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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Feb 22nd

Relive the magic of year six in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince™ in Concert. With this film, based on the six installment of J.K. Rowling’s classic saga, fans of all ages can now experience the thrilling tale of Harry’s obsession with a mysterious potions book accompanied by the music of a live symphony orchestra as Harry soars across the big screen in HD!

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Feb 21st

Relive the magic of year six in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince™ in Concert. With this film, based on the six installment of J.K. Rowling’s classic saga, fans of all ages can now experience the thrilling tale of Harry’s obsession with a mysterious potions book accompanied by the music of a live symphony orchestra as Harry soars across the big screen in HD!

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Oct 19th

The Harry Potter™ Film Concert Series returns to DeVos Performance Hall with Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in Concert, the fifth film in the Harry Potter series. The Grand Rapids Symphony will perform the magical score live while the entire film plays in high-definition on a 40-foot screen.

You-Know-Who™ is not the only one who has returned—Harry Potter™, Ron Weasley™, and Hermione Granger™ are back as well in this unforgettable concert event. Relive the magic with Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ displayed on a giant screen in high-definition and accompanied by a symphonic orchestra. See Harry and his friends race through the Department of Mysteries, practice Defense Against the Dark Arts in secret, and endure Professor Umbridge—all with Nicholas Hooper’s iconic score!

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Oct 18th

The Harry Potter™ Film Concert Series returns to DeVos Performance Hall with Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in Concert, the fifth film in the Harry Potter series. The Grand Rapids Symphony will perform the magical score live while the entire film plays in high-definition on a 40-foot screen.

You-Know-Who™ is not the only one who has returned—Harry Potter™, Ron Weasley™, and Hermione Granger™ are back as well in this unforgettable concert event. Relive the magic with Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ displayed on a giant screen in high-definition and accompanied by a symphonic orchestra. See Harry and his friends race through the Department of Mysteries, practice Defense Against the Dark Arts in secret, and endure Professor Umbridge—all with Nicholas Hooper’s iconic score!

The Music of Harry Potter March 17th

Sunday, March 17
2:30-3:30 pm
Pre-concert activities
Instrument Petting Zoo

ALL patrons (including little ones) MUST have a ticket to enter the event.

4 pm
Concert

Come in your favorite Harry Potter costume! Ollivander has been hard at work crafting wands — have one pick you at the preconcert activities. There will be a myriad of real instruments for youngsters to try in the Michigan Theater lobby before the concert at the Instrument Petting Zoo.

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https://a2so.com/events/the-music-of-harry-potter-family-matinee/

The Music of Harry Potter March 16th

Saturday, March 16

6:00- 7:30 pm
Muggle Cocktails & The Ring of Steel Action Theatre and Stunt Troupe in Harry Potter costume
Come in your Hogwarts uniform and enjoy a muggle cocktail, capture your best selfie of the year with the actors from Ring of Steel recreating Harry Potter memories.

8 pm
Concert

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For more info, check out:
https://a2so.com/events/the-music-of-harry-potter/

Events for the Week Mar 11th-17th

Don’t know what to do for the week? Well, check out what’s going on for this weekend.

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Harry Potter Yoga & Halloween Celebration

CALLING ALL WIZARDS!

Save the date for a Harry Potter Yoga mashup at Seva Yoga.
When? 10/30/18 6-8pm
What? Themed Yoga, Costumes, Games, Polyjuice, Wands, Butterbeer, and more…..
Who? Adults only please

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Events for the Week Oct 29th-Nov 4th

Don’t know what to do for the week? Well, check out what’s going on for this weekend.

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Potter Palooza at Livonia Civic Center Library

Join us Saturday, October 27th from 11AM-4PM for POTTER PALOOZA, a FREE all-ages Harry Potter festival! Check out some of the magical events planned:

For Kids:

Youth Crafts

-Magical crafts geared towards little hands.

Broom Decorating Contest

-Put your decorating skills to the test during our Broom Decorating Contest! All decorations supplied by the Library. Participants are required to bring their own brooms. Brooms will be judged by Potter Palooza attendees. **Registration is required, limited to children 12 and under.

Niffler Nab Coin Grab

-Do your best Niffler impression and gather up gold coins strewn over the Quidditch Pitch! For children 10 and under.

For Teens/Adults

Magical Crafts

-Decorate house ties, create collages out of worn out books, and more!

Butterbeer Brewing Contest

-Think your butterbeer is best? Put it to the test! Up to 10 teams will present their butterbeer recipes for judging by Potter Palooza attendees. All recipes must be cold, non-alcoholic beverages. Teams must bring 4 quarts of their best butterbeer, ready for tasting. **Registration required, limited to teens and adults.

Escape Room

-Teams of 4-6 players must use their wits and wizarding knowledge to Escape with the Sorcerer’s Stone. Game length: 15 mins. Sign-up for time slots the day of the event.

For All Ages

Trivia Contest

-Test your knowledge of all things Harry Potter in our Trivia Contest, hosted by Sporcle Trivia! Participants can compete in teams of up to 6 people. Team sign-up will be the day of the event.

Costume Contest

-Enter our Costume Contest and have your cosplay judged in the categories of Best Costume, Best Props, and Most Creative! Participants will be judged in age groups (Kids, Teens, Adults). Sign-up will be the day of the event.

Divination Station

-Stop by our Divination Station for tea leaf and tarot readings!

Flying Lessons

-Learn the ins and outs of flying and Quidditch by participating in fun training drills!

Quidditch!

-Bring a broom and come play some Muggle Quidditch! We will play approx. 6 games. Team sign-up will be the day of the event.

Gnome Tossing

-Help us de-gnome the grounds with this fun tossing game!

Scavenger Hunts

-Explore the Library as you hunt for Horcruxes and missing Owl Post.

“Off the Trolley” Refreshments

-Enjoy free refreshments redeemed with Potter Palooza vouchers (2 vouchers will be given to each attendee at sign-in).

Craft Vendors

-Vendors will be on-site selling their magical wares. Find the perfect wand, potion bottle, painting, and more!

“Hogwarts Express” Shuttle

-Ride the Hogwarts Express across the parking lot as you travel to and from the Quidditch Pitch!

**Registration required, starting 8/27/18. The Broom Decorating Contest and the Butterbeer Brewing Contest require additional registration prior to event date.**

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For more info, check out:
https://livonia.libcal.com/event/3923048