Upcoming Events
Tue., 8/4: Bartlett Night Out (Bartlett, IL)
The Village of Bartlett has asked the Garrison to come out again for its 22st Annual National Night Out Picnic in the Park on Tuesday, August 5, 2014.

Tue., 8/4: Alsip Police Dept Star Wars Day (Alsip, IL)
This is a national event that has roughly 38 million people in 16,124 communities across the nation celebrating America's National Night Out Against Crime. This year the Alsip Police Department has chosen to have a "Star Wars" themed National Night Out

Fri., 8/7: Relay For Life (Itasca, IL)
In years past, we have attended many Relay events as guests, just to interact with the crowd. This year, we are taking it a step further. Come Join Us.

Fri., 8/7: Red Carpet Event Film Fest (Decatur, IL)
It is that time of year again, and the Decatur Celebration is right around the corner. They would love to have the Garrison at their LLCU 21 Film Project.

Fri., 8/7: Boomers SW Night (Schaumburg, IL)
Join members of the MWG as they provide costume support for the Schaumburg Boomers once again as they play against the Washington Wild Things.

8/8: Midwest Makerfest (Peoria, IL)

8/8: Birthday Party (Chicago, IL)

8/9: Montgomery Fest Parade (Montgomery, IL)

8/15: Wheaton All Night Flea Market (Wheaton, IL)

8/16: Bartlett Kids Fest (Bartlett, IL)

 
Legion News
Stormtrooper?s ?501 Mile Walk? to Finish on the Golden Gate
http://501stlegion.org/images/homepage/doyleggg.jpg On August 15, 2015, at 7am in the morning, 501st Central Garrison member Kevin Doyle (TK-172) will cross the Golden Gate Bridge escorted by a garrison of fellow stormtroopers. Kevin?s...

501st Legion Crafts Armor for Disabled Boy
http://501stlegion.org/images/homepage/tillyer.jpg Matthew Tillyer is an alert and positive 13 year old Carlsbad, California boy who, in December 2013, went from a typically active kid to unable to walk after unexpected complications from...

Welcome to the Legion, Corey Dee Williams!
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/Corey-Dee-Wiiliams-554_zps2vzj0t3j.jpg "I?ve just made a deal that'll keep the Empire here forever." At Star Wars Celebration Anaheim, members of...

In Memoriam: Janice Decker ID-5259
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/Janice%20Decker%20ID%205259_zpssmkbbzfx.jpg On the 9th of April, 2015 Janice Decker (ID 5259) of the MidSouth Garrison? passed away after a brief but fierce...

The 501st Legion Trooper of the Month for February 2015
In February, Tyrene Teo, BH-80666 of the Singapore Garrison , organized troopers from four 501st units, the Rebel Legion, and the Galactic Academy for the Chingay Parade in Singapore, one of the largest street performance and float parades in Asia....

In Memoriam: Lance Moore TK-31088
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/Lance_Moore%20554_zps7czx8uxt.jpg On the 10th of March, 2015, Lance Moore (TK-31088) of the 501st Legion's Georgia Garrison passed from this World. Lance is...

In Memoriam: Scott Boynton TD-78947
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/Scott%20Boynton%20TD78947%20554_zpsq8f3e2u1.jpg On the 26th of March, 2015, Scott Boynton (TD-78947) of the 501st Legion?s Star Garrison entered into the next...

The 501st Legion Trooper of the Month for January 2015
http://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac78/tk3809/save_zpsgfcoeg0k.jpg The Legion is very proud to announce that Scott Loxley, TK-4857 of Terror Australis Garrison has been selected as Trooper of the Month for January 2015. As many of you...

Forward March! TB-101 Leads the Way!
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/TB101%20on%20the%20March%20554_zps0baj6g0a.jpg The 501st Legion congratulates Aimee Jorgensen, TB-101 , on her re-election as Legion Commanding Officer ! Aimee...

The 501st Legion Trooper of the Month for December 2014
Congratulations to Valter Santos, BH-3738 of the Portuguese Outpost , our December Legion Trooper of the Month! In December, Valter was instrumental in making Comic Con Oporto one of the largest and successful events on the Iberian Peninsula in Legion...

 
Neighboring Units
Wisconsin Garrison
Wisconsin

Bloodfin Garrison
Indiana

Midsouth Garrison
Kentucky & Tennessee

Central Garrison
N. Dakota, S. Dakota, Minnesota, & Iowa

70th Explorers Garrison
Kansas & Missouri

Northern Darkness Garrison
Northern 22 counties of Indiana

Nar Shadaa Base
Rebel Legion - Wisconsin & Illinois

 
Event Calendar
NOTE:
  • An event only appears on the calendar below once it has been confirmed and all details set. Days that appear to be free below may already have events in the planning stages under way.
  • At least a month's advanced notice is appreciated for event planning. As a reminder, we are not professional entertainers or actors and all of our activities are done on a volunteer basis only.
  • Even with a free day and sufficient advanced notice, we cannot guarantee availability for events, again due to the fact that we are all volunteers who do this in our spare time.
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Events for May 5, 2012

Free Comic Book Day Frankfort :: Frankfort, IL

Join the MWG at AF Books for Free Comic Book Day
Star Wars Day at Miller Park Zoo :: Bloomington, IL

It's an afternoon of family fun with Star Wars attire encouraged. See special animal enrichment activities with the sci-fi theme.
Slackers CDs & Games-Free Comic Book Day :: Alton, IL

Our presence has been requested again to make an appearance at Slackers on Free Comic Book Day
Free Comic Book Day :: Portage, IN

For the 6th year in a row Sparky, of Lightspeed Hobbies, has invited the MWG to come out for Free Comic Book Day.
Free Comic Book Day :: Champaign, IL

Join the MWG at G-Mart for Free Comic Book Day
Free Comic Book Day :: Grayslake, IL

Join the MWG at Free Comic Book Day at Jay's Comics
Transplant Send Off :: Arlington Heights, IL

Top Secret
Free Comic Book Day at Twilight Comics :: Shiloh, IL

The MWG, who have attended the last four years, have been requested to make an appearance at Twilight Comics
Free Comic Book Day at Comic Quest :: Evansville, IN

Join the MWG and the Bloodfin Garrison as they attend FCBD at Comic Quest
Coal City Library :: Coal City, IL

The library is hoping to have like a star wars jeopardy that the attendees and characters can play
No Mo Chemo Celebration :: Hudson, IL

Top Secret
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