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Art Exhibition Celebration: Margarito’s Forest

Margarito's Forest Celebration October 26th

Join in this celebration of original collage art by Allison Havens that illustrated Margarito’s Forest, a children’s book written in K’iche’, Spanish, and English. The story emerges from a-30 year partnership between a Mayan community in Guatemala and the congregation at University Church who welcomed a family into Sanctuary in the 80s. The art will be on display inside Sanctuary Cafe from October 7 to November 4, with an opening held Friday, October 26 from 6:30 to 9:00 pm. See the Schedule of Events for more information. Come to learn the story of Margarito’s Forest, the effort to print more books for schools and organizations in Guatemala, and the fascinating history behind this project. You can make a donation or book your tickets (suggested donation of $15 buys a book for a school in Guatemala) here.  

Opening Celebration
Sanctuary Cafe inside University Church
5655 S. University Ave. 
Chicago, IL 60637

October 26, 2017 – 6:30-9:00 pm

Learn more about the Maya Book Project at

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