PACIFIC LATINO EVENTS

In observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, University of the Pacific will host a series of events.

• Independence Day Celebration for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua: noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 15, University Center Walkway.

• Mexican Independence Day Celebration: 5 p.m. Sept. 16, Callison Hall patio.

• Merengue Dance: 9 to 10 p.m., Sept. 17, Baun Fitness Center.

• Chile's Independence Day Celebration: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sept. 18, Calaveras River Room.

• Dance Party: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., Sept. 19, Location: TBA.

• Identity workshop: 7 to 9 p.m., Sept. 23, Location: TBA.

• Salsa Dance: 9 to 10:30 p.m., Sept. 24, Baun Fitness Center.

• Caribbean Luncheon: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sept. 25, River Room.

• Immigration Forum: 7 to 9 p.m., Sept. 30, Location: TBA.

• Tango Dance: 9 to 10:30 p.m., Oct. 1, Baun Fitness Center.

• Former Colombian President Cesar Gaviria speaks: Oct. 6, Faye Spanos Concert Hall.

• Latino Art Show: all day, Oct. 7 through 10, McCaffrey Center.

• Aztec Calendar Reading: 7 p.m., Oct. 7, Casa Covell.

• Banda and Cumbia: 9 to 10:30 p.m., Oct. 8, Baun Fitness Center.

• Mexican Cuisine: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oct. 9, River Room.

• Bachata Dance: 6 p.m., Oct. 15, Baun Fitness Center.

• Jose Hernandez Space Conference: 8 a.m. to noon, Oct. 17, Alex Spanos Center.

• Tertulia: Reflections on Latino Heritage Month: 5 to 7 p.m., Oct. 24, George Wilson Hall.