Foley Public Library will be hosting its 4th Annual Forward City Con (a comic/anime/gaming convention) on Sat, April 2, 9 am – 4 pm, at the Foley Civic Center. The day will include a Cosplay competition, panel discussions, showing of anime, door prizes, video gaming area – manned by Action Game & Movie, a Divination area, a special play by Commedia del Arte, photo opportunities, and even an Escape Room. Several local vendors and artists will also be on hand. 

Anime viewing and panel discussions will be going on next door to the Civic Center at the Foley Public Library in the upstairs meeting room.  Door prize awards as well as participant games and prize tosses will be conducted from the stage at the Civic Center. Play performance by Commedia del Arte will also be on the stage.

The Cosplay competition will be held at the Civic Center and is open to 60 contestants. This competition offers two categories – “self-made” and “purchased.” Online entry for the Cosplay competition prior to April 2 is encouraged via Pre-registration for the Cosplay Contest can also be done at the convention from 9 am – 12 noon. Cosplay Contest rules can be picked up at the library or requested via email prior to April 2.

Please check the library’s website,, or call Melanie at 251-943-1031 for more information. This convention is free to all interested public.