FLINT, MI — For the next few weeks, Flint’s Barnes & Noble store will celebrate books, comics, superheroes and film with a collection of events, activities and sales.
From Friday, July 18, through Sunday, Aug. 10, the store will host “Get Pop-Cultured,” a series of events to highlight the impact books, comic books, movies, TV shows and other more have had on pop culture. Flint’s Barnes & Noble store is located in the Genesee Valley Mall, 4370 Miller Road.
DC Comics will be celebrated from July 23-27 with activities, giveaways and a five-day offer on all DC graphic novels. The DC highlight will being on July 23 with Batman Day, which will include giveaways of several exclusive Batman comics, bags, bookmarks and buttons, and the chance to win a mini Bat Signal in honor of the caped crusader’s 75th Anniversary.
B&N will sell never-before-seen collectibles from Funko (creator of POP!), the Legacy Collection and ReAction Figure Lines from July 24-27.
On Friday, Aug. 1, the store will celebrate Disney’s “Frozen” with “Frozen Friday: Cool Off With Olaf!,” which will invite children to story time, crafts and activities with the film’s character Olaf.
Aug. 2, is Marvel Day, in celebration of the company’s 75th anniversary and the Aug. 1 release of the film “Guardians of the Galaxy,” the store will give away items such as tote bags and Marvel 75th anniversary posters.
During the week of Aug. 4, Barnes & Noble will celebrate the release of Michael Bay’s “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” movie with a Turtles Jr. Ninja Training Academy with activities, crafts and a Ninja Training event.
Barnes & Noble’s “Get Pop-Cultured” festivities end with the Page & Screen Weekend on Aug. 9 and Aug. 10. The weekend will celebrate properties that have appeared in books and in film or TV, such as “The Hobbit,” “Doctor Who,” and “A Game of Thrones.”
The month will also include a sweepstakes for a $1,000 Barnes & Noble gift card, a Warner Bros. Studio VIP tour, and other prizes.