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5th Annual LEGO Contest


WHO: WACO Historical Society

WHAT: Brick Blowout LEGO Contest

WHERE: WACO Air Museum, 1865 South County Road 25A, Troy, Ohio 45373

WHEN: Deadline for entries is March 4, 2018

Calling all LEGO lovers of all ages! Dump those buckets of multi-colored LEGOs and get started. This year even more prizes are waiting to be given to some deserving LEGO architect, just like YOU! Thanks to Greentech Lawn and Irrigation, a favorite prize in the adult category (the $100 gift certificate to Smith’s Boathouse Restaurant) is back! Scene 75 is sponsoring this event and have donated 1st place prize gift baskets in each youth category, which include a $50 Scene 75 cash card. Other prizes have been donated by Troy Meijer, Troy Wal Mart, Troy Culvers, Cairn’s Toys in Tipp City, Sky Zone, Jumpy’s Fun Zone, Troy McDonald’s, Troy Papa John’s Pizza, Troy Skyline Chili, Tipp City’s Hickory River, Tipp City Dairy Queen, Hobart Arena and more! Prizes will be awarded March 17th at the close of the Brick Blowout Event. All of these prizes Deadline for entries is March 4th. Pick up a registration packet at WACO Air Museum or download at www.wacoairmuseum.org.

The theme of this year’s contest, FIRST RESPONDERS, OUR REALHEROES, is an opportunity to honor these special heroes with your LEGO creativity. The definition of a hero is an ordinary person who faces extraordinary circumstances and acts with courage, honor and self-sacrifice. No matter where you live, first responders, our real heroes, have been busy making sure you, your family and your friends are staying safe. Recently, first responders of this country have been faced with hurricanes, fires, droughts, mudslides, flooding, severe storms and more. Fireman, policeman, EMT’s, our servicemen and women, K-9 units, and other citizens have sacrificed their own comfort in the face of natural disasters in order to help their neighbors. Brick Blowout will be a day to honor these special heroes through a LEGO exhibit.


Then, on March 17th between noon and 5 pm, bring your family and friend to WACO Air Museum to see a giant city exhibit built by OKI Lug. This Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana Tri State Lego Users Group is a non-profit organization that is over 70 members strong! Check out some of their massive creations at www.OKILUG.com. All local entries will also be displayed. The event will include activities such as a LEGO scavenger hunt, a LEGO building zone with thousands of bricks for building, popcorn and the Batman LEGO movie, a market for those who want to sell gently used LEGO kits, a chance shake hands and say thank you to local police and fireman, a drone demonstration by Sinclair UAS Workforce, photo opportunities with DC Comic heroes, as well as an opportunity to win a classic bi-plane ride for two in “Sunny,” the big yellow WACO airplane!

CONTACT: Nancy Royer, 937-335-9226

http://www.wacoairmuseum.org/brick-blowout!.html

Do you have old Legos or Duplos laying around the house and don’t know what to do with them?

You can:

  1. Donate them to WACO (all donations are tax deductible) or

  2. Become a vendor at the Brick Blowout on March 17 at WACO Air Museum.

Call the museum at 937-335-9226 for more details

http://www.wacoairmuseum.org/brick-blowout!.html


Location

Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park 

16 S. Williams St., Dayton, OH 45402

Visitor Center:

For details and seasonal date schedules see https://www.nps.gov/daav/planyourvisit/hours.htm

or please call (937) 225-7705 for the current park schedule.

Parking:

From W. Third St., turn south on Williams St and then turn left on Fourth St. Go 1/2 block and turn left into the Visitor Center parking area.

CLICK HERE for a parking map.

See the Visitor Center page for details on hours.

Travel Note - Third St. Bridge closure:

The Third Street Bridge will be CLOSED beginning Jan. 1, 2020 until approximately Oct. 2021. Visitors can use the Fifth St. Bridge or the Salem Ave. Bridge as detours from downtown Dayton. A file with more detailed instructions for visitors traveling from the north or south via I-75, or from the east and west via US35 can be downloaded by CLICKING HERE.

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