Kids Con New England is the first and only comic book convention just for kids in New England! Kids Con New England® is New England’s first and largest kids-focused comic con & children’s book event! Inspiring art education, literacy and creativity through family-friendly comics, children’s books, art, creative workshops, gaming, and fun activities! Meet amazing family-friendly comic book creators, children’s book authors, artists, learn the comic arts, jedi training, superhero training, gaming tournaments, pirate camp, robotic demos, princess sing-along and storytime, kids sketch-off, puppet show, family costume contest and more!
Meet the Character
Meet the Cat in the Hat as part of the Books Alive! literacy initiative, generously sponsored by Irving Oil. Museum staff will read Cat in the Hat tales and kids can enjoy hands-on crafts, games and reading activities. The costumed Cat character will make frequent appearances for hugs and high-fives.
Meet the mouse from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie as part of the Books Alive! literacy initiative, generously sponsored by Irving Oil. Museum staff will read the mouse's story aloud and kids can enjoy hands-on crafts, games and reading activities. The costumed mouse character will make frequent appearances for hugs and high-fives. Regular admission applies; free for museum members.
Meet Cinderella against the magical backdrop of Ruth Sanderson’s fairytale illustrations in the museum’s new exhibit, A Magical Journey Through Fairytales. Cinderella will read stories and sing songs with visitors. Fairytale or magical dress-up attire encouraged! Space for this program is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Ice Queen Cosplay Princess Parties & Breanna's Princess Parties are co-hosting a fundraiser, because we want to help Boston Children’s continue its amazing work for kids. Stop by and visit Disney Princesses for a Meet & Greet, story times, sing-a-longs, and more! There are expected to be about 20 characters in attendance including Iron Man, Wonder Woamn and Spider Man! 100% of the profit from this event will be donated to Boston Children's Hospital! Tickets will be $10 at the door. There will also be a silent auction.
Talewise presents Aliens: Escape from Earth at Sawyer Free Library! Science Saturday fun! Join Sawyer Free Library for an interactive, one of a kind adventure with science experiments that are "out of this world!" TALEWISE presents Aliens: Escape from Earth! Lots of science fun with audience participation! Perfect for kids in pre-K through 5th grade. No registration needed, but space is limited.
The Children's Museum of New Hampshire hosts the Make or Break it Club every Friday from 3:00-4:45 pm. Kids ages 6-12 are invited to drop in to try their hand at a variety of hands-on "making" experiences, using real tools and materials. No reservations are required and different experiences are offered each week. The cost is $8 per session for museum members and $10 for non-members. Multi-session punch cards are also available for kids who want to come each week.
Mary Poppins will visit in a family program of interactive stories and songs - a little bit of musical theater at the library. Children may take photos with the famous caregiver and perhaps ask her advice around using spoonfuls of sugar to help the medicine go down. Registration opens on April 1!
Come to Sawyer Free for a morning visit from Mary Poppins! Actress Carole Finn brings the enchanting story of Mary Poppins to life as she interacts with the children in character, and tells us all about Jane and Michalel's adventures with their magical nanny! Finish off her visit by making a chalk drawing! All welcome!
MarketStreet Lynnfield invites families and children to a special morning of superhero themed fun and outdoor ice skating! Visit our Superhero Headquarters [9-10am] inside the Warming Hut to enjoy an hour of exclusive ice time at the Rink and complimentary themed snacks. Each superhero will be equipped with their very own mask and cape.
Saturday, January 28
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