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Baile Latine: Ritmos de Latinoamerica

Saturday, June 8, 2024
8:00 - 11:30 PM
Franklin Circle Church Hall 1688 Fulton Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113


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More info and payment options at

IRTF Annual Latin Dance Party 👯‍♀️ Funk the War Tax, Come Boogie with Us.

Kick off your summer with a celebration of the music and culture of Latin America‼️

Please see below:

1- info

2- tickets (and payment options)

3- volunteers needed

4- seeking: food donations, raffle prize donations, co-sponsors 

Sponsorships information available here


Ask your favorite Latine restaurant to consider donating for the event. We are looking for hors d’oeuvres and food for a light meal, such as empanadas, tamales, burritos, fajijtas, salad, fruit salad, rice, chips and salsa. Quantity: ask for a donation to feed 20-50 persons. We will arrange for pick-up on June 8.

1- Event Info

Baile Latine: Ritmos de Latinoamérica (Rhythms of Latin America)

When: Saturday, June 8, 2024, 8-11:30pm

Where: Franklin Circle Church Hall (basement, but there is an elevator from street level)

1688 Fulton Rd., Cleveland 44113

located behind Lutheran Hospital on the Near West Side

parking in church lot and along the street

Dance lessons by Nadia and Martin
DJ Manny spinning jams 
Professional Performances 

$25 ticket includes dance, lesson, performances and food (8-11:30pm). 
$15 ticket for open dancing (9:30-11:30pm)
$5 more at the door. All fees are suggested. No one turned away due to lack of funds. Inquire about reduced price solidarity tickets OR opportunities to volunteer!

Parking lot first come, first served. Street parking after lot is full. 

Click “already paid” to send a check to the office (3606 Bridge Ave. CLE, OH 44113) .

To make advanced payment, you can 1) pay on our website , 2) pay on the site, 3) pay via PayPal @irtfcleveland, 4) pay via Venmo @irtfcleveland

Why: To cut loose and have fun after many months of hard work on human rights issues impacting people in Latin America and structural injustice issues here.  We need to take time out to celebrate this wonderful community of support that we share.

Who: In addition to you and your friends, and the IRTF board and staff, we’ll have

-presentaciónes de baile (dance performances)

-lecciones de baile (dance instructors) para varios ritmos, inclusivo merengue, cumbia, tango, bachata, reggaeton, salsa)

-baile abierto con DJ (DJ for open dance floor) 9:30-11:30pm



pasa bocas (hors d’oeuvres)

refrescos típicos de centroamérica (soft drinks)


2 – Tickets: $15 or $25 - for RSVPs

To make advanced payment, you can 1) pay on our website , 2) pay on the site, 3) pay via PayPal @irtfcleveland, 4) pay via Venmo @irtfcleveland

$25 advance tickets

se incluye: pasa bocas, refrescos típicos, presentaciónes de baile, lecciones de baile

(includes hors d’oeuvres, soft drinks, dance performances, dance lessons)

There will be plenty of group dancing, so no need to bring a dance partner.

Habrá muchos bailes en grupo, así que no es necesario traer pareja de baile.


$15 advance tickets for open dancing only (admission after 9:30pm )

(boletos para baile abierto solamente)


At-the-door price: ickets are $5 more at the door

(Los boletos de admisión cuestan $5 más en la puerta)



3- Volunteers needed

We need lots of help for this big event on June 8. Please let us know if you can help with any of these main needs, either before the event or at the event.

(Necesitamos mucha ayuda para este gran evento el 8 de junio.  Favor de avisarnos si Ud. puede ayudar con alguna de estas necesidades principales, antes del evento o durante el evento.)


Volunteer Needs

set-up and decorating

registration table

food: solicit food donations from restaurants, groceries, bakeries

kitchen and food stations

beverage stations

raffle: solicit prizes and organize the raffle table

co-sponors: solicit co-sponsors

social media: help us promote the event

clean-up and take the recycling

Email or call 216 961 0003.


Necesitamos ayuda con:

montaje y decoración

mesa de registro

comida: solicitar donaciones de restaurantes, tiendas, panaderías

estaciones de cocina y comida

estaciones de bebidas

sorteo/rifa: solicitar premios y organizar la mesa del sorteo

co-patrocinadores: solicitar copatrocinadores

redes sociales: ayúdanos a promocionar el evento

limpiar y llevar el reciclaje

comuníquese con or llame 216 961 0003.



4- Co-Sponsors welcomed

In-kind donations of food and refreshments are greatly appreciated, as well as donations for raffle prizes: gift cards, temporary memberships, event tickets, vouchers, merchandise, gift baskets, etc.

Sponsor levels range $100-$500.

To become a sponsor, see our sponsor form here or email us .


Call us at 216. 961. 0003.

Thank you!