Tuesday, October 11 at 6pm at New York Hall of Science

(October 4, 2022 at 1pm)

QUEENS, NY – In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Queens Borough President Richards will host a celebration to honor our borough’s vibrant and dynamic Latin communities on Tuesday, October 11 at 6pm at the New York Hall of Science in Corona.

“Queens is home to a great many Latin Americans who, throughout our history and present day, play a critical role in the fabric of not only our borough, but also our city. We’re proud to recognize them and all their contributions — from their delicious food to their exciting music and dance — as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month,” said Borough President RICHARDS. “We recommit to uplifting them and building strong bonds for all our families to thrive.”

The event will feature several cultural performances throughout the evening, as well as food courtesy of Jackson Heights restaurant Bocaito. The Borough President will also present awards to several leaders doing impactful work in Queens’ Latin communities.

The Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration is co-sponsored by the Hispanic Federation, NYS Latino Restaurant Bar & Lounge, Bocaito, Queens Hispanic Parade Inc., the Consulate General of Mexico in New York, SOMOS, NYS Department of Health and the Queens Chamber of Commerce.

Members of the public who wish to attend the event can RSVP at www.queensbp.org/rsvp.

Members of the media who wish to attend are asked to RSVP by emailing [email protected] or calling 718-286-2640.

WHAT:         Borough President Richards Hosts Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

WHEN:         Tuesday, October 11 at 6pm

WHERE:       New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street in Corona

WHO:            DONOVAN RICHARDS JR., Queens Borough President

                        Honorees, performers and attendees

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