On August 3rd, I LUG NY members Brian G and Brian W attended the Adult Night festivities at the Legoland Discovery Center in Westchester. Legoland Discovery Centers offer an Adult Night every other month and are usually held on the first Thursday of the month from 7-9 PM. Adults are not able to visit the LLDC during normal hours of operation without children. Adult Night gives adults a chance to see what the LLDC is about and the chance to take part in activities that combine LEGO with some other fun theme. Previous Adult Nights were centered around pop culture (Star Wars, Super Heroes, Video Games and Halloween last October). This month’s theme was Nickelodeon.
Here is the result of our two stop-motion animation workshops at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center in January. Lots of creativity all around! Thanks to all who came out.
Coming soon to the Stamford Museum & Nature Center in Stamford, CT! Continue reading A Billion Bricks 4: Superheroes in Gotham
Want to see a sneak preview of the third annual A Billion Bricks exhibition at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center? The display is now open to the public. Come check out a sampling of official Star Wars sets from 1999 to today, over 600 different Star Wars minifigures, droids, and creatures, and some fantastic LEGO Star Wars photography prints!
You can also get a “behind the scenes” look at I LUG NY’s sprawling collaborative LEGO display featuring city, space, deep sea, and other themed areas. The completed layout will be unveiled at the grand opening on December 5th.
The third annual Billion Bricks exhibition at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center is coming soon. The display will be open November 23, 2015 through February 7, 2016. The display will feature assorted LEGO Star Wars sets ranging from 1999 to today, over 600 different Star Wars minifigures, droids, and creatures, LEGO Star Wars artwork, and a large collaborative build by I LUG NY featuring city, space, deep sea, and other themed areas.
Select weekends will also have workshops. See below. Continue reading A Billion Bricks 3: Galactic Travels- Coming Soon
New York Comic Con 2015 happened last weekend. Like the Bionicle reboot announcement last year, this year marked the debut of another theme- Nexo Knights. It’s a hybrid of castle and sci-fi with a strong retro 80’s vibe. Continue reading New York Comic Con 2015
Nearly every month LLDC (www.LegoLandDiscoveryCenter.com) has an AFOL night (Adult Fans Of LEGO, 18+) who reminisce about and/or actively enjoy LEGO. And ILUGNY, a LEGO User Group in the tri-state area, has members who actively enjoy LEGO and who attend these events to meet like-talented adults to share our passion and to participate in the activities. NOTE: Adults NOT bringing child to LLDC are only allowed to go during an Adult Night, which is good because that’s when it’s an adult-friendly atmosphere!
This event was August’s music-themed event… “Rock Star” Adult Night.
The June Adults-Only Night at the LEGOLAND Discovery Center in Westchester was video-game themed, which is fitting since LEGO and pixel-y things go so well together.