Images: Día de los Muertos celebrations in the suburbs

 
 
Updated 11/4/2019 9:19 AM

Mundelein School District held a Día de los Muertos: Celebration of Life cultural event on Friday, Nov. 1 at Carl Sandburg Middle School in Mundelein. More than 250 people attended the event which included activities for children, face painting, sugar skull making and entertainment from The Ballet Folklorico Erandi dance troupe. Other celebrations were also held in the suburbs including one at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Des Plaines.

A Ballet Folklorico Erandi dancer performs at Mundelein School District 75's cultural event Day of the Dead: A Celebration of Life on Friday, Nov. 1 at Carl Sandburg Middle School.
A Ballet Folklorico Erandi dancer performs at Mundelein School District 75's cultural event Day of the Dead: A Celebration of Life on Friday, Nov. 1 at Carl Sandburg Middle School.
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Mundelein School District 75 teachers help attendees at a face painting station during the Day of the Dead: A Celebration of Life cultural event on Friday, Nov. 1 at Carl Sandburg Middle School.
Mundelein School District 75 teachers help attendees at a face painting station during the Day of the Dead: A Celebration of Life cultural event on Friday, Nov. 1 at Carl Sandburg Middle School.
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Ballet Folklorico Erandi dancers perform at Mundelein School District 75's cultural event Day of the Dead: A Celebration of Life on Friday, Nov. 1 at Carl Sandburg Middle School.
Ballet Folklorico Erandi dancers perform at Mundelein School District 75's cultural event Day of the Dead: A Celebration of Life on Friday, Nov. 1 at Carl Sandburg Middle School.
Courtesy of Mundelein District 75
More than 250 people attended Mundelein School District 75's cultural event Day of the Dead: A Celebration of Life on Friday, Nov. 1 at Carl Sandburg Middle School.
More than 250 people attended Mundelein School District 75's cultural event Day of the Dead: A Celebration of Life on Friday, Nov. 1 at Carl Sandburg Middle School.
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A Ballet Folklorico Erandi dancer performs at Mundelein School District 75's cultural event Day of the Dead: A Celebration of Life on Friday, Nov. 1 at Carl Sandburg Middle School.
A Ballet Folklorico Erandi dancer performs at Mundelein School District 75's cultural event Day of the Dead: A Celebration of Life on Friday, Nov. 1 at Carl Sandburg Middle School.
Courtesy of Mundelein District 75
There were plenty of children's activities at the Mundelein School District 75 Day of the Dead: A Celebration of Life cultural event on Friday, Nov. 1 at Carl Sandburg Middle School.
There were plenty of children's activities at the Mundelein School District 75 Day of the Dead: A Celebration of Life cultural event on Friday, Nov. 1 at Carl Sandburg Middle School.
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A Ballet Folklorico Erandi dancer performs at Mundelein School District 75's cultural event Day of the Dead: A Celebration of Life on Friday, Nov. 1 at Carl Sandburg Middle School.
A Ballet Folklorico Erandi dancer performs at Mundelein School District 75's cultural event Day of the Dead: A Celebration of Life on Friday, Nov. 1 at Carl Sandburg Middle School.
Courtesy of Mundelein District 75
Corrie Marlowe helps son Micah cut colorful Papel Picado during the Mundelein School District 75's Day of the Dead: A Celebration of Life cultural event on Friday, Nov. 1 at Carl Sandburg Middle School.
Corrie Marlowe helps son Micah cut colorful Papel Picado during the Mundelein School District 75's Day of the Dead: A Celebration of Life cultural event on Friday, Nov. 1 at Carl Sandburg Middle School.
Courtesy of Mundelein District 75
A Ballet Folklorico Erandi dancer performs . at Mundelein School District 75's cultural event Day of the Dead: A Celebration of Life on Friday, Nov. 1 at Carl Sandburg Middle School.
A Ballet Folklorico Erandi dancer performs . at Mundelein School District 75's cultural event Day of the Dead: A Celebration of Life on Friday, Nov. 1 at Carl Sandburg Middle School.
Courtesy of Mundelein District 75
Teresa Hernandez of Des Plaines sets up her altar for the Diá de los Muertos during the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe All Souls Day celebration in Des Plaines Saturday.
  Teresa Hernandez of Des Plaines sets up her altar for the Diá de los Muertos during the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe All Souls Day celebration in Des Plaines Saturday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Teresa Hernandez of Des Plaines sets up her altar for the Diá de los Muertos during the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe All Souls Day celebration in Des Plaines Saturday.
  Teresa Hernandez of Des Plaines sets up her altar for the Diá de los Muertos during the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe All Souls Day celebration in Des Plaines Saturday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Twins Pablo, left, and Pedro Cezares of Schaumburg stay warm next to a heater during the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe All Souls Day celebration in Des Plaines Saturday.
  Twins Pablo, left, and Pedro Cezares of Schaumburg stay warm next to a heater during the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe All Souls Day celebration in Des Plaines Saturday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
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