November 7th, *Special Cultural Activity: Día de las almas.
(All souls day)
Description: All Souls’ Day is a day of alms giving and prayers for the dead. The intent is for the living to assist those in purgatory. This is the Argentinian way of remembering those special ones who left us, but we have not forgotten.
Come and learn about this celebration with the TA’s and learn about this important festivity present in many countries in Latin America.
November 14th- Juegos Grupales. (Group games)
Description: This is a Playdate! Come to the Newport House and learn about different games from Colombia, Argentina, and Uruguay. We promise you will have tons of fun while playing in Spanish and learning different rules and Penitencias for those who lose!
November 21st- *Special Cultural Activity: Noche de la Nostalgia
Description: Each year, on the eve of Independence Day celebrations on Aug. 25, Uruguayans dance the night away to golden oldies in what has become known as Nostalgia Night.
Come and learn about this Uruguayan crazy night and listen to some Latino “Oldies but goldies” And lets sing along!
December 5th- (Last Tertulia of the semester)
*Special Event: Navidad Latino americana + Día de Velitas!
(Latin-American Christmas + Little Candles Day)
Description: Come and Celebrate this last tertulia (For the semester) With us! Have some chocolate and cookies, while we talk about our childhood memories of Christmas and our ways of celebrating it!
We will be lighting some candles together to make wishes for those we love!