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Dia de los Muertos
October 30, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm CDTFREE
Host Organization: Trickster Cultural Center
Co-hosts: Teotlecuilli Aztec Dance Group and the Kenneth Young Center
Help honor those who have passed by adding to our ofrendas (altars). Music, crafts, and traditional Aztec Danza will be taking place during the day. Disney’s/Pixars “Coco” will be shown at 2PM.
Children’s crafts will be available for $5.
What is Día de los Muertos? It is a lively Mexican holiday celebrated everywhere with a Latino population. Festivities honor the dead with laughter and joy. While sweet candy balances the bitterness of death.
What is an ofrenda (altar)? It is a special display on a flat surface that helps to guide the spirits back to the land of the living. Most include portraits and offerings along with decorations.
Trickster Cultural Center, 190 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60193
Cost and Registration: FREE. Children’s crafts $5.
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