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Día de los Muer­tos Events

 
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Race results are in! You can down­load the final times here: Final Results

 

5K Race/Walk, Novem­ber 2, 9 a.m., Dav­en­port River­walk (Rip­ley St. at Bieder­beck Dr.): 

It’s fun for the whole fam­ily and you can dress up to cel­e­brate Hal­loween and Dia de los Muer­tos. Join us for post-race activ­i­ties with food and fun, and head to the Figge Museum after for Fam­ily Free Day. Download the race reg­is­tra­tion form or use Get­MeReg­is­tered to sign up! Join the  Face­book event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/216240578532842/

Fam­ily Free Day, Novem­ber 2, 10 a.m. — 2 p.m., Figge Art Museum [FREE]:
Cel­e­brate El Dia de los Muer­tos at the Figge! Fam­i­lies and Friends can spend the day remem­ber­ing their loved ones while inter­act­ing in the gal­leries and stu­dios as they explore the altars and Catri­nas on dis­play. Fam­i­lies will enjoy mak­ing a vari­ety of projects includ­ing skele­ton masks and fig­ures, small remem­brance paper flow­ers and but­ter­flies, and learn to make and dec­o­rate tra­di­tional sugar skulls. Spe­cial snacks, music, sto­ry­time and a film will also be on the sched­ule. Bal­let Folk­lorico will cap off the sched­uled activ­i­ties with their per­for­mance of tra­di­tional dance in the Grand Lobby. Here is the even­ton the Figge Museum web­site: http://figgeart.org/Figge-Art-Museum-(1)/September-2013/Free-Family-Fiesta.aspx

 Cock­tails with Cat­rina [past event], Sep­tem­ber 26, 5–8 p.m., Figge Art Museum [FREE]:
Casa Quad Cities is host­ing a cock­tails mixer to cel­e­brate the open­ing of our exhibit at the Figge. There will be free admis­sion to the Figge, and it kicks off our Dia de los Muer­tos cel­e­bra­tions. The Day of the Dead exhi­bi­tion will open with a bang with Cock­tails with Catri­nas, a cel­e­bra­tion of His­panic Her­itage Month and the exhi­bi­tion open­ing. The event will fea­ture music, free snacks, salsa danc­ing and spe­cialty cock­tails among the larger-than-life Cat­rina dolls from Casa Gua­na­ju­ato. The exhi­bi­tion will show­case the tra­di­tions of El Día de los Muer­tos. All par­tic­i­pants includ­ing the Humane Soci­ety of Scott County, East­ern Iowa Com­mu­nity Col­leges and the SEED Pro­gram will be in atten­dance. The exhi­bi­tion will be on view through Novem­ber 3, 2013Join the Face­book event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1416971475192967/

 

Event Spon­sors:

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Spe­cial offer with BolEro Unique:

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In a spe­cial intro­duc­tory offer of beau­ti­ful jew­elry items from BolEro Unique, you may pur­chase these for $12 each or two items for $20. These are val­ued at $20 each. Please place your orders at these prices now through Octo­ber 4th. Pro­ceeds will ben­e­fit Casa’s pro­grams. More designs com­ing soon! See more jew­elry items in our photo album here.