Wizard World Teams With Reading Partners On Comic Book Program In Sacramento, Friday through Sunday

Attendees Can donate Child-Appropriate Reading Materials During Event At Cal Expo; As A Thank You, Fans Receive Free Pre-Autographed Celebrity Photo
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Sept. 16, 2019 - PRLog -- Wizard World is proud to team with the Sacramento section of Reading Partners, which mobilizes communities to provide students with the proven, individualized reading support they need to read at grade level by fourth grade. Reading Partners helps low-income students move toward or achieve reading proficiency by helping them master key reading skills through data-informed, curriculum-driven, one-on-one volunteer tutoring. Wizard World is asking fans to bring child-appropriate (grades K-4 preferred) graphic novels, comics, science fiction books, or any other similar materials to Wizard World Sacramento, Friday through Sunday at Cal Expo and leave them in a specially marked donation receptacle near the Special Guest Registration desk.

As a Thank You, fans who donate two or more items to Reading Partners during Wizard World Sacramento will receive a free pre-autographed celebrity photo from a selection of previous Wizard World guests. These photographs are available to fans on a first-come, first-served basis while supply lasts, one per family donation per day, at the full discretion of Wizard World.

Fans can learn more about Reading Partners at https://readingpartners.org.

Jason Momoa, who rocketed to superstardom in Justice League (2017) and Aquaman (2018), "Charmed" stars Holly Marie Combs, Brian Krause and Drew Fuller, William Katt ("The Greatest American Hero," Carrie), Richard Grieco (A Night At The Roxbury, "21 Jump Street"), Mitch Pileggi ("Stargate: Atlantis," "The X-Files"), Lori Petty (Tank Girl, A League of their Own), Lydia Cornell ("Too Close for Comfort"), Melody Anderson ("Flash Gordon") and Brande Roderick ("Baywatch") are among the celebrities announced for Wizard World Sacramento.

Wizard World events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, television, gaming, live entertainment, comics, sci-fi, graphic novels, toys, original art, collectibles, contests and more. The 10th event scheduled on the 2019 Wizard World calendar, Sacramento show hours are Friday, September 20, 4-9 p.m.; Saturday, September 21, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, September 22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Kids 10 and under are admitted free with paid adult.

Wizard World Sacramento is also the place for cosplay, with fans young and old showing off their best costumes throughout the event. Fans dressed as every imaginable character – and some never before dreamed – will roam the convention floor and participate in the famed Wizard World Costume Contest on Saturday evening.

For more on the 2019 Wizard World Sacramento, visit http://wizd.me/SacramentoPR.

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