La Cocina Cooking Class

Are you ready to embark on a tantalizing journey through the rich tapestry of Mexican cuisine? Look no further, than our exclusive Tamale Cooking Class with the one and only Carmen Cejudo at El Centro de la Raza!


When: Sunday May 19, 2024, 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (more classes coming soon)

Where: Join us at La Cocina Popular, (El Centro de la Raza, 2524 16th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144). The entrance is near the North parking lot.

What: Learn how to make vegetarian/vegan tamales prepared by Maestra Carmen Cejudo!

Ticket Info: Secure Your Spot! Tickets Are Available here:…/tabid/1399536/Default.aspx

Cost: $80.00 per ticket.

Why: Support Children, Youth, Families, and Seniors. Purchase a ticket for the Cooking Classes with El Centro de la Raza to Benefit Our 43 Programs and Services! Cooking is a cultural activity that nourishes both body and spirit. Traditionally, recipes are carefully passed down through generations and can also be an expression of cultural identity.
Don’t miss this amazing culinary experience!


Today, tamales continue to captivate taste buds around the world, transcending borders and bringing people together with each delectable bite. And now, you have the opportunity to become a part of this timeless tradition by joining us at El Centro de la Raza for our Tamale Cooking Class with Carmen Cejudo.

We will be focusing on vegetarian/vegan tamal options for this class, with the following flavors:

Cheese & Jalapeno
Potato Mole
Spinach & Mushroom

Supplies, food ingredients, and recipes for you to take home are all included with admission.

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Las Posadas & Mercado Navideño

Join us for a Beacon Hill community celebration of: Las Posadas & Mercado Navideño

Friday December 15th, 2023

11:00 am – 7:00pm

Centilia Cultural Center

1660 S Roberto Maestas Festival St

Seattle, WA 98144


FREE for the whole family!

Las Posadas, Live Music, Tree Lighting, Nativity Scene, Christmas Market and Santa.

Las Posadas will be led by the children and teachers of the José Martí Child Development Center!

RSVP at (206) 957-4619

Únete a nosotros para una celebración comunitaria en Beacon Hill: Las Posadas y Mercado Navideño.

Gratis para toda la familia!

Las Posadas, Música en vivo, Iluminación de Árboles, Pecebre, Mercado Navideño y Santa.

¡Las Posadas serán dirigidas por los niños y maestras del José Martí CDC!

RSVP at (206) 957-4619

Washington Chess Federation hosts Inaugural Veteran’s Day Open

Inaugural Veteran’s Day Open

Saturday, November 11, 2023

El Centro de la Raza: Centilia Cultural Center

1660 S Roberto Maestas Festival St., Seattle, WA 98144

Format: A 5-round Swiss tournament in three sections:

Entry fee: Open to all adults 18+. Adult non-Veterans: $35. College students: $20. Free entry for Veterans! Maximum of 100 players, please register early to reserve your spot!

Schedule: Registration & Check-in: 9:00 – 9:45am. See round times on flier.

Questions: Josh Sinanan, WCF President, 206-769-3757,

Register here: NW Chess Online Registration System


Prize Fund: $5,400 Guaranteed!