2019 Club Calendar

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February

February Launch – Saturday, February 23, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm 

Elk River/Rogers VFW Post 5518

VFW Memorial Sports Complex

7350 Quaday Ave NE

Otsego, MN 

Theme: What will you do for love? Join us as we celebrate Valentine’s Day. Monthly NAR Land the Eagle Contest. 


March

March Meeting – Thursday, March 7, 2019, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Brookdale Library, Meeting Room AB

6125 Shingle Creek Pkwy, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

Topic: Swing for the Moon Contest sign up and hand out contest packets, along with show and tell.


March Launch – Saturday, March 23, 2019, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Elk River/Rogers VFW Post 5518

VFW Memorial Sports Complex

7350 Quaday Ave NE

Otsego, MN 

Theme: Luck of the Irish Launch, bring out rockets that will make us green with envy. Also, we will be helping the local TARC Teams. Monthly NAR Land the Eagle Contest. 


TARC Team Extra Launch – Saturday, March 30, 2019, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Elk River/Rogers VFW Post 5518

VFW Memorial Sports Complex

7350 Quaday Ave NE

Otsego, MN 

TARC Teams extra launch

April

April Meeting – Thursday, April 4, 2019, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Brookdale Library, Meeting Room AB

6125 Shingle Creek Pkwy, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 

Topic: Safety meeting, hand out more contest packets, along with show and tell.


TARC Team Extra Launch – Saturday, April 6, 2019, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Elk River/Rogers VFW Post 5518

VFW Memorial Sports Complex

7350 Quaday Ave NE

Otsego, MN 55330 

TARC Teams extra launch


April Launch – Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Elk River/Rogers VFW Post 5518

VFW Memorial Sports Complex

7350 Quaday Ave NE

Otsego, MN 55330

Theme: Cluster launch, spring into the launch season by bringing out your multi-engine models - Monthly NAR Land the Eagle Contest. 

May

May Meeting – Thursday, May 2, 2019, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Neal and Emily Higgins’ residence, 15444 92nd Place N, Maple Grove, MN, 55369

Hot off the grill pot luck and equipment clean up.


May Launch – Saturday, May 18, 2019, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Elk River/Rogers VFW Post 5518

VFW Memorial Sports Complex

7350 Quaday Ave NE

Otsego, MN 55330 

Theme: Gliders and Helicopters, come out and catch some thermals. Monthly NAR Land the Eagle Contest. 

June

Saturday, June 1, 2019 – Outreach Event - Maker Faire – Times and venue TBT.


June Launch – Saturday, June 22, 2019, 9:00 am to 9:00 pm

Elk River/Rogers VFW Post 5518

VFW Memorial Sports Complex

7350 Quaday Ave NE

Otsego, MN 55330

Theme: Solstice launch, ride the tide on one of the longest days of the year.  Monthly NAR Land the Eagle Contest. 

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July

July Meeting – There is no meeting in July due to the club picnic.


July Launch – Saturday, July 20, 2019, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Elk River/Rogers VFW Post 5518

VFW Memorial Sports Complex

7350 Quaday Ave NE

Otsego, MN 55330

Theme: Saturn V 50th Anniversary Launch, bring out all those Saturn V and Saturn 1B rockets, along with the final Monthly NAR Land the Eagle Contest. 


Annual Picnic – Saturday, July 20, 2019, 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Elk River/Rogers VFW Post 5518

VFW Memorial Sports Complex

7350 Quaday Ave NE

Otsego, MN 55330

Annual Potluck Picnic – 50th Anniversary of the Saturn V

August

August Launch – Saturday, August 24, 2019, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Elk River/Rogers VFW Post 5518

VFW Memorial Sports Complex

7350 Quaday Ave NE

Otsego, MN 55330

Theme: Swing for the Moon Contest from the parts packages handed out at the March and April meetings. 

September

September Outreach Event – Nowthen Heritage Festival – Times and venue TBT.


September Launch – Saturday, September 28, 2019, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Elk River/Rogers VFW Post 5518

VFW Memorial Sports Complex

7350 Quaday Ave NE

Otsego, MN 55330

Theme: Last chance, end of summer launch – tie-dye theme. 

October

October Meeting – Thursday, October 3, 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Jackson Middle School Observatory

6000 109th Avenue N, Champlin, MN 55316

Topic: Gaze upon the Milky Way observatory meeting


October Launch – Saturday, October 26, 2019, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Elk River/Rogers VFW Post 5518

VFW Memorial Sports Complex

7350 Quaday Ave NE

Otsego, MN 55330Topic: Halloween launch - Thanks for the Mummeries – Witches, pumpkins and goblins, oh my!

November

November Meeting – Thursday, November 7, 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Garage Sale and Swap Meet meeting, Nominations for Officers, and announce rules for junk yard rocket building contest for Spring 2020 – Venue TBT


November Launch – Saturday, November 23, 2019, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Elk River/Rogers VFW Post 5518

VFW Memorial Sports Complex

7350 Quaday Ave NE

Otsego, MN 55330Theme: UFOs, Pyramids, and Ancient Astronauts.

December

December Meeting - There is no meeting in December due to the annual holiday party.  

 

MASA Holiday Party – Saturday, December 14, 2019, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm 

Annual MASA Christmas Party – Venue TBT


December Launch - There is no launch in December.