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Experience a true Day of the Dead celebration and support rural education

By Bruce Rossley

Enjoy the children’s celebration of the Day of the Dead with the village of La Palma and help raise funds to support the Rural Education Institute’s Preparatoria Scholarship Fund. Enjoy food, day of the Dead altars and learn the true meaning of this Mexican cultural celebration which will be held at the La Palma Community Center. The Community Center houses the education program of the Rural Education Institute of Mexico. The organization prepares rural youth for preparatoria (high school) and provides scholarships for rural youth who might otherwise never have the opportunity to attend high school or higher education.

Day of the Dead festivity
Thu, Nov 1, 6-9pm
La Palma Rural Community Center
On the road to Dolores Hidalgo
Carpool available from St. Paul’s Church
Cardo 6, 5:30pm
Tickets for the festivity 50 pesos

La Palma is a rural community of several hundred inhabitants located only 15 minutes from San Miguel on the road to Dolores Hidalgo. The exit to the village is located just before Los Labradores on the right (follow the Day of the Dead Celebration signs). A carpool will be available from St. Paul’s Church at 5:30pm.

Tickets are 50 pesos, although larger contributions to support rural education will be gratefully accepted. Tickets may be purchased at the event, at the carpool site or in the Jardín from 10am-

Noon, Friday & Saturday, October 19 and 20 and Friday and Saturday, October 26 and 27 or email


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