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The Young Friends Present 

Love is Sweet: The History of Candy and Romance

Thursday, February 9, 2017 

6:30 to 8:30 PM

Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust St. Philadelphia

Susan Benjamin, candy historian and author of Sweet as Sin: The Unwrapped Story of How Candy Became America's Favorite Pleasure (2016) will give a talk on the history of Valentine’s Day candy. Afterward, please join us for fun, refreshments, and a curated love-themed display in our Reading Room. Advance tickets are $25 and $30 at the door.

Must be 21 or older to attend. Contact Bethany Yost at for more information.