2022ComicExpo

2022 Comic Expo July 16, 2022

Comic Expo is back and in-person! Dress up in costume, or in your favourite superhero shirt, and join us at the Southfields Village branch. Scroll below for the kids’ and teens’ schedule of the day events.

You won’t want to miss it!

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Infinity Stone Scavenger Hunt
10am – 4pm | Ages 12 & under

The Infinity Stones have been scattered across the Southfields Community Centre! Track them down before Thanos can collect them and earn an entry into our prize draw.

Story Time with Caledon Parent Child Centre
11am | Ages Birth – 6

Families with children ages 0-6, can join an EarlyON Facilitator from the Caledon Parent-Child Centre for a fun and interactive songs and story time.

Caregivers must stay with their children.

Kids Trivia
10:30am | Ages 6 -12

Fun, fast-paced trivia for kids in Hub A in the Southfields Community Centre. Questions will cover a variety of topics including books, movies, tv shows, and video games. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners.

Participants will need a cellphone or tablet with them to participate. Adult assistance may be required for younger children.

Kids Costume Parade
11:30am | Ages 12 & under

Dress up as your favourite character from a tv series, movie, book, or graphic novel and join in on our costume parade around the Southfields Village Community Center.

Baker’s Dozen: Spiderman Cookies
1:30 – 3pm | Ages 4 – 9

This hands-on baking class is  focused on introductory skills such as how to follow a recipe, basic decorating techniques and kitchen safety. Recipes provided may include allergens. Registration is through the Town of Caledon Recreation Department. Event ID:54725 

Superhero Swim
2:10-3:05pm | All ages

Join the aquatic staff for our superhero swim with games and activities for all ages. Open recreational swim for everyone!

Pool toys and flotation aids are permitted in the shallow areas at the discretion of the aquatics staff. Facility specific amenities (such as water features) may not be available at all times. All ages welcome, admission standards apply. Recreational Swim fee will apply.

Registration opens 2 hours before the event; please visit the Southfields Community Centre front desk to register.

Maker Lab
10am – 1pm | Ages 13 – 17

Enjoy fun fandom-themed maker activities using our Cricut machines in the Library Learning Lounge.

Don’t want to make anything? Watch some anime instead-we’ll be streaming shows from Crunchyroll!

Special Guest: Megan Huang
Noon | Ages 13 – 17

Register in advance for a drawing workshop session in Hub A with Canadian comic artist Megan Huang. Megan’s work includes Rangers of the Divide, Double Jumpers and Princeless as well as Jia and the Nian Monster’ for Dark Horse. A short Q&A will follow after the workshop.

Winners of the Teen Fan Art Contest Announced 

Immediately after our Special Guest, Megan Huang, the winners of Teen Fan Art contest will be announced and prizes awarded.

Original fan artwork can be submitted until June 25. Visit our Contest webpage for details.

Cosplay Contest
1pm | Ages 13 – 17

Dress up as your favourite character from a tv show, movie, book, or graphic novel and join in on our Cosplay Contest. Winners will walk away with some Visa gift cards!

The contest will be happening in Hub A right before our Fandom Trivia Event.

Fandom Trivia
1:15pm | Ages 13 – 17

Join us in Hub A in the Southfields Community Centre and a pizza party. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners.

Participants will need a cellphone or tablet with them to participate.

Board Game Café
2 – 3:30pm | Ages 13 – 17

Play your choice of board game from our collection in the Library Learning Lounge.

Not a board game fan? Stop by anyways to grab a bubble tea!