Upcoming Events
Thu., 6/2: 2nd Children's Hospital Visit (Peoria, IL)
This is our 2nd visit to the Children's Hospital of Illinois.

Sat., 6/4: Joliet Library Star Wars Day (Joliet, IL)
We are proud to now welcome back the Joliet Library Star Wars Day (7). (THE WORLDS LARGEST PUBLIC LIBRARY STAR WARS DAY EVENT IN THE WORLD).

Sat., 6/4: Villians Con (Danville, IL)
Villains Con is a Sci-fi/ Horror/ Comic convention in Danville IL put on by local comic and Vintage Toy store Vintage Villains.

Sun., 6/5: Wish to be a Jedi (Chicago, IL)
The Make-A-Wish Foundation has reached out to us to help grant a wish.

Sun., 6/5: March For Family Fun Event (Geneva, IL)
Follow the link for more information

6/5: 2nd Annual Make-A-Wish Brunch (Chicago, IL)

6/6: Foster Parent Appreciation (Peoria, IL)

6/6: Gail Borden Ice Cream Social (Elgin, IL)

6/11: Peoria Chief's Star Wars Night (Peoria, IL)

6/11: Birthday Party (Hoffman Estates, IL)

 
Legion News
February 2016 Trooper of the Month
The 501st Legion extends its heartfelt congratulations and thanks to our February 2016 Trooper of the Month winner: Amy E Higgs -- BH 42297 of Garrison Corellia. http://i.imgur.com/WtU0k7p.png Amy has far exceeded expectations in her...

May the Fourth be with you, and may this news delight you
We would like to wish a happy Star Wars Day to all of our members and fans. For years now May 4th has been the date where fans worldwide celebrate Star Wars, and today we have an additional reason to celebrate....

Blast-a-Trooper, Save-a-Child
This week members of 501st Legion Garrison Titan presented Seattle Children's Hospital with a check for $20,000 in charity donations, raised during a wildly successful Blast-a-Trooper event at Emerald City Comicon. Garrison Titan's membership have...

January 2016 Trooper of the Month
The 501st Legion extends its heartfelt congratulations to our January 2016 Trooper of the Month winner: Kevin Chamberlain, SL-4035 of Redback Garrison. http://i.imgur.com/HQQhn3B.jpg?1 Recently standing down as GCO of Redback Garrison...

You can be a Force For Change
We are pleased to announce an unprecedented partnership between the 501st Legion, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and Lucasfilm?s Force For Change program. In the days leading to Star Wars Day on May 4th, Lucasfilm will match charitable donations made...

#LoveForLanden
2016 started off as a rough year for Landen Palatino. Landen suffered multiple seizures that lead to the discovery of a tumor in his brain. After surgery removed the tumor, Landen was diagnosed with glioblastoma brain cancer - an aggressive form of...

An extraterrestrial from the planet Vulcan
We are pleased to announce the completion of a new set of standards for Darth Vader: Back To The Future, as well as our first completed BTTF Vader. Congratulations to SL-77104 Cueloopz! http://i.imgur.com/cNvzkYi.png?1 The full...

Reinforcements have arrived.
The 501st recently met 7-year old Star Wars fan, Jake, at the MCM Birmingham Comic Con last weekend. Jake is disabled and has had a difficult time at school lately, so Jake?s father arranged to introduce Jake and his brother to the 501st. The UK...

May the luck of the Irish be with you!
Lá Fhéile Pádraig "Happy St. Patrick's Day from the 501st Legion. We hope you will join us in the celebrations we are attending across the world, and wish our Stormtroopers a bit of Irish luck with their aim." - 501st Ireland Garrison...

Legion Spotlight: Neon City Garrison
The Neon City Garrison is the Nevada Chapter of the 501st Legion. Originally part of the Legion?s Pacific Outpost, Neon City was formed in the year 2000 to support the growing number of troopers in the state of Nevada and has been a constant...

 
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.
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Events for May 20, 2012

High School Band Concert :: Dixon, IL

Dixon High School is having their final concert of the year and are planning to include the Star Wars marches as their grandiose finale. The band director has asked for a few members of the MWG to attend
May ToyCon Show :: Bridgeview, IL

This year is a 20 year celebration of Toy Con and at the May show they are having a special "Star Wars" show.
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