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Learn how to make perfume at class in Crystal Lake

Published: Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 11:41 p.m. CST • Updated: Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 11:41 p.m. CST

CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Park District will offer “Create Your Own Designer Perfume or Cologne” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 5 at Park Place, 406 W. Woodstock St.

Attendees will learn the history of perfume, discover how musical metaphors make up each fragrance accord and gain a knowledge of fragrance composition and chemistry, including the differences between perfume, eau de toilette and cologne.

Using 98 scents, instructors Sara Kirkby and Steve Hoselton, owners of Fashion Your Fragrance, will guide attendees in producing their own custom fragrance. Participants will go home with a quarter-ounce spray.

The cost is $30 for residents and $35 for nonresidents.

Register using program code 5285-6 at the Crystal Lake Park District Administrative Office, 1 E. Crystal Lake Ave., or online at 

For information, call Jenni Silka at 815-459-0680, ext. 219.

– Northwest Herald

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