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Don’t forget, the annual Anime Fest at the Figge is TOMORROW!
Join us at 225 W. 2nd Street in Davenport from 12:00-3:00 on Saturday October 12th.
$5 admission will get you entry to the event, where we’ll have noodles, candy sushi, crafts, lessons in calligraphy and Japanese, movies, cosplay, and more!
Saturday’s Anime Fest info:
Come celebrate the 5th annual “Teen Anime Fest” on Saturday, October 13 from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd Street.) The Davenport Public Library, Muscatine Public Library, QC Anime-zing, and the Figge Art Museum have teamed up to offer an afternoon of anime and manga in various formats to provide a day of fun and inspiration for area teens. Come dressed as your favorite character and participate in the cosplay contest, attend a Japanese language class, or learn how to draw some of your own manga art! Artists are also encouraged to bring their own artwork to the event so that it can be on display during the festivities. There is a $5 admission fee which includes snacks and drinks.
Saturday’s Quidditch info:
Don’t forget to grab a broomstick and compete with other teens in the Quidditch World Cup at the Davenport Public Library. Saturday, October 13th at 6:00 p.m. at the Eastern Avenue Branch (6000 Eastern Avenue), participating teens (ages 11-18) will be sorted into houses and challenge one another in tournament style matches. This is a once in a lifetime chance to try your hand at the sport made famous in the popular Harry Potter series. Not 11-18 years old? Not a problem; you are invited to join as a spectator.
Harry Potter-themed snacks and beverages will be provided and there will be a costume contest for best hero, villain, and creature. Quidditch play will be held outdoors except in the event of lightning. Equipment and rules will be provided prior to play.
This is event is FREE and all those attending (players and spectators) must register. To register or for more information, call 563-326-7832
The following programs are going on at the Fairmount Branch Library through December:
- Anime Club – Explore all things Anime the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. (Registration is not required.)
- Teen Volunteer Council – Be cool, volunteer at the Library! Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. (Registration is not required.)
- Teen Chess Club – Enjoy the challenge of an epic game of chess. Meets the 4th Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. No December meeting. (Registration is not required.)
- Get Your Game On – Hang out, play video games and have fun! Every Wednesday from 3:00-5:00 p.m. (Registration is not required.)
Also, be sure to check out our newest regular teen program called ‘Sew What?‘ which will be held on Saturdays at the Eastern Ave. Branch at 2:00 p.m. this September – November. It’s the fun new program for tweens that want to learn how to sew or pick up a new hobby. This is the perfect opportunity for those ages 8-13 to learn all kinds of needlecraft. From sewing and stitching to embroidery and more, learn a new skill and have fun. FREE! (Registration is required for the Sew What? program. Call 563-326-7832 to register!)
Stay tuned! Tomorrow we’ll post info on our upcoming special events for tweens & teens…