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Anime Fest & Quidditch World Cup this Saturday!! Be there.

October 10, 2012

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

 

Special Events for Tweens & Teens this Fall

August 15, 2012

Fall will be here before you know it.  If you’re looking for something not quite as fun as the picture above, but still pretty fun, you can count on DPL.  Yesterday we previewed the regular programs we have lined up for the upcoming season.  Today you can check out the details on upcoming special events for tweens and teens:

September’s Special Events

Cemetery Tours – Join us at the Fairmount Cemetery on Saturday, Sept. 8th at 2:00 p.m. to hear strange stories about the fascinating people buried there and learn how to find secrets in a cemetery.  FREE!  Registration is required.

Spook Walk – Saturday, Sept. 15th at 2:00 p.m. at the Main St. Library.  Don’t be afraid; the Davenport Library wants to take you on a Spook Walk!  Join us for some paranormal activity.  You will visit over half a dozen sites in town that are rumored to be haunted.  This walk is approximately 2 miles, so comfortable walking shoes and a bottle of water are recommended.  FREE!  Registration is required.

October’s Special Events

Teen Anime Fest – Saturday, October 13th from 12:00-3:00 p.m. at the Figge Art Museum.  Enjoy an afternoon of anime and manga in various formats.  Cosplay contest, art contest, Japanese language class, candy sushi, drinks, and more!  Manga and anime merchandise also available for purchase.  $5 admission charge includes snacks and drinks.  No registration required.

Quidditch World Cup – Saturday, October 13th at 6:00 p.m. at the Eastern Avenue Branch Library.  Grab a broomstick and compete with other teens in the Quidditch World Cup!  Participants will be sorted into teams for competition.  Equipment and rules will be provided.  FREE!  Registration required for players and spectators.

Cemetery Tours – Join us at the Fairmount Cemetery on Friday, October 26th at 7:00 p.m. or on  Saturday, October 27th at 2:00 p.m. to hear strange stories about the fascinating people buried there and learn how to find secrets in a cemetery.  FREE!  Registration is required.

Teen Costume Party – Tuesday, October 30th at 5:00 p.m. at the Fairmount St. Library.  Celebrate the season at this teens only costume party.  Have fun with creepy games and activities.  Plus, enjoy scary snacks and drinks.  FREE!  Registration is required.

Call DPL at 563-326-7832 to register or find out more details on these or any of our upcoming programs.