Dia de los Muertos

Community updates: Tuesday, Sept. 15

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-15-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Library celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with virtual events The Grand Rapids Public Library (GRPL) is launching an online series of free educational and entertainment events this month celebrating Hispanic heritage and Grand...

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Grand Rapids Public Library to celebrate Día de los Muertos

by (wayjulie)

Submitted 10-25-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

This Saturday, October 28 through Wednesday, November 1, the downtown branch of the Grand Rapids Public Library (GRPL) will celebrate the Mexican holiday Día de los Muertos. Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, honors family and friends who have...

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Grand Rapids Public Library renews Day of the Dead tradition

by (averym92)

Submitted 10-27-2015 under NEWS

Dia de los Muertos, a Mexican National Holiday also celebrated in other Latino countries, will be observed at the Main Campus of the Grand Rapids Public Library from October 30 to November 1. During that time, residents who want to share the memory...

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Día de los Muertos: Family Day

by (grpl)

Submitted 08-18-2015 under

Families are invited to learn more about the Day of the Dead holiday, explore the altars, decorate sugar skulls, have your face painted and do a craft. The day will include bilingual story times, live music, food from El Granjero and Pan de Muerto...

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Día de los Muertos: Honoring Day of the Dead

by (grpl)

Submitted 08-18-2015 under

Come celebrate Día de los Muertos with the Grand Rapids Public Library. Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday that honors family and friends who have passed on. Loved ones come together to build altars that celebrate the life and memory of the dead....

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Viva La Vida Ofrendas

by (834design)

Submitted 10-22-2014 under

The Holland Museum will host Viva la Vida Ofrendas on November 1st from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and November 2nd from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Holland Armory as part of el Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) community wide celebrations. The...

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Día de los Muertos: Family Day

by (grpl)

Submitted 10-16-2014 under

Families are invited to learn more about the Day of the Dead holiday, explore the altars, decorate sugar skulls, have your face painted and do a craft. Local author and altar creator Roberta King will read from her book He Plays a Harp and discuss...

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Downtown library celebrates Día de los Muertos

by (rpontius)

Submitted 10-29-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Starting October 31 through November 3, the downtown branch of the Grand Rapids Public Library (GRPL) will honor the Mexican holiday Día de los Muertos. The celebration features 20 locally made altars, called ofrendas, that honor the lives of...

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Learning to live life while celebrating death: Día de los Muertos at the GRPL

by (amybascom)

Submitted 11-18-2011 under OPINION

Death is a part of life, something everyone deals with in his or her own way. When I was twelve years old and my grandmother’s organs were shutting down, I made wishes every day that by some miracle they would start working again and she would...

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Catalyst Radio: GRPL celebrates Dia de los Muertos

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 10-28-2011 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen right now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW (10:49) The Grand Rapids Public Library is in the middle of their second Día de los Muertos celebration (read about the first year on The Rapidian), a...

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