Come together to remember and celebrate the lives of departed loved ones in this annual Día de los Muertos community event.

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Candle Decorating Workshop
Wed, Oct 27, 1-4pm
B.I. Senior and Community Center | Free, no registration required
Memorialize a loved one who has passed by creating a votive candle or paper flower which will decorate BIMA’s ofrenda (altar) during the Día de los Muertos celebration. Learn more here.

Día de los Muertos Community Celebration
Sat, Oct 30, 11am-2pm
Free, no registration required
Join us for the celebration of the opening of BIMA’s Día de los Muertosofrenda (altar). Come together to remember and celebrate the lives of loved ones who have passed in the 8th year of this annual community event. Learn more here.

Coco Screening (Spanish with English subtitles)
Sat, Oct 30, 1pm
Frank Buxton Auditorium | Free, no registration required
Enjoy a free Spanish-language screening of the heartwarming animated film Coco, perfect for the whole family! Learn more here.

Ofrenda open to the public
Sat, Oct 30-Sun, Nov 7, 10am-5pm daily
Free, no registration required
Visit the traditional ofrenda, a colorful, multi-tiered shrine to which visitors can add their own mementos honoring those who’ve passed into time. The altar is viewable by the public each day during museum hours. Online submissions of memorial photos and remembrances may be sent to Learn more here.

First Friday Art Walk
Fabric-Flower Workshop with Molly Vaughan
Fri, Nov 5, 6-8pm
Free, no registration required
November’s First Friday Art Walk features a drop-in fabric flower making workshop with artist Molly Vaughan as a collaboration with her memorial Project 42. Learn more here.

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