Upcoming Events
Thu., 4/17: Adler After Dark (Chicago, IL)
After a truly epic appearance last year, the Garrison has been invited back to the Adler Planetarium for "Adler After Dark" Geek Chic 2!

Sat., 4/19: Birthday Party (Coulterville, IL)
Top Secret

Fri., 4/25: C2E2 2014 (Chicago, IL)
Join the Garrison for a return trip to C2E2 from Friday April 25th to Sunday April 27th

Fri., 4/25: C2E2 Comedy Mutant Escort (Chicago, IL)
Comedian Dan Tefler is the opening act for the Friday night of comedy with Comedy Mutant at C2E2, and he'd love to have a solid Imperial escort to bring him on stage

Sat., 4/26: C2E2 Children's Blaster Arena (Chicago, IL)
Do you have what it takes to be a member of the Imperial Forces? In the Blaster Arena, young Cadets pit their blaster skills against the Empire’s finest troops!

4/26: C2E2 Panel (Chicago, IL)

4/27: Chicago Toy Show (St Charles, IL)

4/27: St. Baldricks at Jerseys (Hoffman Estates, IL)

5/2: Kane County Cougars Star Wars Night (Geneva, IL)

5/3: Wheaton Library SW and FCBD (Wheaton, IL)

 
Legion News
501st Legion Trooper of the Month for February 2014 is ...
Andrew Wilcockson , TK-8547, Redback Garrison Andrew has been instrumental in laying one of our own to rest. In February 2014, Craig ?The Sniper? Budge, DZ-7622, passed away suddenly. Andrew had been helping Craig and his fiancee relocate to the...

Mission Spotlight: Middle East Film & Comic Con, Dubai
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/UAEhandshake_zpsda95238a.jpg The 501st Legion's UAE Outpost has made their first successful mission in the name of the Empire! During TD-19976 's solo patrol of the Middle East...

501st Legion Trooper of the Month for January 2014 is ...
Jason Boyd , TD-5945, Carolina Garrison Jason has done an amazing job this past year as the Carolina Garrison Events Coordinator, often setting up last-minute events with surprising results, including actively seeking out charity events near and far,...

501st Trooper Spotlight: TI-4523
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/JeffHickeycopy_zps72072b3d.jpg The Legion Spotlight falls on Jeff Hickey, TI-4523 of Georgia Garrison! Jeff had an incredibly meaningful moment with a little girl during the...

501st Legion: Annual Report 2013-2014
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/CEIIGroupphotowith501stbranding-cropped7_6875_zpscf637a68.jpg Legion Commanding Officer Aimee Jorgensen has compiled an annual report and year in review for the 2013-2014...

501st Mission Spotlight: Game Day at the Chicago Dice Dojo
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/DiceDojogame-crop7_6875_zps2f424b0b.jpg On Saturday, February 22nd, members of the Midwest Garrison and the Rebel Nar Shaddaa Base invaded the Chicagoland Games Dice Dojo for...

501st Mission Spotlight: BSO Sci-Fi Spectacular
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/Takei7_68_zpsa602b0fe.jpg From February 20th to February 23rd, the 501st Legion?s Old Line Garrison along with the Rebel Legion?s Terrapin Base were on hand to support the...

501st Legion Trooper of the Month for December 2013 is ...
Dan Beltz , TK-6635, Garrison Carida Recently, while attending a local convention, Dan responded to a medical emergency involving one of his garrison mates. Dan rendered first aid and accompanied the trooper to the hospital emergency room. Dan spent...

In Memoriam: Honorary Legionnaire Aaron Allston
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/AaronAllstoncrop7_68_zps57cd38a3.jpg On February 27th, Star Wars author Aaron Allston passed away. Aaron?s work influenced many realms, but it was his Wraith Squadron novels...

In Memoriam: Larry Jehle Jr., TX-8301
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/SaintsFettNews7_6875_zps29b12840.jpg Larry A. Jehle Jr., TX 8301 of the Legion's Bast Alpha Garrison, passed away on the 18th of February, 2014. Only 30 years old, Larry joined...

 
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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Direct link to topic thread on our forum. Most are restricted to 501st/Rebel Legion members only due to private planning details. Members must log onto the forum to view the topic thread.
Private events include birthday parties, weddings, and other events not open to the public for drop-ins. Forum topics may contain address and contact information of private parties, and as such, a direct forum link is not provided for security purposes.

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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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