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Continuing Education Welcomes Mountain View Community for Día de los Muertos Celebration

SDCE Students Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos

SDCE Students Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos with Traditional Sugar Skull Makeup

Mountain View, CA. — On Thursday, November 2, from 11:00am – 12:30pm, San Diego Continuing Education (SDCE) will host their 2nd annual Día de los Muertos celebration.

SDCE students will showcase their artistic skills in a friendly altar competition and share the rich history of the Mexican holiday. “I am eager to see the altar completion for the second time. Last year was amazing. The atmosphere and energy was incredible. Our diverse students get to experience a true cultural event,” said Sany Ramirez, SDCE faculty.

Students, faculty and community members are invited to attend the free event and are encouraged to bring something to honor a loved one.

“Honoring Día de los Muertos on campus is a great way to show respect to our ancestors and teach our students that we can learn from all cultures,” said Roy Hernandez, SDCE Faculty. Hernandez will be decorating attendees with a traditional sugar skull face painting beginning 11:30am.

Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Location: San Diego Continuing Education (Educational Cultural Complex Foyer)

4343 Ocean View Blvd

San Diego, CA 92113

Cost: Free


11:00 a.m. Altar Judging

11:30 a.m. Costume Contest

11:30 a.m. Sugar Skull Face Painting

12:00 p.m. Entertainment

SDCE faculty and students will be onsite for interviews from 11:00am to 12:30pm. For more information contact Ranessa Ashton, or 619-388-4833.


San Diego Continuing Education is the adult education division of the San Diego Community College District. It was one of the first community college continuing education institutions in California to meet the standards for independent accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. More than 40,000 students are served per academic year at seven main campuses in San Diego. Noncredit classes are available at no cost, including online options.

Classes are free because San Diego Continuing Education is part of the California system of higher education. Funding also comes through business and industry partnerships.