Celebrate Harry Potter July 9 at Wonderland Books

Staff Report

Wonderland Books will host a free, all-ages party celebrating Harry Potter, the series legacy, and the release of the final film.

From 6 to 8 p.m., Saturday, July 9, Wonderland will become Hogwarts School. Be sorted into your house, attend classes with your favorite characters, participate in some magical activities, practice Quidditch, dance to wizard wrock, become a part of Wonderland’s Harry Potter Alliance Chapter, and join Wonderland’s trivia and costume contests to win great prizes.

Featured at the event will be raffles from the newly-opened Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park.

Celebrate the end of an era by purchasing a copy of the new book, Dear Mr. Potter: Tales of Love, Loss and Magic, sold only at Wonderland Books by express permission.

Wonderland Books is inside Edgebrook Center at 1625 N. Alpine Road. Call (815) 394-1633 or visit Facebook.com/WonderlandBooks.

From the July 6-12, 2011, issue