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Community Artists Program
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Charlestown

CHRIST CHURCH CELEBRATES THE RESTORATION OF THE CHURCH TOWER
10:15 a.m. - 11 a.m. Westerly

Free Electronic Waste Drop Off Event
9 a.m. - Noon Charlestown

RI Blood Drive
9 a.m. - Noon Charlestown

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Kindergarten students, from left, Alexander Campos, Lupe Huerta, Natalie Francese, and Angel Villa perform a dance to traditional Mexican music while wearing authentic attire Tuesday night in the gym at Springbrook Elementary School in Westerly. The school hosted a Hispanic Heritage Celebration to commemorate the Mexican holiday known as Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead. The event included crafts, music, dancing, traditional clothing , food and altar displays. | (Grace White / The Westerly Sun)
Fabiola Nolasco, of Westerly, and her daughter, Kelly Hernandez, 10, pose for a photo while wearing authentic Mexican attire. Springbrook Elementary School hosted a Hispanic Heritage Celebration to commemorate the Mexican holiday known as Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead. The event included crafts, music, dancing, traditional fashions, food and altar displays. (Grace White / The Westerly Sun) Ariel Santiago, 6, of Westerly,  looks around the gym at Springbrook Elementary School as she strings beads on a necklace. The school hosted a Hispanic Heritage Celebration on Tuesday evening to commemorate the Mexican holiday known as Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead. The event included crafts, music, dancing, authentic attire, food and altar displays. (Grace White / The Westerly Sun) David Villa, 4, of Westerly, adjusts his sombrero Tuesday during the Hispanic Heritage Celebration at Springbrook Elementary School. The celebration commemorates the Mexican holiday known as Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead. The event included crafts, music, dancing, authentic attire, food and altar displays. | (Grace White / The Westerly Sun) Dressed in the bright colors of Mexico, Grisel Santiago, of Westerly, holds her daughter, Sharon, 1, as she talks with her older daughter, Ariel, 6, at the Hispanic Heritage Celebration on Tuesday night. Springbrook Elementary School hosted the event to commemorate the Mexican holiday known as Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead. The event included crafts, music, dancing, authentic attire, food and altar displays. (Grace White / The Westerly Sun) Lupe Huerta, 5, of Westerly, colors a picture of a skull while attending a Hispanic Heritage Celebration at Springbrook Elementary School on Tuesday night. The school hosted the event to commemorate the Mexican holiday known as Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead The evening  included crafts, music, dancing, authentic attire, food and altar displays. (Grace White / The Westerly Sun) Families attending the Hispanic Heritage Celebration on Tuesday evening watch a dance performance in the gym at  Springbrook Elementary School. The school hosted the event  to commemorate the Mexican holiday known as Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead. The event included crafts, music, dancing, authentic attire, food and altar displays. (Grace White / The Westerly Sun) Wearing traditional Mexican clothing and with a symbolic skull painted on her face, Natalie Francese, 5 , of Westerly, enjoys the Hispanic Heritage Celebration on Tuesday night. Springbrook Elementary School hosted the event to commemorate the Mexican holiday known as Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead.  The event included crafts, music, dancing, authentic attire, food and altar displays. (Grace White / The Westerly Sun)

Photo Gallery: Hispanic History Celebration


Springbrook Elementary School hosted a Hispanic History Celebration to commemorate “Dia de los Muertas” or “Day of the Dead.” The event included food, crafts, music, dancing, traditional attire and more.



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