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Geeks, rejoice! There’s nerd love in the air, and Harry Potter heads, Tolkien fans, Trekkies, gamers and cosplayers of all types are invited to tonight’s Nerd Love Is True Love: A Science Fiction/Fantasy Sing-Along and Sale.

At the gathering, organized by Tolkien discussion society the Grey Havens Group, participants will have the chance to sing along to selections from their favorite science-fiction and fantasy movies, watch humorous skits and try their hands at a wide range of nerdy trivia. Costumes are highly encouraged.

Skeptics and Muggles are invited, too — and they can make new friends over a glass of Klingon Blood Wine (non-alcoholic) and TARDIS-shaped Dr. Who cookies. “Grey Havens Group does a lot of literacy-themed events to encourage family literacy,” says the group’s founder, Kelly Cowling. The soon-to-be nonprofit also throws library-based events throughout the year, as well as adults-only Tolkien and Harry Potter discussion groups.

Nerd Love, an all-ages event, opens at 6 p.m. at Barbed Wire Books, 504 Main Street in Longmont; tickets are $5 at the door. For more information on the party and other Grey Havens events, visit
Sat., Feb. 16, 6-9 p.m., 2013


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