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Pencil This In

By Staff in Arts & Entertainment on Oct 20, 2011 5:20PM

Rolled milk chocolate truffles, dipped in cocoa powder.

Truffle Making

Anthony has covered Katherine Anne Confections truffle making parties before. The next one is 6 p.m. Oct. 28 at Katherine Anne Confections home base (2745 W. Armitage). The $50, includes wine, light appetizers and truffles, but space is limited, so RSVP online today.

Dia de Los Muertos Party

Online Latino culture magazine Gozamos is hosting a Day of the Dead party 10 p.m. - 2 a.m. Nov. 6 at the Chicago Art Department (1932 S. Halsted). $15 gains you entry with beer provided by 5 Rabbit Brewery and a full line up of DJs including DJ Reyna, ((Sonorama)), Ghetto Division, Sound Culture, and Soulphonetics. Purchase tickets here.


The Sue Duncan Children's Center's will celebrate 50 years of providing a safe, enriching environment where children from some of Chicago’s most impoverished neighborhoods come each day and have the opportunity to grow into educated, responsible young adults from 6:30 - 9 p.m. tonight at the University Club (76 E. Monroe). Featured speakers include Education Secretary Arne Duncan; Kerrie Holley, IBM Fellow and Center alum, will pay tribute to founder Sue Duncan; Owen Duncan, SDCC Executive Director, will discuss how the Center has influenced his life and its expansion plans. Tickets are available here.

Halloween Celebrations

The Chicago Botanic Garden's annual "Hallowfest" is this weekend. Purchase tickets here.

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