Celebrate Halloween, Day of the Dead at NAU and community festivities


With Halloween and the Day of the Dead approaching, Northern Arizona University organizations are offering a number of events for students, employees and members of the community to enjoy the holidays.

Oct. 31, Halloween festivities

The Tuesday Night Film Series is showing “Young Frankenstein” from 7-9 p.m. at the Cline Library Assembly Hall.

The Health and Learning Center is holding the Second Annual Heights and Frights from 6-9 p.m. at the climbing wall. It is for experienced climbers or people who want to try it out. It includes a costume contest.

The National Residence Hall Honorary is hosting a Trunk or Treat in the Skydome parking lot from 6-8 p.m. It is open to the NAU and Flagstaff communities. Clubs and organizations are signing up to have their own “trunk.” For more information, email Dylan Graham at nrhh@nau.edu.

Nov. 4, Day of the Dead celebration

NAU Latino clubs and Flagstaff organizations will come together to host a celebration on Nov. 4 in honor of the Mexican holiday, Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). The afternoon will consist of sugar skull decorating, a kid’s craft table, free food, piñata bashing, altar displays, face painting and fundraisers. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be from 4-7 p.m. Nov. 4 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church & Cultural Center at 224 S. Kendrick St. in Flagstaff.

Participating NAU clubs and organizations include NAU’s Mariachi Mar y Sol, Kappa Delta Chi sorority, Gamma Alpha Omega sorority, Omega Delta Phi fraternity, Hermanas, United for Change, No More Deaths, Le Fe, M.E.Ch.A. and Art and Cultural Advocacy Association.

NAU Communications