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Mexico’s premier interpreters of the harp music of Veracruz, Tlen Huicani, will perform at the Mexicantown Mercado, on Friday October 26, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. The concert is Free and Open to the Public as a part of the 2018 Latino-Hispano Heritage Celebration in Detroit’s Mexicantown. The group of five musicians which hails from the capital city of Veracruz, Jalapa, will perform a variety of music from Mexico and Latin America using the dynamic arpa jarocha, or Mexican folk harp, as the centerpiece of their music. Tlen-Huicani, which means “the singers” in the Aztec language of Nahuatl, was named the best folk music in Mexico by the union of music and theater critics of Mexico in 1979.

LCCC Stocker Arts Center hosts piano performance by Anthony Fuoco

Lorain County Community College’s Stocker Arts Center will host a recital featuring pianist Anthony Fuoco and vibraphonist William Wedmedyk as part of its Signature Series at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 25 in the Cirigliano Studio Theatre.

The Signature Series is curated by Jeffrey Mumford through the division of Arts and Humanities. Admission is free and open to the public.

For more information, call the Division and Arts and Humanities at (440) 366-4013.

El calendario de Consulados Móviles de 2018, es el siguiente:

 20 de Octubre                      St. Paul Church                                 Norwalk, Ohio

17 de Noviembre              Mayores Senior Center                        Toledo, Ohio


Para obtener su pasaporte y/o matricula durante alguno de estos Consulados Móviles, es necesario agendar una cita previamente en MEXITEL en el siguiente link: https://mexitel.sre.gob.mx o por  teléfono al: 877 639 4835.



1820 East 28th Street

Lorain, OH 44052



Public Welcome!



The Mexican Mutual Society will be celebrating its 90th Anniversary with a GALA on Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 5-10 pm at Rosewood Party Center, 4493 Oberlin Ave., Lorain OH. The event will include dinner, dancing, Mariachi entertainment and a few surprises. An evening of memories and celebration of the Club’s 90 years of proudly serving Lorain’s Mexican community with cultural programming, social events, and student scholarships is planned.  Tickets are $90/couple or $50 for individuals.  Reserved tables of 8 and 10 are also available.  If interested in attending, please contact Marilyn at 440-308-6638 for further information. Seating is limited!

·          Baldemar Velasquez, Event Keynote Speaker. We are pleased and honored that the Keynote Speaker will be Baldemar Velasquez.  Mr. Velasquez is President and Co-founder of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), AFL-CIO. He has dedicated his life to the issue of immigrants’ rights and has received numerous honors for his work. Mr. Velasquez is nationally known for his work and promises to be an inspiring and interesting speaker.


·          Event Sponsorship Opportunity. The MMS is seeking sponsors for the Anniversary Gala. To be an event sponsor or purchase an ad in the Celebration Program Booklet, call Joel Arredondo at 440-371-2551 or email joel.arredondo47@gmail.com. for further information. Deadline is October 3, 2018 to ensure inclusion in the event booklet.


·          Call for Photos! MMS is inviting our Mexican community to provide family photos for a video being created to showcase events and memories of the Mexican community through the years to be featured during the 90th Anniversary Celebration. At this time, only digital photos are being accepted.  Deadline is September 16th.  Email to:  MMSscholarship@gmail.com.


The Mexican Mutual Society (MMS)  “SAVE THE CLUB!” Campaign focuses on fundraising events to help sustain the operation of the MMS’s home in South Lorain. Founded in 1928, it is one of the few remaining historical ethnic clubs in Lorain.

The public is invited to join in the fun on Friday nights from 6-9 pm. with the Celebrity Bartenders as the crowd cheers and the big bell rings as the tip donations role in for the Mexican Mutual Society!  Delicious Mexican food is available from Hector’s Kitchen.


September 14, 2018. Virginia Beckman, CEO of Genesis House will be hosting and serving up refreshments with her team.  Genesis House is Lorain County’s only domestic violence shelter.  The goal of the agency is to help families break the pattern of violence in relationships. Join us in thanking her for her agency’s great work!



MMS 90th Anniversary Committee will host a Mexican Independence Day Brunch.  Brunch will be served from Noon-3 pm, Sunday, September 16th. Featured will be Mexican chorizo (sausage), eggs and tortillas along with many of the traditional Hispanic food favorites you have come to love, such as Tostadas, Tacos, Burritos, Pernil (pulled pork), Chilaquilles, Pastellios, rice and beans and more! Cash Bar and Specialty Drinks.  Please plan to attend and bring a friend. Tickets are $13 in advance and $15 at the door. Purchase advance tickets at the Club from Wednesday-Saturday, 4-10pm.




The MMS is pleased to present ongoing Latin culture and history presentations by Eileen Torres, Lorain native and a professional performer of Latin dance. Her video/lectures are both entertaining and educational. Presentations are Friday, 7-8:30pm. They are FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  The September offering is:

September 28, 2018.  
The Life and Music of Jose Alfredo Jimenez will be presented. Credited with over 1000 compositions, the audience will recognize songs from its youth, classics played by every mariachi, and favorites that evoke emotion. The audience is invited to sing along!



These Events are OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!



El Centro de Servicios Sociales

Upcoming Events


September 2018 - El Centro has trained Bilingual (Spanish/English) benefit banks counselors to assist families in applying for cash, medical and food assistance (SNAP), and also to assist families with recertification of SNAP.  No appointment needed, walk-ins are welcome


September 2018 – City Fresh brings local fruits & vegetables direct from the farms to you!  Drop off will be every Thursday 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 216.469.0904. Will run from June 2018 – October 2018.


September 2018 – Registration is now open for Tomando Control class at El Centro.  Tomando Control is a Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, which was developed for the Hispanic community.  Our program is highly interactive, focusing on building skills, sharing experiences, and support.  Small groups workshops are held once a week for 2 ½ hours per session for 7 weeks.  All classes are given in Spanish.  Registration is now open call El Centro at 440-277-8235 to register today!


September 20 - El Centro Food Pantry – In collaboration with Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio at El Centro from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Income eligible households (below 200% of the poverty level) are given one box of food 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 13 - Farmers Market – In collaboration with Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio at El Centro starting at 1:00 p.m.  Income eligible households (below 200% of the poverty level) are given multiple bags of fresh vegetables on a first-come, first-served basis – FREE. Photo ID and proof of residency required.


September 21 – El Centro 9th Annual Block Party – Please come and celebrate with us this free event for the entire family at El Centro from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Free music, Zumba, inflatables, pony ride, and games for kids.  For information on having your organization present at this event contact Emanuel Pedraza at mpedraza@lorainelcentro.org.



September 27 – United Way Day of Caring / El Centro Health Fair - In collaboration with UH Elyria Medical Center will be offering FREE health screenings to include cholesterol, blood sugar (you do not need to fast), blood pressure, bone density and stroke risk assessment. Walgreens will also be providing flu shots.  The Health Fair will run from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at El Centro.


Other Events and Activities:

September 21 & 22 -  The 4th Annual Fire Fish Festival will once again transform downtown Lorain into an exciting stage for sizzling fire, music, theatre and dance performances  as well as into a panorama of dynamic art and dramatic installations, Both dates will be from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.  For more information visit www.firefishfestival.com


Coming soon:


November 3 – El Centro 44th 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 Emanuel Pedraza at mpedraza@lorainelcentro.org.











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.


Web laprensa


Spanglish Radio


La Onda Cultural Latina

Lorain, OH

Lun-vier., 9:00AM-5:00PM


BGU 88.1 FM,

La Unica with Freddy Gutiérrez, Andres Alvarez, Maribel,

& Geraldo Rosales

Bowling Green, OH

dom., 9:00AM to 2:00PM



WFOB 1430 AM

with Freddy G

Fostoria, sábado,

4-6 p.m. & con

Sylvester Duran

Dom., 8:30 to 10:00AM


WLFC 88.3 FM

Findlay, OH

viernes, 6:00 to 9:00PM


WCSB 89.3 FM


Lilly Corona Moreno

Cleveland, OH

Jueves, 7:00-9:00PM







WKMK 1440 AM

La Explosiva

"La que se escribe

con rojo’"

con Batman y Paquita

de la Vernor

Detroit, MI

lunes a sab., 3:00PM to 6:00PM

lunes a viernes, 5:00AM to 7:00AM


WCAR 1090 AM

Detroit, MI


noon to 5:00PM

dom., noon to 4:00PM


WDTR 90.9 FM

Caribe Serenade

Detroit, MI

Ozzie Rivera


6:30 to 8:30PM


WLEN 103.9 FM

Adrian, MI


1:00 to 4:30PM


WQTE 95.3 FM

with Lady Di

Adrian, MI

dom.,3:00 to 8:00PM




Juan M. Rodríguez

Jackson, MI

dom., 10:00AM-Noon











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