Attention Witches & Wizards of All Ages!
The Los Angeles Dumbledore’s Army and The Pasadena Central Library invite you enjoy a magical afternoon at Hogwarts!
This special FREE event will have two tracks, one for First Years and the other for Prefects. These tracks will include special Hogwarts inspired classes, activities and more!
Don’t forget to bring your galleons to buy Harry Potter inspired candy from Sugar Dukes Magical Sweets and Hogwarts House inspired hair accessories from Heroin Habit!
First Year and Prefect Student sign-ups start at 12:30pm until we have reached capacity.
First Year’s Studies Track (Young Wizards ages 5 to 13, limited to 50 students) – 1pm to 3:45pm
- Hogwarts Sorting Ceremony
- Madam Malkin’s Workshop
- Wand Making at Ollivanders
- Owlery Crafts
Prefects Studies Track (Wizards ages 14 to Adult, limited to 75 students) - 1pm to 5pm
- Hogwarts House Sorting
- Dealing with Divination
- Hogwarts Drama Class
- Shenanigans at the Great Hall
* Special lecture from Professor Melissa Aaron - Myriad of Magical Creatures from Harry Potter
The Myriad of Magical Creatures of Harry Potter Lecture from Professor Melissa Aaron starts at 4pm. You do not have to participate in the Prefects Studies Track to attend this event, just be 14 years or older due to potential scary creature content. Lecture limited to 140 people.
Professor Aaron is an avid Harry Potter fan and teaches a Harry Potter literary course at Cal Poly Pomona. In the Harry Potter fandom, Professor Aaron has developed a specialty in werewolves, as “Moonyprof.” She represented Professor Lupin at the Hogwart’s Best: Teacher of the Year panel at LUMOS in 2006, and has given several papers on Lupin and werewolves: “’Said He Was a Wolf: Professor Lupin meets the Duchess of Malfi,” The Witching Hour, 2005; “The Way of the Wolf: Werewolves, (Mis)Representation, and Mental Illness” Prophecy, 2007; “New Moon, Full Moon, Wolfsbane Potion and Fursploding Boys: werewolves in the Harry Potter books and theTwilight saga,” Azkatraz, 2009; “My, what big eyes you have: Lupin, Greyback, and the modern werewolf revival,” Infinitus, 2010; and “The Werewolf Renaissance, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Moon,” Ascendio, 2012.
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