Thursday, October 13, 2011

Día de Los Muertos Craft

Sugar SkullTuesday, November 1
3:30 - 4:30 pm

Celebrate the Day of the Dead with a family craft. Each branch will offer a different spoooooky activity!

Día de Los Muertos is celebrated in Mexico and by Mexican Americans throughout the United States. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died. Traditions connected with the holiday include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graves with these as gifts.

Space is limited. All materials are provided.
Registration is open two weeks before the craft.

Call your local branch to register:
Main: 955-6783
Southside: 955-2828
La Farge: 955-4863

Sponsored by the Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library.

Image courtesy of Nathaniel C. Sheetz.

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