Databurst From the 501st

April 30, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

501stLogoLatest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from April 30 through May 6th. There’s lots going on this weekend with Free Comic Book Day and May the 4th Be With You. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

April 30

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Leavenworth, KS for Star Wars Day at the VA (Dwight D. Eisenhower VAMC).
  • Mexican Garrison will be in Mexico City for Kermes Casas Hogar en ESCA Santo Tomás.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Westminster, MD for the Special Olympics Spring Games at Westminster High School from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in Brighton for LEGO Store May the 4th Week.

May 1

  • German Garrison will be in Oberhausen at the Legoland Discovery Centre.
  • UK Garrison will be in Brighton and Newcastle for LEGO Store May the 4th week events.

May 2

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Lawrence, KS for KU Star Wars Day at the University of Kansas from 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM, in St. Louis, MO for First Fridays Star Wars theme at the St. Louis Science Center from 6:00 to 10:00 PM, and in Olathe, KS for the Kansas School for the Deaf Prom from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • Carolina Garrison will be in Gastonia, NC for the Relay for Life at ForestView High School from 4:30 to 8:00 PM.
  • Central Garrison will be in Minneapolis, MN for Wizard Worl Comic Con from May 2 to May 4th.
  • Florida Garrison will be in Orange Park, FL for the Spring Book Fair at W.E. Cherry Elementary School, in Orange Park, FL for the Relay for Life at Orange Park High School, and in Middleburg, FL for the Relay for Life at the Middleburg High School.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Macungie, PA for the Relay for Life from 4:00 to 7:00 PM.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Byron Center, MI for the Byron Space Camp Reading.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Geneva, IL for Star Wars Night with the Kane County Cougars.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Columbia Station, OH for the Star Wars Extravaganza for Families at Lorain Public Library from 4:30 to 5:30 PM, and in Westerville, OH for May 4th on May 2nd at GSW Worldwide from 3:30 to 5:30 PM.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Annapolis, MD for Free Comic Book Day at Capital Comics from 11:59 PM to 2:00 AM on May 3rd.
  • Redback Garrison will be in Brisbane, QLD for Starlight Day.
  • UK Garrison will be in Newcastle, Bluewater, Cardiff, Glasgow, Liverpool, Manchester and Milton Keynes for LEGO Store May the 4th week events, and in Manchester for the Generation Gallery Star Wars Art Exhibition.

May 3

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Kansas City, MO for Legoland Star Wars Weekend at the Legoland Discovery Center from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
  • Alabama Garrison will be in Huntsville, AL for Free Comic Book Day.
  • Austrian Garrison will be in Klagenfurt for Star Wars Day from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
  • Bast Alpha Garrison will be at Free Comic Day events at BSI, Acadiana Comics Collectibles Lafayette, Media Underground and Magic Comics Slidell.
  • Belgian Garrison will be in Wijnegem for a LEGO Store event at the Wijnegem Shopping Center from 2:00 to 6:00 PM.
  • Bloodfin Garrison will be in Evansville, IN for the Mended Little Hearts Walk at the Tropicana Pavillion from 9:45 to 11:45 AM, and in Evansville, IN for Free Comic Book Day at ComicQuest from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Capital City Garrison will be in Ottawa, ON at Funhaven Family Fun Centre for Make A Wish 4 Wishes.
  • Carolina Garrison will be in Charlotte, NC for Free Comic Book Day at Rebel Base Comics from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, in charlotte, NC for Free Comic Book Day at Spandex City from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, in Sylva, NC for Free Comic Book Day at Fandemonium from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, in Raleigh, NC for Free Comic Day at Capitol Comics II from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, in Greensboro, NC for Free Comic Book Day at Acme Comics from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, and in Asheville, NC for Free Comic Book Day at Comic Envy from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
  • Central California Garrison will be in Modesto, CA for Free Comic Book Day at Bonanza Books & Comics from 10:00 AM to Noon, in Sacramento, CA fro Free Comic Book Day at Empire’s Comics Vault from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM, in Fresno, CA for Free Comic Book Day at Heroes Comics from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and in Folsom, CA for Free Comic Book Day at GamerCircle Comics from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
  • Central Garrison will be in Sioux City, IA for Free Comic Book Day at ACME Comics from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM, in West Des Moines, IA for the YESS Duck Derby at the Jordan Creek Town Center lake area from Noon to 3:00 PM, in Roseville, MN for Free Comic Book Day at The Source Comics and Games, in Grimes, IA for Star Wars Day at the Grimes Public Library from 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM, and in Fargo, ND for Free comic Book Day at Comic Junction.
  • Dune Sea Garrison will be in Tuscon, AZ for Free Comic Book Day at Heroes and Villains from 9:00 AM to Noon, in Glendale, AZ for Free Comic Book Day at Dr. Fantasy’s Comic Books and More with Tom Hodges from 9:00 AM to Noon, and in Flagstaff, AZ for Free Comic Book Day at Cab Comics from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
  • Empire City Garrison will be in Brooklyn, NY for the Puppetry Arts Theater Red Hook Spring Family Festival Fundraiser from Noon to 3:00 PM, and in Long Island, NY for Free Comic Book Day at Grasshopper Comics.
  • Florida Garrison will be in Jacksonville, FL for Free Comic Book Day at BlackHive Comics, in Jacksonville, FL for Free Comic Book Day at Gotham City Limits, and in Tallahassee, FL for Free Comic Book Day at Cosmic Cat Comics.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Allentown, PA for the Lehigh Parkway Race for Adam from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM, in Martinsburg, WV for the MBCPL Comic-Con at Martinsburg Public Library from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, in Mechanicsburg, PA for Free Comic Book Day at Comix Connection from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, in Reading, PA for Free Comic Book Day at Golden Eagle Comics from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, in Newark, DE for Free Comic Book Day at Captain Blue Hen Comics from Noon to 3:00 PM, in West Mifflin, PA for Free Comic Book Day at New Dimension Comics from Noon to 2:00 PM, in Ebensburg, PA for Free Comic Book Day at Codex Comics from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, and in Wilmington, DE for Free Comic Book Day at The Comic Book Shop from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.
  • Garrison Excelsior will be in Rochester, NY for Free Comic Book Day at All Heroes Comics, in Penfield, NY for Free Comic Book Day at Wonderland Comics, and in Syracuse, NY for Free Comic Book Day at Cloud City Comics.
  • German Garrison will be in Rome, Italy for the X1 Project TIE fighter landing at the Colosseum.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Mount Pleasant, MI for Free Comic Book Day at the library, in Grand Rapids, MI for Free Comic Book Day, in Midland, MI for Free Comic Book Day, in Allen Park, MI for Free Comic Book Day at Big Ben’s Comics, in Flint, MI for Free Comic Book Day at Clem’s Comics & Games, in Lansing, MI for Free Comic Book Day at Clems, in Muskegon, MI for Free Comic Book Day, and in Dearborn, MI for Free Comic Book Day at Green Brain Comic.
  • Japanese Garrison will be in Sapporo for the 18th Greenbird Volunteer Cleaning, and in Shizuoka Prefecture for the Bone Marrow Donor Bank Campaign at Fuji Speedway.
  • Italian Garrison will be in Milan, Italy a the Disney Store in Corso Vittorio Emanuele II for a Star Wars event.
  • Mexican Garrison will be in Mexico City for a visit to Shriner’s Hospital for Children.
  • MidSouth Garrison will be in Madison, TN for Free Comic Book Day at Madison Great Escape, and in Knoxville, TN for Free Comic Book Day at Sci-Fi City Knoxville Center Mall.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Wheaton, IL for Free Comic Book Day at the Wheaton Library, in Portage, IN for Free Comic Book Day at Lightspeed Hobbies, in Normal, IL for Free Comic Book Day at Acme Comics’, in Frankford, IL for Free Comic Book Day at Amazing Fantasy, and in Glen Carbon, IL for Free Comic Book Day at Slackers.
  • New England Garrison will be in Manchester, NH for Free Comic Book Day at Double Midnight Comics at 10:00 AM.
  • Nordic Garrison will be in Copenhagen, Denmark for a Disney Store visit.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Bayville, NJ for Free Comic Book Day at Conquest Comics at 10:00 AM, and in Shrewsbury, NJ for Free Comic Book Day at The Comic Crypt from Noon to 2:00 PM.
  • Northern Darkness Garrison will at BCT for Free Comic Book Day and in Flint, MI for Free Comic Book Day at Clem’s Comics.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Greenwich, OH for May the 4th on the 3rd at Greenwhich Branch Library from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, in Centerville, OH for Free Comic Book Day at Epic Loot Games and Comics from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and in Columbus, OH for Free Comic Book Day at Packrat Comics from 9:30 Am to 2:00 PM.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Annapolis, MD for Free Comic Book Day at Third Eye Comics from 9:00 AM to Noon, in Annapolis, MD for Free Comic Book Day at Capital Comics from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, in Frederick, MD for Free Comic Book Day at Beyond Comics from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, in Gaithersburg, MD for Free Comic Book Day at Beyond Comics from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and in Leesburg, VA for Scouting for Bricks at Heritage High School from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
  • Redback Garrison will be in Brisbane, QLD the Cinemas Movie Marathon, and in Rockhampton, QLD for the EB Games Starlight Fundraiser.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in San Diego, CA for Free Comic Book Day at the Villainous Lair from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, in Rancho Cucamonga, CA for Free Comic Book Day at Four Color Fantasies from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, in San Diego, CA for Free Comic Book Day and Food Drive at Comickaze Comics from 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM, in Newhall, CA for Free Comic Book Day at Brave New World Comics from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM, and in Manhattan Beach, CA fro Free Comic Book Day at Comic Bug from 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM.
  • Southern Dewback Garrison will be at the Noarlunga Library for Star Wars Day, and at Marion Cinemas for the Star Wars Movie Marathon.
  • Spanish Garrison will be in Seville, Spain for I Feria de cómic y retrofuturismo de Mairena del Alcor, in Barcelona, Spain for Els Encants Nous, and in Melilla, Spain for VI Semana de Cine “Ciudad de Melilla”.
  • Timberline Garrison will be in Boise, ID for the JDRF Walk from 8:00 to 10:00 AM, in Billings, ID for the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, in Belgrade, MT for Jedi Academy from 11:00 AM to Noon, and in Idaho Falls, ID for Free Comic Book Day at Hastings from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in Newcastle, Manchester, Bluewater, Cardiff, Glasgow, Liverpool and Milton Kenes for LEGO Store May the 4th week events, in Windsor for Legoland Star Wars Days 2014, in Glasgow for Hamley’s May the 4th Weekend, and in Manchester for Hampley’s May the 4th Weekend.
  • Wisconsin Garrison will be in Racine, WI for teh Special Olympics at Case High School from 8:00 to 10:00 AM, in Oshkosh, WI for Free Comic Book Day at House of Heroes from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and in Waukesha, WI for Free Comic Book Day at Neptune Comics from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

May 4

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Wichita, KS for the Prairie Fire Spring Half Marathon from 7:30 to 11:00 AM, in Kansas City, MO for the March for Babies at the Power and Light District from 8:00 to 11:00 AM, in Overland Park, KS for Tour de Hope Ride for Good at Coachs Bar and Grill from 8:30 to 11:00 AM, and in Kansas City, KS for Star Wars Day at the Kansas City Library from 1:00 to 4:00 PM.
  • Alpine Garrison will be in Salt Lake City, UT for the Urban Arts Gallery annual Star Wars Art Exhibit from Noon to 5:00 PM.
  • Badlands Garrison will be in Edmonton for a Hasbro May the 4th event.
  • Bloodfin Garrison will be in Evansville, IN for Star Wars Day at ComicQuest from Noon to 2:00 PM.
  • Capital City Garrison will be in Nepean, ON for the May the Fourth Be With You Concert at City View United Church.
  • Central California Garrison will be in West Sacramento, CA for May the 4th Be With You at the West Sacramento Community Center from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
  • Central Garrison will be in Hastings, NE for may the 4th Be With You at the Hastings Public Library from 2:00 to 4:00 PM, in St. Paul, MN for May the 4th Be With You at Red Balloon Bookshop, in Minneapolis, MN for May the 4th Be With You at Wild Rumpus Bookstore with Star Wars author Daniel Wallace, in Omaha, NE for May the 4th Be With You at SkateDaze, and in Des Moines, IA for May the 4th Be With You at the Science Center of Des Moines from 11:15 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Empire City Garrison will be in Long Island, NY for Star Wars Day at Rockville Centre Public Library from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, and in Central Islip, NY for the March of Dimes March for Babies at Bethpage Ballpark from 9:00 to 11:00 AM.
  • Florida Garrison will be in Orange Park, FL for Star Wars Day at B-A-M.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Wilmington, DE for May the Fourth Be With You at The Comic Book Shop from Noon to 3:00 PM.
  • Garrison Titan will be at Barnes & Noble Southcenter for May the 4th Be With You from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, in Seattle, WA for the Seattle Rainmakers Professional Ultimate Frisbee from Noon to 3:00 PM, and at the Summit Pierce County Library for May the 4th Be With You from 2:00 to 4:00 PM.
  • Mexican Garrison will be in Mexico City for a May the 4th Be With You event.
  • MidSouth Garrison will be in Bowling Green, KY for Star Wars Night with the Bowling Green Hot Rods, and in Nashville, TN for May the 4th Be With You at the Adventure Science Center.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Woodstock, IL for Star Wars Day at Woodstock Library, in Crystal Lake, IL for Star Wars Day at the Cyrstal Lake Library, in Joliet, IL for May the 4th Be With You at the Joliet Library, in Oak Park, IL for Star Wars Day at Oak Park Library, in Belleville, IL for star Wars Sunday at the First United Presbyterian Church, in Orland Hills, IL for Children’s Miracle Network May the 4th Fundraiser at Walmart, and in North Aurora, IL for May the 4th Be With You at Messenger Public Library.
  • New England Garrison will be in Dorchester, MA for May the 4th Be With You at the Franklin Park Zoo at 10:00 AM, and in Gloucester, MA for Celebration at the Cinema at 1:30 PM.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Cincinnati, OH for Tri-County Mall Celebrates May 4th from Noon to 4:00 PM, in Dayton, OH for Star Wars May 4th at Books and Co from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, in Bexley, OH for Star Wars Day at Bexley Library from 2:00 to 3:00 PM, in Kettering, OH for May 4th at Second & Charles Book Store from 4:00 to 5:30 PM, in Loveland, OH for May the 4th Be With You at Symmes Township Branch Library from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Leesburg, VA for Scouting for Bricks at Heritage High School from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, in Potomac Falls, VA for a Star Wars costuming presentation at the Cascades Library from 1:00 to 5:00 PM, and in Westminster, MD for a Star Wars event at Carroll County Library from 1:30 to 4:30 PM.
  • Redback Garrison will be in Ashgrove, QLD for the Walk for Brain Cancer, and in Rockhampton, QLD for the EB Games Starlight Fundraiser.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Bakersfield, CA for the Bakersfield Mini-con at the Bakersfield Museum of Art, and in San Diego, CA for Star Wars Day at the San Diego Library from 1:00 to 5:00 PM.
  • Southern Dewback Garrison will be at Marion Cinemas for the Star Wars Movie Marathon.
  • UK Garrison will be in Newcastle, Cardiff, Milton Keynes, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Bluewater for LEGO Store May the 4th week events, in Glasgow and Manchester for Hamley’s May the 4th Weekend, in Kidderminster, Hull, Cardiff, Bristol and Salisbury for Smyth’s Toys Store appearances, in Glasgow for A1 Toys May the 4th event, in Doncaster for Geeks Unleashed 2014, and in Sittingbourne for Demelza Children’s Hospice Star Wars Day.
  • Wisconsin Garrison will be in Beloit, WI for the Beloit Snappers baseball game from 12:30 to 3:00 PM.

May 5

  • Alpine Garrison will be in Salt Lake City, UT for Star Wars Night with the Salt Lake Bees from 5:30 to 8:30 PM.
  • Japanese Garrison will be in Chuo-ku, Kobe for Make-A-Wish Kansai Kobe Tor Road charity event.
  • UK Garrison will be in Windsor for Legoland Star Wars Days 2014, in Glasgow for Hamley’s May the 4th Weekend, in Milton Keynes for the Milton Keynes Marathon and in Retford for Retford Charter Day.

Next Databurst…May 7th.

*If you didn’t see the events listed for your garrison, send us an email at roqoodepot(at)gmail.com and let us know. We’re glad to add any we missed. For more info on the 501st Legion, be sure to check out their official website.

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