Ministry of Magic

MisCon 31 Panel Volunteer

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

Key: panel=On a Panel moderator=Moderating game=GMing

(Tentative)

  • panel Fri 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Dumbledore the Villain?, Jefferson
    Panelists: Ministry of Magic

    Was Snape a hero? Was Remus a villain? Discuss and debate the morality of characters in the wizarding world of Harry Potter.

  • panel Fri 3:00 - 4:50 PM, Tin Foil Hats & More!, Kids Activities Tent (5)
    Moderator: Josh Hiday; Panelists: Ministry of Magic , Josh Hiday

    Start off making your own alien-proof tin foil hat, then let your imagination run from there!

  • panel Fri 5:00 - 5:50 PM, Origami, Kids Activities Tent (5)
    Moderator: Josh Hiday; Panelists: Ministry of Magic , Josh Hiday

    Learn the basics and a few patterns of the ancient Japanese art of paper-folding.

  • panel Fri 6:00 - 6:50 PM, Costume Parade, Open Green (3)
    Panelists: Butte Magic , Cheeky Geeky Vaudeville , Darkon , Eekie and Snow Cosplay , Ministry of Magic , Realm of Stygia , Realms of Avalon , BJ Allen-Prudden, Justin Barba, Christine Barkl, Clay Cooper (Ol Scratch), Eric the Excellent, James Hayes, James Jones (Sir James), MaryAlice Jones (Mistress Azira), Tundra Malamute, Lynn Martin, Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver, Nikki Rossignol

    Come in costume (or not) and join us for a brief stroll around downtown Missoula to ring in the start of MisCon and announce to the usual inhabitants of our fair city that we've arrived! We're going to walk down Higgins Street to Broadway, cross the street, then head back along Higgins and through Caras Park back to the hotel for opening ceremonies.

  • Break Fri 6:50 - Sat 10:00
  • moderator Sat 10:00 - 10:50 AM, Board Games, Kids Activities Tent (5)
    Moderator: Ministry of Magic ; Panelists: Ministry of Magic

    We're borrowing games from the MisCon Game Library. Maybe you'll find something new to play, or even an old favorite. Come join the fun!

  • overbooked
  • panel Sat 10:00 - 10:50 AM, Star Trek vs. Star Wars, Rocket Tent (1)
    Panelists: Ministry of Magic

    We have always looked towards the stars when we imagine the world of tomorrow. Discuss and debate humanity's visions of the future through these popular science fiction stories.

  • panel Sat 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Build a Robot, Kids Activities Tent (5)
    Moderator: Josh Hiday; Panelists: Ministry of Magic , Josh Hiday

    Turn yourself into a robot! Make sure to bring a parent for the cutting.

  • moderator Sat Noon - 12:50 PM, House Sorting and House Cup, Kids Activities Tent (5)
    Moderator: Ministry of Magic ; Panelists: Ministry of Magic

    Come find out your Hogwarts house, and let the competition for House Cup begin!

  • overbooked
  • moderator Sat Noon - 12:50 PM, Obstacle Course, Kidditch Field (4)
    Moderator: Ministry of Magic ; Panelists: Ministry of Magic

    Come get your wiggles out by running around an obstacle course! We'll have activities available for all ages!

  • moderator Sat 1:00 - 1:50 PM, Potion Making, Kids Activities Tent (5)
    Moderator: Ministry of Magic ; Panelists: Ministry of Magic

    Make delicious potions and treats! You probably won't turn into a bat or a newt. Probably.

  • overbooked
  • moderator Sat 1:00 - 2:50 PM, Quidditch Practice, Kidditch Field (4)
    Moderator: Ministry of Magic ; Panelists: Ministry of Magic

    Want to try your hand at the high-flying game of Quidditch? Then you'll probably want to practice first! We'll teach you the rules, and then practice until 3. Play hard or play for fun. All abilities welcome! We provide the brooms.

  • Break Sat 2:50 - Sat 2:00
  • panel Sat 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Making Monsters, Kids Activities Tent (5)
    Moderator: Josh Hiday; Panelists: Ministry of Magic , Becky Harouz, Josh Hiday

    Come make your own monsters to take home! We'll have simple items like socks, buttons, yarn, stuffing, and various other findings available to make your new friend unique!

  • moderator Sat 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Wand Making, Kids Activities Tent (5)
    Moderator: Ministry of Magic ; Panelists: Ministry of Magic

    Every witch and wizard needs a wand to do their magic. Come make one, and come back tomorrow to use it in Wizard Dueling!

  • moderator Sat 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Field Games, Kidditch Field (4)
    Moderator: Ministry of Magic ; Panelists: Ministry of Magic

    A little bit of everything out in the field. We'll have a suitcase race, a bean bag toss, blob tag, Weeping Angels, and more!

  • overbooked
  • moderator Sat 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Broom Making, Kids Activities Tent (5)
    Moderator: Ministry of Magic ; Panelists: Ministry of Magic

    Every witch and wizard needs a broom if they're going to get around properly. Come make your own, and bring it back tomorrow for the Kidditch tournament!

  • moderator Sat 5:00 - 6:50 PM, RPGs for Kids & Tweens, Kids Activities Tent (5)
    Moderator: Ministry of Magic ; Panelists: Ministry of Magic

    Have you ever wanted to try out tabletop role-playing games? Here's your chance! We'll take small groups on adventures through fantasy worlds, fighting monsters and saving villages from destruction!

  • Break Sat 6:50 - Sun 10:00
  • moderator Sun 10:00 - 10:50 AM, Board Games, Kids Activities Tent (5)
    Moderator: Ministry of Magic ; Panelists: Ministry of Magic

    We're borrowing games from the MisCon Game Library. Maybe you'll find something new to play, or even an old favorite. Come join the fun!

  • moderator Sun 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Mini Lightsabers, Kids Activities Tent (5)
    Moderator: Ministry of Magic ; Panelists: Ministry of Magic

    Every young Jedi needs a lightsaber. Join us and learn to make your own!

  • moderator Sun Noon - 2:50 PM, Quidditch Tournament, Kidditch Field (4)
    Moderator: Ministry of Magic ; Panelists: Ministry of Magic

    You've trained hard, and today's the big day! Join us on the field for a high-flying Quidditch tournament!

  • overbooked
  • panel Sun Noon - 12:50 PM, Juggling with Eric the Excellent, Kids Activities Tent (5)
    Moderator: Eric the Excellent; Panelists: Butte Magic , Ministry of Magic , Eric the Excellent, James Jones (Sir James)

    Join Eric the Excellent and the other members of the Butte Magic crew as they teach the basics of juggling. Don't worry, you won't start with chainsaws.

  • panel Sun 1:00 - 1:50 PM, Kids Art Show, Kids Activities Tent (5)
    Moderator: Josh Hiday; Panelists: Ministry of Magic , Josh Hiday

    Come make your own art to be displayed around the Kids' Activities Tent!

  • panel Sun 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Coloring Time!, Kids Activities Tent (5)
    Moderator: Josh Hiday; Panelists: Ministry of Magic , Josh Hiday

    Come color for a while! We have all sorts of coloring books from My Little Pony to Batman! This is a supervised event, but a parent still must be present.

  • moderator Sun 3:00 - 4:50 PM, Kidditch: Quidditch for Kids!, Kidditch Field (4)
    Moderator: Ministry of Magic ; Panelists: Ministry of Magic

    Come join in the fun and play Kidditch, a delightful take on Quidditch, the popular sport from the Harry Potter verse! We'll teach you the rules, and then the tournament begins! We provide brooms.

  • overbooked
  • moderator Sun 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Wizard Dueling, Kids Activities Tent (5)
    Moderator: Ministry of Magic ; Panelists: Ministry of Magic

    Bring your wand and have it out with your fellow wizards and witches, Harry Potter-style. We'll have extra wands for kids who don't have one yet.

  • moderator Sun 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Painting Minis, Kids Activities Tent (5)
    Moderator: Ministry of Magic ; Panelists: Ministry of Magic

    Come on down and paint a miniature or two. It'll be fun!

  • Break Sun 4:50 - Sun 6:00
  • moderator Sun 6:00 - 6:50 PM, Science Experiments, Kids Activities Tent (5)
    Moderator: Ministry of Magic ; Panelists: Ministry of Magic

    Grab your lab coat and come make your own new animals, tornadoes in a bottle, and volcanic eruptions! We provide eye protection.

  • Break Sun 6:50 - Mon 10:00
  • moderator Mon 10:00 - 10:50 AM, Board Games, Kids Activities Tent (5)
    Moderator: Ministry of Magic ; Panelists: Ministry of Magic

    We're borrowing games from the MisCon Game Library. Maybe you'll find something new to play, or even an old favorite. Come join the fun!

  • moderator Mon 11:00 - 11:50 AM, House Cup Awards, Kids Activities Tent (5)
    Moderator: Ministry of Magic ; Panelists: Ministry of Magic

    You've been getting points for your Hogwarts House all weekend, and now it's time to find out the winners of the House Cup!


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