- Literary Hook: A holiday tradition: ‘This Thanksgiving, Remember’
- Cold snap does not negate global warming
- Week 13 NFL picks: Bears will hand Lions another Turkey Day loss
- Rockford’s holiday tradition Stroll on State set for Saturday, Nov. 29
- Webb’s RVC Studio winter full of love stories
- Tube Talk: ‘American Masters: Bing Crosby Rediscovered’ to be featured on PBS
- Craft Beer Scene Around Rockford: A nice break-in beer for those who want to try bourbon barrel-aged beer
- Tales from the Trough: IceHogs rebound with four straight wins
- Clean water groups, small business owners, community leaders celebrate Clean Water Act
- Police investigate death of 71-year-old man who was struck in October while riding in his wheelchair
Celebrate Harry Potter July 9 at Wonderland Books
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