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2014 SLUG activities

Posted by adam dodge on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, In : LUG news 

With the new year comes a new round of events!  SLUG will be taking part in a number of event all over the province in 2014.  Here's a quick run-down of the opportunities SLUG will be attending:

All Aboard Model Train Show
Saskatoon, Western Development Museum
February 26 - 27

Thunder Creek Model Train Show
Moose Jaw, Western Develpoment Museum
March 22 - 23

Prince Albert Train and Hobby Show
Prince Albert, Prince Albert Golf and Curling Club
May 3 - 4

Moose Jaw, Western Development Museum
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RPL Workshop: Minifigs

Posted by adam dodge on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, In : LUG news 
This Saturday is our last in a series of workshops with the Regina Public Library at the Connaught branch.

The focus for this weeks workshop is: Minifigure Characterization and Customization!  We will be looking at how to create the characters you'd like to see in Lego form that might not be officially offered within the Lego universe.  We will be using minifigure pieces (heads, torsos, legs, accessories) made by Lego, as well as some ideas about where to find those special custom pieces.


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RPL Workshop: Technically Speaking

Posted by adam dodge on Friday, February 15, 2013, In : LUG news 
This Saturday we are hosting our second workshop at the Connaught Branch of the Regina Public Library!

This weeks workshop is geared towards things that move!  Instead of focusing on the standard bricks, our workshop will be showcasing the ways to use the gears and bricks of the Technic (teck-nik) line.  These sets usually feature vehicles (cars, helicpoters, construction equipment, etc.) with gears, motors and other things which create action and allow them movement.

Whether you're a gear-he...

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2013 RPL program begins!

Posted by adam dodge on Monday, January 14, 2013, In : LUG news 
Happy New Year!  We here at SLUG are looking forward to the various events and programs that we're going to be taking part in.  It's going to be a busy year for us, and we hope that you'll be able to take part!

First off, we'll be beginning our partnership with the Regina Public Library with a series of workshops.  These three workshops are meant to assist and enhance the building of those interested in Lego.  All workshops are being held at the Connaught Library from 1pm - 2pm, and 3pm - 4pm....
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End of the year wrap-up

Posted by adam dodge on Sunday, December 30, 2012, In : LUG news 

This past year was a busy one for our LUG!

We welcomed a number of new members this year bringing our group total up to fourteen members!  We did lose one of our members to re-location, but he is still with us in spirit!

We were also fortunate enough to take part in three model train / hobby shows.  We are always pleased to display our creations in whatever venue we can, and are privilaged to partner with other groups such as the Prairie Rail Workshop in Saskatoon, Thunder Creek Model Railroad ...

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