What if all of Malden read the same book?
Malden Reads is hosting an evening at Boda Borg, Malden’s very own questing center, as part of this year’s theme of connecting with your neighbors and community members. Tickets must be obtained in advance. Here are the details you need to know.
Boda Borg is a “real-world gaming environment” with teams tackling mental and sometimes physical challenges called quests. Boda Borg’s website has more information here, and also check out this video to see what it’s all about.
This is an opportunity for Malden Reads enthusiasts, ages 7 – adult, who have enjoyed our books and connected with our program, to participate for FREE at Boda Borg.
Malden Reads Night tickets will let you quest for free at Boda Borg for two hours. We’ll host family-friendly activities as well as provide some refreshments in the main gathering area from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m., so folks can stay in that area when they are not participating in questing.
Questing must take place in a team of 3–5 (age mix is encouraged). We will help to arrange teams when you arrive. We hope that each team has at least one person that the others do not know.
Please note that kids under 12 require a chaperone. Kids that are age 7-8 require a chaperone who quests with them. Kids who are age 9-11 can quest alone but require a chaperone in the building. Malden Reads will not be providing chaperones.
Step 1: Tell us you’d like to come!
Please note that there is a limit of one ticket per person, so please list each name separately in the request. Moms and dads should include children’s ages. We’ll try to accommodate all the requests received, but tickets are limited. The deadline to request a ticket is March 19.
Step 2: Fill out the Boda Borg waiver, and then share with us the confirmation.
Step 3: Pick up your special Malden Reads Night ticket at MATV.
Once we have received confirmation that you submitted your waiver, you will get a final confirmation from Sue. Print that out and bring it to MATV during the following business hours (Monday – Thursday, 10am – 9pm or Friday, 10am -6pm). MATV will collect the confirmation and give you your ticket!
When you pick up your ticket, let us know what time you’re planning to come.
Come 15 minutes before your questing time at the top of each hour– Please plan to arrive 15 minutes before the top of each hour of your choice (4 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 7 p.m.). Those arriving for the 7 p.m. session can stay until 9 p.m., even though Malden Reads activities in the common area will end at 8 p.m.
Bring your ticket with you to the event.
Plan to come in comfortable clothes, and be ready for a fun night!