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Garden club celebrating Day of the Dead

on October 31, 2013 10:50 AM

The Indiana Community Garden at Mack Park will celebrate "Dia de los Muertos", the Day of the Dead, Thursday, October 31, at 4:30 pm.

The Mexican holiday honors family members and friends who have died and has become popular around the world. Participants will join together to build an altar at the garden pavilion at 4:30 pm and are encouraged to bring offerings of flowers and produce.

Flower donations will be sent to local nursing homes and produce will be donated to local food banks. Hot chocolate as well as Mexican bread from Six Hand Bakery will be served.

IUP anthropology student, Lisa McCann will give a talk on the significance of the Day of the Dead. For more information go to the garden’s website at

This altar will be on display at the garden until November 3rd..

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