Tuesday, April 12, 2005

Community Happenings

source: Puerto_Rican_Events@yahoogroups.com

Here is an e-mail I received from a boricua yahoogroup I belong to:

Subject: 2005 National calendar of PuertoRican Festivals &Parades

2005 National calendar of Puerto Rican Festivals & Parades

APRIL 24, 2005
Puerto Rican Cultural Parade of Florida & Folklore Festival, Inc.
24724 State Road 54 #114
Lutz, Florida 33559
Sandra A. Acevedo, President
813.949.2048
813.949.9359
www.puertoricoculturalparade.com

JUNE 5, 2005
Puerto Rican/Hispanic Day Parade
Fifth Avenue Brentwood
Long Island, New York
Naomi Robinson
631.434.3481 Ext.14

JUNE 5, 2005
Yonkers Puerto Rican Day Parade Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 467
Yonkers, New York 10705
Carmen Gomez, President
914.337.3624
914.966.1202 Fax
MRSG5532@aol.com

JUNE 12, 2005
National Puerto Rican Day Parade, Inc.
2804 Third Avenue - 7th Floor
Bronx, New York 10455
Ralph Morales, Chairperson
718.401.0404 Ext. 348
718.585.9110 Fax
Nprdpin@aol.com
www.nationalpuertoricandayparade.org

JUNE 18, 2005
Puerto Rican Parade Committee of Chicago
"Casa Puertorriqueña"
1237 North California Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60622
Miguel Sanchez, President
773.292.1414
773.292.1860 Fax
prparade@sbcglobal.net
www.paradechicago.com

JUNE 19, 2005
Asociación Puertorriqueña y Hermanos de Queens, Inc.
56-04 68th Street
P.O. Box 380227
Maspeth, New York 11378
Juan Figueroa, President
718.627.9388
asoprdegns@aol.com

JUNE 20, 2005
California Puerto Rican Parade Association
"Casa de Puerto Rico"
1700½ West Victoria Avenue
P.O. Box 148
Montebello, California 90640
Wilfredo Bonilla, President
323.887.2771
323.887.2804 Fax
emailus@calpuertorican.com
www.calpuertorican.com

JUNE 25,2005
Western Region Puerto Rican Council
Magda Y. Calderon
magdacalderon@hotmail.com
www.wrprcouncil.org

JUNE 26, 2005
Parada San Juan Bautista, Inc.
P.O. Box 2908
Camden, New Jersey 08101
Juan J. Gonzalez, Esq., President
856.963.6023
856.757.9600 Office
856.541.5263 Fax
juangoesq@hotmail.com
www.sjbp.org

JULY 22-24, 2005
Festival Betances
"La Casa de la Cultura"
85 West Newton Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02118
Sabrina Aviles, Director
617.927.1730
617.927.1781 Fax
saviles@iba-etc.org

JULY 23-24, 2005
Organización Desfile y Cultural Puertorriqueña del Noroeste de
Indiana, Inc.
P.O. Box 3027
3485 Michigan Avenue
Suite 2R
East Chicago, Indiana 46312
Ramon Casillas, President
(219)397-1217
(219) 397-1324 Fax
www.prpcoinc@sbcworld.net

JULY 24, 2005
La Familia Hispana, Inc.
"Hispanic Family Festival"
P.O. Box 6550
Holyoke, Massachusetts 01041-6550
Diosdado Lopéz, President
413.532.4496
413.532.8035 Fax
diosdadolopez@hotmail.com
www.lafamiliahispana.org

JULY 25, 2005
Allianza Cultural Puertorriqueña de Allentown
P.O. Box 213
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18105
Beverly Rivera, President
610.597.7916
prpcall@aol.com

JULY 31, 2005
Festival Puertorriqueño de New Jersey, Inc.
P.O. Box 1051
Vineland, New Jersey 08362-1051
Carmen Nydia Perez, President
856.696.1147
856.696.1189 fax

JULY 31, 2005
Desfile Puertorriqueño de Trenton
P.O. Box 1661
Trenton, New Jersey 08607
Idamis Perez-Margicin, President
609.588.5953
609.890.7344 fax

JULY 31, 2005
Annual Puerto Rican Parade
P.O. Box 2802
Aurora, Illinois 60507
Miguel Rivera, President
630859.3593
630.264.4401 Fax
630.330.1313 cell
miguel@aurora-prcc.org
www.aurora-prcc.org

AUGUST 6, 2005
10th Annual Latino Waterfront Musical Festival
520 Market Street - Room 306
Camden, New Jersey 08101
Andres Camacho, Coordinator
856.225.5312
856.225.5591 Fax
acamacho@camdencounty.com

AUGUST 8, 2005
Festival Puertorriqueño de Massachusetts
P.O. Box 366172
Hyde Park State, Massachusetts 02136
Antonio Molina, President
508.587.5454
508.587.1950 Fax
molinahbone@aol.com

AUGUST 12 & 13, 2005
Puerto Rican Festival of Rochester, Inc.
130 North Winton Road
P.O. Box 10008
Rochester, New York 14610
Ida Perez, President
585.234.7660
IPerez@abcinfo.org

AUGUST 14, 2005
Atlantic County Puerto Rican Parade
102 North Chelsea Avenue
P.O. Box 1503
Atlantic City, New Jersey 08404
Yvette Soto, President
609.99.0262
609.226.8183 cell
acprp@hotmail.com
ysoto@acredcross.org

AUGUST 20 & 21, 2005
Institute of Latino Arts & Culture
Centro Las Americas
11 Sycamore Street
Worcester, Massachusetts 01608
Dolly Vasquez. Executive Director
508.798.1900 Ext. # 229
dollyv@centrolasamericas.org

AUGUST 21, 2005
Jersey City Puerto Rican Heritage Parade
P.O. Box 8434
Jersey City, New Jersey 07308
Luis "Mosquito" Gonzalez, President
201.726.2560
jerseycitypr@hotmail.com

AUGUST 21, 2005
Desfile & Festival Puertorriqueña de Rhode Island, Inc.
P.O. Box 2066
Providence, Rhode Island 02905
401.941.0813
www.boricuasderhodeisland.com

AUGUST 21, 2005
Unity Day Parade of Lakewood
P.O. Box 775
Lakewood, New Jersey 08701
Mirta Marsala, President
732.473.9396
732.473.0117 Fax
mirma643@aol.com

AUGUST 27, 2005
Children of Faith Parade & Multicultural Festival
378 Palisade Avenue
Jersey City, New Jersey 07307
Rev. Jose C. Lopez, Founder
201.222.1680
201.222.1683 Fax
faithparade@aol.com
www.revlopez.com

AUGUST 28, 2005
Desfile Puertorriqueño de Paterson, Inc.
P.O. Box 5451
Paterson, New Jersey 07509
Daniel Vergara, Sr., President
973.279.4309
201.387.7594
ricangonzalez@aol.com

AUGUST 28, 2005
Sociedad Cultural Borincana
P.O. Box 6140
Paterson, New Jersey 07509
Jose A. Villalongo, Sr., President
973.278.9545
Villalongo@aol.com

SEPTEMBER 10, 2005
Western New York Association, Inc.
73 South Point Drive
Lancaster, New York 14086-3333
Miguel Santos, President
716.857.4231
716.857.4756 Fax
miguel.santos@us.ngrid.com

SEPTEMBER 10 & 11, 2005
Hispanic Alliance of Atlantic County
P.O. Box 7507
Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401
Adalberto "Bert" Lopez, President
609.513.1543
609.625.6944 Fax
bert.lopez@conectiv.com
www.haac.org

SEPTEMBER 17, 2005
Puerto Rican Day Parade of Western New York Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 28
Buffalo, New York 14201
Andres Garcia, President
716.859.4100
716.885.6533
www.prparadeofwny.org

SEPTEMBER 17, 2005
Hispanic Awareness Committee
"5th Annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration"
P.O. Box 2583
Camden, New Jersey 08101-9998
Norma Ruiz, Chairperson
856.308.5407
hispanicac@yahoo.com

SEPTEMBER 18, 2005
Puerto Rican Heritage Statewide Parade
258 Clifton Avenue
Newark, New Jersey 07104
Irving Linares, President
973.481.3233
973.481.6807 Fax

SEPTEMBER 24-25, 2005
Puerto Rican Civic Association of Hammonton
P.O. Box 633
Hammonton, New Jersey 08037
Gloria E. Stewart, President
609.567.4446
gemstew@aol.com

SEPTEMBER 25, 2005
Regional Puerto Rican Parade
705-09 North Franklin Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123
Jose Rivera, Deputy Director
215.627.3100
215.627.7440 Fax
jose.rivera@elconcilio.net
www.elconcilio.net

OCTOBER 16, 2005
Puerto Rican Cultural Parade of Florida, Inc.
"Puerto Rican Patron Saint Festival in Pinellas Park"
24724 State Road 54 #114
Lutz, Florida 33559
Sandra A. Acevedo, President
813.949.2048
813.949.9359
www.puertoricoculturalparade.com

Hermanos Fraternos de Loiza Aldea Carnival
1702 Lexington Avenue
New York, New York 10029
Bianca Irizarry, President
212.410.4220
hfdla@aol.com

Puerto Rican Parade of Fairfield County
P.O. Box 447
Bridgeport, Connecticut 06601-0447
Johnny Ortiz, President
203.330.9973
203.335.4668
johnortiz@prparadeffldcty.org
www.prparadeffldcty.org

Bayonne Hispanic Associated, Inc.
P.O. Box 1302
Bayonne, New Jersey 07002
Daniel Valentine, President
646.283.6192 cell

Puerto Rican Parade South Florida
1124 North 59 Avenue - Unit S
Hollywood, Florida 30024
Elizabeth Saldaña Kobel
954.986.1268
liz@prpsf.com
www.prpsf.com

Folkloric Heritage
172 Edison Road
Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08034
Eddie Rosado, Director
856.857.1843
Fhprograms@aol.com

Hermandad Latina, Inc.
P.O. Box 1161
Vineland, New Jersey 08362
Maribel Rodriguez, President
856.696.3077

Taller Puertorriqueño
2721 North 5th Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19133
Carmen Febo-San Miguel, Executive Director
215.426.3311
215.426.5682 Fax
cfebo@tallerpr.org
www.libertynet.org/tallerpr

Spanish American Social & Cultural Association
Levitt Parkway-Charleston Road
P.O. Box 2248
Willingboro, New Jersey 08046
Jose Ramos, Executive Director
609.835.1111

Puerto Rican Action Board
90 Jersey Avenue
New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903-0240
Guillermo Beytagh-Maldonado, Executive Director
732.828.4510
732.828.4546 Fax
PRABDeputy@aol.com

Delaware Hispanic Festival & Parade Committee
3213 Ruby Drive
Wilmington, Delaware 19810
Freddy Matos, President

Festival Boricua de Hall Avenue
631 State Street
Perth Amboy, New Jersey 08861
Wilda Diaz
800.377.0800
732.376.9003 Fax

Frances Vega, State Director
Hispanic/Latino Outreach
Ivy Tech State College
One West 26th Street
P.O. Box 1763
Indianapolis, Indiana 46206
317.921.4728
317.921.4629 Fax
fvega@ivytech.edu

Fiestas de Loiza En Connecticut En Honor A La Apostol Santiago
(FLECHAS)
153 Lloyd Street
New Haven, Connecticut 06513
203.777.5810
203.777.5907 Fax
www.flechasinc.com
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