April 2014 meeting date will be changing.

April 20th is Easter Sunday, discussions underway in regards to a date change.

Feedback thus far it appears we will be meeting on Sunday April 27th 2014.

The next TwinLUG meeting will be 1:30 pm Sunday **tentatively** April 27 2014 at Brickmania in Minneapolis, MN. BrickMania is located at 1620 Central Ave NE in Suite 170. More information on the location and directions can be found at the BrickMania site.

The April’s contest subject is Micropolis. Qualified modules are any
quarter, half, or full block modules. Modules larger than a full block
do not qualify. Any subject or building type is fine as long as it
conforms to the Micropolis 1.1 specification for a standard, water or
bluff module published at http://twinlug.com/micropolis-micro-city-standard/

The single prize for the contest is a copy of 10230 Mini Modulars
(http://shop.lego.com/en-US/Mini-Modulars-10230)

We are also planning on doing the Friends Jewelry box as a parts draw, see the March meeting recap for more details on the draw.

 

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March TwinLUG meeting is Sunday March 16th

The next TwinLUG meeting will be 1:30 pm Sunday March 16 2014 at Brickmania in Minneapolis, MN. BrickMania is located at 1620 Central Ave NE in Suite 170. More information on the location and directions can be found at the BrickMania site.

We will be judging the results of the ‘Actual Motion’ contest, entries must include actual motion in their design . This includes but is not limited to motors, hand cranked gears or other mechanisms.

Further discussions/details are in the yahoo group.

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Feburary Meeting Feb 16th 2014

The next TwinLUG meeting will be 1:30 pm Sunday February 16  2014 at Brickmania in Minneapolis, MN. BrickMania is located at 1620 Central Ave NE in Suite 170. More information on the location and directions can be found at the BrickMania site.

We will be judging the results of the  slightly delayed “Captured Motion” (no motors) building contest with stakes of actual prizes!

We are also looking to do a parts draw on 70803 Cloud Cuckoo Palace.  Details about the parts draw will be posted in the Yahoo group, there was discussion about limiting the number of participants to ensure pick quality for involved.

 

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TwinLUG Display Sat. Jan 25th 1pm to 7 pm

TwinLUG will have a display Saturday Jan 25th 2014 from 1pm to 7 pm at the Barnes and Noble located in the HarMar Mall.   Barnes and Noble is holding a pre-release event for the LEGO Movie.   We will be displaying Creations inspired by The LEGO Movie, builds from the Micropolis City standard and more!

Stop by and see our latest creations or enjoy the build area and events that Barnes and Noble is holding.

Barnes and Noble store information:

HarMar Mall
2100 North Snelling Ave
Roseville, MN 55113
651-639-9256

Link to Barnes and Nobles Event page:

http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/4656378

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Contest Change for the January Meeting

As part of a promotion for the upcoming release of “The LEGO Movie”, the contest for the January meeting has been changed to builds inspired by the movie. No worries if you already were working on an entry for the “Captured Motion” contest as that will instead be moved to the February meeting. For more information on the contest change head over to the mailing list.

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