North Oakland Day of the Dead Celebration (sponsored by Institute of Urban Homesteading)
Procession, Altar Building and Candlelight Dinner
Friday, November 1, 2013
RAIN OR SHINE
if it is raining put on your galoshes, get out your umbrella and laminate your photos--come down to the park and have tamales and hot chocolate on us!
WHERE: Processions starting from the two triangle parks (Driver Park & MacGregor) will converge at Dover Park for altar building and a community style candlelight picnic.
Driver Park: 60th & Geno/Adeline, Across from Lois the Pie Queen
McGregor Park: 52nd & MLK/West , Across from the childrens hospital
Dover Park: Dover Street between 58th & Aileen
TO BRING: Yourself , your friends, your neighbors, your family
A costume that reflects who you would like to honor. Flowers, Candle or photographs (digital copies of course). A blanket to sit on for dinner. Utensils ( we'll have some paper utensils, but it is great f you can bring your own). Any food to eat yourself or share.
Volunteers needed! : traffic & security monitors, cooks, people to help with altar construction, set-up and clean up. We are also still looking for a person to take leadership of the procession from MacGregor Park ( organize musician, help people gather, start off the procession at 5:30 and make sure people know the route. Use our contact form to volunteer.
external link: http://www.iuhoakland.com/events.html