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Feast Day to be celebrated Dec. 11-12 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Flagstaff

OLG Feast DayFLAGSTAFF — Flagstaff Nuestras Raíces will participate in a series of events in December to celebrate the progress of the renovation project in the basement of  Our Lady of Guadalupe.

The group will participate in the traditional Our Lady of Guadalupe Procession the early evening of  Wednesday, Dec. 11. The procession will begin at Our Lady of Guadalupe, 224 So. Kendrick St., Flagstaff, and continue to San Francisco de Asis Catholic Church, 1600 E Route 66.

On Dec. 12, Las Mananitas will be held at at 6 a.m., followed by the Rosary at 6:30 a.m. and a Mass at 7 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe. Coffee and pan dulce will be provided after the Mass by Flagstaff Nuestras Raíces.

A community potluck will then be held at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 at Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Our Lady of Guadalupe community family photo scanning day to be held Sept. 29

AmigosNAZ-September-Photo-Scanning-DayFLAGSTAFF — Flagstaff Nuestras Raíces, in cooperation with other community groups, will present a “Community Historic Family Photo Scanning Day” from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Cultural Center — “The Basement,” 224 So. Kendrick St., Flagstaff.

Please bring print copies of your family photos related to activities at Our Lady of Guadalupe (Christenings, Weddings, Easter and Posada celebrations, quinceañeras, etc.) or other historic or family events in the Hispanic community in Flagstaff so we can scan them for possible use in future photo, video exhibits and a proposed historic mural in the basement.

Call 928-814-8185 or send an email to fmoraga@amigosnaz.com for more information.

Reminder: Flagstaff Nuestras Raíces fundraiser all day at Someburros! on Sept. 16

AmigosNAZ-September-2013-NR-SomeburrosHave a great meal and support a good cause

For every meal purchased through 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, Someburros! will donate 20 percent of the proceeds to the Flagstaff Nuestras Raíces Heritage Fund for use in the renovation of Our Lady of Guadalupe Cultural Center — “The Basement.”

You must present the ticket on the flyer to your server on the date and time listed.

A great way to celebrate the start of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Visit Someburros! at 320 So. Regent St., Flagstaff, located in Aspen Place At The Saw Mill.

Mayan Calendar talk, music, food, closing altar blessing part of Celebraciones de la Gente on Oct. 28

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A discussion on the 2012 Mayan Calendar by guests from Guatemala, Ballet Folklorico, Mariachi workshops and performances and a moving closing ceremony with the blessing of the ofrendas (altars) were experienced by visitors during the closing day of the 9th annual Celebraciones de la Gente held Sunday, Oct. 28 at the Museum of Northern Arizona.

The event was presented by the museum and partner Flagstaff Nuestras Raices.

The Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration featured a “Lively Day of the Dead Celebration” which included food, arts and crafts booths, face painting and the presentation of the annual mural project.

Performers include Maríachí Sol Azteca, Los Compadres and Ballet Folklorico de Colores of Flagstaff.

Call 928-774-5213 or visit musnaz.org  or http://www.flagstaffnuestrasraices.com/ for more information.

Celebraciones photos by Frank X. Moraga / Shooting Star Communications LLC ©2012