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Free Día de Muertos celebration at La Retama Library this weekend

Posted at 1:56 AM, Oct 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-19 03:20:06-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Experience a colorful, cultural celebration this weekend inspired by a Mexican tradition. La Retama Central Library invites you to dance the night away at its “Love Never Dies: Dia de los Muertos Masquerade Ball.”

Families are encouraged to wear costumes and enjoy an evening of music by DJ EZ. Attendees will also enjoy crafts, treats, and refreshments. The free event takes place Saturday, October 19, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at 805 Comanche Street.

Traditionally, Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is celebrated to honor and remember loved ones who have passed. The tradition, which originated in Mexico, is celebrated in Latin American countries on All Saints and All Souls Day.

Reasonable accommodations are provided upon request and in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation, please call 361-826-3234, in advance.