Ecology Center Event
Halloween / Day of the Dead Celebration
A cross-cultural Halloween/Day of the Dead (El Día de los Muertos) Celebration at the South Berkeley Farmers’ Market sponsored by the Ecology Center. Featuring live Aztec dance, live Caribbean music (Asheba), free all-ages costume making, face painting, a Day of the Dead Altar, and more.
- 3:00 pm-4:00 pm – Asheba (Caribbean Music for Children of all ages
- 4:00 pm-4:30 pm – Aztec dance performance by Cuauhtli Mitotiani Mexica
- 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Free (Day of the Dead) Sugar Skull Decorating Activity – Longfellow Middle Cultural Art Class Instructor/Visual Middle School Cultural Art Class Instructor/Visual Artist, Rita Pettit
- 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Live Caribbean music by Asheba
- Day of the Dead Altar – created by Bay Area Hispano Institute for Advancement (BAHIA). The public is invited to bring an offering of any kind to add to the altar and celebrate with us as our community honors life, farmers’ labor, and those that have sacrificed their health and lives for our well being and for food justice.
- Free All-Ages Costume Making – East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse
- Free Face Painting by Dede Bostian
- Science@Cal, hands-on science activities with UC Berkeley scientists (a part of the Bay Area Science Festival)
Where: Adeline St. at 63rd Street, just south of Alcatraz Avenue.
Accessibility: Convenient public transportation (4 blocks south of Ashby BART; busses on MLK, Jr. Way & Ashby Ave.), nearby street parking.
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