For the release of the new Harry Potter story, the Book Rack store in Arlington held a midnight party at the Regent theatre with a magician, costume contest, trivia and a wand decorating station.

Other businesses in town are also having Ηarry Potter themed events. The Robbins Library hosts a summer long reading program for teens every year and this year the theme is Harry Potter. The Hogwarts Summer Challenge is a fun way to encourage teens to read more books and at the end of summer they have a chance to win some of the many prizes the library has on display. On August 14th, the Common Ground Bar and Grill had a Harry Potter themed trivia, an event they do every year, and the winning team won $200.