Festival Latino Connects Spanish Speakers with CCC

Article by: Janet Paulson

OREGON CITY - The sixth annual Festival Latino will take place on Saturday, June 7, at Clackamas Community College from noon to 4:30 p.m. The festival brings a variety of community and resources to the Latino community.

The free event includes music, food, health and financial resources, soccer and an introduction to the college through inspirational speakers and tours. Organizer Camilo Sanchez, who teaches CCC's Spanish GED program, said the festival is an opportunity to introduce the Latino community to the college and other important community resources.

"We see more interest in the festival every year. We are committed to continuing to improve this event for the Latino community," Sanchez said.

Entertainment at this year's festival includes the popular Ballet Folklorico, mariachi singer Stephanie Martinez, Azteca dancers, Colombian dance and salsa dancing. This year's annual soccer match will pit the "Anglos vs. Latinos," Sanchez said. Cinco de Mayo restaurant will be on site with traditional Mexican food to purchase.

The festival takes place at the college's Gregory Forum in Oregon City. For additional information, please contact Camilo Sanchez at 503-594-3029 or email camilos@clackamas.edu.

 

Contact the Public Affairs Office

Oregon City - 19600 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, Oregon 97045

Email us: publicaffairs@clackamas.edu

Call us: 503-594-6000

RSS Feed

Recent NewsRSS Feed

CCC

Pianist Paul Barnes Performs at CCC

Pianist Paul Barnes, longtime champion of the piano music of Philip Glass and Joan Tower, will perform at Clackamas Community College on Friday, Jan. 30. The performance will take place at noon in the LeRoy Anderson Band Room, Niemeyer 119. Full Story
CCC mark (100x100)

Scholarship Open Enrollment Begins Jan. 30

The Clackamas Community College Foundation awards more than $500,000 in scholarships every year, providing vital financial support for students. Scholarships are available to all students planning to attend CCC for the 2015-16 academic year, including current students, future students and high school seniors. Open enrollment begins Jan. 30. Full Story
A Clackamas Rep logo THUMB

Clackamas Repertory Theatre Announces its 2015 Season

Clackamas Repertory Theatre returns for its 11th season, featuring an American classic, a recent Broadway revival, and the Northwest premiere of a hit farce that originated at the National Theatre of London in 2011.  Full Story

Upcoming Events

Date: 1/30/2015  Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Niemeyer Leroy Anderson Rm (N119)
View Event
Date: 1/31/2015  Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Harmony Classrm (H320)
View Event
Date: 2/6/2015  Time: 8:00 AM
Location: Clairmont Classrm (C133)
View Event