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Death by Chocolate is Saturday
Exploration Place’s seventh annual Death by Chocolate fundraiser is a wonderland of chocolate-y goodness. It includes unlimited chocolate creations from places such as Cocoa Dolce, Cake Face, Cero’s Candies, Freddy’s Frozen Custard and more. There also are non-sweet appetizers, adult beverages, a silent auction and live music by Travis Stewart and the Cessna Jazz Band. It’s from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, and tickets are $80 a person at www.exploration.org or by calling 316-660-0620.
Ham and beans and stew
The Wichita West Side Lions club is putting on a ham and beans and stew dinner Saturday to raise money for charitable projects. The dinner will last from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the ARC building, 2919 W. Second St. The event will also include a silent auction. Admission is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children 10 and under 4 at the door. Take-out orders also are available. For more information, call 316-838-3608.