If you have never seen CircEsteem, you are missing out on a thrilling experience. This organization trains youth in Circus & Performance Arts. They host a wide variety of kids from the Chicagoland area and offer employment, life skills training and scholarships to many of their youth members to assist in their saving for college. Oh yeah, and they also put on circus performances that kick butt and will make your jaw drop! Check ’em out this Friday…

CircEsteem’s 2010 Annual Fall Gala

Friday, October 22nd from 7:00-9:00 pm
The Center on Halsted / 3656 N. Halsted in Chicago

A cocktail party with a twist of circus
Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served
Entertainment by CircEsteem’s advanced students
50/50 raffle with a cash prize!!

Meet and greet with CircEsteem’s stars: learn about CircEsteem graduate, Viviane Clement’s recent experience working and touring in Awassa, Ethiopia with One Love Theater and the Awassa Children’s Project. Hear about CircEsteem’s three week tour to Germany.
Proceeds will help fund HomeWork & CircusWork, CircEsteem’s free after-school tutoring program. This program provides one hour of tutoring and one hour of circus three days a week to at risk youth in the Uptown, Roger’s Park, and Edgewater communities.

More info at: www.CircEsteem.org and purchase tickets here.