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October 28, 2023
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Mockingbird Branch Library
1326 N Mockingbird Lane
Abilene, TX 79603
10-28 Dia de los Muertos
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Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Saturday, October 28, 2023

Come visit your library as we celebrate Dia de los Muertos with a host of family-friendly activities to engage in.

Join your Mockingbird Branch for a celebration of firsts as we host a Dia de los Muertos Celebration throughout the entire day at your library. Activities will begin shortly after we open, and will run until closing, and there will be something for all ages to come out and enjoy. Activities will include:

  • 9:30AM: Enjoy a bilingual storytime that will also feature making Paper Cempasuchils (Paper Marigolds)
  • 10:00AM-12PM: Make your own calaveras (sugar skulls) while enjoying a free showing of the film “Coco.”
  • 12:00PM-2:00PM: Join us in the parking lot to buy some tasty goodies from the Tacolote food truck.
  • 2:00PM-4:00PM: Enjoy an encore showing of “Coco,” in Spanish, and make your own calaveras (sugar skulls).
  • 4:00PM: Enjoy a special bilingual storytime that will feature making Papel Picados (Paper Banners).
  • 4:30PM: Come grab some votive holders and decorate them with vinyl decals.
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