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Local Barnes & Noble to host events in anticipation of eighth Harry Potter book release

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Harry Potter fans, listen up! Barnes & Noble Citiplace is set to host two great events in anticipation of the release of the eighth Harry Potter story, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One & Two.

The first event, set for June 24 at 7 p.m., is called Relive the Magic of Harry Potter and will feature special events and activities for all ages, including the chance to enter the Harry Potter Limited Edition Cover Prints Sweepstakes. Two winners will be chosen at random at the second event, the Countdown to Midnight Party, scheduled for July 30 at 8 p.m. Winners will receive a set of 7 Harry Potter Limited Edition Cover Prints, which are available exclusively from Barnes & Noble.

At the June 24 event, participants will be able to participate in trivia and giveaways, as well as enjoy some delicious themed treats, including Witch Hat and Cauldron Decorated Shortbread Cookies from The Decorated Cookie Company and Passion Potion Iced Tea.

Wizarding fans will also be able to participate is the Wrebbit 3D event, where they can help build a 3D puzzle of the Hogwarts Astronomy Tower.

Barnes & Noble’s second event, the Countdown to Midnight Party, will of course be all about the countdown to the release of the eighth Harry Potter book. The book goes on sale at midnight on July 31. The party will feature a wall where guests can share their favorite Harry Potter memories, as well as lots of great giveaways. Guests can return to Barnes & Noble Citiplace the following day to discuss the new book and participate in other follow-up activities.

Copies of the book can be pre-ordered online at BN.com or at Barnes & Noble Citiplace.

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