The Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC) is offering a lot of really fun family programs this month leading up to their big Dia de los Muertos Festival on Saturday, Nov. 1. You can make calavera masks, enjoy free concerts, plays, storytimes and more!

storytimeTake a look at what’s coming up:

Leer Y Crear: Bilingual Family Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 11, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 3 and up, FREE
Listen to a story in an interactive and then participate in a themed art activity related to the story.

Skulls-Resolve1-Make Calavera Masks
Saturday, Oct., 11, 1 p.m.
Cost: $12 parent/child pair
Ages 5 and up
Families can decorate their own papier-mâché calavera (skull) by adding paint, feathers, sequins and more! Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a participating adult. It is suggested that participants arrive 30 minutes early to secure a parking pass and fill out proper registration forms. Space is limited. To RSVP, email macceducation@austintexas.gov.

Monday, Oct. 13, 6 p.m.
All Ages, FREE
Hola Amigos! Families are invited to join Jose-Luis Orozco for a family concert where your children will sing, dance, clap and laugh! To RSVP, email macceducation@austintexas.gov.

El Mundo Librín: Platero y Juan Ramon
playThursday, Oct. 23, 10 a.m. & 1 p.m.
Grades K-4, FREE
In honor of Día de los Muertos, the MACC presents Proyecto Teatro’s” El Mundo Librín” with the story “Platero y Juan Ramon” for grade levels K – 4.  “El Mundo de Librín” is an interactive Spanish–language youth literacy program that fuses story-telling with theatrical tools to foster literacy in children. Call (512) 974-3785 or email macceducation@austintexas.gov to make class reservations!

Have fun!