If the turnouts for any of the recent adult Potter Parties—with as much drinking as references ala “Dobby is a drunk elf!”—for the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts I & II have been indications, it’s going to be a full house at tonight’s Books & Bars, which are usually already pretty full. Stop in to discuss the new—and somewhat contentious—new works from Rowling with both hardcore and casual fans of the series. 5 PM. Free.Margeaux Devereaux

Amsterdam Bar & Hall, 6 W 6th St, STPL; amsterdambarandhall.com