Find Your Family Fun! Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

By Melissa Shrader Editor Publisher Loveland Macaroni Kid September 28, 2020


I love our state and the rich cultures that we get to explore and celebrate throughout Colorado. This month from September 15 to October 15th is National Hispanic American Heritage Month. Instated in the U.S. in 1988 the month recognizes and celebrates several dias de las indepedencias (days of independence) including Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico, Chile and Indigenous People's day. This month traditionally honors the cultures and contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans from all Latin American Countries. 

Originally the home of Apache, Arapahoe, 

During this month the National Park Service, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, and Smithsonian Education - Hispanic Heritage Month share the heritage and the accomplishments of generations of Hispanic and Latino Americans past and present that have enriched our state, country and society. 

History Colorado showcases several Hispanic, Latino and Ingenious peoples who have shaped our state and history helping make Colorado the wonderful place it is. 

There are some great National resources listed below as well as state and local information on history and events celebrating our rich Hispanic and Latino history through the decades. 

This week we have some recipes donated from our subscribers and publishers. If you have a recipe you'd like to share or history you want to share please send me an email to 

 Keep a Watchful Eye! 

The calendar will slowly begin to repopulate with in person events and we will keep virtual events too. Many of the usual events we would normally see during the summer have been canceled and will not resume again till next year. Some have just rescheduled. Keep an eye out I will be verifying events asap and regularly.  We will update you as we get information. Most updates will happen on Facebook and here. 

Online Events and Gatherings that are open to all are welcome on our calendar. Do you have a virtual class, A virtual event, Something fun for everyone?  Post it on our calendar at

Don't forget to checkout Facebook too for other events that have been popping up randomly since the State has changed the Stay at home quarantine to the Safer at home guideline.

If you have other things you want to see Mac Kid do drop me an email. If you want to partner with Mac Kid I'd love to hear from you.

Remember with any event, If the weather looks questionable, - Always check in with the event itself to be sure the event is still on! You can call or text me as well. ESPECIALLY IN SPRING AND FALL. Now that COVID has come please comply with the COVID guidelines requested by each establishment and organizer. If you have a question with their policies pleases contact them directly.

If you have the newsletter you only have part of the fun! I post on Facebook, twitter, Pinterest, Instagram with holiday and everyday crafts, recipes, special offers, contests, news and new events. (see the tabs on the right or at the bottom to visit the social site) 

Wishing you Love, Light and fun for the week (and your life) ahead! 

Stay safe, Stay healthy, Love, Live and Be Fierce for what you believe, 

Melissa Shrader 

Editor and Publisher Loveland Macaroni Kid

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