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Tales of the Dead Storytelling Series & Crafts: The Day of the Dead / El Dia de los Muertos

November 8, 2014

The Tales of the Dead bilingual storytelling eries focuses on a different story in each session for children of all age groups. Each story has been carefully selected to familiarize children with the traditions and festivities of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). After each story children can create various crafts and take part of the story home with them.

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Create Flor de Muertos (Flowers of the Dead)

November 8- 9, 2014

In Mexico marigolds are known as Flor de Muertos or the flowers of the dead, and are an important part of the Day of the Dead celebrations. In this craft activity, kids are invited to help create their own marigold flowers.

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Make Day of the Dead Papel Picado

November 8- 9, 2014

Papel picado ("perforated paper") is a popular Mexican folk art. It is a decorative craft made out of paper cut into elaborate designs. Join us for this fun craft making activity to make your own Day of the Dead Papel Picado.

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Create your custom design Day of the Dead coffins

November 8- 9, 2014

Families are invited to participate in a fun craft activity for parents and the kids. Make a coffin and lay to rest a mini skeleton figurine. Then decorate the coffin and bring the memories of your deceased loved ones to life.

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Create a Day of the Dead Calavera Mask

November 8- 9, 2014

A common symbol of this festival is the skull (calavera), which celebrants represent in the form of masks called calacas (a colloquial term for skeleton). Patrons are invited to create their calavera face masks to celebrate the festival in its real traditions.

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Day of the Dead Market

November 8- 9, 2014

Our always popular Day of the Dead market will feature several traditional products such as the Pan de Muertos and other delectable goodies and handmade crafts. The market will recreate the environment of the traditional markets in Mexico and will feature special products for the theme of the festival.

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Scotiabank Day of the Dead Face Painting

November 8- 9, 2014

Make sure to drop by the Scotiabank booth by the Info Desk in the West Arcade for free face painting and great giveaways.

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La Leyenda De La Nahuala (The Legend Of Nahuala)

November 8- 9, 2014

This blockbuster animated children's film tells a fascinating Day of the Dead story of courage and love.

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Tales of the Dead Storytelling Series & Crafts: Los Muertos Andan en Bici

November 8, 2014

The Tales of the Dead bilingual storytelling eries focuses on a different story in each session for children of all age groups. Each story has been carefully selected to familiarize children with the traditions and festivities of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). After each story children can create various crafts and take part of the story home with them.

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Day of the Dead Short Film Series

November 8- 9, 2014

This film series brings some of the best Mexican short films that share various perspectives on death and the Day of the Dead celebrations.

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Tales of the Dead Storytelling Series & Crafts: Rosita y Conchita

November 8, 2014

The Tales of the Dead bilingual storytelling eries focuses on a different story in each session for children of all age groups. Each story has been carefully selected to familiarize children with the traditions and festivities of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). After each story children can create various crafts and take part of the story home with them.

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Tales of the Dead Storytelling Series & Crafts: Calavera Abecedario, A Day of the Dead Alphabet Book

November 9, 2014

The Tales of the Dead bilingual storytelling eries focuses on a different story in each session for children of all age groups. Each story has been carefully selected to familiarize children with the traditions and festivities of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). After each story children can create various crafts and take part of the story home with them.

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