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Press release from CNW Group

March events & Spring Break at Indigo Books and Music

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

March events & Spring Break at Indigo Books and Music12:53 EST Wednesday, February 29, 2012TORONTO, Feb. 29, 2012 /CNW/ - From bestselling authors to award-winning musicians and newsmakers, Indigo and Chapters nationally host FREE, interactive and exclusive events. During Spring Break, IndigoKids shops nationally are hosting daily events and activities for the whole family beginning at 11am including:Monday: Step Into Spring - have fun indoors getting ready for the outdoors with activities inspired by the Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch collection.Tuesday: Beach Day - enjoy crafts and fun inspired by Melanie Watt's Scaredy Squirrel at the BeachWednesday: Cuddle Up & Read - get cozy in your pajamas for storytime featuring classics and new favourites like William Joyce's The Man in the MoonThursday: Science Day - craft a new invention or make an awesome discovery with science-inspired activities and experimentsFriday: Craft Day - bring your imagination and create your own masterpiece with Klutz, Orb Factory and more.For more event updates, visit us on Twitter at us on Facebook at!/ChaptersIndigo2012 Spring Break Dates across CanadaAlberta - Edmonton, Calgary March 26-30Alberta - Lethbridge April 9-13Alberta - Rocky View Schools April 2-6British Columbia March 19-23Manitoba March 26-30New Brunswick March 5-9Newfoundland April 9-13Nova Scotia March 12-16Ontario March 12-16PEI March 19-23Quebec March 5-9Saskatchewan April 9-13BOOK SIGNING WITH DEBUT AUTHOR TAHEREH MAFIMeet Tahereh Mafi as she signs her debut novel, Shatter Me - an enthralling young-adult novel about Juliette, cursed with a fatal touch and a mysterious organization known as The Reestablishment targeting her with plans to use her as a weapon.Chapters MetrotownMetropolis, Metrotown 4700 Kingsway, Burnaby, BCSaturday, March 10th, 2:00pmBOOK SIGNING WITH AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR GEORGE R.R. MARTINMeet George R.R. Martin - award-winning author and executive producer of the HBO hit Game of Thrones - as he signs A Dance With Dragons, the newest book in the epic bestselling A Song of Ice and Fire series. Event details to be confirmed - follow @IndigoGreenRoom on Twitter for up-to-the minute information.Indigo Manulife Centre55 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ONTuesday, March 13th, 7:00pmBOOK SIGNING WITH TOP CHEF JUDGE GAIL SIMMONSJoin us as Gail Simmons - Top Chef Judge, Special Projects Director with Food & Wine Magazine and trained culinary expert - signs her charming and revealing food memoir, Talking With My Mouth Full.Indigo Yonge & Eglinton2300 Yonge Street, Toronto, ONTuesday, March 13th, 7:00pm BOOK SIGNING WITH BESTSELLING AUTHOR JODI PICOULT Join bestselling author Jodi Picoult as she shares her gripping new novel. Lone Wolf brilliantly describes the nature of a family: the love, protection, and strength it can offer - and the price we might to pay for those gifts.For tickets visit TicketWeb, while quantities last.Presented by Simon & Schuster Canada with official bookseller World's Biggest Bookstore Church of the Redeemer162 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON Tuesday, March 13th, 7:00pmBOOK SIGNING WITH AWARD-WINNING AND INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED AUTHOR MARGARET ATWOOD Join us as bestselling author and Canadian icon Margaret Atwood talks about the feature documentary based on her bestselling book, Payback. The book and film by award-winning director Jennifer Baichwal offer a fascinating look at debt as a mental construct and traces how it influences relationships, societies, governing structures and the fate of the planet.Indigo Manulife Centre55 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ONSunday, March 18th, 3:00pm  For further information: For more details and media pre-registration, please contact: Jason Ip Co-ordinator, Public Relations Indigo Books & Music Inc. 416.364.4499 x6840