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Spanish Motown

Exploring Detroit’s Hispanic Communities

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Experience a day filled with history, culture, food, and music, including a bus tour by a local resident and historian of the diverse and growing area in Southwest Detroit, referred to as Mexicantown. We’ll visit Honey Bee Market, to enjoy tamales, cheeses, chips, guacamole, and learn about the Market’s history and unique foods.
Enjoy Vicentes Cuban Restaurant, for a family style lunch of Cuban specialties, dance performance of salsa and flamenco (a few lessons as well for anyone interested) and a visit to historic Ste. Anne’s Church, a prominent landmark in the neighborhood, with outreach to the Hispanic community, in the shadows of the Ambassador Bridge. This tour includes some steps at various locations that will need to be navigated for accessibility. Boarding begins at 8:00 a.m. to ensure prompt departure at 8:30 a.m.
This OLLI Out of Town is for those over 50.
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  • $134 (lunch, snacks and tips included)

When and Where

Meet at Meijers, 3825 Carpenter Rd., Ypsilanti, MI

May 2018

8:00am - 6:00pm

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