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Buffalo Comicon 2017

Friday, September 15th, 2017

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On September 30th and October 1st, the Buffalo & Erie County Library will be at the Buffalo Comicon hosting activities for all ages. Learn about superheroes, science, art, and more! We will also have our first ever manga activity room, featuring anime courtesy of Crunchyroll!

This event will take place at the Buffalo-Niagara Convention Center.

Bisons Superhero Night

Sunday, August 13th, 2017

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On August 19th, the Buffalo Bisons  will have their 3rd Annual Superhero Night:

“Your favorites will be at Coca-Cola Field to save the day again, with Superhero Characters throughout the ballpark to meet and get your picture taken with, compliments of the Superhero Alliance of Western New York. All the young superhero boys and girls are also being encouraged to join forces and come dressed as their favorite characters! There will be a storyline played out on the BisonsTV HD scoreboard that culminates in an on-field battle between the superheroes and evil villains….And we may just be calling on YOU to help save the ballpark! Proceeds of Superhero Night will benefit the Superhero Race & Wellness Walk, held each year at Delaware Park.” - www.milb.com

Get Pop-Cultured 2017

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Get Pop-Cultured 2017

If you haven’t gotten a chance to check out Barnes & Nobles’ Get Pop-Cultured events yet, consider heading out to one this week! Select stores will be hosting a special birthday celebration for Harry Potter and offering comics-related giveaways!

Further details for this month-long event series are available at barnesandnoble.com

Nickel City Con 2017

Friday, May 12th, 2017

On May 19th through the 21st, Buffalo’s premier comic and pop culture convention, Nickel City Con, will take place at the Buffalo Convention Center.

The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library will be there on Saturday and Sunday to host fun family activities such as Jedi Camp, Superhero Training, and Mad Science. Admission to the convention is free for children 10 and under. For more information, please visit www.nickelcitycon.com

Superheroes Weekend at the Strong

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

 

On March 25th and 26th, the Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester will host an exciting family event featuring Marvel superheroes Spider-Man (on Saturday) and Captain America (on Sunday). Tickets to take a photo with these heroes are free while supplies last. Guests can also look forward to appearances by PBS Kids’ Super Why! and Woofster, an environmental lesson from Larry the H2O Hero, and panels by professional comics creators. For more information, please visit museumofplay.org