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SF Hispanic Heritage Festival: Free Day of the Dead Skeleton Craft | Lake Merced

Friday, November 1, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Merced Branch Library | 155 Winston Dr, San Francisco, CA 94132


SF Hispanic Heritage Festival | 2019

Viva at the Library is an annual celebration of Latino Hispanic heritage, cultures and traditions. San Francisco has a rich Latino heritage that is highlighted in a diverse array of exciting programs for all ages, from performances to film screenings, crafts to food tastings.

Hispanic Heritage Celebration Highlights:

September 14, 2019 

  • 3 pm: Misión Flamenca Dance Troupe – Main Library, Atrium
  • 1 pm:The Moon Within with Children’s Author Aida Salazar – West Portal Branch
  • 2:30 pm: Still Here San Francisco: Queer and Trans Latinx Writers in This City – Mission Branch

September 20, 2019

  • 6:30 pm: Mission Grafica: Off the Wall – Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission St.

September 25, 2019

  • 6 pm: Queer Latinx History of the Mission’s 16th Street Corridor – Eureka Valley Branch

October 1, 2019

  • 6:30 pm: Hands on History: Carnaval in the Archives – Main Library, San Francisco History Center, 6th Floor

October 12, 2019

  • 2 pm: Between Us and Abuela with Children’s Author Mitali Perkins – Bernal Heights Branch

Literary Events:

September 14, 2019

  • 1 pm: Book Launch: Maestrapeace: San Francisco’s Monumental Feminist Mural – Main Library, Koret Auditorium

October 8, 2019

  • 6 pm: Solito, Solita: Crossing Borders with Youth Refugees from Central America – Main Library, Koret Auditorium

October 9, 2019

  • 6 pm: Carolina de Robertis – Cantoras – Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Community Room

Arts & Crafts Programs

Mask Making with The Mexican Museum 

  • 4 pm: September 19, 2019 – Marina Branch
  • 2 pm: October 5, 2019 – Visitacion Valley Branch
  • 3:30 pm: October 24, 2019 – Mission Branch
  • 4 pm: October 30, 2019 – Noe Valley Branch

September 20, 2019

  • 4 pm: Zapotec Rugs Craft – Merced Branch

October 12, 2019

  • 2 pm: Milagros and Rain Sticks with the Museum of Craft and Design – Visitacion Valley Branch

October 30, 2019

  • 3:30 pm: Día de los Muertos Skeleton Craft – Chinatown Branch

Food Programs:

September 22, 2019

  • 3 pm: Guacamole Party – Portola Branch

October 15, 2019

  • 6 pm: We Are La Cocina: Recipes in Pursuit of the American Dream – Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Community Room

Music & Dance Performances:

September 18, 2019

  • 6 pm: Donde Esta Mi Gente? Latinx Literary Variety Show (Viva Edition) – Main Library, Latino Hispanic Community Rooms

September 28, 2019

  • 2 pm: Taller Bombalele – Main Library, Children’s General Floor Area

October 26, 2019

  • 3 pm: Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble of San Francisco – Western Addition Branch

Día de los Muertos Altar Workshop:

  • 2 pm: October 27, 2019 – Park Branch
  • 6 pm: October 30, 2019 – Excelsior
  • 3 pm: October 31, 2019 – Sunset Branch

Día de los Muertos Altar Workshop – Teens only:

November 1 & 2, 2019

  • 4 pm: Main Library, The Mix

Día de los Muertos Community Altar:

  • October 25, 2019 – November 4, 2019: Visitacion Valley Branch
  • October 26 – November 2, 2019: Bernal Heights Branch

Films:

October 1, 2019

  • 6:30 pm: La Guajira – Noe Valley Branch

October 5, 2019

  • 3 pm: Dolores: Rebel. Activist. Feminist. Mother. – Main Library, Koret Auditorium

October 5, 2019

  • 2 pm: Una Noche Sin Luna/A Moonless Night – Anza Branch
Friday, November 1, 2019
SF Hispanic Heritage Festival | 2019

On November 1, 2019 at 4 pm, join the free Day of the Dead Skeleton Craft making to celebrate Dia De Los Muertos.

Free for all, kids are welcome.


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Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Dia de los Muertos, Kids & Families, Lectures & Workshops
Address: 155 Winston Dr, San Francisco, CA 94132

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