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SQACC celebrates 17th year and Día de los Muertos


Sofía Quintero Art and Cultural Center (SQACC) celebrates its 17th anniversary in the community and will celebrate Día de los Muertos (Honoring Our Deceased Loved Ones) with an altar exhibit and fundraiser on Saturday, November 2nd, 2013. Día de los Muertos is celebrated throughout Mexico and Latino communities in honor of those who have passed away.


SQACC’s 17th anniversary celebration will include an exhibit of the Día de los Muertos altars created by community residents, Spanish Clubs from local High Schools and artists.  The altars will be exhibited at La Galeria, 1224 Broadway, Toledo, Ohio- 43609. 


Altars activities are free and open to the public starting with a blessing ceremony at 9:00 a.m. at the Quintero Center followed by a procession lead by Father Molina to SS Peter & Paul Parish,  728 S. St. Clair St, Toledo, Ohio – 43609, for mass and a pan dulce y chocolate reception. The altar exhibit will also be open to the public from November 4th through Friday, November 15th from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. For school groups and the general public to view the altars, please contact Cathy at 567-343-8671 to reserve a time.


The evening fundraiser will be from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. at the Sofia Quintero Arts & Cultural Center, Toledo, OH  43609, where we will honor our beloved departed. A traditional Mexican dinner will be served featuring authentic Mexican food prepared by our resident chef.  Guests will be entertained by Los Mariachis Locos and DJ Isaiah Burciaga. 


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