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Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Sugar Skull Painting

Children are invited to paint sugar skulls, and Des Plaines families are invited to compete in the first-ever Día de los Muertos altar competition. No entry fee, but space is limited. For children, ages 5-12, with an adult. $3 per child for non-members, $2 for members. Des Plaines History Center, 781 Pearson St., Des Plaines. (847) 391-5399,

Earlier Event: October 21
Papel Picado (paper banner)