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In Store Thursday, December 08, 2022 6:00 PM PT

Naomi Osaka celebrates THE WAY CHAMPS PLAY


About this Event

**PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THESE GUIDELINES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO CHANGING COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS**

JoinBarnes & Noble - The Grove at Farmers Market onDecember 8, 2022, as we welcome four-time Grand Slam champion and tennis superstar Naomi Osaka to the store for the release of THE WAY CHAMPS PLAY, where she shares key steps to becoming a true champ, including being kind, working as a team, doing your best, and most importantly, having fun.

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***Vaccinations and mask coverings are highly recommended to attend this event.***

To make this event safe and enjoyable for all attendees, please read the below guidelines ahead of buying a ticket, so you know what to expect on the day. To avoid disappointment, we must stress that there will be no access to the event for non-ticketholders.

  • Barnes & Noble reserves the right to make new rules and orders in its sole discretion with regard to COVID-19 at any time and any person not abiding by the Barnes & Noble directives will be refused entry or directed to leave the premises.

TICKET INFORMATION

**A ticket includes:

  • Solo Book Admission - $21.89 (Admission + one pre-signed copy of THE WAY CHAMPS PLAY): **LIMITED QUANTITY AVAILABLE**: A ticket PER PERSON includes:
    • Admission to the event space for the photo-op with Naomi Osaka.
  • Adult & Child Book Admission - $21.89 (Admission for one adult and one child under the age of 12 + one pre-signed copy of THE WAY CHAMPS PLAY): **LIMITED QUANTITY AVAILABLE**: A ticket PER PERSON includes:
    • Admission to the event space for the photo-op with Naomi Osakafor ONE ADULT and ONE CHILD under the age of 12.

For Signing-Line Tickets: Purchase of a ticket guarantees entrance to the event for the photo-op and a pre-signed copy of the book.

  • Ticket holders will be admitted into the event beginning at 5:00 PM on the day of the event. Please have a copy of your ticket available (either printed out or on your phone) for check-in.

GUIDELINES

  • This is a photo-op event only. Books will be pre-signed by Naomi Osaka
  • Due to COVID-19, vaccinations and masks are highly recommended to attend this event.
  • No memorabilia will be signed at the event.
  • No large bags will be permitted into the event.
  • In order to attend this event, ticket holders should:
    • Have not had any contact in the last 14 days with a confirmed COVID- 19 patient.
    • Not be subject to a quarantine order.
    • Not travel in the past 14 days to any state or country that California has designated as an area requiring isolation upon returning to the state.
    • At the time of the event, have not experienced in the last 72 hours any body temperature above 100 degrees Fahrenheit or any new symptoms associated with COVID-19. People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19: fever or chills; cough; shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; fatigue; muscle or body aches; headache; new loss of taste or smell; sore throat; congestion or runny nose; nausea or vomiting; and/or diarrhea.
  • Barnes & Noble may cancel this event at any time with or without notice to the ticket holders.

ADDITIONAL GUIDELINES

  • Some outside queuing may be required, so please come dressed appropriately for all weather.
  • The exact time at which the event ends will be determined on the day.
  • To avoid disappointment, we strongly advise you to arrive on time for the event. Late arrivals may not have the opportunity to enter the event space.
  • Due to health and safety and space limitations, those without a ticket will not be permitted to join the queue.
  • All event guidelines are subject to change.
  • If you have any additional questions, you can call the store directly at 323-525-0270.

Please note that Eventbrite is the only authorized dealer for this event. Each person must have a ticket to enter.

REFUNDS:

Attendees can receive refunds up to 1 day before your event start date.

If you are unable to attend the event, Barnes & Noble - The Grove will hold your book for seven days after the event. Please contact the store to arrange your pickup.

Should this event be canceled due to changing COVID-19 concerns, all customers will be refunded their ticket price to the original method of payment per Eventbrite's refund policy.

Event guidelines are subject to change.

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ABOUT THE WAY CHAMPS PLAY

At Play Academy,

We love to move.

That’s why we play.

We are champs and we play all day!

Inspired by Osaka’s game-changing program Play Academy, which instills confidence in and provides resources to young girls through sports, The Way Champs Play is an exciting and inspiring anthem for all kids in and out of the classroom who want to PLAY ALL DAY!

Use this book to:

Discuss different types of sports.

Talk with children about good sports(wo)manship.

Encourage kids to engage in sport and play for their overall health and happiness.

And more!

ABOUT NAOMI OSAKA:

Event Location

The Grove at Farmers Market
189 The Grove Drive Suite K 30
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 525-0270
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