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July 2016

Where’s Waldo? Party at Brookline Booksmith

July 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Brookline Booksmith,
279 Harvard St.
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
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Where’s Waldo? Starting on July 1st, Waldo will be hiding in participating Brookline businesses. Find him to collect stamps on your Where’s Waldo? passport and bringing it to Brookline Booksmith’s party on July 29th for your chance to win prizes! Additional prizes will go to whoever wears the best Waldo or Wenda costume, and the actual Waldo might just make an appearance. Participating Businesses:  Boston General Store Coolidge Corner Theatre Eureka! Puzzles Knight Moves Café Magic Beans Michael’s Deli New…

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Happy Birthday, Harry! Party at the Cambridge Public Library

July 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cambridge Public Library,
449 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Watch Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and take a trivia challenge to celebrate Harry’s birthday and look forward to the release of the new story Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (available August 1).

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Tea and Manuscript Critiques with Agent Rebecca Podos at The Writers’ Loft

July 30 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Writers’ Loft,
20 North Main St. #360
Sherborn, MA 01770 United States
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It’s hard to know when a query and first pages are working! That’s why it’s so important to have face time with an industry professional. Join The Writers’ Loft for a personal critique of your query and opening pages of your novel manuscript with Rebecca Podos of Rees Literary Agency. During a break in the middle of critiques for tea, to hear what Rebecca has to say about the do’s and don’ts of querying. There will also be time for…

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Cori McCarthy at the Cape Cod Mall Barnes & Noble

July 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cape Cod Mall Barnes & Noble,
769 Iyannough Rd.
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Come into the Cape Cod Mall Barnes & Noble on Saturday, July 30th, to meet Cori McCarthy, author of You Were Here, and get an autographed copy.

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Harry Potter Countdown to Midnight Party at Barnes & Noble Stores Nationwide

July 30 @ 8:00 pm - July 31 @ 1:00 am
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Join Barnes & Nobles nationwide for a special Countdown to Midnight Party leading up to the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One & Two: Special Rehearsal Edition Script, which goes on sale 7/31 at midnight. The party will feature a special Muggle Wall where customers can share their favorite memories of Harry Potter as well as amazing giveaways and fun activities! Customers can also enter the Harry Potter Limited Edition Cover Prints Sweepstakes for a chance…

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The Return of Hogwarts Square: Harry Potter Movie Screening and Midnight Release Party at the Harvard COOP

July 30 @ 8:00 pm - July 31 @ 1:00 am
Harvard COOP,
1400 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02238 United States
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Relive the beginning of Harry Potter’s story by watching the first movie, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, at the Harvard COOP’s outdoor movie night on Palmer St. Festivities begin at 8:00 pm! The COOP provides the popcorn; you bring your own blanket! The movie screening will be followed by the midnight release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. No pre-orders or reservations required.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Release Party at Brookline Booksmith

July 30 @ 9:00 pm - July 31 @ 1:00 am
Brookline Booksmith,
279 Harvard St.
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
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For the first time in nearly ten years there is a new Harry Potter book coming out. That can only mean one thing at Brookline Booksmith: a midnight Harry Potter release party! The festivities will commence at 9:00 pm, with books available at midnight. Keep an eye on brooklinebooksmith.com and the store’s Facebook and Twitter for more details about wizardly contests, costumes, and concoctions coming soon. In the meantime you can preorder Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and get…

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Harry Potter Midnight Release/Birthday Party at Book Ends Winchester

July 30 @ 10:00 pm - July 31 @ 12:30 am
Book Ends Winchester,
559 Main St.
Winchester, MA 01890 United States
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Book Ends Winchester will be counting down the clock with fun and games to celebrate Harry’s birthday (July 31st) and wait for midnight, when you can pick up your copy of the new Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Come in costume if you like! RSVP is not required, but is appreciated. To RSVP, stop in, call 781-721-5933, or email staff@bookendswinchester.com.

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Midnight Release Party: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at Harvard Book Store

July 30 @ 10:00 pm - July 31 @ 1:00 am
Harvard Book Store,
1256 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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From the Harvard Book Store website: You are cordially invited to Harvard Book Store’s magical midnight launch party for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Parts One & Two (Special Rehearsal Edition Script): The Official Script Book of the Original West End Production. Join us for an exciting evening of costumes, trivia, and wizardy as we count down to the release of the newest Harry Potter story! RSVP We are now collecting RSVPs for the launch party! Send in your…

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Midnight Release Party at The Blue Bunny

July 30 @ 10:00 pm - July 31 @ 1:00 pm
The Blue Bunny Books and Toys,
577 High St.
Dedham, MA 02026 United States
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Celebrate the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at The Blue Bunny’s midnight release party. Pre-order your book here.

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