Children’s Events

At Eternal Con Sunday is Kids Day!  There will be different activities all day long for all the little superheroes in our lives. Many participating libraries, museums, and cultural attractions will present free craft projects for kids, costume parades and contests, and other “SUPER” surprises. Also, they will have the chance to meet with artists, writers, and other professionals in the Comic Book Industry. Don’t forget, all weekend kids 8 and under are free!!

SATURDAY JUNE 22nd

11:00 – 11:50 – Derpy Dolls!
They’re Derpy! They’re Animals! Use polymer clay to make your own figurine with the help of the Suffolk County Librarians.(Max 20 Children. Please sign up at Kid’s Zone)

1:00 – 1:50 – Pop Up Zom-Bees
BRAINS! Make a zombie bee with the Suffolk County Librarians! It’s all the buzzzzzz! (Max 20 Children. Please sign up at Kid’s Zone)

2:00 – 2:50 – Droid Cupcake Wars!
It’s a droid battle on who can make the most stellar cupcake using all kinds of candy! Our winner win get a fun prize presented by the Suffolk County Librarians! (Max 20 Children. Please sign up at the Kid’s Zone)

3:00 – 3:50 – Doggo Fandanas
So many dogs and cats are looking for their forever home. The Suffolk County Librarians invite you help make “Adopt Me” bandanas to be donated to The Pets 4 Love Foundation. (Open To All Ages)

5:00 – 5:50 – Kid’s Costume Parade
Parade through the con in your best cosplay! At the end kids will get a sweet treat! (All Age Kids)

SUNDAY JUNE 23rd

Mr. PoppinTwist
The Fantastic Mr. PoppinTwist will be joining us at the Kid’s Zone! (All Age Kids)

11:00 – 11:50 – Escape the Magic School Bus!
“Seatbelts everyone! Please let this be a normal escape the room! With the Suffolk Librarians…NO WAY!” Come swing through the stars at this Magic School Bus themed escape the room! (Max 15 Children from 5 to 8 years old. Please sign up at the Kid’s Zone)

2:00 – 2:50 – Mermaids Ashore!
Have you ever wanted to meet a real mermaid? Come flip your fins with a fun craft and meet mermaid Rose and her mini pod friends! (All Age Kids)

3:00 – 3:50 – Bow Ties are Cool: for Kittens and Pups
So many dogs and cats are looking for their forever home. The Suffolk County Librarians invite you to help make Duct Tape bow ties to be donated to The Pets 4 Love Foundation. (Open To All Ages)

Star Wars Costuming for Kids and Families


Are you and your children into costuming and Star Wars? Great so are the cadets at the Galactic Academy! Come sit down with our young members of the Vardos School as they talk about their adventures in costuming and charity. We will also go over how to build a kids Star Wars Costume, enter the Academy and other fun activities to do as a family.

KID’S COSTUME CONTEST


Calling all Superheroes!! The Eternal Con Kids Costume Contest is a safe and fun special contest for all the little Heroes and Heroines! Open to all children up to 12 years old. Prizes for all!

ETERNAL CON JEDI ACADEMY


Become a Jedi!

Are you yearning to learn the ways of the force? Do you have a high midichlorian count?

If the answer is yes, then you are about to take your first step to becoming a Padawan Learner and understanding the power of the Force.

One of our biggest family events of the weekend is the Eternal Con “Jedi Academy”. Where a group of Jedi will teach Light Saber techniques to kids-12 and under.

Children are invited to join the Jedi instructors to have fun and learn basic Light Saber choreography technique in this supervised training session.

Every Child gets a free Light-Saber and Certificate!

Meet the Heroes!

Children will have the opportunity to meet with many of the Superheroes that attend Eternal Con.

Get costuming advice and show off your own costume!

Mr. PoppinTwist

He’s a favorite and he’s back again this year! Mr. PoppinTwist will be appearing on Sunday only, so bring your kids and see what new creations he comes up with! Mr. Poppin Twist will also be MC’ing the Kid’s Costume Showcase on Sunday (time TBD).