In addition to the Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival, The Unity Council hosts four traditional arts workshops and a community altar event on the weeks prior to the festival. The workshops are free and open to the public.
Workshops at the Fruitvale-San Antonio Senior Center
When: Tuesdays, October 16, 23 & 30 from 6- 8PM
Where: Fruitvale-San Antonio Senior Center, 3301 E. 12th Street, Suite 201 Oakland, CA. 94601
October 16: History of Dia de los Muertos & Paper Flowers by Ernesto Olmos
October 23: Learn How to Make Papel Picado with Mayra Hernandez and Gabriela Pingarron
October 30: Learn How to Make Paper Mache Sugar Skulls with Daniel Camacho
All workshops are organized with the help of the Colectivo de Artistas de Fruitvale and coordinated by community artist Gonzalo Hidalgo
Community Altar Celebration at De la Fuente Plaza
Join the Fruitvale Bussiness Improvement District on Thursday, October 25th from 4-8 PM at the Fruitvale Plaza Park on 35th Ave and International Blvd. Oakland, CA. 94601 for an evening of Dia de los Muertos Activities.