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The IQA needs your help to win a $25,000 grant funding youth Quidditch programs

The "International Quidditch Association" is in the running to receive a $25,000 grant from the "Pepsi Refresh Project" to start new youth Quidditch programs in elementary and middle schools worldwide. Read More »

PotterCon 2012 will be the one “Potter” convention that every fan can attend

Have you ever thought of attending one of the many "Harry Potter" conventions, but because of locations, expenses, or time restraints you just couldn't make it? Well, here is the opportunity for you to participate in a once-in-a-lifetime event. Read More »

Fan Art of the Week: “Harry Potter Girls”

This week's submission titled 'Harry Potter Girls' comes from Alice, and was painted with a digital tablet in Adobe Photoshop. It features Ginny, Hermione, and Fleur striking intense poses. Read More »

Wizards and Witches descended upon Aeternitas 2011 this past weekend

This past weekend I was joined by 300 other witches and wizards in the small northern town of Laconia, New Hampshire for a fantastic "Harry Potter" convention called Aeternitas 2011. The HP-MA and TGTSNBN groups, led by Amanda Burke and Jonathon Rosenthal, put together this amazing event and all proceeds were given to the Harry Potter Alliance and The Lung Cancer Alliance. Read More »

MuggleNet’s May Birthday reminders

We would like to extend a very Happy Birthday wish to the actors, actresses, characters, MuggleNet and "MuggleCast" Staff members that make the Potter series so successful today. Read More »

Fan Art of the Week: “Studying in the Great Hall”

This week's piece of art comes from Sarah and is titled, "Studying in the Great Hall." Sarah provided a brief description of her work for us: "For my birthday my friend wanted a picture of us in Harry Potter robes, so that's what I painted. I used watercolors and pencil to show us studying in the Great Hall. I'm on the left taking notes while they read about werewolves, redcaps, and the sorcerer's stone." Read More »

“Dear Mr. Potter” opens pre-orders

Dear Mr. Potter: Letters of Love, Loss, and Magic, at nearly 200 pages in length, features hundreds of letters and pictures from Harry Potter fans. Individually, these letters and pictures tell stories of how fans have been impacted and inspired by Harry Potter. Together they serve as proof of what all Potter fans know so well: the Harry Potter series changes lives. Read More »

Screenwriter Steve Kloves gained trust of J.K. Rowling with one word

In a new article posted today by MovieLine, J.K. Rowling revealed how apprehensive she was at handing the keyboard over to screenwriter Steve Kloves for the movie adaptation of her magical world. Read More »

Happy 21st birthday Emma Watson!

Emma Watson, the actress who portrays Hermione Granger, turns 21 years old today and has updated her Official Website with a new video message for all of her fans, thanking them for their continued support. Read More »

Fan Art of the Week: “Harry Potter Senior Class Art Poster”

This week's submission is from Thomas, and it's a drawn rendering of a very popular movie poster! From Thomas, "This is a group work done by my AP art class during my senior year of high school (2009). It is a graphite drawing measuring 5' by 3.5' and is currently on display in our high school." Read More »

Quidditch makes High School senior’s class project a success

MuggleNet fan Victoria from Casa Grande High School in Petaluma, California shared her Senior Class project story with us of how she organized a Quidditch match between Team Gryffindor and Team Slytherin at her school. Read More »

Recipe of the Week: “Golden Snitch Cake Pops”

This week's recipe is courtesy of Aleta Anderson and Alisa McAfee from Cake Popalicious and will make for one of our most interesting and fun recipes to date. Making these unique 'Golden Snitch Cake Pops' will certainly give your guests a centerpiece of discussion for your next Harry Potter inspired gathering.

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Fan Art of the Week: ‘Godric’s Hollow Graveyard’

This week's submission is from HPFANTimothy from Melbourne, Australia and is titled 'Godric's Hollow Graveyard'. From the artist, "This took me about two days. I used a grey lead pencil initially, and then traced over the thin outlines with a very thin shade of my Faber Castell pencils. The scene in Deathly Hallows with Harry and Hermione in Godric's Hollow is a scene I really like, and I couldn't help being presented with the most amazing imagery when I thought about it."

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MuggleNet’s April Birthday Reminders

We would like to extend a very Happy Birthday wish to the actors, actresses, characters, MuggleNet and MuggleCast Staff Members that make the Potter series so successful today.

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MuggleNet’s Top Trivia Winners for March

Please join me in congratulating the March winners: The Boss, Voldemort, Lynne, Michelle Tsai, O0Amy0o, Katy Holmes, Daniel Brinkman, Shannon, and Sinead Fahey in being the top trivia scorers in the month of March.

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Fan Art of the Week: ‘Chamber of Secrets’

This week's submission is from MuggleNet fan Olivea and is titled 'Chamber of Secrets.' From the artist, "I am a huge Bellatrix fan. However, I drew this picture of the 'Chamber of Secrets' book cover on a quiet day during a recent weekend at home in Northern Wisconsin. I am 13 years old (as of last week)."

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Potter Purim Party: Celebrations with “Harry Potter” themes are universal

Whether you are celebrating a birthday, anniversary, or a holiday event, we are sent stories all the time of Harry Potter themed gatherings. Muggles dressing up in wizard robes, food being made to recreate a Hogwarts feast, and games to reenact scenes from the Potter series.

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Recipe of the Week: ‘Toad in the Hole’

Jessica M. sent in this week's recipe as she made this straight out of Dinah Bucholz's book, The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook. Toad in the Hole is a traditional English dish consisting of sausages lying in a Yorkshire pudding batter. Read More »

Fan Art of the Week: ‘Bumpy Ride’

This week's submission is titled 'Bumpy Ride,' and depicts a wacky-scene taking place on the Knight Bus with Stan Shunpike and Ernie Prang from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. It was drawn with acrylics and chalk pastels.

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Fan Art of the Week: ‘The Master of Wands’

This week's submission comes from Bola and is titled 'The Master of Wands.' From the artist: "I loved the intensity of Harry's expression in this particular shot of the HP7 trailer...you can really see the grown man Harry has become in his battle against Voldemort."

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