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Fall Fund Drive

The on-air portion of our fall fund drive has ended, but there's still time to help KBCS reach it's overall goal by month's end. Please give now, and thank you to everyone who has already donated and our many sustaining donors!

$150,000 Goal

89.36%

Drive ends: September 30, 2023

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Local Day of the Dead Events 2021

Auburn Nov 1 – Nov 6

https://outletcollectionseattle.com/events-news/event/2021/11/01/default-calendar/day-1-dia-de-los-muertos-celebration

Burien Nov 1- Nov 5

https://www.burienwa.gov/news_events/featured_events/dia_de_los_muertos

Issaquah Nov 2

https://issaquahwa.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=9833

Seattle

El Centro de la Raza Nov 2

 

Seattle Center Oct 30 – Nov 7

http://www.seattlecenter.com/events/event-calendar/dia-de-muertos-festival-seattle

Phinney Neighbhood Center Nov 6

https://www.phinneycenter.org/calendar/dia2021/

 

Mexican Independence and September 16th

Though Mexican Independence was formalized on September 27 1821, September 16th is celebrated as the awakening of the independence movement.

This Saturday is the 207th anniversary of the Grito De Dolores, or Mexican Independence Day. It’s celebrated in Mexico city with the clanging of a bell as revolutionary hero, Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla rang in 1810.

KBCS’s Yuko Kodama spoke with Seattle University Professor and daughter of migrant workers, Dr. Gabriella Gutierrez y Muhs about the significance of the holiday.

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