MLS soccer game on Saturday, July 24 in San Jose
- Anyone interested in soccer, read on. If you are interested in going,
sitting in the noise section (north end zone) is fun. You can bring noise makers
(drums, tamborines, etc).
Quakes host Hispanic Heritage Night
Fourth annual event to start prior to Saturday's match
against New EnglandSan Jose Earthquakes Media Relations
SAN JOSE -- The San Jose Earthquakes are proud to host the fourth annual
Budweiser Hispanic Heritage Night on Saturday, July 24 at Spartan Stadium
when the Quakes take on the New England Revolution at 7 p.m. PT. Hispanic
Heritage Night (HHN) festivities will start at 5 p.m. and run up to
kick-off. There will also be a pre-game and halftime recognition of Bay
Area Hispanic Community Leaders.
"This is going to be another great Hispanic Heritage Night,"
Earthquakes president & general manager Alexi Lalas said. "We
are excited to be able to recognize and honor the people and
organizations that play a major role in helping the local Hispanic
The pre-game Hispanic Heritage Festival will take place from 5 - 7 p.m.
on the North Field of Spartan Stadium and will include interactive Soccer
Celebration elements as well as live performances by EMI Latin recording
artist Chuy Jr., the star of the Urban Regional Movement. Latin
Alternative Rock band Cambio de Piel will also perform at the HHN
As part of the Hispanic Heritage Night celebration, the Earthquakes will
honor MACSA, who for 37 years has enriched the lives and advanced the
interest of the Santa Clara County Latino community by providing seniors,
youths and families housing and educational services. The Quakes will
also recognize PACT, which teaches its leaders the skills of civic
participation. PACT provides members of the community with the skills to
conduct meetings, give speeches or negotiate with public officials. The
Santa Clara Chapter of the National Latino Peace Officers Association
(NLPOA) will also be honored. The NLPOA raises funds, sponsors
scholarships and serves as a role model for youths considering a career
in the criminal justice system. The East Valley YMCA will be acknowledged
for its part in aiding the Bay Area Hispanic Community.
Local Earthquakes partner ARCA Financiera will also be present at the
game Saturday night with information about their exciting new program
Futbol Familia y Finanzas that is set to be launched next week.
Earthquakes fans interested in purchasing tickets for Hispanic Heritage
Night can get their tickets in person by visiting the Earthquakes Ticket
Office at 100 North Almaden Ave. or by logging on to
Tickets can also be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 408-998-TIXS or
by visiting any Ticketmaster outlet including Tower Records, Rite Aid and
Ritmo Latino. For discounted group tickets for groups of 15 or more, fans
should contact the Earthquakes Ticket Office at 408-985-GOAL.