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Vaughan Fan Con

  • Vaughan gets its Con on! Join us for a day-long event filled with workshops, cosplay, gaming, special guests, and more, as we celebrate the fandoms we love.



  • 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

    10:00 - Paint Your Way to Hogwarts
    Never got your letter from Hogwarts? Find your little piece of Hogwarts in this fun workshop where you re-create the skyline of Hogwarts. Presented by Tracy Goldfarb.

    11:30 - Stitch your Fandom
    Drawing is not your thing? Then come learn the basics of cross-stitch as we learn how to read a pattern, thread the needle and do a basic stitch all while we embroider a recognizable 8bit character. Presented by Allanah Kelly.

    1:00 - Q&A with Stunt Performer Tally Rodin
    Tally Rodin is a professional stunt performer and acrobatic dance teacher/choreographer. She was born and raised in Thornhill, Ontario and is currently residing in Vancouver, British Columbia. Tally’s combined skills have enabled her to develop a career in film. She has worked on movies including Bad Times at the El Royale, Power Rangers, XMEN Apocalypse, XMEN Dark Phoenix, Suicide Squad, xXx Return of Xander Cage, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Windfall and Drink Slay Love. Her television show and movie performances include Arrow, Supergirl, The Magicians, Riverdale, Charmed, The Order, Another Life, and many more.

    2:30 - Avatar Martial Arts
    Ever wanted to try the martial arts behind the four bending styles in Avatar: the Last Airbender? This workshop is an intro to Chinese martial arts. In particular, it covers Firebending and Waterbending styles. Presented by Edith Nataprawira.

    Artists' Alley
    Meet local artists and authors, learn about their work, and have your chance to purchase a one of a kind piece of fandom!

    Geek @ <3 - Geek-inspired crafts and art by Tracy Goldfarb
    Xanworks Studios - Fandom prints and props by Alexander Sallese
    Little Paper Forest - Geeky prints by Nikkie Stinchcombe
    Hunter Geek - Fandom embroidery by Allanah Kelly
    Fake Adult Cards - Intriguing Greeting Cards by Karalee Gadoo
    Go Fluff Yourself - Fandom inspired throw pillows by Laura D’Alimonte
    Adam Gorham - Comic Artist
    Greg Hyland - Comic Artist
    Vaughan International Film Festival
    MXKO Creates - MXKO creates many things - drawings, designs, zines, logos, characters, cosplay, music, stories, and more with Danny Ko.
    Alessia Dickson - Author of The Crystal Chronicles
    Chris Sanagan and Jason Lapidus - Creators of the Group of Seven comics series.

    Anime Screenings
    10:00 - Chi's Sweet Home
    11:00 - Samurai Pizza Cats
    12:00 - Naruto
    1:00 - Sailor Moon Crystal
    2:00 - Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood
    3:00 - My Hero Academia

    10:00-4:00 - Pokemon Scavenger Hunt

    Visit us on the second floor for a video game room.
    Dungeons and Dragons mini-sessions and other tabletop gaming.

    Bilingual Storytime - 11:00am

    Cosplay Photoshoot - Drop by our selfie station!
See also:

My Story, My Tattoo

Sun Sep 15 During Library Hours

Sir Arthur Currie

Mon Sep 16 During Library Hours

STEAM Camp: PA Days

Mon Sep 23 9:00 AM

Vaughan Fan Con

Sat Sep 28 10:00 AM

Scholars' Hub with YorkU

Wed Oct 2 7:00 PM

What's On Program Guide