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Genealogy Workshops

10:00 – 12:00 pm NHCC | Salón Ortega Explore your cultural heritage at the NHCC with a free genealogy workshop as part of our Siempre Creativo program! These workshops will provide participating seniors with the opportunity to participate in interactive tours of the NHCC Art Museum and Torreón, paired with genealogy workshops and coffee socials. This event is part of the NHCC’s Siempre Creativo program. Free Community Event, generously supported by AARP.

Genealogy Workshops

1:30 – 3:30 pm NHCC | Salon Ortega Explore your cultural heritage at the NHCC with a free genealogy workshop as part of our Siempre Creativo program! These workshops will provide participating seniors with the opportunity to participate in interactive tours of the NHCC Art Museum and Torreón, paired with genealogy workshops and coffee socials. This event is part of the NHCC’s Siempre Creativo program. Free Community Event, generously supported by AARP.

Genealogy Workshops

10:00 – 12:00 pm NHCC | Salón Ortega Explore your cultural heritage at the NHCC with a free genealogy workshop as part of our Siempre Creativo program! These workshops will provide participating seniors with the opportunity to participate in interactive tours of the NHCC Art Museum and Torreón, paired with genealogy workshops and coffee socials. This event is part of the NHCC’s Siempre Creativo program. Free Community Event, generously supported by AARP.

NHCC Book Club

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm The NHCC is thrilled to announce that we will be reconnecting in person with lovers of literature, folks who love to read, and those who enjoy talking about the far reaches of Latinidad. We will meet on the fourth Wednesday of every month in the Center’s HLA Conference Room. In April, we will be reading The Hacienda, by Isabel Canas. The Hacienda tells the story of a woman, Beatriz, who accepts Don Rodolfo Solorzano’s proposal of marriage in the aftermath of the (more…)

NHCC Book Club

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm The NHCC is thrilled to announce that we will be reconnecting in person with lovers of literature, folks who love to read, and those who enjoy talking about the far reaches of Latinidad. We will meet on the fourth Wednesday of every month in the Center’s HLA Conference Room. In May, we will be reading When I sing, Mountains Dance, by Irene Sola. This novel tells the story of Domnec, who is struck and killed by lightning in a village high in (more…)

NHCC Book Club

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm The NHCC is thrilled to announce that we will be reconnecting in person with lovers of literature, folks who love to read, and those who enjoy talking about the far reaches of Latinidad. We will meet on the last Wednesday of every month in the Center’s HLA Conference Room. In April, we will be reading Afterlife, by Julia Alvarez. Afterlife tells the story of an immigrant writer, reeling from her beloved husband’s sudden death in the wake of her retirement, whose life is further (more…)

Early Childhood Bilingual Storytime: Comiendo el Arcoíris

10:00 am Our next Early Childhood Bilingual Storytime features Patricia Barrera Boyer’s colorful story Comiendo el Arcoíris/Eating the Rainbow! Join us as we enjoy fruit smoothies and participate in family-friendly rainbow crafts. Free community event. For children ages 3 to 5 and caregivers. Please register below or call the NHCC Welcome Center at 505-724-4771 for assistance.

Explorar Las Artes: Early Childhood Bilingual Storytime: Una Sandía Bien Fría/One Cool Watermelon

10:00 am Una Sandía Bien Fría/One Cool Watermelon By Hannah Tofts is a clever and colorful introduction to counting from one to ten. Minimal text accompanies big, bold photographs of familiar fruits and vegetables to make counting easy and fun for new readers and listeners. For children ages 3 to 5 and caregivers Free Community Event. Register below. This program generously supported through a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico Healthy Kids, Healthy Families grant.

Community Listening Session- Voces de Latinidad Project: Damián Vergara Wilson, PhD.

6:00 pm Reception followed by Speaker & Discussion Join us for the first Community Listening Session in a series of six for our Voces de Latinidad documentary film project. Each gathering in this series will focus of a different cultural aspect of the question: “Who or what is Latinidad?” Voces de Latinidad aims to feature unique voices from our community culminating in a short documentary and digital archive celebrating the rich diversity of our lived experiences. Recently featured in a New York Times article, this first gathering (more…)

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