Lorain County Community College (LCCC) celebrates national Hispanic American Heritage Month, which runs through Oct. 1. 


Celebrate 100 Years of Latino History in Lorain, Ohio

Thursday, September 23, 2021
Any time from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Lorain Historical Society
329 W. 10th Street, Lorain
(Transportation Available from LCCC Elyria Campus or LCCC Learning Center at City Center)

All are welcome to the free exhibit highlighting the history of Vine Avenue in South Lorain, produced by the Latino Lorain History Project and hosted by the Lorain Historical Society through Oct. 30. 

Learn more and see the full calendar of sponsors.

Sign Up for Free Transportation


Register online for transportation

From LCCC Elyria Campus or LCCC Learning Center at City Center


In the Heights

Friday, September 24, 2021
6-9:30 p.m.
LCCC Culinary Arts Center Lobby

“In the Heights” (2021) is the film version of the Broadway musical in which Usnavi, a sympathetic New York bodega owner, saves every penny as he sings about a better life. “The Effects,” a 20-minute short about a family’s bond challenged by immigration, will be presented first by actor Kenny Marrero. Food will be provided by Empanadas Latin Street food truck.  

Sign-up for In The Heights Movie Screen Event.


Vejigante Mask Workshop with Kenneth Melendez 

5-7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 8  
Spitzer Conference Center 

The event will cover the history of Puerto Rican festival mask-making, featuring musician Kenneth Melendez. Guests will paint their own masks.  

This event requires registration and is limited to 25 participants. 

Register for the Vejigante Mask Workshop


Lunch & Learn with Victor Leandry  

Noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 13  

Campana Center, room 101 

Attendees will hear from Victor Leandry, executive director of El Centro De Servicios Sociales, speak on the Experience of Hispanic/Latinx in the United States. El Centro is a Latino nonprofit advocacy organization serving Greater Lorain County. 

Learn more and register. 


La Borinqueñ Comic Book Presentation 

5-8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 14  
College Center Commons  

Edgardo Miranda, author of superhero story, La Borinqueña, visits as part of his comic book tour. He will speak on his background, his work with Marvel & DC Comics, how La Borinqueña came to be, how it has impacted Hispanic communities and Puerto Rican culture as a whole, followed by a Q&A. Food will be provided by Manny’s Mobile Catering. 

Register for La Borinqueñ Comic Book Presentation 


All are welcome to these events. 

All students, employees and visitors are required to wear a mask indoors on LCCC property, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status.