free MAX shuttle available between stops. Events are free except for mariachi concert (see next entry).
---4 pm: Children's event to decorate little piñatas and enjoy dulces (candies). At Herrick District Library, 300 S. River,
---5 pm: Two exhibits: art that features prints highlighting Mexican culture and the Promesa program from
---6 pm: Art exhibit featuring a Mexican art movement of the post-World War II era. At
---7 pm: Mariachi Flor De Toloache, Latin Grammy-nominated female mariachi music group. (See next entry).
Thurs, Sept 15, 7 pm: Opening event of the 16th annual Tulipanes Latino Art and Film Festival (Sept 15 – Sept 25 in
Fri, Sept 16, noon, to Sat, Sept 17, 11 pm: 46th annual Fiesta Mexicana. Headliners Danny Montejo, Los Sementales de Nuevo Leon, Kinto Sol, Tamborazo Villanueva. At
Fri, Sept 16, 7 pm support group, 8:10 pm, program: PFLAG Holland/Lakeshore: "Diversity in Police Work."
Fri, Sept 16, 7 pm: Tulipanes film: "Illusions: Los Arboles Mueren de Pie" (Trees Die Standing). Brew & View, $25 (includes 2 beer tickets). www.tulipanes.org At Park Theatre,
Fri, Sept 16, dusk: Tulipanes film: "The Perfect Game." Outdoor Movie Night, presented by Boar's Head. Free. www.tulipanes.org At
Sat, Sept 17, 1 to 2:30 pm and 3:30 to 5 pm: Tulipanes films: Afternoon of Shorts: a variety of short films (descriptions on Films page of website www.tulipanes.org). The
Sun, Sept 18, 2 pm: Tulipanes film: "Endgame." Family film, in partnership with ACEH. Story of a student in
Sun, Sept 18, 4:30 pm: Tulipanes event: Films, "H.O.M.E.//El Mar & Él." Free. At
Sun, Sept 18, 6:30 pm – 8 pm: "Building a Peaceful and Compassionate Community": The 10th anniversary of the
Mon, Sept 19, 8:30 am-4 pm: 3rd annual statewide Welcoming
Wed, Sept 21, 7:30 pm: Tulipanes event:
Thurs, Sept 22, 6:30 – 9 pm: Tulipanes event: Night of the Arts! Film, "Bajo
Fri, Sept 23, 6 pm: Fiesta de Wrap: Closing Celebration! of Tulipanes. Includes film "We Like It Like That"; awards ceremony; live music. Tickets $50 per person; $90 per couple. Buy at www.tulipanes.org At Holland Area Arts Council,
Sat, Sept 24, 8 pm: Tulipanes event: Salsa Night. Dancing to live Salsa music by Los Que Afuero (10 pm to midnight); dance lesson at 9 pm; other genres of Spanish music during breaks. Tickets $8 in advance, $13 at the door (www.tulipanes.org) At Park Theatre,
Wed, Sept 28, 5:30 hors d'oeuvres; 6 pm program: American Civil Liberties Union of
Jobs and Job Fair
Haworth Job Fair: Mon, Sept 12, 3 pm to 6 pm. Machine operators, assemblers, material handlers, loaders/unloaders. Bring resume and photo ID. At
Center for Women in Transition: Shelter advocate, 40 hrs/wk. Provides services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault; work schedule includes daytime helpline and shelter coverage on weekends. Bachelor's degree, emphasis in social work or related field; experience in nonprofit setting preferred; bilingual English-Spanish a plus. Send cover letter and resume to Shelter Program Manager, Center for Women in Transition, 411 Butternut,
The Commons of Evergreen: Director of Advancement/Development. Bachelor's degree; fundraising or advancement/selling experience. Resume to Jane Van Den Beldt: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (616) 355-5156; Human resource assistant/payroll. www.evergreencommons.org/join-our-team
Herman Miller, Inc.: www.hermanmiller.com Click on About Us and scroll down to Careers.
Holland Public Schools: Groundskeeper, year-round. Deadline Fri, Sept 23. www.hollandpublicschools.org
Spectrum Health: www.spectrumhealth.org and click on Job Seekers at top of page.
West Ottawa Public Schools: www.westottawa.net/jobs/
Zeeland Public Schools: www.zps.org/jobs
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