- Nov. 4 General Election endorsements: Retain County Clerk Margie Mullins
- Nov. 4 General Election endorsements: Re-elect Jesse White
- Nov. 4 General Election endorsements: Elect Sheila Simon as state comptroller
- Brad Roos to step down as Zion Development executive director
- Smash your pumpkin at Rockford’s Discovery Center Nov. 2
- Control the candy without limiting the Halloween fun
- RHS Ambassadors host Halloween party for hospitalized children
- Beware of the energy-sucking vampires in your home, ComEd warns
- Rockford Park District golf season begins to wrap up
- Two locals to be honored among state’s top college students
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