In celebration of the release of The Amazing Spider-Man™ on July 3, 2012, Columbia Pictures has partnered with some of NYC’s premier cultural institutions to create Spider-Man Week in NYC, a seven-day calendar of events in all five boroughs. The week includes a volunteer initiative as Spider-Man teams with his fellow New Yorkers to give back to their community by helping out people in need.
With special events at New York landmarks from the Empire State Building to the American Museum of Natural History to the Intrepid Sea Air & Space Museum, Spider-Man Week in NYC offers a chance to celebrate the film and the city that Spider-Man loves and protects. For a full calendar of events, fans can visit www.spidermanweeknyc.com.
Commenting on the announcement, Diahann Billings-Burford, Chief Service Officer for NYC Service, said, “NYC Service is very excited to be partnering with Sony Pictures Entertainment and the cast of The Amazing Spider-Man in a national day of service that calls on all New Yorkers to volunteer and give back to their community. There will be projects occurring throughout all five boroughs, ranging from beautifying community gardens to CPR trainings. Join us, ‘Be Amazing, Stand Up and Volunteer!'”
The celebration starts June 25th and runs through July 1st. Many of the places where events will be held include Midtown Comics, Yankee Stadium, Madame Tussauds, New York Botanical Gardens, and a tour of locations from the upcoming film.
Opening in 3D, 2D and IMAX 3D theaters on July 3, the action adventure stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Campbell Scott, Irrfan Khan, Martin Sheen and Sally Field.