Databurst From the 501st

May 4, 2016 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | 1 Comment

501stLogoLatest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from May the 4 to 10 which includes all the May The Fourth Be With You and Free Comic Book Day events. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

May 4

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Kansas City, MO for the Master Your Force LFL visit to Children’s Mercy Hospital, in Lawrence, KS for Star Wars Day at KU Memorial Union from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, and in St. Louis, MO for the May the 4th Be With You Patio Party at Hard Rock Cafe from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • Alpine Garrison will be in Magna, UT for the Tiger Extravaganza at Matheson Junior High from 4:30 to 7:00 PM, in Salt Lake City, UT for May the 4th at Urban Arts Gallery from 6:00 to 9:00 PM, in Salt Lake City, UT for May 4th at the Microsoft Store from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, in West Jordan, UT for May the 4th “A Star Wars Affair” at Viridian Event Center from 6:30 to 10:00 PM, and in Orem, UT for the Orem Library May the 4th event from 7:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Badlands Garrison will be in Calgary, AB for Star Wars Day TFA Screening at Chestermere Library, for May the 4th Be With You at Shawnessy Chapters, and in Edmonton, AB for Go Auto Bowl for Children.
  • Capital City Garrison will be in Ottawa, ON for the Charity Dinner at The Red Lion from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Central Garrison will be in Omaha, NE for the Muscular Dystrophy Association Steak Fry at Omaha Firefighters Union Hall from 4:30 to 6:30 PM, and in Roseville, MN for May the 4th “Learn to Play Star Wars X-Wing” event at Barnes & Noble.
  • Central California Garrison will be in Sacramento, CA for May the 4th Be With You at Fairytale Town from 10:00 AM to noon, in Roseville, CA for May the 4th Be With You at Roseville Library, in Fresno, CA for May the 4th Be With You at TGI Fridays from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, and in Chico, CA for May the 4th Be With You X-Wing Learn-to-Play event at Barnes & Noble from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Media, PA for Dining Under the Stars from 6:00 to 9:00 PM, and in Philadelphia, PA fro the John Williams Concert at the Kimmel Center from 7:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Garrison Titan will be in Tacoma, WA for Star Wars Night with the Tacoma Rainiers at Cheney Stadium.
  • Garrison Tyranus will be in Sandston, VA for May the 4th Be With You at Henrico County Public Library from 6:30 to 7:30 PM.
  • Georgia Garrison will be in Newnan, GA for the White Oak Golf Club Classic from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM, in Athens, GA for May the 4th Be With You at RoundSphere, in Canton, GA for May the 4th Be With You at RT Jones Public Library from 3:30 to 5:30 PM, in Athens, GA for May the 4th Be With You at Creek Nature Center from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, in Atlanta, GA for May the 4th Be With You at Rhen’s Nest Toy Shop from 5:00 to 6:00 PM, in Savannah, GA for May the 4th Be With You at Barnes & Noble from 7:00 to 9:00 PM, and in Alpharetta, GA for May the 4th Be With You at Barnes & Noble from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • German Garrison will be in Munich, Berlin and Cologne for May the 4th Be With You at the LEGO Store.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Bay City, MI for ACES Star Wars Day, and in Redford, MI for May the 4th Be With You.
  • Japanese Garrison will be in Miyagi Prefecture for Children of the Coming May 4 event at Yamamoto-cho Central Community Center.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Cherry Valley, IL for May the 4th Be With You at the library, and in Naperville, IL for the Edwards Hospital visit.
  • Mountain Garrison will be in Denver, CO for Star Wars and the Power of Costume at the Denver Art Museum from 10:00 to 11:00 AM.
  • New England Garrison will be in Tewksbury, MA for May the 4th Be With You at the Tewksbury Public Library at 5:30 PM.
  • Nordic Garrison will be in Göteborg for the Star Wars at the Post Dine-in Theater at 6:30 PM.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Cherry Hill, NJ for the Chuck Wendig book signing at Cherry Hill Public Library from 7:00 to 8:00 PM, and the Cookies & Wookiees event at Croft Farm Arts Center from 6:00 to 7:00 PM, in Eatontown, NJ for May the 4th Be With You at Barnes & Noble from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, and at the Goryeb Children’s Hospital for a visit.
  • Northern Darkness Garrison will be in Rolling Prairie, IN for the Star Wars Day Celebration at Rolling Prairie Branch La Porte County Public Library from 4:00 to 6:00 PM, and in Fort Wayne, IN for May the 4th Be With You at Indiana Tech Dining Hall from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Brooklyn Park, MD for the May the 4th Be With You Concert at Hammonds Lane Theatre from 2:30 to 8:00 PM, in Walkersville, MD for May the 4th Be With You at Walkersville Public Library from 4:00 to 5:30 PM, in Bel Air, MD for the MT4 Youth Basketball Game at Tucker Field from 5:00 to 7:30 PM, in Washington D.C. for Star Wars at the International Spy Museum from 5:30 to 9:00 PM, in Washington D.C. for May the 4th Be With You at Georgetown University Medical Center from 5:30 to 8:30 PM, and in Columbia, MD for Force Fitness at Waterloo Elementary from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Outer Rim Garrison will be in Nanaimo, BC for May the 4th Be With You at Nanaimo Harbourfront Library from 3:00 to 5:30 PM, in Vancouver, BC for the Whitecaps vs Roughnecks game at Thunderbird Stadium from 6:00 to 9:00 PM, and in Kamloops, BC for May the 4th at Chapters Kamloops from 6:30 to 7:30 PM.
  • Rancor Raiders Garrison will be in Oxford, MS for Star Wars Night at Ole Miss Baseball (Swayze Field) from 6:30 to 9:00 PM.
  • Redback Garrison will be at the Fairview Heights State School Star Wars Day, at the Tingalpa State School May the 4th Be With You, at the Albany Fair Official Countdown, and at the Burleigh Heads Scouts May the 4th Star Wars Night.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Dana Point, CA for May the 4th at Dana Point Library, in Irvine, CA for May the 4th Be With You at Pretend City Children’s Museum from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM, in Riverside, CA for May the 4th Be With You at Riverside Public Library Main Branch from 4:00 to 6:00 PM and at the Marcy Branch Library from 3:30 to 5:00 PM, in Rialto, CA for Maker Faire/Spirit Day, and in Ontario, CA for TGIFriday’s Celebrating for Charity from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Southern Dewback Garrison will be in North Adelaide for the WCH visit.
  • Star Garrison will be at Star Wars Night at Rice Baseball, the Alamo Drafthouse for Fanboys, at Pinot’s Palette for Eyes to the Sky, the Cooks Children’s Hospital Troop, in Houston, TX for May the 4th Be With You at the Smith Library, at the Irving Library East Branch for May the 4th Be With You, at Movie on the Square for May the 4th Be With You, at the Rahr & Sons Brewery Tour & Tasting, in Pasadena, TX for the Teen Star Wars Party, and in El Paso, TX for May the 4th Be With You.
  • Timberline Garrison will be in Boise, ID for Star Wars Day at the Boise Public Library from 4:00 to 6:00 PM, and in Boise, ID for the AWWA Conference Fun Night from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in London for the Disney Store event featuring Warwick Davis from 7:00 to 9:00 PM, in Leicester for May the 4th Be With You at East Midlands Trains from 2:00 to 5:00 PM, in Milton Keynes for the Henry Allen Trust Benefit at Buffestore Cafe from noon to 1:30 PM, and in Doncaster for Star Wars Day at Hesley Group from 2:00 to 4:00 PM.
  • Wisconsin Garrison will be in Green Bay, WI for the TFA showing at the Weyers-Hilliard Branch Public Library from 5:00 to 6:00 PM, and in Oconomowoc, WI for May the 4th Be With You at Books & Company from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.

May 5

  • Badlands Garrison will be in Edmonton, AB for LADY GEEKs uNITE “Revenge of the Fifth.”
  • Georgia Garrison will be in Lilburn, GA for the Trickum Middle School Band Concert from 6:30 to 7:30 PM.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Grand Rapids, MI for Devos Children’s Hospital Visit.
  • Japanese Garrison will be in Miyagi Prefecture for the 23rd Kakuda Space Kid Festival.
  • Nordic Garrison will be at Nordsken at Scandic Hotel Exposén from May 5 to 7th.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Sparrows Point, MD for the Sparrows Point High School Spring Concert from 7:00 to 8:30 PM.
  • Redback Garrison will be in Browns Plains for Starlight Week at Zing Pop Culture.

May 6

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Overland Park, KS for SOARly Needed RR at Grace Church from 6:00 to 9:00 PM, and in St. Louis, MO for the 6th Annual Star Wars Fan Fest at Grant’s View Branch St. Louis County Library from 6:00 to 8:30 PM.
  • Central Garrison will be in Papillion, NE for Star Wars Night with the Omaha Storm Chasers at Werner Park Stadium.
  • Empire City Garrison will be in Setauket, NY for the Star Wars Carnival at Emma S. Clark Library from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Allentown, PA for Lehigh Valley IronPigs Star Wars Nights at Coca-Cola Park from 5:45 to 9:30 PM.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Grand Rapids, MI for Devos Hall Music of John Williams from May 6 to 7th.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Decatur, IL for MiniWars Golf Adventure.
  • Mountain Garrison will be in Denver, CO for the Colorado Symphony Tribute to Comic Con at Boettcher Concert Hall from 7:30 to 10:00 PM.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Lakewood, NJ for PTO Family Night.
  • Redback Garrison will be in Bundaberg for Starlight Week at EB Games, and at Starlight Children’s Foundation Central Station.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Los Angeles, CA for the Star Wars Cub Scout Adventure.
  • Star Garrison will be at the North Channel Relay for Life, at the Ethridge Elementary STAAR Pep Rally, in North Houston for STAAR Wars Day, in Cypress, TX for Deaf Con Houston from May 6 to 8th, and in Canutillo, TX for the STAAR Pep Rally.
  • UK Garrison will be in Plymouth for Hyde Park School Spring Fayre from 3:30 to 5:00 PM.

May 7

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Maryland Heights, MO for Free Comic Book Day at Newcastle Comics, in Cottleville, MO for the St. Charles Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Walk at St. Charles Community College from 10:00 to 11:00 AM, and in St. Charles, MO for the Missouri Rush Mother’s Day Soccer Tournament at the SLYSA Soccer Fields from 1:00 to 5:00 PM.
  • Alpine Garrison will be in West Jordan, UT for The Runner Awakens at Veterans Memorial Park from 9:00 AM to noon, in Moab, UT for the Moab Library Comic Con from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and in Orem, UT for Timpanogos Awakens High School Dance.
  • Austrian Garrison will be in Klagenfurt am Wörthersee for Star Wars Day from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
  • Badlands Garrison will be in Calgary, AB for Free Comic Book Day at Comic-Kazi.
  • Carolina Garrison will be in Raleigh, NC for Free Comic Book Day at Capitol Comics II from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, in Asheville, NC for Free Comic Book Day at Haywood Comics from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, in Knightdale, NC for Star Wars Fest at East Regional Library from noon to 1:00 PM, in Apex, NC for Star Wars Fest at Eva Perry Regional Library from noon to 1:00 PM, in Raleigh, NC for Star Wars Fest at Northeast Regional Library from noon to 1:00 PM, and in Durham, NC for Star Wars Night with the Bulls from 5:05 to 8:35 PM.
  • Central Garrison will be in Sioux Falls, SD for Free Comic Book Day at Rainbow Comics and Collectibles, in Omaha, NE for Free Comic Book Day at Krypton Comics from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM, in Mason City, IA for Free Comic Book Day at Oak Leaf Comics from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, in Fargo, ND for Free Comic Day at Comic Junction, and in Bismarck, ND for Free Comic Book Day at Juke Joint Comics.
  • Central California Garrison will be in Sacramento, CA for Komen 20th Annual Race For the Cure at Cal Expo from 7:00 to 11:00 AM, in Modesto, CA fro 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 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and in Hanford, CA for Free Comic Book Day at DJ’s Collectible Shoppe from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
  • Connecticut Garrison will be in Milford, CT for Free Comic Book Day at Alternate Universe.
  • Empire City Garrison will be in Long Island, NY for Free Comic Book Day at Grasshopper Comics from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM, in Long Island, NY for Free Comic Book Day at Bailey’s Comics from 3:30 to 4:30 PM, and in Smithtown, NY for Free Comic Book Day at Fourth World Comics from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Wilmington, DE for Free Comic Book Day at The Comic Book Shop! from May 7 to 8th, in Mechanicsburg, PA for Free Comic Book Day at Comix Connection from 10:00 Am to 1:00 PM, in Newark, DE for Free Comic Book Day at Captain Blue Hen Comics from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, in York, PA for Free Comic Book Day at Comix Connection from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, in Lancaster, PA for Free Comic Book Day at The Comic Store 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 Harrisburg, PA for Free Comic Book Day at Dimension X Comics from noon to 4:00 PM, and in West Mifflin, PA for Free Comic Book Day at New Dimension Comics C3 from noon to 2:00 PM.
  • Garrison Excelsior will be in Rochester, NY for the Lilac Festival Parade.
  • Garrison Tyranus will be in Gainesville, VA for Free Comic Book Day at Comics & Gaming from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, in Fairfax, VA for Free Comic Book Day at The Comic Shop from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, and in Midlothian, VA for Free Comic Book Day at Richmond Comix from noon to 6:00 PM.
  • Georgia Garrison will be in Macon, GA for the Journey Ride for Autism at Beach Park Pavilion from 7:30 to 10:30 AM, in Robins, GA for the Museum of Aviation Young Astronaut’s Day from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM, in Atlanta, GA for the Walk to Cure Arthritis from 9:00 to 11:00 AM, in Savannah, GA for Retro Mega Comic Con from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM, in Cumming, GA for Free Comic Book Day at Kapow! from noon to 3:00 PM, in Oakwood, GA for Free Comic Book Day at Area 52 Comics and Games from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, in Auburn, GA for Auburn Mini-Comic Con at the Auburn Public Library from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, and in Lawrenceville, GA for Star Wars Night with the Gwinnett Braves.
  • German Garrison will be in Regensburg for May the 4th Be With You at the Mller branch, in Bielefeld, Lüneburg, Osnabrück, Augsburg, Ingolstadt, Kempten, Lindau, München, Regensburg, Passau, Aschaffenburg, Mainz, Böblingen, Karlsruhe, Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg, Reutlingen, Stuttgart, Gelsenkirchen, Cologne and Jena for Müller May the 4th Be With You, and in Hamburg, Hannover, Sindelfingen, Freiburg, München, Food, Krefeld, Wuppertal, Mülheim an der Ruhr and Berlin for DKMS Disney Charity in Cinemaxx.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Dearborn, MI for the Cub Scout Banquet, in Fraser, MI for Free Comic Book Day at Comix Corner, in Rochester Hills, MI for Free Comic Book Day at Comix Corner, in Ferdale, MI for Free Comic Book Day at Detroit Comics, and in Midland, MI for Free Comic Book Day.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Oak Lawn, IL for Oak Lawn Public Library Fan Fest, in Orland Park, IL for Cinco De Star Wars Party, in Bloomington, IL for Star Wars Day at the Miller Park Zoo and in Peoria, IL for the Library Star Wars Party.
  • Mountain Garrison will be in Littleton, CO for Free Comic Book Day at Enchanted Grounds, in Highlands Ranch, CO for Free Comic Book Day at Enchanted Grounds, in Parker, CO for Free Comic Book Day at Hall of Justice Comics from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, in Parker, CO for Free Comic Book Day at Douglas County Library from 10:00 AM to noon, in Thornton, CO for Free Comic Day at Mr. X Comics from noon to 2:00 PM, in Denver, CO for Free Comic Day at Mile High Comics, in Lakewood, CO for Free Comic Book Day at Mile High Comics, in Denver, CO for Autism Speaks Walk at Coors Field from 8:30 AM to noon, in Cheyenne, WY for Free Comic Book Day at The Loft Collectibles from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, in Cheyenne, WY for Free Comic Book Day at Gryphon Comics from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, and in Loveland, CO for Star Wars Day at Hallmark Centerra from 1:00 to 3:30 PM.
  • New England Garrison will be in Westford, MA for Steps For Pets May the Paws Be With You at 11:00 AM, and in Burlington, VT for Free Comic Book Day at Earth Prime Comics at 10:00 AM.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Voorhees, NJ for Free Comic Book Day at Adventureland Store from noon to 2:00 PM, in Shrewsbury, NJ for Free Comic Book Day at The Comic Crypt, in Hamburg, NJ for Free Comic Book Day at Bob’s Collectables, in Mays Landing, NJ for Free Comic Book Day at Level Up Entertainment from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, in Scotch Plains, NJ for Free Comic Book Day at Little Shop of Comics from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, and in Manalapan, NJ for Free Comic Book Day at Zapp Comics.
  • Northern Darkness Garrison will be in Fort Wayne, IN for Free Comic Book Day and the Red Cross Blood Drive at Books Comics & Things from 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM, in Fort Wayne, IN for Free Comic Book Day at Summit Comics from 3:30 to 6:30 PM, and in Mishawaka, IN for Free Comic Book Day at BuyMeToys from 2:00 to 5:00 PM.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Frederick, MD for Free Comic Book Day at Beyond Comics from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, in Gaithersburg, MD for Free Comic Book Day at Beyond Comics from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, in Annapolis, MD for Free Comic Book Day at Third Eye Comics from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and in Cockeysville, MD for Free Comic Book Day at Cockeysville Public Library from 1:00 to 4:00 PM.
  • Outer Rim Garrison will be in Vernon, BC for Free Comic Book Day at Ebenezer’s from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM, in Burnaby, BC for Free Comic Book Day at Metropolis Comics & Toys from noon to 3:00 PM, in Coquitlam, BC for Free Comic Book Day at Coquitlam Public Library from 1:00 to 2:30 PM, and in Nanaimo, BC for Curious Comics Con.
  • Redback Garrison will be in Toowoomba for Free Comic Book Day, in Carindale for Starlight Week at EB Games, and in Hervey Bay for Starlight Week at EB Games.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Los Angeles, CA for the Star Wars Cub Scout Adventure, in Adelanto, CA for Star Wars Night with the Mavericks, and in Rancho Cucamonga, CA for Free Comic Book Day at 4 Color Fantasies from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
  • Southern Dewback Garrison will be at Greenlight Comics for Free Comic Book Day.
  • Star Garrison will be at Lone Star Heroes Comics for Free Comic Book Day, in Humble, TX for Free Comic Book Day at DNA Comics, at Titan Comics for Free Comic Book Day, at Bedrock City Comics Washington for Free Comic Book Day, at the Autism Speaks Texas 8K Run and 1K Kids Fun Run, at Bedrock City Comics 1960 for Free Comic Book Day, at North Richland Hills Library for Free Comic Book Day, in Webster, TX for Bedrock City Comics Clear Lake for Free Comic Book Day, at Bedrock City Comics Westheimer for Free Comic Book Day, at Bedrock City Comics Sugar Land for Free Comic Book Day, in Amarillo, TX for Free Comic Book Day, at the 5th Annual Star Wars Art Festival Revenge of the 5th from May 7 to 8th, and in El Paso, TX for Monster May-hem & Artist Bazaar for the Bizarre!
  • UK Garrison will be in Shipley for the Bradford Lord Mayor’s Appeal Dragonboat Festival from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, in Crewkerne for Dubs at the Mill 2016 from May 7 to 8th, in Gloucester for Charity Star Wars Day at Friar Tucks from 1:00 to 7:30 PM, in Newport for Cheap Thrills Free Comic Book Day from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, in Folkestone for Folkstone Film, TV and Comic Con 2016 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, in Romford for teh Mitchell Huth Fun Final Day of Partnership at Sainsburys Supermarkets Ltd from 10:00 AM to noon, in Cardiff for the Star Wars X-Win Regional Championships at Firestorm Games from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, and in Bristol for The Entertainer event from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Wisconsin Garrison will be in Madison, WI for Free Comic Book Day at Westfield Comics from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, and in Oshkosh, WI for Free Comic Book Day at House of Heroes Comics from 10:30 AM to 9:00 PM.

May 8

  • Georgia Garrison will be in Athens, GA for Star Wars Day at Foley Field 1 from noon to 4:00 PM.

May 9

  • Central Garrison will be in Sioux Falls, SD for The Symphony Strikes Back at Washington Pavilion at 7:00 PM.
  • New England Garrison will be in Boston, MA for Star Wars Night at Fenway Park at 7:10 PM.

May 10

  • Georgia Garrison will be in Snellville, GA for the Shiloh Middle School Band Concert from 6:00 to 7:45 PM.

Next Databurst…May 11th.

*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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