August events at Indigo Books and Music

TORONTO, July 30 /CNW/ - From midnight launch parties to celebrate the release of Mockingjay, the year's most anticipated teen book, to author signings across Canada, Indigo and Chapters stores nationally host FREE, interactive events for the whole family through the month of August.

NATIONAL EVENTS

BOOK SIGNING WITH FORMER GUNS N' ROSES DRUMMER STEVEN ADLER
Join Steven Adler, former Guns N' Roses drummer and self-destructive rock star, as he signs copies of his heartbreaking, hilarious, and ultimately inspirational memoir, My Appetite for Destruction.
Chapters Festival Hall
126 John Street
Richmond Street West, Toronto, ON
Tuesday, August 3rd, 7:00 pm

NEW INDIGO KIDS SHOPS HOST GRAND OPENING CELEBRATIONS ACROSS ONTARIO
Captivating kids and parents alike, the newly expanded Indigo Kids Shops boast 3,000 square feet of books and toys for children 0- 12 years old. The shop-in-shop Indigo Kids section features custom shelving, extra wide aisles, colourful décor and lots of space for hands-on activities to make an ideal after school and weekend destination offering affordable entertainment for the entire family.
Chapters Ajax
90 Kingston Road, Ajax, ON
Chapters Markham
3175 Highway 7 East, Markham, ON
Chapters Kennedy Commons
20 William Kitchen Road, Scarborough, ON
Saturday, August 7th, all day

BOOK SIGNING WITH THE BOOK OF AWESOME AUTHOR  NEIL PASRICHA
Inspired by the Webby Award winning blog 1000 Awesome Things in which author Neil Pasricha posted one awesome thing in life each day, The Book of Awesome reminds readers of little things that make everyone smile. Please join Pasricha as he signs copies of this universal high five for humanity.
Indigo Place Montreal Trust
1500 McGill College Avenue, Montreal, PQ
Tuesday, August 10th, 1:00 pm

BOOK LAUNCH OF 'THE POWER': THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED FOLLOWUP TO 'THE SECRET'
Be the first to purchase a copy of The Power, the highly anticipated follow up to The Secret, at Indigo and Chapters stores across Canada. A top 10 bestselling title for Indigo's well being category since it was published nearly 4 years ago, Rhonda Byrne's The Secret revealed the law of attraction to people all over the world. Now with The Power, Byrne reveals the greatest power in the universe: The Power to have everything you want, to create anything, and to change anything.
Indigo and Chapters stores across Canada
Tuesday, August 17th, all day

BOOK SIGNING WITH UFC LIGHT-WEIGHT CHAMP AND BESTSELLING AUTHOR FORREST GRIFFIN
Join Forrest Griffin, UFC light-heavyweight champ and bestselling author of Got Fight, as he signs copies of his hilarious new guide to surviving the coming apocalypse, Be Ready When the Sh*t Goes Down.
Indigo Eaton Centre 220 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON
Tuesday, August 17th, 7:00 pm

MOCKINGJAY MIDNIGHT RELEASE PARTIES AT SELECT INDIGO, CHAPTERS AND COLES STORES ACROSS CANADA
Teens and fans of teen fiction join Indigo to celebrate the launch of Mockingjay, the third book in Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games trilogy, as select Indigo, Chapters, and Coles locations across Canada host Midnight Release Parties.  Fans of heroine Katniss Everdeen can be the first to own a copy of Suzanne Collins' Mockingjay, and participate in exciting games, and activities such as cupcake decorating, visiting the Tribute Preparation Station, and Hunger Games Trivia. Nominated in both Best Read and Best All Time Fave categories in the inaugural Indigo Teen Read Awards, fans of Suzanne Collins and The Hunger Games series can also celebrate the series by casting their votes at www.teenreadawards.ca. Indigo's Teen Read Awards winners will be revealed on September 25th, 2010.

Events begin at 10:00 pm on Monday, August 23rd at each of the participating Mockingjay Midnight Release Party stores:

Eastern Canada

  • Indigo Charlottetown - Charlottetown, PEI (902) 569-9213
  • Indigo East Point - Saint John, NB (506) 693-6987
  • Chapters St. John's - St. John's, NL (709) 726-0375

Central Canada

  • Indigo Yorkdale - Toronto, ON (416) 781-6660
  • Chapters Scarborough - Toronto, ON (416) 335-4311
  • Coles Beaches - Toronto, ON (416) 686-7316
  • Chapters Newmarket - Newmarket, ON (905) 836-8508
  • Chapters Oakville - Oakville, ON (905) 815-8197
  • Chapters Burlington - Burlington, ON (905) 681-2410
  • Chapters Waterloo - Waterloo, ON (519) 886-4015
  • Chapters Oshawa - Oshawa, ON (905) 438-8593
  • Chapters Barrie - Barrie, ON (705) 735-6735
  • Chapters Kanata - Kanata, ON (613) 271-7553
  • Chapters Pinecrest - Ottawa, ON (613) 596-3003
  • Chapters Rideau - Ottawa, ON (613) 241-0073
  • Indigo Brossard - Brossard, QC (450) 462-8396
  • Chapters Pointe-Claire - Pointe-Claire, QC (514) 428-5500

Western Canada

  • Indigo Marine Drive - North Vancouver, BC (604) 988-6681
  • Indigo Grandview Corners - Surrey, BC (604) 535-8166
  • Chapters Granville - Vancouver, BC (604) 731-7822
  • Chapters Victoria - Victoria, BC (250) 380-9009
  • Chapters Kamloops - Kamloops, BC (250) 377-8468
  • Chapters Chinook - Calgary, AB (403) 212-0090
  • Chapters Shawnessy - Calgary, AB (403) 201-5660
  • Indigospirit T.D. Square - Calgary, AB (403) 263-7333
  • Chapters Red Deer - Red Deer, AB (403) 309-2427
  • Indigo at Circle and Eighth - Saskatoon, AB (306) 244-5317
  • Chapters Sherwood Park - Sherwood Park, AB (780) 449-3331
  • Indigo South Edmonton - Edmonton, AB (780) 432-4488
  • Chapters Polo Festival - Winnipeg, MB (204) 775-5999

BOOK SIGNING WITH BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF 'THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA' LAUREN WEISBERGER
Join Lauren Weisberger, bestselling author of The Devil Wears Prada and Chasing Harry Winston, as she signs copies of her new novel about love, fame and living in a tabloid world, Last Night at Chateau Marmont.
Indigo Manulife 55 Bloor Street West (at Bay Street), Toronto, ON
Tuesday, August 24th, 7:00 pm

SOURCE Indigo Books & Music Inc.

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