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Upcoming Events

November 2019

Every Monday until November 11 - Parent Engagement /Padres Comprometidos classes.  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 please contact Maria Carrion at 440-277-8235. CLASSES WILL RESTART IN JANUARY.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


Every Saturday until December 7 – Free Citizenship Classes will be held Saturdays at El Centro from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  These classes are in collaboration with students from Oberlin College (El Centro Volunteer Initiative), with free childcare provided. Students may join at any time during the semester. For more information, call 440-277-8235 Ext. 7022.


Ever Saturday until December 7 – Free English Communication Classes will be held Saturdays at El Centro from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., with free childcare provided.  These classes are in collaboration with students at Oberlin College (El Centro Volunteer Initiative) and are open to English learners of any age and level. Students may join at any time during the semester.  For more information, call 440-277-8235.


November 16 – Family Fall Fest will be at El Centro from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.  This is a FREE event for all families.  Some activities will be pumpkin painting, crafts, games, and more.  For more information, contact Monica Snipes at 440-277-8235 (flyer attached).


November 21 - 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.


Partner organization events:


November 21 – Lorain County Community College Adult Visit Nights.  Learn about support services such as admissions, advising, career services, financial aid, scholarship opportunities, and more.  The session will be at LCCC’s Elyria Campus. For more information, please call 440-366-4818.


November 23 and 29 – Medworks Dental Clinic (Free) at Huntington Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Ave., E., Cleveland, OH 44113.  Free checkups, extractions, teeth cleaning, and dental fillings for adults and children.  Doors open at 7:00 am.  For more information call 216-201-9325.


Upcoming events:


December 7 – International Christmas in South Lorain.  This holiday event will be located on Pearl Avenue between East 28th to East 31st Streets from 3-9 pm.  Various activities like holiday music, horse drawn carriage rides, Secret Santa Shop, and more will be available for everyone.  For more information, call Rey Carrion at 440-787-1179.




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

Wednesday, Nov. 13; 4 to 5 p.m.
STEAM: Build It
The library supplies the blocks and you supply the ideas and creations. Intended for children ages 6 and up. Ages 4 and 5 are invited to join in by building with a parent. Preregistration required.

Thursday, Nov. 14, 6 to 7 p.m.
Cozy Book Discussion: “The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime” by Judith Flanders
Get ready to cozy up to some good mysteries and thrillers with this laid-back book discussion. Preregistration required.

Saturdays, Nov. 16, 23; 11 a.m. to noon
Food and Fun
Children and teens age 18 and under are invited to join us for a fun lunch, games, crafts and other activities as we explore cooking, new foods and fun ways to get moving on the weekend. Participants will also bring home a packaged set of ingredients and a recipe to share with their family. Preregistration required.

Saturday, Nov. 16; 1 to 2 p.m.
LPLS Main Writers' Group
Engage in writing exercises and peer critiques, as well as support for whatever project you are working on. Preregistration required.

Tuesdays, Nov. 19, 26; 6 to 7:30 p.m.
NaNoWriMo Write‑Ins
Join us for National Novel Writing Month as we put pen to paper and fingers to keys. Bring your own writing tools and plot to your heart's content. All ages, 13 and up, are welcome. Preregistration required.

Wednesday, Nov. 20; 10:30 a.m. to noon
Rising Titans Playgroup
Want to play and learn with your child? Join the Rising Titans playgroup for children ages 0 to 5 where parents and caregivers can take part in leisure play, then have small parent group discussion while kids take part in a themed educational play. Snacks will be provided with the fun! Preregistration required.

Wednesday, Nov. 20; 1 to 2 p.m.
Around the World in 80 Bites: North African
Your passport to delicious! Sample flavorful dishes from around the world, one bite at a time. Preregistration required.



2121 HOMEWOOD DRIVE, LORAIN * 440-277-5672

Community Art Show
Break out your pencils, crayons and paint! Community members of all ages are welcome to submit G‑rated artwork to be put on display for the month of November. Artwork can be dropped off beginning Nov. 1 and will be ready for pickup Nov. 29.


Wednesday, Nov. 13; 10:30 a.m.
Fox Party
Children ages 6 and under can join us for stories, songs and crafts all about foxes! Preregistration required.

Wednesdays, Nov. 13, 20; 5:30 p.m.
Yoga for Beginners
Join us for this free weekly Wednesday yoga class. Please bring your own yoga mat or beach towel. Namaste!

Thursday, Nov. 14; 6 p.m.
Teen and Tween Paint Night
Teens and tweens ages 10 to 18 can join us to create their very own masterpiece. Snacks will be provided. Preregistration required.


Thursdays, Nov. 14, 21; 6 to 7:45 p.m.
NaNoWriMo Write‑Ins
Join us for National Novel Writing Month as we put pen to paper and fingers to keys. Bring your own writing tools and plot to your heart's content. Preregistration required.

Saturdays, Nov. 16 and 23; Noon to 1 p.m.
Food and Fun: POUND‑ Exercise with Drum Sticks
Children and teens age 18 and under are invited to join us for a boxed lunch and POUND. Participants will also bring home a packaged set of ingredients and a recipe to share with their family. Preregistration required.

Sunday, Nov. 17; 2 to 3 p.m.
Sunday Series: Princess Visit
Join Anna and Elsa for an interactive story telling that will include singing and dancing. Afterwards, the Frozen sisters will be available to meet with guests and take pictures. Princes and princesses are encouraged to wear royal attire. Don’t forget your camera. Preregistration required.

Tuesday, Nov. 19; 6:30 p.m.
Change of Pace Book Club: "Call Me American” by Abi Nor Iftin
Would you like to spend an evening each month discussing a great book and making friends? Check out our book discussion group! Copies of the book are available at the library.


Wednesday, Nov. 20; 10:30 a.m.
Silly Party
Children ages 6 and under can join us for silly stories, songs, crafts and other activities. Preregistration required.








MCCC hosts Native American Heritage Month events

MONROE, MI: Monroe County Community College will host an events series in November in honor of Native American History Month.

Below is the schedule of events.  All are free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Nov. 26.  Presentation: “Thanksgiving, the True Story - Everything You Didn’t Know about Thanksgiving; an Alternative View of the Pilgrim’s Story” by Edmund La Clair, assistant professor of history.  6-7:30 p.m., La-Z-Boy Center Atrium.

Throughout November:  Displays.  All month, there will be “Notable Native Americans” displays in the Audrey M. Warrick Student Services Administration Building in the main hallway across from Cuisine 1300 Restaurant and in the glass case across from the Human Resources Office




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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