Jedi News is working with Roqoo Depot and the 501st Legion to bring you the very latest activity from garrisons across the planet.

Be sure to listen in to the 501stCast, the official podcast of the 501st Legion International Star Wars Costuming Organization for all the latest Legion related news. Here are the events through to May 22nd 2018: –

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion events around the world from May 16 to 22nd. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

May 16

  • Garrison Carida will be in Lewisberry, PA for the Star Wars Book Fair and Open House from 5:30 to 7:30 PM.

May 17

  • Japanese Garrison will be in Sapporo City for the Greenbird Volunteer Cleanup.

May 18

  • Austrian Garrison will be in Bonn, Germany for FedCon 27 from 10:00 AM 6:00 PM.
  • Central Garrison will be in Bloomington, MN for the Make-a-Wish Rally for David at Normandale Hills Elementary School.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Greencastle, PA for the Relay For Life “May the Cure Be With You” from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • Garrison Excelsior will be in Buffalo, NY for Nickel City Con from May 18 to 20th.
  • German Garrison will be in Bonn, Germany for FedCon 27.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Rockville, MD for the Ritchie Park PTA Spring Picnic at Ritchie Park Elementary from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in Alcester for the Midlands Air Festival at Ragley Hall from May 18 to 20th.

May 19

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Mission, KS for the 33rd Annual Turkey Creek Festival at Antioch Park from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM, and in St. Louis, MO for the CF Great Strides Walk STL at Carondelet Park from 9:30 to 11:30 AM.
  • Alpine Garrison will be in South Jordan, UT for the Costco Primary Children’s Fundraiser from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
  • Bast Alpha Garrison will be in Covington, LA for Fuzion Fest.
  • Carolina Garrison will be in Fletcher, NC for Asheville ComicCon at the WNC Agricultural Center from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and in Greensboro, NC for Star Wars Night with the Carolina Cobras at Coliseum Greensboro from 7:00 to 10:00 PM.
  • Central Garrison will be in Saint Paul, MN for MSP Comic Con (FKA SpringCon) at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand, and in Omaha, NE for Star Wars Day at Nebraska Furniture Mart.
  • Central California Garrison will be in Yuba City, CA for Yuba Sutter Walk-N-Roll at Gauche Park from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
  • Cloud City Garrison will be in McMinnville, OR for the UFO Festival Parade at 2:00 PM.
  • Czech Garrison will be in OC Zličín for SW týdny OC Zličín from May 19 to 27th.
  • Dewback Garrison will be in Albuquerque, NM for Star Wars Day at Groundstone at 2:00 PM.
  • Diamond Garrison will be in Booneville, AR for the Rockin Robin’s Car Show from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
  • First State Garrison will be in Wilmington, DE for Star Wars at the Brandywine Zoo from noon to 3:00 PM.
  • Florida Garrison will be in Winter Haven, FL for LEGOLAND Star Wars Days from May 19 to 20th, in Pensacola, FL for Walk the Talk for Epilepsy at Community Maritime Park from 9:00 AM to noon, in Panama City, FL for Kidfest from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and in Jacksonville, FL for Force Fest at Jacksonville Landing from 4:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Scranton, PA for the Ronald McDonald House of Scranton Show Your Stripes 5K & Fun Walk from 8:30 to 11:30 AM, in Mechanicsburg, PA for Simpson Library Comicon from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and in Berwyn, PA for Challenger Day from 11:00 AM to noon.
  • Garrison Titan will be in Renton, WA for the Renton Downtown Clean Up from 10:00 AM to noon.
  • Golden Gate Garrison will be in Menlo Park, CA for Comic Con at the Menlo Park Library at 3:00 PM.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Kalamazoo, MI for the Star Wars Breakfast, and in Port Huron, MI for iCanDucky Derby & Family Fun Day.
  • Imperial Sands Garrison will be at Star Wars Day at the Downtown Library at 8:30 AM, and at Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis 2018 at 2:00 PM.
  • Knightfall Garrison will be in Ballarat, VIC, Australia for Ballarat Autism Expo 2018.
  • Mexican Garrison will be in Puebla, Puebla for Cierre Tapaton 2018, and in México, Distrito Federal for the hospital visit to Hospital de Cardiología.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in East Rutherford, NJ for the Lupus Walk at MetLife Stadium from 9:00 AM to noon, in Bloomfield, NJ for the Autism Walk at Brookdale Park from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM, in Vernon, NJ for Star Wars Day at the Dorothy Henry Library from 10:00 to 11:00 AM, in Milltown, NJ for Ariella Hopkin’s Day at the American Legion from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, and in Sewell, NJ for Red Nose Day at Walgreens from 1:00 to 4:00 PM.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Rosedale, MD for Fandomonium at Rosedale Public Library from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Outer Rim Garrison will be in Madeira Park, BC for Pender Harbour 73rd Annual May Day Parade at Madiera Park Elementary School from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Redback Garrison will be at Kawana LEGO Expo.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Santa Clara, CA for the Relay For Life at Central Park at 9:00 AM, and in Palm Springs, CA for Palm Springs Library Comic Con at 11:00 AM.
  • Spanish Garrison will be in Soria, Spain for ASOEM from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be in Houston, TX for Walk Like MADD, in Mesquite, TX for Read, Play, Talk at Planetarium, in The Colony, TX for Game of Clones, at the West Texas Roller Derby vs 580 Roller Girls, in Irving, TX for CosplayCon Episode I, in Lubbock, TX for the UMC Hospital visit, in Dallas, TX for 2018 Take Steps Dallas, and in Houston, TX for Take Steps Houston.
  • Starkiller Garrison will be in West Mifflin, PA for 3 Rivers Con from May 19 to 20th.
  • Timberline Garrison will be in Meridian, ID for the JDRF One Walk at Kleiner Park from 8:30 to 11:30 AM.
  • UK Garrison will be in Ashford for the CLAPA Fundraising Fun Afternoon at Godinton Cp School from 1:30 to 4:00 PM, in Bournemouth for Film and Comic Con at the Bournemouth International Centre from May 19 to 20th, in Maidenhead for Let’s Rock the Moor 2018 at Marsh Meadow from 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM, in Haywards Heath for One Great Day at Orchards Shopping Centre from 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM, in St. Austell for Party in the Park at Polatir Park from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, in Abbots Langley for Play Skills Charity Fundraiser at Evergreen Football Club from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, in Rickmansworth for Rickmansworth Festival at The Aquadrome from May 19 to 20th, in Seaham for Shaw Trust Summer Fair at the Shaw Trust Garden Centre from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM, in Birmingham for The Fan of the Brick Show at Bishop Wilson C of E Primary School from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
  • Wisconsin Garrison will be in Greenville, WI for Bark in the Park at Lions Park at 10:00 AM, and in DeForest, WI for Geek Fest at DeForest Area Public Library at 1:00 PM.

May 20

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Chesterfield, MO for the Chesterfield Presbyterian Church Picnic from noon to 3:00 PM.
  • Alaska Garrison will be in Anchorage, AK for the Children’s Hospital Fundraiser at Papa Murphy’s from 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Philadelphia, PA for Take Steps for Chron’s & Colitis at Citizen’s Bank Park from 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM, and in Halifax, PA for Wildlife Conservation Day from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
  • Imperial Sands Garrison will be at Great Strides Moonlight Beach.
  • Florida Garrison will be in Orlando, FL for the Tin Man Bowling Tournament at Colonial Lanes Orlando from 1:00 to 4:00 PM, and in Jacksonville, FL for the Walk to End Lupus Now Jacksonville at Riverside Arts Market from 2:00 to 5:00 PM.
  • Japanese Garrison will be in Nagakute City for the ACCJ Charity Walkathon in Aichi Expo Memorial Park.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Asbury Park, NJ for the Take Steps Walk at Bradley Park from 9:00 to 11:00 AM.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Bel Air, MD for the Cystic Fibrosis Great Strides Walk at Heavenly Waters from 8:30 AM to noon, and in Frederick, MD for the Great Strides Walk at Baker Park from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be in Little Rock, AR for Little Rock Comic Con 2018.
  • UK Garrison will be in Sheffield for Weston Park Fayre at Weston Park Museum from noon to 5:00 PM.
  • Wisconsin Garrison will be in Pewaukee, WI for Superhero Stomp at Pewaukee High at 9:00 AM.

May 21

  • Japanese Garrison will be in Kabukicho for the Greenbird Volunteer Cleanup.
  • Outer Rim Garrison will be in Victoria, BC for the Victoria Day Parade from 9:00 AM to noon.

May 22

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Maize, KS for the Maize Central 5th Grade Farewell at Maize Central Elementary School from 1:00 to 3:30 PM.
  • Carolina Garrison will be in Charlotte, NC for Star Wars Night with the Charlotte Knights from 6:00 to 8:30 PM.
  • Central Garrison will be in Omaha, NE for Midwest Heart Connection Spirit Night at Chick-fil-A from 5:30 to 7:30 PM.

Next Databurst…May 23rd.

*If you didn’t see the events listed for your garrison, send us an email and let us know. We’re glad to add any we missed. For more info on the 501st Legion, be sure to check out their official website.

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