Over the weekend of August 8th through the 10th members of the 501st Legion – New England Garrison and the Rebel Legion – Alderaan Base attended the super-sized convention called BOSTON COMIC CON!!! Over the course of this 3-day show members patrolled the Seaport Convention Center and mingled with their fellow sci-fi and comic book fans. This was also the first event where we debuted our newest props; a small scale replica of the Death Star Trash Compactor and a life size Kenner action figure photo backdrop! Thanks to the efforts of our members we were able to raise $900…
 
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On the weekend of August 3rd and 4th, members of the New England Garrison and the Rebel Legion – Alderaan Base teamed up to operate a booth at Boston Comic Con. This event was originally scheduled to take place in April but due to the Marathon Bombings that took place a few days earlier it was rescheduled to August. This event also changed venues and went from the Hynes Convention Centre over to the Seaport Convention Center. Over the course of the weekend con-goers were able to see Jedi and Sith, X-Wing and TIE Pilots, Stormtroopers, Bounty Hunter, Clonetroopers, and…
 
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On Saturday, April 30th and Sunday, May 1st, members of the 501st’s New England Garrison and Rebel Legion’s Alderaan Base banded together at once again at the 2011 Boston ComiCon at the Hynes Convention Center. Their booth display included handouts for convention-goers, a photo-frame of the Garrison’s past events, a shelf-display of many of the Garrison’s personal props and a specially constructed Nerf Blaster Range where attendees could make a donation to the American Cancer Society’s “Relay for Life” for an opportunity to shoot a trooper. Thanks to the hard work of the New England Garrison and Alderaan Base members…
 
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