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Welcome to the new term! Kicking off the year, LADA Book Club South is reading the first book in the Comoran Strike series, "The Cuckoo's Calling," a detective (muggle auror) novel written by Robert Galbraith. Mystery snacks encouraged, supermodel diets discouraged. https://www.amazon.com/Cuckoos-Calling-Cormoran-Strike-Novel/dp/0316206849 ***If you haven't already paid your LADA membership, please bring $5 to the meetup*** As always, if you need to change your RSVP, change it on this page prior to the meetup or contact the Host. It's the proper thing to do or you'll be hexed into a mimblus mimbletonia.
Hey LADA Book Nerds! Thank-you for voting in the poll! We will be reading "Neverwhere" by Neil Gaiman as the January book for book club. Please read or listen to the book and bring a potluck item and/or beverage inspired by or mentioned in the book to the discussion on SUN, 1/27, at 4pm at Mike's place. There is plenty of street parking available! I've posted a link to the book on amazon, below. Happy Reading! https://www.amazon.com/Neverwhere-Authors-Preferred-Neil-Gaiman/dp/0062459082/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1544218020&sr=8-1&keywords=neverwhere+neil+gaiman ***Please also bring your $5 membership dues for the January to June portion of the year. Only LADA members in good standing can participate in book club and special events. Exact change is appreciated***
Los Angeles and Orange County Witches & Wizards Spring Holiday at Disneyland! What do Witches & Wizards do when Hogwarts is out for Spring holidays? They travel abroad to the Happiest Place on Earth of course! Put on your favorite Wizarding threads or Harry Potter Disneybound inspired outfits and join the Los Angeles Dumbledore’s Army for the 2nd Annual Wizards in Wonderland Harry Potter Spring Holiday event at Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure to enjoy a day of magical fun with group photos and rides. ***WIZARDS IN WONDERLAND SCHEDULE OF EVENTS*** DISNEYLAND PARK 10:30 am - Meet at Platform 13 ⅓ (Main Street Train Station), to ride the Disneyland Express train to New Orleans Square to meet the friendly ghosts at the Haunted Mansion 1:30pm – Group photo in front of the magical Cheshire Cat in Fantasyland then head to meet Alice, the Witch of Wonderland (ride Alice in Wonderland) DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE 5:00pm – Let’s seek out some Fantastic Beasts together while riding Monster Inc. 5:30/6pm - (depending on Monsters Inc. line time) meet on Paradise Pier for our second group photo 6/6:30 - Meet the local mermaid Ariel and the Sea Witch Ursula (ride the Little Mermaid) ***IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW & FAQ*** We want to make sure everyone has a great time at the Wizards in Wonderland event so please review the following: - What is Wizards in Wonderland? It is a “Wizards on Holiday” themed event at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure in Anaheim, CA - What should I wear? Disneybound your favorite Disney character in their house colors, Disneybound-style your favorite Harry Potter character, your Harry Potter inspired outfits or anything else you come up with! - What can’t I wear/put on? Disneyland does not allow adults to wear costumes. Please see the Disneyland website for more information. - Who is putting on this event? This is an unofficial Harry Potter themed event produced by the Los Angeles Dumbledore’s Army, the 2nd largest Harry Potter fan group in the world since 2008! We have produced the annual Harry Potter Roller Skating Night and Dressed to the 9 ¾ Harry Potter Vintage Dress Up Day at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. - Is there a cost to participate? No, but you do need to have a valid ticket or pass to enter Disneyland and Disney California Adventure in Anaheim, CA on February 24th. You may choose to go to the activities in one or the other park if you do not wish or do not have a park-hopper ticket. - Can I bring my underage witches and wizards to the event? All ages welcome! Please be sure to RSVP on Facebook to stay up to date on event announcements: https://www.facebook.com/events/370469740403744/