(Berkeley, CA) November 2, 2010 –Join us at Habitot for a FREE Diá De Los Muertos celebration on Tuesday, November 2nd from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm ! Diá De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a traditional Mexican holiday that honors and celebrates the spirit of deceased loved ones. We will offer traditional Mexican music performed by Jorge Liceaga from 11:15am-12:00pm. Families may decorate sugar skulls from 10:30 am – 11:30 am, and taste horchata (donated by Cancun Taqueria) and sweet breads at 12:00 pm. Enrique Martinez will demonstrate the art of papel picado, banners cut in intricate patterns, from 10:00 am to noon. Children can also create their own colorful papel picado and paper marigolds in our Art Studio.
This FREE ADMISSION DAY is generously sponsored by Mechanics Bank. For more information, please visit http://www.habitot.org.
Habitot Children's Museum is the East Bay's award-winning hands-on discovery museum for young children, recently nominated “Best Museum” in the Bay Area in Nickelodeon’s ParentsConnect.com’s 2009 Parents’ Pick Awards. In 2008, Habitot won “Best Museum for Little Kids” in the San Francisco Bay Area in the same contest.
Through early childhood learning, parenting education, and community outreach, Habitot helps parents and caregivers raise curious, creative, and confident children. More than 850,000 people have enjoyed Habitot’s interactive exhibits, art programs and classes since the museum’s opening in 1998. Habitot ensures its accessibility for all Bay Area families with its Family and Community Partnerships Program, which brings more than 10,000 low-income and at-risk children into the museum every year through scholarships, subsidized memberships and free admissions days. For more information please visit http://www.habitot.org.
Official Website: http://www.habitot.org
Added by habitotmuseum on October 14, 2010