Celebrate Dia de los Muertos.

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) - Chicano Studies Department

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) at Ohlone College!.

Dia de los Muertos focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died. Traditions 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.

This event is open to Ohlone College students and employees. Hosted by the Ohlone Puente Club and the Ohlone College Library.

  • Monday, October 29, 2012 at the Library, Fremont campus
    • 11:00am - 1:00pm Ohlone Campus Clubs Altar Building
    • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
      • Paper Flower Making
      • Face Painting
      • Candle Decorating
      • Mexican bread and Mexican hot chocolate for sale
      • Live cultural music

  • Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at the Library, Fremont campus
    • 11:30am - 1:30pm Ohlone Chicano Studies and History Instructor Ralph de Unamuno will give a presentation on the history and meaning of Dia de los Muertos in the Western Hemisphere.

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