Upcoming Events
Fri., 11/27: Festival of Lights Parade (Crystal Lake, IL)
We've been invited to take part in the Crystal Lake 2015 Festival of Lights Holiday Parade once again

Sat., 11/28: Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade (Chicago, IL)
Tune into the McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade on Thursday on WGN 9 Chicago or WGN America and see the Garrison.

Sat., 11/28: DreamLand Comics Food Drive (Schaumburg, IL)
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Sun., 11/29: Winter Wonderland Parade (Pekin, IL)
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Tue., 12/1: Lurie's Children Hospital Visit (Chicago, IL)
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12/4: Star Wars at the Castle (Lombard, IL)

12/5: Bolingbrook Library Star Wars Celebration (Bolingbrook, IL)

12/5: Christmas Parade (Bloomington, IL)

12/6: Toy Con Charity Toy Show (Bridgeview, IL)

12/8: Lurie's Children Hospital Visit (Chicago, IL)

Legion News
Stormtrooper Armor Stops Bullying Yet Again
http://501stlegion.org/images/homepage/layla.png Layla is yet another young girl who was teased at school for liking Star Wars amongst other "boy" things. As a result of the bullying, Layla began to lose herself. She stopped...

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...

Neighboring Units
Wisconsin Garrison

Bloodfin Garrison

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
  • 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 June 2, 2012

Joliet Star Wars Day III :: Joliet, IL

Come on out to the Joliet Library where they dedicate the day to everything Star Wars
Brookfield Library :: Brookfield, WI

The Wisconsin Garrison wanted to let you all know that this long running troop will be held again this year and is inviting everyone to drive up and have fun.
Open Cockpit Days :: Bloomington, IL

Prairie Aviation Museum in Bloomington IL is theming one of their Open Cockpit Days for Star Wars.
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