Celebrate Puerto Rican Heritage Month

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

NEW YORK -- November is Puerto Rican Heritage Month! Show off your cultural pride by checking out these events in the New York City area:

Celebrating Hiram Bithorn, 1st Puerto Rican Major League Baseball Player

November 16

6-8 p.m.

Faculty Dining Room, 8th Floor West Building

Hunter College, 68th and Lexington, NYC

As part of #PRHeritage Month, Centro invites the community to the presentation and discussion of the book "Sobre la vida de Hiram Gabriel Bithorn Sosa" (The Life of Hiram Gabriel Bithorn Sosa) by author Jorge Fidel López, along with commentator Julio Pabón, President of Latino Sports.

National Puerto Rican Artisan Fair & Exhibit

November 19

12 p.m.-7 p.m.

Hostos Community College

450 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY

Enjoy an entire day filled with festivities, a typical Puerto Rican plaza with artists, sculptors, vejigante mask makers published and self published authors and collectors of memorabilia promoting and selling their wares while musical acts entertain.


Center for Puerto Rican Studies-Centro joins #PRHeritage month celebration providing resources for educating younger generations about our history, culture and the many contributions our community has made to the American story.