On Saturday, October 24th, members of the 501st New England Garrison paid a visit to the Cedar Hills Country Club in Stoughton, MA for a Halloween Hay Ride.

On Saturday, October 17th, members of the 501st New England Garrison attended the ‘Palmer Pumpkin Palooza’ festival. “Palmer Soccer Association and Gotta Dance are organizing the Palmer Pumpkin Palooza. This exciting community event is designed to celebrate the fabulous fall gourd, the Pumpkin. Last year we had some amazing carved pumpkins on display. This year we hope to double the size of this display. We will have entertainment, food and merchandise vendors as well as several community groups providing activities.” Troopers were on hand to greet festival guests and pose for pictures.

On Saturday, November 29th, Darth Vader, Plo Koon, and an Endor Commando marched in the City of Lights parade in Lowell, MA. This parade is the grand finale to a day of festivities that ends with the ceremonial lighting of the downtown area, officially kicking off the holiday season. The trio were also joined by Captain America and Black Widow of the Avengers as they walked the parade route. Their mission was to help support a local non-profit group called STEP, short for Special Teams for Exceptional People. STEP’s mission is to provide sports activities and social gatherings for kids…
 
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On Saturday, July 19th members of the 501st Legion – New England Garrison paid a visit to the Ipswich Masonic Lodge for their annual Family Day. Darth Vader and a squad of faithful Legion members patrolled the grounds and greeted fans as they enjoyed the beautiful weather.

On Saturday, January 25th members of the 501st New England Garrison, the Rebel Legion Alderaan Base, and the Firaxan Clan of Mandalorian Mercs arrived at the Tsongas Center for a matchup between the UMASS Lowell River Hawks and the Providence College Friars. Darth Vader was escorted by a fleet of his faithful troopers and also guarded by a squad of bounty hunters, led by the fearless Boba Fett. The Jedi Order was also represented by two noble Jedi Knights who were accompanied by athe loyal droid R2-D2. Everyone in attendance was able to meet and get photos with their favorite…
 
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