Latino Nights: Build a Community Altar for Day of the Dead

Sun Prairie Public Library (1350 Linnerud Dr.)

Community Altar: Discover the Importance of the Day of the Dead

Wednesday, October 26 | 6-7:30pm

  • Everyone is INVITED! Build a community altar!
  • Come and eat traditional Day of the Dead bread and Mexican hot chocolate
  • Stories & activities for the whole family!

Día de los Muertos: Un Altar para la Comunidad de Sun Prairie!

Miércoles, 26 de Octubre | 6-7:30pm

  • Cuentos y actividades para toda la familia
  • Aprendan como se hace un altar
  • Vengan por su pan de muerto y atole!

Presenter: Araceli Esparza / Midwest Mujeres

Araceli Esparza is a poet and connector for equity-building campaigns in the nonprofit industry she actively supports diverse leaders in Black and Latina communities. She was born and raised in Madison, WI; her parents were migrant farmworkers from Guanajuato, Mexico, from whom she still gathers her strength. You can read more about her here:


This program is part of the Ripple Project, a year-long series of free humanities programs focused on racial equity and social justice in the Dane County public libraries. Learn more at The Ripple Project is sponsored by Beyond the Page, National Endowment for the Humanities, and Madison Community Foundation.

Altar for Dia de los Muertos with sugar skulls, marigolds, bread of the dead, candles and blue, purple and orange paper decorations.
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