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The January 13th, 2015 General Membership Meeting (tonight)
has been cancelled. The pot luck dinner held Sunday, January
11th, 2015 was well attended and took its place. There was an
excellent contingent of volunteers available for the Battle of
New Orleans Visitor Welcome Center Saturday, January 10th.
More than 20,000 visitors participated in the Bicentennial of
the Battle of New Orleans. Kathy Serpas Ziegler did a great job
of organizing the pot – luck dinner for Jonathan Cabrera
Asensio and the Canarians. The Society will resume its regular
schedule in February. I thank everyone for their support.
Los Islenos Fiesta is March 7th and 8th, 2015!!
Rhonda Rodriguez Hannan, President

Dot Benge    The St. Bernard Parish Volunteers for Family and Community presented its 22nd annual Christmas Tour of Homes with the theme "A Historic Christmas," and as part of the event, a children's Christmas festival was held. (Pictured: Dot Benge before ancestor picture in the beautiful Los Islenos building)

"Historic Christmas presented in St. Bernard" - (more info)

Also: Los Islenos Christmas, 2014

♦ Upcoming: The 39th Annual Los Islenos Festival (A celebration of Louisiana's Spanish heritage)  is scheduled
for March 7 & 8, 2015 View the 2014 (38th Annual Islenos Festival)

The Los Isleños Heritage & Cultural Society Museum — Headquarters
1345—1357 Bayou Rd. 70785; St. Bernard, Louisiana
Phone: (504) 277—4681
e-Mail us with any questions about Los Islenos!
Isleños Heritage and Cultural Society is dedicated to preserving the Spanish language, legends, crafts, customs, folklore, rituals, music and history of our Spanish Isleños heritage by: maintaining an Isleños museum and multi-cultural village; promoting an annual student of Isleños heritage; and promoting annual Museum Days, a three-day event, to give students hands-on knowledge of the early Isleños and their way of life. Click on a link above/below for more information.
Visits to The Isleños Museum are welcome.
  • It is opened Wednesdays through Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00pm and by appointment by calling (504) 277—4681.
  • The Ducros Museum's Phone: (504) 676—3081/3098.
  • The Museums are closed on all federal holidays.

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For additional info, contact:
Clem or Paula Mackles at:
(504) 272—0118
(504) 453—3640

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