2019 Club Calendar

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April

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

Equipment clean up and repair session. Come on over to Neal's place and get your hands dirty getting the club equipment ready for a busy launch season. 


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

June Outreach event - Cub Scout Pack 56

Saturday, June 8, 2019, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., 

Nokomis Ball Fields

2401 E Minnehaha Pkwy

Minneapolis, MN 55417 


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 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 Outreach - Cub Scout Pack 211

Saturday August 3, 2019, 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Elk River/Rogers VFW Post 5518

VFW Memorial Sports Complex

7350 Quaday Ave NE

Otsego, MN 55330


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 April meeting  Details are available on the home page. 

September

September Outreach Event – Saturday, September 21, Time TBD

Nowthen Heritage Festival 


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. 

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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 55330

Topic: 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 TBD


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 55330

Theme: UFOs, Pyramids, and Ancient Astronauts.

December

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

Annual MASA Christmas Party – Venue TBD