Indianapolis canal going orange Thursday for Hispanic Heritage Month

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Latino Institute will continue its celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month on Thursday with an “orange-ing” of the canal.

Gloria Jiminez, director of fund development and community engagement at the institute, says this will be the first time in Indiana that ILI has colored the canal orange.

Along with the canal coloring, the event will include Zumba to “Despacito,” food trucks and a donation collection for the hurricane recovery efforts in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Florida and Texas.

The events begin at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Ohio Street Basin, and will continue until about 2 p.m.

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