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4th Annual Dia de los Muertos Family Craft Night Hosted by MDUSD’s Riverview Middle School Wednesday, October 25

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 24, 2017

Contact:  Ursula Kroemer Leimbach / communications@mdusd.org / mobile: (760) 705-6919

 

4th annual Dia de los Muertos Family Craft Night hosted by MDUSD’s Riverview Middle School Wednesday, October 25

 

WHAT:  Riverview Middle School in Bay Point will host its 4th annual Dia de los Muertos Family Craft Night for parents, students, and Bay Point neighbors and community members.  The popular event will provide participants a variety of activities:

  • Face painting
  • Paper flower crafts
  • Sugar skull decorations
  • Cookie skull decorating
  • Yarn crafts
  • Papel picado (cutting paper into beautiful and elaborate designs)
  • Games

 

The school’s Riverview Parent Club has built an Altar de Muertos as part of the event. Participants are encouraged to add a photo, note, or drawing to the shrine to celebrate and honor loved ones who have passed away. The activities are provided free of charge to all participants.

 

WHEN:  Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 5 p.m.

                                                                                         

WHERE:  Multi-use room at Riverview Middle School, 205 Pacifica Ave., Bay Point. On-site contacts will be Principal Eric Wood and Parent Liaison Martha Gonzales.

 

A photo of last year’s Alta de Muertos is featured below:

 


 

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Mt. Diablo Unified, located in Contra Costa County, is honored to serve approximately 32,000 students at one of more than 50 school sites in the cities of Clayton, Concord, Pleasant Hill; portions of Martinez, Pittsburg and Walnut Creek; and the unincorporated communities of Bay Point, Lafayette, and Pacheco. As part of a richly diverse community, MDUSD families represent numerous ethnic groups, speaking nearly 50 different languages and dialects. We offer innovative programs in Career Technical Education; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM); extensive visual and performing arts programs; and rich foreign language and dual immersion offerings. MDUSD is also pleased to have expanded its new middle college program, College Now, and opened its first International Baccalaureate program and three new regional magnets in 2017.  Learn more at http://www.mdusd.org/.

 

Posted by: Debbie Maher Published:10/24/17
Audience: Homepage