Hogwarts T-Shirt Caption Contest Winner Announced

Do you know the winner of this year's Hogwarts Halloween t-shirt contest?

A committee of more than 20 library supporters, lead by Branford residents Lisa Andriole, Heather Brooke and Tracy Hanson, has selected the winning entry for the t-shirt caption contest.  Veronica Smith, age 8, submitted the winning caption for this year’s at the ’s t-shirts: 'I don’t go looking for trouble. Trouble usually finds me.'  

Veronica, a Branford resident, attended A Hogwarts Halloween for Kids last year when her little brother Harry and was delighted to be a winner herself this year! 

Veronica wasn’t the only person to enter the winning caption, Helena Bui, age 14, also of Branford, entered the same winning caption.  Helena plans to volunteer as a prefect and declined the prize.  Visit the Hogwarts website to learn more about volunteering - adult and teenaged volunteers are needed.

Weekend activities will include A Hogwarts Halloween for Kids on Saturday, October 20 at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., and Sunday, October 21 at 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., where Hogwarts students ages 6 and up can visit , attend a class with their favorite Hogwarts professor, and do some hands on care of magical creatures. Adult witches and wizards can enjoy a night of wizardly potions, sumptuous provisions and magical surprises at the A Hint of Hogwarts for Adults on Saturday, October 20, at 7:00 p.m., featuring a wandering feast, sinful spells, and deadly company.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit the website www.blackstonehalloween.org. All proceeds will benefit the children’s programs of the James Blackstone Memorial Library. 

Hogwarts is part of the Harry Potter universe created by J.K. Rowling.

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