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first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe joys and headaches of holiday travel: John PhillipsSANTA FE SPRINGS – Michael J. Kouri, a renowned psychic and medium, will be sharing his insights into the ghosts of Santa Fe Springs and Los Angeles County during a presentation at 6p.m. Saturday at the Santa Fe Springs Library, 11700 Telegraph Road. Admission is free. Kouri has appeared on dozens of television shows, including “20/20,” The History Channel’s “Haunted Alcatraz,” the Travel Channel’s “America’s Most Haunted Places,” and “Unsolved Mysteries.” For more information, call (562) 868-7738. Workshop to hold sugar skull-making PICO RIVERA – Celebrating Dia de los Muertos, the Centre for the Arts, 9200 Mines Ave., will hold a sugar skull-making workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday. WHITTIER – The Whittier Historic Neighborhood Association will put on its 2006 Home Tour from 10a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Those interested must first buy tickets and pick up maps at 6318 Washington Ave. Tickets are $18 on the day of the tour, or $16 if purchased earlier. The tour will include five historic homes, a vintage clothing exhibit, refreshments, a raffle and a classic automobile display. For more information, call (562) 464-9543. Psychic to share insights on ghosts The workshop, for ages 8 and up, costs $15 per person and includes all supplies. Sugar skulls are colorful mementos traditionally crafted to celebrate the memory of deceased loved ones. They are customarily decorated with icing, foil and colored sugar and placed on the altars of loved ones on Dia de los Muertos, Nov. 1. For more information, call (562) 801-4300. Dia de los Muertos festival to kick off WHITTIER – The Cultural Arts Foundation and Whittier Uptown Association will present a Dia de los Muertos Art and Music Festival from 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday along Greenleaf Avenue, between Philadelphia and Bailey. It will feature art exhibits, vendors’ booths, altar-building contests and entertainment. It is free and open to the public. A children’s art area will also be available for a minimal fee. For more information, call (562) 693-2844, or (562) 696-2662. Donations to be collected for needy PICO RIVERA – Local volunteers will again trek through Pico Rivera neighborhoods to collect donations of non-perishable foods as part of the 10th annual Trick-or-Treat for Hunger campaign, from 9a.m. to noon Saturday. Acceptable items include cereal, peanut butter, pasta and canned food items, as well as unopened toys and can openers. If you will not be home on collection day but wish to donate, place your items in a bag or box and leave it by your front door no later than 8:30 a.m. Saturday to ensure pick-up. The donated items will later be distributed during the holidays to eligible Pico Rivera families. For information or to volunteer, call (562)948-4844. Antique street fair to come to Uptown WHITTIER – The Whittier Uptown Association will present its annual Antique Street Faire from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 28 along Philadelphia Street, between Greenleaf and Painter avenues. Items for sale will include furniture, art, pottery, jewelry, glassware, quilts, toys, books and memorabilia. Visitors can have items appraised from 10 a.m. to 2p.m. for $3 an item. For more information, call (562) 696-2662. – From staff reports160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img

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