October 23, 2014

Elyria
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Super Hero Weekend events

Superhero Weekend kickoff

  • WHEN: 4 p.m. today
  • WHERE: Atlas Cinema Midway Mall 8, 2650 Midway Mall, Elyria
  • MORE INFO: The weekend kicks off with Mayor Holly Brinda’s proclamation of the 2nd annual Superhero Weekend and the Police and Fire departments being honored as heroes.

Operation Comic Book

  • WHEN: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today
  • WHERE: West River Branch of the Elyria Public Library, 1194 West River Road N.
  • MORE INFO: The Elyria Comic Book Initiative will provide a “create your own comic book” workshop

Awards ceremony

  • WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Thursday
  • WHERE: Atlas Cinema Midway Mall 8, 2650 Midway Mall, Elyria
  • MORE INFO: Superheroes for Kids in Ohio will present local special needs kids with awards for being real-life heroes

Panel discussion

  • WHEN: 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. Thursday
  • WHERE: Atlas Cinema Midway Mall 8, 2650 Midway Mall, Elyria
  • MORE INFO: Participants include Marc Sumerak, a writer for Marvel Comics; Michael San Giacomo, The Plain Dealer comics writer and author of “Phantom Jack”; Ken Glanc, of the Elyria Comic Book Initiative; and Mark Justice, Grammar Man creator

Super Fun-time Meals

  • WHEN:  7:30 to 11 p.m. today
  • WHERE: Ground Round, 1550 West River Road N., Elyria

Trivia and prizes

  • WHEN:  8:15 to 9 p.m. today
  • WHERE: Atlas Cinema Midway Mall 8, 2650 Midway Mall, Elyria
  • MORE INFO: Gift cards, T-shirts, food coupons, a Blu-ray disc player, 2-for-1 movie passes and many more prizes available

‘Iron Man 3’ premiere

  • WHEN: 9 p.m. today
  • WHERE: Atlas Cinema Midway Mall 8, 2650 Midway Mall, Elyria

Special screening of ‘Iron Man 3’ for Elyria students

  • WHEN: 4 p.m. Friday
  • WHERE: Atlas Cinema Midway Mall 8, 2650 Midway Mall, Elyria

Superhero Fun Night

  • WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday
  • WHERE: Island Safari Room inside Midway Mall, 3343 Midway Mall, Elyria
  • MORE INFO: Costumes, crafts, free food, create your own comic book with the Elyria Comic Book Initiative and photo opportunities with superheroes. Fun continues at Atlas Cinema all day with daytime and evening showings of “Iron Man 3”

Free Comic Book Day

  • WHEN: 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday
  • WHERE: Keith’s Comics, 394 Broad St., downtown Elyria
  • MORE INFO: Free comics, free drawings by Al Sharp; free caricatures by Richard Hooper; free grab bags and prizes for trivia

Free comics and 2-for-1 movie passes at all locations. All offers are while supplies last.