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Events Wed Jun 16 2010

Free Independent Publishing Workshops @ Quimby's

This Saturday is the Learnapalooza festival, held at various spots around Wicker Park from 10am to 5pm. The event is a community skill exchange chock full of free workshops: yoga, cooking, self-defense, swing dancing, poker, and more. Complete at-a-glance schedule of events here. Quimby's Bookstore is getting in on the action with three free 45 minute workshops on how to get involved in independent publishing. RSVP not necessary but appreciated. Quimby's Bookstore, 1854 West North Avenue, (773) 342-0910. Saturday, June 19, 2pm, 3pm, and 4pm.

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