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Attack of the Comic Books!

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Join us for a celebration of comic books! Attack of the Comic Books! is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Sorensen Library. 

This free event includes art and science activities, a costume contest, comic book related vendors and more!

9:00 AM Check-in for Children & Teens 
  Arrive early to receive a bag of goodies.*        
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Art Gallery 
  Enjoy comic book inspired art created by local students. 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Superhero Creation Stations 
  Create a superhero costume and accessories*
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM Ozobots with MākMō 
  Code where you want the ozobots to roam through parts of Whittier. 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Cosplay/Costume Contest!
  Dress up as your favorite comic book character for a chance to win great prizes! All ages. 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Caricatures 
  Watch an artist create fun portraits in minutes!
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Magic Glasses* 
  Design your own magic glasses inspired by the comic, The Magic Glasses. 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Facepainting 
  Transform your face into a superhero. Ages 1-16.
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Art & Comics- Grasiela Rodriguez
  Learn the basics of color and the techniques used to create a diverse palette.
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM Community Mural 
  Contribute to the superheroes mural designed & facilitated by Grasiela Rodriguez.
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Making Magic with Melina Chavarria
  Co-creator of the comic, The Magic Glasses, Melina Chavarria will discuss women in   
  comics & what inspires her to write.  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM El Muerto Retrospective with Javier Hernandez
  This Whittier-based cartoonist will discuss the 20th anniversary of his comic book series and will give a brief overview of the history of Latinos in the U.S. comics industry. 
 
Comic book vendors & more! Art activities throughout the day.
 
*While supplies last.
 
This program is generously supported by the Friends of the Sorensen Library.

Sat, May 5, 2018

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Sorensen Library

6934 Broadway Ave.
Whittier, CA 90606

Phone: (562) 695-3979
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