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Hispanic heritage month: City Officials gathered on the Promenade this week to kick-start Hispanic Heritage Month. Upcoming events include programs at local libraries, the Hola Mexico Film Festival (https://www.holamexicoff.com), a screening of Coco (https://rooftopcinemaclub.com/los-angeles/venue/the-drive-up-at-santa-monica-airport), the Masanga Marimba Ensemble (https://www.santamonica.gov/blog/americana-in-the-park-2021-concert-series) and a closing celebration outside City Hall on Oct. 15. Visit https://www.santamonica.gov/blog/hispanic-heritage-month-2021 for more information.