Day Of The Dead

 

Sunday, November 1

Phinney Center | 4-7 pm (Procession at 4 pm) | Free

 

Dia de los Muertos is a Latin American holiday honoring the dead with food, drink, parties, and activities. It is a time to commemorate the dead and celebrate their lives with family and friends. Join us at the Phinney Center Community Plaza at 4 pm for our neighborhood procession and festival in the Blue Building.

 

Watch...CeAtl Tonalli Aztec Dancers lead the procession
...a traditional altar dedication by Raul Sanchez
...a performance by students from the PNA's Spanish Preschool Co-op
...Spanish music for children by Marco Cortes

…Mexican folk dance by Bailadores de Bronce

 

Win...a raffle to benefit the Spanish Preschool Co-op

 

Decorate...sugar skulls, picture frames and paper flowers

 

Eat...Pan de Muerto (Bread of the Dead)

...tacos and tamales from El Sabroso

 

Drink...Mexican hot chocolate

 

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Schedule:

 

4:00 pm – Festival opens: meet in Community Plaza for procession led by CeAtl Tonalli Aztec Dancers


4:45 pm - Community altar in the Blue Building dedicated by Raul Sanchez

 

5:15 pm – Performance by PCPE Spanish Preschool Co-op students

 

5:30 pm - Spanish children's music by Marco Cortes

 

6:15 pm - Mexican folk dance by Bailadores de Bronce




Community Altar

Bring your personal photos, notes, and remembrances for the community altar. (Items will be available for pick up at the Phnney Center until Friday, November 20.)




Raffle to benefit Phinney Cooperativa Preescolar en Español (PCPE) 

Don’t miss PCPE’s annual fundraising raffle! Fabulous prizes include gift certificates to restaurants, local merchants, family outings, sports merchandise, and more. 

 

Raffle tickets will be on sale from co-op families and at the PNA office prior to the event for $5 (smaller prize baskets) and $10 (larger prize baskets). You do not need to be present to win and may purchase tickets ahead of time or at the event. All proceeds benefit PCPE, the Spanish Preschool Co-op. Good luck!


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Dancers   candy skulls
poster making   face painting
alter   honoring the dead