Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 to October 15 and celebrates the contributions made by Hispanic Americans to the United States. The DOE website has a page full of resources, book suggestions, and events for all age groups.

Some upcoming events include:

  • Saturday, Oct. 1: Join the Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education for Afro-Latinidad: a musical celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month (1-6:30 p.m.)
  • Sunday, Oct. 2: Ballet Hispánico is hosting their annual A La Calle Block Party: a celebration of Latinx dance, music, art, food, and culture. (12-4 p.m.)
  • Saturday, Oct. 8: Attend the Panamanian Parade: the largest celebration of Panamanian individuals and culture outside of the country itself.

Nicole Perrino is the founder of Bronxmama.com, a hyperlocal website for Bronx families where she use her influence to celebrate the beauty that the Bronx has to offer. In addition to her role at Bronxmama,...

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