AS KIDS COMIC CON 9 DRAWS NEAR,
ORGANIZERS PROMISE EVEN MORE FUN THAN BEFORE!
Exciting updates announced including international guests, raffle prizes, exclusive comics and the first ever cosplay at Kids Comic Con 7!
NEW YORK CITY (April 25, 2015) – Children, parents, teachers, and comic fans will be transported to a world of wondrous imagination, fun and learning at KIDS COMIC CON 2015 (KCC 9), at Bronx Community College from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The annual event has an out-of-this-world theme this year: A World of Wonder!
Over the past month, the KCC team has been working to design and deliver a comic con celebrating the wonders of comics, imagination, and the world we live in! Visitors will enjoy a wild collection of special guests, workshops, activities, films and more!
So stay tuned to this web site and our Facebook page for exciting updates, and a few surprises! www.facebook.com/KidsComiCon.
“KCC’s primary goal is to promote reading, creativity, and exploration in kids’ lives,” KCC organizer Alex Simmons stated. “Now more than ever it is imperative that young people embrace a continuous flow of positive ideas, skills, and outlets for their thinking as well as self-esteem.”
Bronx Community College is at 181st Street and University Avenue, Bronx, NY
DIRECTION TO BRONX COMMUNITY COLLEGE
2155 University Ave, (corner of 181st Street & University Avenue)
Bronx, NY 10453
IRT Jerome-Woodlawn Avenue No. 4 train to Burnside Avenue or 183rd Street
- From the #4 IRT train at Burnside Avenue, walk west 4 blocks to University Avenue. The BCC campus is located to the right (north) of Burnside Avenue on the hill.
- No. 3 University Avenue bus to 181st Street (which can be boarded at 181st & Amsterdam Ave. in Manhattan, travels across into the Bronx and stops in front of the college)
- No. 40/42 Tremont Avenue Crosstown or No. 36 180th Street Crosstown bus to University Avenue
- No. 12 Fordham Road Crosstown bus stops at University Avenue where it connects with the No. 3 bus
From the IND “D” train at the Tremont Avenue stop, walk north on Grand Concourse to Burnside Avenue, turn left on Burnside and walk west 8 blocks to University Avenue. The BCC campus is located to the right (north) of Burnside on the hill.
Automobile Travel Directions
The vehicular entrance to the College is located on Hall of Fame Terrace (aka 181st St.)
From Manhattan, East Side: Take FDR Drive across Willis Ave. Bridge to Major Deegan Expressway. Exit at West 179th St. and continue across intersection to Sedgwick Ave. Turn left following Sedgwick Ave. to Hall of Fame Terrace. Turn right to entrance one block east.
From Manhattan, West Side: Take West Side Highway to Cross Bronx Expressway. Follow signs for Major Deegan Expressway, upstate (87 North), and exit at West 179th St. Continue as above.
From Westchester: Take New York State Thruway into Major Deegan Expressway to Fordham Road exit. Turn left on Fordham Road. Continue to second traffic light (Sedgwick Avenue). Turn right and proceed two blocks to Hall of Fame Terrace. Turn left to entrance one block east.
From Long Island: Take Throgs Neck Bridge to Cross Bronx Expressway. Follow signs for George Washington Bridge. Exit at Major Deegan Expressway, upstate (87 north). Proceed north to West 179th Street exit. Continue across intersection to Sedgwick Ave. Turn left following Sedgwick Ave. to Hall of Fame Terrace. Turn right to entrance one block east.
From New Jersey: From the George Washington Bridge across Alexander Hamilton Bridge, follow signs for Major Deegan Expressway, upstate (87 north) and exit at West 179th St. Continue across intersection to Sedgwick Ave. Turn left following Sedgwick Ave. to Hall of Fame Terrace. Turn right to entrance one block east.
If you have questions on route, or when you arrive at the gate call:
KCC Founder: Alex Simmons / 917-215-0739
BCC Dir. Of Ed Outreach: Eugene Adams / 646-255-2429