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I’m with you Brian! Anyone is free to contact me personally at email@example.com.
I think the site should have a list of all the members and their contact information. Anyone looking to send dues can go to paypal and send it to ILUGNY@yahoo.com
I was wondering if anyone here does kinetic LEGO pieces, or do you only do static LEGO sculptures?
Most of us just do models, but one of our members, Jon, does a bit of Mindstorms & Technic stuff: http://www.flickr.com/photos/justjon/sets/
You may want to reach out to him.
I think you’re best bet is to start by coming to one of our meetings. I think the next one is in the Massapequa Park Public Library at 11am on May 19th. We try and move the meetings around a bit, so if you have trouble getting to this one, we’ll probably have one closer at some point.
Is there any Lego fans in the Catskill NY area? I had started playing Legos with my 5 year old son, and now I have built some cool stuff and display them in my 40 gal. fish tank. (No Fish of course!) If there are any clubs in this area I would like to join or start a new one. Please let me know if you have heard of any. Thank you!
As presently constituted, I LUG NY members live as far North as the Palisades, throughout NYC, Long Island, and even in parts of Connecticut. You are welcome to join us for meetings/events whenever your schedule permits. Because of how far we are spread geographically, meetings are never conveniently located for the entire membership but we vary meeting locations so the burden of commuting falls on all of us throughout the year.
I have been building kits up to now but would like to begin designing and building some of my own creations. I live in SC and there are no Lego stores near us. How do I buy lego bricks and parts in bulk for projects? Is there a source for these? Any suggestions you ca make would be appreciated.
LEGO Pick a Brick walls are great but you said you don’t live near a LEGO Store so you can always use the LEGO online Pick a Brick at LEGO.com.
Another great source for parts is bricklink.com.
Between these two sites you should be able to find any part you are looking for.
Hi Guys! At NYCC you mentioned a display at Stamford? What are the details? I was getting ready to post my photos (amateurish as they are) and wanted to include info on your next event.
Our next show will be here:
Stamford Museum & Nature Center
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT 06903
We are setting the display up this week and it opens to the public on November 17, 2012 and runs through January 27, 2013
I’m interested in becoming a member, how would I go about joining?
was wondering if anyone in your group would be interested in doing a commissioned sculpture of a small, all-white, dog?
My family saw the show at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center and we are lego nuts. We would like more info about your organization and what you do and how one could get involved. Loved the show and we were amazed at how many of the sets we own and have built ourselves – although there were other fabulous free builds as well.
Thank you for your attention to this matter and we look forward to hearing from you,
Wendy (fellow LEGO nut),
I LUG NY is made up of Adult Fans of LEGO 18 years of age and older. If one wants to become involved with the club all one would need do is attend a meeting. Check our calendar for info on where the next meeting is.
We usually meet on the 3rd Saturday of the month but at different locations which is why the events page is used to let members know where we are meeting.
I was given one of your Steam Locomotives (2012 Design) and on the box it refered me to http://ornament.ilugny.org for hanging instructions. The site however only provides diagrams for assembling the locomotive and tender. Why can I obtain instructions for Hanging.
Yes, unfortunately the hanging portion of the direction was not added.
To make it easy, I’ll just describe it and I’m sure you will understand it.
You will need about a 3″ section of thread (any color will do) Then proceed to take all four (4) black cheese slopes off the top of the engine (in back).
The thread simply gets locked into place once you snap the slopes back in place.
This works well because the center point of the train and tender is almost exactly at that point as well.
Hello, my name is Cody Wells. We met today at the Lego Store in Queens Bureau Mall! I can not tell you how excited I was to meet the two of you and would love to talk with you more! It is a dream of mine to be affiliated with Lego in anyway and to influence the creativity of others and myself in rebuilding no only my childhood but to improve the imagination of all! I can not tell you how excited I am that I met the two of you and look forward to hearing from you. Sincerely; Cody Wells
Please join us for our monthly meeting this Saturday Jan 19th at the Larchmont Public Library in Larchmont NY. If you have any other specific questions or inquiries please feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
I want to be a full member – please contact me on how to join!
When and where your meeting are! I would love to display my work!
visit my MOCpages web pages: http://www.mocpages.com/home.php/48287
Nicholas, the best way to join is to drop by during a public display or meeting. Our next public event will be at the Larchmont Public Library on Saturday February 9th.
We’ll have more details on the front page of the web site in a few days.
Can you please tell me the minimum age for members, and how I can join?
Hey Zeke – the club is for adults (18 or older), and the best way to join is to drop by during a public display or meeting. Our next public event will be at the Larchmont Public Library on Saturday February 9th.
We’ll have more details on the front page of the web site in a few days.
Hey I Lug NY.. Wizard World is looking for a few local builders in NYC who may be able to assist us with creating life size Lego statues this June for a few of our Wizard World events.
Hello: Our Boy Scout Troop is hosting a LEGO fan event on May 4th and 5th in northern Virginia. Please check out our website at http://www.scoutingforbricks.com. We are looking for exhibitors and will have a special section for Star Wars and “May the Fourth Be With You!”.
As Trains theme coordinator for BrickFair NE, I just wanted to reach out to the group to see if your club would be attending BrickFair NE in Manchester, NH this coming May, and if you were interested in displaying a club train layout. We’re starting to allocate space for large displays, and I wanted to make sure you were included if interested. If you are interested, please let me know how much space you’ll need, and how many tables you think you might need for the space.
If you don’t attend as a club, I hope to see some of you at the event as individuals!
Elroy – that’s a great question. I’ll be sure to bring it up at the next meeting.
Hello, I’ve been a Lego enthusiast for 40 years now. My recent focus has been mosaics and I regularly offer a customized mosaic of a child at both my kids’ schools for their fundraising auctions that turn out to be the most bid on items. Here is the first mosaic I made a while ago (I still have it): http://www.brickshelf.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?f=112759
I’d like to take the mosaics to the next step, introducing more colors, more complex styles, and even get into sculpture. I’ve also contemplated making a side business related to Lego that I would like to explore.
I would be interested in going to the next I LUG NY meeting and chat with like-minded Lego lovers! Please let me know when and where the next meeting is and I hope to be there.
Very impressive mosaic work. It is nice you help out your kids’ fundraising efforts through LEGO.
We are currently displaying at the Larchmont Public Library in Larchmont, NY. Today’s hours are 9-5 and we will be displaying next Saturday on February 16th as well.
Our Boy Scout Troop is hosting a LEGO Fan event on May 4th and 5th in northern Virginia. Please check out our website at http://www.scoutingforbricks.com. We are looking for exhibitors to display their MOCs and promote a love for LEGO. We hope that you can join us for this event. Thank you!
Hi, I tried to email “contact at ilugny.org” and the message bounced back. How can y’all be reached for questions and the such.
Email sent today.
Just moved to New York City and would like to join. I’ll look for the announcement of your March meeting, but in the meantime, here’s what I do it anyone’s interested. My specialty is using the City and Modular sets and Minifigures for storytelling and historical scenarios. I also have blog pieces about MOCs, their builders, and sources of inspiration for my own work. Here are a couple of examples, a piece on the new Palace Cinema:
And an interview with a well-known builder in Portugal (which got picked up by the GeekDad blog):
I live in Manhattan and want to learn to design and build models. Is there a weeknight class I can take? Expert I can hire for private lessons?Please advise. Thanks. Hal
Mohawk Day Camp interested in someone to run a Lego Building area in our summer day camp–July /Aug Transportation is available from NYC or Westchester or Fairfield. Children welcome.
I am a writer in the arts and entertainment section of Hearst Connecticut newspapers and I am working on a story about the new LEGOLand Discovery Center opening in Westchester. i was wondering if a few in the group would want to talk with me about its arrival for a story I am working on today. I can be reached at email@example.com or 203-964-2241 (work) or 203-382-3072.
Looking forward to hearing from you!
Hi, how are you?
I am an assistant producer from TV Tokyo. I am producing a story on popularity of Lego among adults. Do you know anyone in ny area who collect and invest in Lego sets? We would like to film them on camera this week. Please let me know if you can introduce us to someone as soon as possible. My number is 1-917-428-8864. Thank you!
It was great meeting you guys at Lyndhurst this weekend! Your exhibit was incredible!
I appreciate you getting information out to your members about the summer job opening at Camp Mohawk (visit http://www.campmohawk.com to apply).
You had mentioned two gentleman specifically who may be interested – please have them contact me directly if they would like more information. I can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
My son took a Lego class with mike and I was wondering if you guys interested in loose Lego pieces? Thanks, Lauren
I am looking for a person to come to the Hudson River Museum in Yonkers to conduct a demonstration of making a bridge out of legos. We have wonderful exhibition coming in the fall which features 7 bridges painted between 1900-1940. Could a member of the group come to the Museum? Thank you so much.
Will you be posting the video from the Stamford Museum stop-motion class (Jan 18) on the site? Thanks – John
Hey Im a friend of Brett from Funny Business in Nyack and Im looking to get involved. Can you send me an email letting me know what i need to do? Thanks.
Hi! I just saw your Gotham billion bricks 4 at the Stamford Nature center. I am interested in joining your group. Can you please contact me with the next steps.
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