Kissing Booths, Pies and Rocking Out: August 23

Chicago Books to Women in Prison presents a night of activity stations & great music at our home base, Beyondmedia Education. Let’s eat sweet and savory pies, rock to 2 bands, make out in the kissing booth, and pack books at the activity station of book requests from people in women’s prisons.

When: Saturday, August 23, 2008, 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Where: 4001 N Ravenswood #204c, Chicago

Cost: $5-$25 at the door, sliding scale, plus cash bar.
Free drink ticket with every paperback dictionary you bring.

If you’re on facebook, you can view this event here. No need to RSVP, just bring the party!

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