Dia de los Muertos
Sunday, November 1st 2 - 5 pm
300 Gist Street, Uptown
of the Dead and a Celebration for the Living
Join your friends and neighbors for a fun afternoon of music, food,
dance and traditional arts activities in honor of those who have passed on. Bring the whole family to celebrate and share
in this joyful tradition. English and Spanish translation for all activities.
Screen Printing! Papel picado! Mask-making!
Face-painting! Puppet show! and live music by Gena by Pena! Kids and grownups can also create ofrendas to honor lost loved
This event for all ages is hosted by La Escuelita Arcoiris, Pittsburgh's Spanish immersion preschool, in
collaboration with AIR.
An important part of La Escuelita is the community development outside of the classroom. We often participate in
or host educational and cultural activities throughout the year.
Past events include:
5 de Mayo Festival
Dia de los Muertos Celebration (Fall)
Al Servicio de la Comunidad Festival (Spring)
- Latin American Benefit Brunch (Spring)
- Family Latino Fest (Spring)
- Co-op Harvest
Saturday, May 9th, 2015
Escuelita offers a variety of services at various
local community events and schools. The 'Escuelita Troupe' offers age appropriate Spanish Language
and bilingual interactive puppet shows. We also offer a variety of hands-on Latin American
crafts for Festival participants.
If you are
hosting an event in your school or community, or know of one that we should be involved with please let us know.
We work hard to co-sponsor and support other local and some national organizations in
an effort to share the Spanish language, music and culture with Pittsburgh families.
Our community partners include:
Silver Eye Center
Latin American Cultural Union
Building New Hope
Center for Latin American
Society for Contemporary Craft