Comics fest scheduled for July 9
The Desmond-Fish Library will hold its second annual celebration of summer and comics, Garri*Con, from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 9. The event this year will showcase an exhibit of comic art organized by the Garrison Art Center, featuring works by young artists. There will also be crafts, face-painting and creative writing and illustrating.
In addition, comic book editor and illustrator Chris Duffy will interview Deb Lucke, creator of the graphic novel Lunch Witch, artist and illustrator Regina Gelfer will hold a workshop on how to turn yourself into a cartoon character, and author and illustrator Summer Pierre will organize a collaborative comic. Arts therapist Drena Fagen will present a pop-up coloring bar and Groombridge Games will offer lessons in Magic: The Gathering. The all-kid band Solar Sound is also scheduled to perform.
The Desmond-Fish Library is located at 472 Route 403 (at the corner of 9D) in Garrison.