Events this month

February 9
H&R Block Hosts New Futuro
Road to College Workshop
Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy, 2520 S. Western Ave., Chicago | 8:30a.m. – 12:30p.m. |Free
The workshop will give Latino families and their students the inspiration and tools they need to plan for college and beyond. This half-day, bilingual (Spanish and English) experience will help students and their parents understand how to prepare, apply and pay for college. Students and parents can participate in a drawing for a chance to win 1,000 dollars in scholarships at the end of the workshop. For more information go to:

February 9-18
Chicago Auto Show
McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago | 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. | $12 adult ticket
This is the largest auto show in North America with more than 1 million square feet of exhibit space. For more information on the different events throughout the show go to

February 14
“It’s not me, it’s you”
Valentine’s Day singles party
Moe’s Cantina, River North Chicago, 155 W Kinzie St | 5:30 p.m.| $30 (on-line sale tickets)
This is a Valentine’s Day event benefiting the American Heart Association, featuring Bela Gandhi, Chicago’s Cupid and date auction of Chicago Notables. It is hosted by The Chicago Latino Network and lifestyle blog Qurious Quiñones. For more information contact Melissa Quinones at 917853-2052 or e-mail:

Immigration Reform in 2013:
Challenges & Opportunities
Loyola University Chicago, Lewis Tower, Regents Hall (111 E. Pearson, Chicago) |8:30 a.m. | $10 suggested donation
Leadership from local and nationally-recognized community organizations will discuss the viability of immigration reform in 2013, frameworks presented by both President Obama and the Senate, the economic implications of reform for the Midwest, and what they hope (and fear) they might see included in pending legislation. For more information and to purchase tickets go to:

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