August is peeking around the corner at us, with its “dog days” and its hints of harvest moons. We have one more event in the month of July on Wednesday, July 31st…. the birthday celebration of Harry Potter, the Boy Who Lived. It has been twenty-one years since HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER’S STONE was first published in the UK, and two years since the hardcover release of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD.
This year, our part will run from 12noon until 8pm.
ONGOING ACTIVITIES OPEN TO THE PUBLIC:
* Sorting Hat & House Placement * Hogwarts House Bookmark Craft *Costume Contest Entrants * Bertie Botts Bean Count Challenge
TIMED EVENTS REQUIRE A TICKET… Ages 8 and up!
Tickets for the timed events are $3.00 per person and can be purchased at the bookstore or at Eventbrite. See our Facebook page for more information.
Tickets will admit you to ALL activities listed below.
- 2:00 PM Potions Class With Professor Moon
- 3:00 PM Harry Potter Trivia, Round 1 – Easy
- 4:00 PM Wizard Word Mayhem
- 5:00 PM Pass The Pensieve
- 6:00 PM Harry Potter Trivia, Round 2 – Difficult
- 7:00 PM Contest Winners Announced
And then we have our full calendar of recurring events in August to look forward to. Keep an eye out for further updates regarding Tax Free Weekend and our Educator Appreciation Sale!
As a reminder, the majority of our events here at ABSW are free and open to the public. Check out our page on SocialWeb.net!
RECURRING EVENT: Monday, August 5, 7PM-9PM – Spinning Yarns Craft and Audiobook Social! Bring a craft and enjoy an audiobook or audio drama with other crafty booklovers!
SPECIAL EVENT: Saturday, August 10, 6PM–8PM – Rainbow Readers Discusses FORGET THE SLEEPLESS SHORES by Sonja Taaffe. The Rainbow Readers of Massachusetts is an LGBTQIA book club that meets once a month. All are welcome!
RECURRING EVENT: Monday, August 12, 7PM-9PM – Spinning Yarns Craft and Audiobook Social! Bring a craft and enjoy an audiobook or audio drama with other crafty booklovers!
RECURRING EVENT: Monday, August 19, 7PM-9PM – Spinning Yarns Craft and Audiobook Social! Bring a craft and enjoy an audiobook or audio drama with other crafty booklovers!
RECURRING EVENT: Monday, August 26, 7PM-9PM – The Free People’s Artists Workshop! This critique group meets on the fourth Monday of each month. Networking and feedback from other artists and creators of all types. Co-sponsored by the Worcester County Poetry Association.
Exciting things are happening at our little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside… more opportunities to serve the Worcester community… more book talks, more author signings, and more workshops. Keep an eye on the Events Calendar on our website for more details.
May your world be filled with wonderful words!