Calendar of Events

PHC Community Walking Tour 

SAVE THE DATE!  April 28, 2018                                                          

Lots of fun and informative highlights of our local history, as you stroll throughout our community neighborhood. Please contact Therese Garces at 619-726-6685 for more information and tickets.

For tickets contact Jeannie Athey at 619-261-0326 / e-mail, or Therese Garces at 619-726-8826 / e-mail


Portuguese Language Classes

*Classes begin April 12th*

Our Portuguese Historical Center is proudly supporting Portuguese language classes under the instruction of Mize Violante. Don’t miss out on the chance to learn our amazingly beautiful language in a very fun atmosphere. Classes will be held on Thursdays from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Saint Agnes Parish Center (St. Agnes School).  Language classes are a twelve-week course for students 14 years or older. Cost is $200 for a class of ten, or $150 for a class 11 or more. If you are interested in this great opportunity, please e-mail: phcsd@sbcglobal.netor call President Therese Garces at 619-726-6685.


2018 Festa do Espírito Santo

May 18th, 19th, & 20th   

For 108 years, the Portuguese Community of San Diego has celebrated the Festa do Espírito Santo.  This centuries-old Portuguese tradition honors Queen St. Isabel’s love and devotion to the Holy Spirit. Special events begin on May 18th, and culminate on May 20th – Festa Sunday – with a Parade, Crowning of our Queens and their Royalty, Folclórico dancing, and our famous sopas.  It makes for a very memorable weekend!

FESTA PARADE: Sunday – May 20, 2018.  Parade starts at 10:00 am sharp! Don’t miss it!

For information contact:  UPSES Festa

Recognition Dinner / Tunaman’s Ball

SAVE THE DATE!  November 24, 2018

Our Recognition Dinner honors those who have consistently provided service and dedication to our Portuguese community. This is a wonderful time for our community to come together to celebrate and congratulate our awardees. This year, our Recognition Dinner will be combined with our Tunaman’s Ball.  It will be a grand event that will pay tribute to all our award recipients.

More information to follow.