Monday, September 14, 2009
Monday, November 2: A Mexican Celebration in Boston
Celebrate Day of the Dead. Forest Hills Trust, Jamaica Plain. November 2, 4 – 6 p.m. A traditional Mexican celebration of remembrance co-sponsored by The Latin American folkloric performance group La Pinata. Based on the ancient traditions of Mexico's indigenous peoples who believed that the souls of the dead return each year to visit their families, the Day of the Dead celebrates the continuous cycle of life and death, embracing cultures from all throughout the Americas. Enjoy a program of music and dance as individuals bring offerings of flowers, copies of photos, mementos, and traditional skull-shaped sugar candies to leave on a decorated candle-lit altar for those departed loved ones. 617-524-3150, foresthillstrust.org.