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Ohio Happenings:


Lunch at Levis Daytime Concert Series continues through September


TOLEDO, August 28, 2019: The popular daytime concert series, Lunch at Levis, has just 4 remaining for the year. Lunch at Levis, located in the heart of downtown at the corner of St. Clair Street and Madison Avenue is from 11:30 a.m. — 1:30 p.m. every Thursday through September 26th.


The public is invited to enjoy live entertainment, food trucks, games and other activities. On September 12th, the park will turn Midnight Blue and Gold in celebration of the University of Toledo.


This year’s remaining lineup includes:

September 19th – Sweet Tea Unplugged;

September 26th – Katie’s Randy Cat.


For all things downtown, go to www.downtowntoledo.org.

TMA event to feature Bowling Green State University faculty

TOLEDO: Bowling Green State University (BGSU) faculty will perform a free recital in the Toledo Museum of Art’s (TMA) Great Gallery Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at 3 p.m.

This recital features faculty members Kevin Bylsma, Caroline Chin, Matthew McBride Daline, Penny Kruse, Robert Satterlee, Ellen Strba Scholl, and Brian Snow from BGSU’s College of Musical Arts.

“This is a wonderful collaboration between the Toledo Museum of Art and BGSU faculty,” said Scott Boberg TMA’s manager of programs and audience engagement. “The audience will enjoy the presentation, which will showcase the music of Johannes Brahms and  Phillip A. Cooke.”

El Centro de Servicios Sociales

Upcoming Events

September 2019 – City Fresh brings local fruits & vegetables direct from the farms to you!  Drop off will be every Wednesday from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at El Centro.  Family shares cost $18 and feed 3-4 people and single shares cost $10 which feed 1-2 people.  You can order for additional dates at any time.  Ohio Direction Card/SNAP accepted for payment.  To place your order you can go online at www.cityfresh.org or call 440-707-6606. This will run from June 2019 – October 2019.


September 9 to November 11 - Parent Engagement /Padres Comprometidos Orientation will be on September 9th and classes will continue the following week.  These classes are in collaboration with Lorain County Community College, and UnidosUS.  Join us every Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for an 11-week series and learn how to work with your schools to prepare your child for college and beyond.  Workshops are offered in Spanish and will end with a family celebration.  Parents can join any time during the 11-week period.  For more information contact Maria Carrion at 440-277-8235.


September 12University Hospitals Free Health Fair.  If you are 18 or older, come to the free health fair at El Centro from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.  Free health screenings include cholesterol, blood sugar (you do not need to fast), blood pressure, bone density, and stroke risk assessment.  For more information, contact Kim Horvath at UH Elyria Medical Center at 440-284-5709 or Lourdes Bennett at El Centro at 440-277-8235.


September 19 - El Centro Food Pantry and Farmer’s Market – In collaboration with Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio, the Food Pantry and Farmer’s Market is from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at El Centro. Income eligible households (below 200% of the poverty level) are given one box of food and multiple bags of fresh vegetables on a first-come, first-served basis – FREE. Photo ID and proof of residency required.  This event occurs every third Thursday of each month at the same time.


September 20 – El Centro’s 10th Annual Community Block Party.  Please come and celebrate with us at this free event for the entire family.  The Block Party will be at El Centro from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., and there will be food, music, Zumba, inflatables, and games for kids.  For information please contact Martin Leibas at mleibas@lorainelcentro.org or 440-277-8235.


September 25 – El Centro and the Lorain Historical Society are collaborating on a project to highlight the history of the Latino Community in Lorain.  The meeting will take place at the Lorain Historical Society, located at 329 West 10th Street, Lorain, OH 44052.  RSVP is needed for this event.  For more information contact Maria Carrion at 440-277-8235.


Partner organization events:


September 7 – South Lorain Pride Day #2 (8:00 am to 12:00 pm) Volunteers will work on giving South Lorain areas a much needed helping hand.  Volunteers plan to clean, mow, trim, and paint major portions of South Lorain.  Mexican Mutual will be providing lunch for this event.  For more information call 440-787-1179.


September 20 & 21 - Annual Fire Fish Festival - Be a part of an amazing weekend of visual and performing arts in downtown Lorain. Engage your senses with music, dance, fire and art in unexpected places, culminating in a spectacular parade and burning of the fish along the riverfront. The 2019 theme is going to focus on seeds germinating in fire to start the rebirth of Lorain. For more information visit www.firefishfestival.com


September 29 – Mercy Health Parish Nursing and National Kidney Foundation will be providing free health screenings at Sacred Heart Chapel, 4301 Pearl Avenue, Lorain, OH 44055 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm (flyers attached).  For more information, please contact Leah Adams at leah.adams@kidney.org.


Upcoming events:


October 5 – El Centro and the Lorain Public Library will have a Community Celebration: Local Latino Authors from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  Come and meet local Latino authors and be prepared for two hours of community fun and activities.  Pre-registration is required for this program.  Call or register online at LorainPublicLibrayr.org/events to reserve your spot.   es birth to 22 years.  The eventom across Northeast Ohio, focusing on services for indivduals ages birth to 22 years.  The vents birth to 22 years.  The eventom across Northeast Ohio, focusing on services for indivduals ages birth to 22 years.  The event


October 12 – SAVE THE DATE - Sacred Heart Chapel – Night at the Races.  More information to follow.


November 2 – El Centro 45th Annual Gala Dinner/Dance from 6 p.m. to 12 midnight at New Russia Township Hall. For more information on sponsoring, placing an ad in program booklet or purchasing tickets, contact Lourdes Bennett at lbennett@lorainelcentro.org.



351 W. SIXTH ST., LORAIN * 440-244-1192

Wednesday, Sept. 11; 4 to 5 p.m.
Mix 'Em Up Spools
Create your own stunning spools with imagination and paint! For children ages 4 through 8. Preregistration required.

Wednesdays, Sept. 11, 18, 25; Oct. 2, 9; 6:30 to 7 p.m.
Stuffed Animal Story Time
Families with babies, toddlers and young children bring along your best stuffed friend for a bedtime story and calming music. Preregistration required.

Thursday, Sept. 12, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Preview
Friday, Sept. 13 and Saturday, Sept. 14; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 16; Tuesday, Sept, 17, Wednesday, Sept. 18 and Thursday Sept. 19; 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Book Sale
Admission to the book sale preview is reserved for members of the Friends of the Lorain Public Library, Inc. New members may join, or former members may renew their annual memberships that evening. Sept. 18 is Nickel Day and Sept. 19 is Penny Day.

Thursday, Sept. 12; 6 to 7 p.m.
Graphic Design Online ‑ Canva
Learn the basics of creating flyers, logos and more using the simple graphic design website Canva. Preregistration required.

Thursday, Sept. 12; 6 to 7 p.m.
West African Drumming and Dance
Experience the culture of West Africa through drumming and dance at this interactive program. Students will attend two sessions, learning about rhythms, songs, and languages of the Ivory Coast. Then, join instructor Sogbety Diomande in a performance at the FireFish Festival on Sept. 21. Preregistration required.

Monday, Sept. 16; 6 p.m.
Hispanics in the Movies: From 1930 to Present
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Lorain Public Library with an exhibit highlighting Hispanics in the Movies. Displays will include dolls, books, pictures, posters, and movies. A short presentation will kick off the month and exhibit! Preregistration required.
Tuesday, Sept. 17; 5 to 7:30 p.m.
Thursdays, Sept. 26; Oct. 10; 5 to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 5; 3 to 5:30 p.m.
Hispanic Heritage Movie Night
Join us in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by watching flicks featuring Latin American actors and actresses. Preregistration required

BGSU Lively Arts Calendar, Sept. 11-24, 2019

Sept. 11 – The Faculty Artist Series presents hornist Andrew Pelletier, a Grammy Award-winning chamber musician, teacher, mentor and president of the International Horn Society. The recital will begin at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall at the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free

Sept. 12 – The 2019 Edwin H. Simmons Creative Minds Series features Chicago-based architect Iker Gil and graphic designer Rick Valicenti, who will present “Interdisciplinary Collaboration: A Bigger Idea.” Gil and Valicenti have identified interdisciplinary collaboration as a means of impacting design. With design at the core of their work, Gil and Valicenti will share their ideas at 7:30 p.m. in the Thomas B. and Kathleen M. Donnell Theatre, Wolfe Center for the Arts. Free

Sept. 17 – The Department of Theatre and Film kicks off the Tuesday Night Film Screenings with the U.S. film “La Mission.” The film is a collaboration between actor Benjamin Bratt and his brother Peter. The film revolves around a complicated father-son relationship in San Francisco’s Mission District, a traditionally Latinx neighborhood on the verge of gentrification. The screening begins at 7:30 p.m. in the BGSU Film Theater, 206 Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Free

Sept. 18 – The Faculty Artist Series presents Charles Saenz on trumpet.  He has performed with the Toledo Symphony, Michigan Opera Theatre, Toledo Jazz Orchestra, the Sinfonia da Camera of Illinois, the Champaign-Urbana Symphony, the Illinois and Nebraska Brass Quintets and the Omaha Big Band. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. in the Bryan Recital Hall at the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free

Sept. 19 – Humor writer and poet Holly Amos visits the Creative Writing Program’s Prout Reading Series. Her humor has appeared in “Little Old Lady,” “Points in Case” and “Robot Butt.” She has studied at Second City and is the assistant editor of Poetry. The reading will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Prout Chapel. Free

Sept. 20 – Students in the College of Musical Arts Doctorate of Musical Arts program will perform contemporary music that is curated to coincide with artwork in rotating galleries. The first of the season’s Ear | Eye: Listening and Learning Series begins at 7 p.m. in the Toledo Museum of Art, 2445 Monroe St., Toledo. Free

Sept. 20 – Opera educator Ann Baltz, the 2019-20 Helen McMaster Endowed Professorship in Vocal and Choral Studies at BGSU, will present a public performance showcasing the work of the students she works with during her residency (Sept. 18-20). She is recognized as one of the leading opera educators in America and is the founder of OperaWorksTM , a  revolutionary holistic approach to singer training. The final workshop performance will begin at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Free

Sept. 21 – “It’s Movie Night!” with the BG Philharmonia is the theme of the 2019 BGSU High School Honors String Festival, which features guest artist Henrik Karapetyan on violin and advanced high school-aged string players. The final concert will begin at 8 p.m. in Kobacker Hall at Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $8 per person; no charge for BGSU students with ID card at the door.

Sept. 22 – The College of Musical Arts faculty will present a chamber music concert at the Toledo Museum of Art’s Great Gallery. 2445 Monroe St., Toledo. Free

Sept. 24 – As part of Latinx Heritage Month, BGSU Firelands presents a Latinx Short Film Fest featuring films that are written, directed or produced by Latinx filmmakers or filmmakers who promote inclusion and diversity in their films. The short films will be screened from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the North Building Pit, One Huron Drive, Huron, OH.

Sept. 24 – U.S. film director Crystal Moselle’s film “Skate Kitchen” is the featured film for the Tuesday Night Screenings hosted by the BGSU Department of Theatre and Film. “Skate Kitchen,” which is based on a short by Moselle, focuses on a young woman looking for meaning and a sense of belonging with an all-girl skateboard crew in New York City. The screening will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the BGSU Film Theater, 206 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.










For Latino-style dancing in the Detroit area go to: www.detroitsalsa.com


Any listings? Post gratis. Contact La Prensa at 419-870-6565 (Rico, NW Ohio), 440-320-8221 (Rubén Torres, NE Ohio), or, better yet, email to laprensa1@yahoo.com. Always check for changes.





Bailes y La Música  



Argonne Hall, 43 E. Central Ave., bailes every Sat., $5 cover. 419.254.0000.

Club La Vista, Downtown Toledo, corner of Summit St. and Locust with DJ playing the latest hits in Bachata, Merengue and Salsa; Daily and Nightly Specials on Drinks and Food; (419) 241-1173.

Club Mystique, 3122 Airport Hwy. w/ salsa, merengue, hip hop; DJ on Thur. (Ladies night) , Fri. (mas Tejano), & Sat. (Latina); no cover before 10:00PM; 419.704.5108.

Arnoldo’s Restaurant, 4725 Woodville Rd; salsa; call 419.693.9777.

Kiki’s Club, 2522 W. 21st St. & Rt 58, Fri: Hip Hop/Latino; Sat: Latino, 9:00PM-2:30AM; 440.989.1422.







Have entertainment?

Call Rico at: 313.729.4435, or email to: laprensa1@yahoo.com.



Detour Lounge, 1824 Springwells Street; every Friday night; Baile Cumbia; free cumbia lessons; DJ Manolito; cumbia, salsa, ranchera, merengue; 313.849.0900.

Club International, 6060 W. Fort Street; weekly Sat.; 313.995.4938.

Envy, 234 W. Larned; Fri., 248.756.4821.

Half Past 3, 2554 Grand River, Sat: Latin Dance Parties with DJ Cisco; salsa, merengue, bachata; free salsa lessons; ladies free before 10PM; 313.304.8953 and 248.756.4821. www.danceindetroit.com.

Los Galanes, 3362 Bagley St., most Fri. & Sat; 313.554.4444.

Ferndale: Posh, 22061 Woodward, Sun., 248.756.4821.

Luna Pier: Luna Pier Ballroom; most Saturday nights; El Baile Grande, 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. Call 734.848.4326.

Pontiac: HEAT, Pike St. & N. Saginaw St., Fri; at the main level: salsa, merengue, bachata & Latin House music by DJ Cisco & Alfredo; in the Hookah Lounge: flamenco, reggae, & Arabic music. 248.756.4821 or www.salsadetroit.com.

Royal Oak: Wed. & Thurs; Sky Club, 401 S. Lafayette; doors open at 8 p.m. with free dance lessons at 8:15 p.m; 21 and over; proper attire; 586.254.0560 or 248.756.4821.

Utica: Argentine Tango Detroit, 7758 Auburn Road; Tango on Fri; 586.254.0560.


Spanish Church Services  





• Evangelical Assemblies

of God

705 Lodge St. 43609

Pastor Moses Rodríguez

Miér., 7:00PM

Dom., 11:00AM



• First Spanish Church of God

1331 E. Broadway 43605

Dom., 10:00 a.m.& 5:00PM

Mier. & Vier., 7:00PM

Sab., 6:00 p.m.



• Iglesia Bautista

El Buen Pastor

521 Spencer Rd. 43609

Rev. Dr. Alberto Martínez

Berna Aguilar, Youth Pastor

Miér., 6:00PM

Sab., 6:00PM

Dom., 10:15AM, 11:20AM,




• Iglesia Cristo La Roca de Salvación

2052 Front St. 43605

Pastores: Exh. Miguel & Blanca Ladriyé

Dom: Escuela 10:30AM; Culto Evangelistico 6:30PM



• Iglesia Nueva Vida

2025 Airport Hwy 43609

Pastor Titular: Josué Rodríguez

Pastor Asociado: José Rosario

Domingo 12:30PM

Estudio Biblico: Jue. 7PM



• Iglesia Torre Fuerte

Iglesia de Bible Temple

3327 Airport Hwy 43609

Pastor Guadalupe Rios

Dom. 5:30PM



• La Primera Iglesia Bautista

628 Elm St. 43604

Pastor: José Luis Jirón

Escuela dominical: 10:00AM

Culto de adoración:11:00A

Los cultos son bilingüe

Bible studies: Sat. 10:00AM



• SS. Peter & Paul

728 S. St. Clair St. 43609

Fr. Richard Notter

Dom., 12:00PM[en español]





• Sacred Heart Chapel

4301 Pearl Ave.

Rev. William A. Thaden

Sister Theresa Stegman,

Sister Elisea Bonano


Dom., 8AM, 10AM,& Noon

Lun., jueves, vier. 9:30AM

Mier., 6:30PM/Sáb., 6:00PM


• House of Praise

International Church

4321 Elyria Ave. 44055

Pastor Gilbert & Eileen Silva


Dom., 9 & 10:30AM [Eng.]

Dom., 12:30PM [Spanish]

Dom., 1:30PM

Mar. & Jue., 7:00PM


• Iglesia del Dios Viviente

254 Barres Lane

Elyria OH 44035

Pastor Martin & Carmen Moyet


Mier., 7-8:30PM Conocimientos Biblicos

Dom., 1:00PM Evangelio y Adoración


Iglesia Pentecostal

Cristo Misionera

1930 Broadway 44055

Paster Miguel Serrano


Dom., Escuela dom. 10AM

Dom., culto evan. 6PM

Martes, jueves, viernes @ 7PM: Evangelistas Daniel González, Francisco Vega, Abel Robles


• La Iglesia de Dios, Inc.

Rev. Angel L. Rivera

3115 Elyria Ave. 44052



• Misión Cristiana Faro de Luz

(Disciplos de Cristo)

940 West Fifth St. 44052

Pastor Luis A. Morales


Dom., 1:00PM: Predicación

Dom., 4:00PM: Escuela Biblica






• Our Savior Nuestro Salvador Luthern Church

4501 Clinton Ave. 44055

Rev. Cora Lee Meier


Dom., 11:15AM:Serv. de Adoración

Dom., 10:00AM: Escuela



• The Salvation Army

2506 Broadway 44052

Pastores Carlos & Trudy Medina

Dom: 11:00AM Reunion de Adoración; 1:00PM Escuela

Mier: 6:30PM Estudio Biblico

Vier: 6:00PM Club de Niños



• Christian Tabernacle International Church

2203 Meister Rd. 44053

Pastores David &

Mildred Figueroa

Dom., 10:00AM (Escuela Dominical)

Dom., 5:30PM

Martes & Jueves: 7:30PM








Principe de Paz

Hispanic Luthern Church

1607 East 31st St.



Iglesia del Dios Viviente

254 Barres lane

Elyria OH 44035

Pastor Martin & Carmen Moyet

Dom: Adoración 1:00PM

Mier: Biblicos 7:00PM

Sáb: Programa radial 1040AM 1:30PM



• Iglesia Nueva Vida

2327 Holmden Ave.

Cleveland OH 44109

Rev. José Reyes

Serv. culto: mier. 8:00PM

vier. 8:00PM

dom. 11:00AM




Iglesia Pentecostal

“La Senda Antigua”

Pastores Rolando & Lizzette Velázquez

2681 West 14th Street

Cleveland OH 44113


Orden de Cultos:

Dom:10:30AM Esc. dominical; noon: Culto Evang., Pro-Templo

lun: 7PM clase de Nuevos Creyentes

Mar: 7PM Oración y Est. Biblico

mier: 7PM Culto de Hogares

jueves: 7PM Culto Generales

Vier: 7PM Culto Generales


Sagrada Familia

Fr. David Fallon

7719 Detroit Ave.

Cleveland OH 44102

Sat. Vigil 5:00PM

Sun., 9:00AM & 11:30AM



St. Francis Parish

Superior Ave. & 71st St.

Cleveland OH

Sat. Vigil 4:00PM

Sáb., 10:00AM [Español]

Sat., 11:30AM [Eng.]

Weekdays, 7:30AM



St. Michael the Archangel

Fr. Jaime McCreight

3114 Scranton Rd.

Cleveland OH 44109

Sat., 5:00PM [English]

Sáb., 7:00PM [Español]

Sun., 9:45AM [Eng.]

Dom., Noon [Esp.]




Misión Cristiana Nueva Vida

2003 West Blvd.

Cleveland OH 44102

Dom. 9:00AM [Español]

Sociedad de Niños: Vier. 6:30PM

Pastores Vanessa Rivera y

Luís Castellano

440-220-2368 ó



• Iglesia Cristiana Fuente De Salvacion

3780 West 140th St.

Cleveland, Ohio 44111

Dom: Estudio Bibilico a las 2PM

Servicio de Alabanza a las 3PM

Estudio en Los Hogares Para Caballeros a las 7PM

Miercoles: Oracion a las 7PM en la Iglesia

Viernes: Estudios en Los Hogares/Celulas a las 7PM

Pastores Pedro & Georgina Leonardo

(440) 508-4497

(216) 334-4759



Casa de Oracion

1600 E 34TH 44055

Pastores Jose &

Jamie Santos

Dom: 12:00pm (Escuela



Miercoles & Viernes; 7:30pm






Primera Iglesia Hispana

de Monroe

Alianza Cristiana y Misionera

Pastor Jesse Morales

317 E. Front St.

Monroe, Michigan 48161



Primera Iglesia Bautista Hispana

3495 Livernois Street

Detroit, Michigan 48210

Pastor Titular: Carlos Liese

Pastor Asociado: Elí Garza

Estudio Bíblico: Miér., 7:00PM Escuela Dominical: 10:00AM Culto de Adoración:

Dom., 11:00AM



Nueva Creación United Methodist Church

270 Waterman St.

Detroit MI

Services: Juev. at 7:00PM

& dom.  a 5:30PM

St. Alfred

Catholic Church

Fr. Jim Kean

9500 Banner Street

Taylor MI

Misa en español:

Domingo, a 5:00PM



• Parroquia de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe

G-2316 W. Coldwater Rd.

Flint, MI 48505


Rev. Timothy Nelson

sabado (ingles) 5pm, domingo (español) 9am,

domingo (ingles) 11am


Churches or Radio, with Spanish dialogue, desiring to be included in La Prensa’s
directories should e-mail the information to Rico, c/o laprensa1@yahoo.com, or fax to 419.241.5774, or call 419.870.6565 or 313.729.4035. Gracias! There is no charge to be included on our list.


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