LEGO contest


WINNER WINNER, CHICKEN Dinner. Jonathan Kehoe’s “Kinetic Chicken,” which chases a worm down a hole, was the Grades 6-8 winner in the third annual Lego Competition, sponsored by the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vergennes and the Bixby Library. Independent photo/Andy Kirkaldy
VERGENNES — Zoos, cities, mythical titans, diners, castles and fortresses, a bear and a chicken, a home with an outdoor slide, and a beach-scene reminder of summer greeted Saturday visitors of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Vergennes on Armory Lane. All 34 of those tabletop creations were made of Legos or pieces related to the plastic building blocks created by Danish toymakers in the mid-20th century. The occasion was the display of creations, and judging, for the third annual Lego Competition that has been jointly sponsored by the youth club and the city’s Bixby Library. Normally, the...

THE BROTHER-SISTER TEAM ON Caroline and David Larocque of East Middlebury won the mixed-grade prize at the Bixby Library on Monday in the Lego Contest and Exhibit for “The Doctor’s House.” The Bixby and the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vergennes sponsored the event. Independent photo/Steve James
VERGENNES — From “Planet Earth” to “Star Wars: The Last Star Fire,” the main floor of the Bixby Library contained a universe of imagination on Monday evening, not to mention dozens of Lego sculptors and many more of the artists’ family members. What filled the space under the library’s stained-glass dome was the awards reception for the second annual Vergennes Lego Contest and Exhibit, jointly sponsored by the library and the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vergennes. After the contest got off to a good start in 2019, with 28 entrants, the count this year rose to 60 participants. They...
VERGENNES — Are you into LEGOs? First-timers to fanatics will compete in the second annual LEGO contest and exhibit at the Bixby Library in Vergennes. Online registration closed on Feb. 3, but those still interested in participating can call the library at (802) 877-2211. All entries must consist primarily of LEGO, Duplo, Megablocks or other LEGO — compatible plastic bricks and related pieces. The constructions must be original creations, not based on LEGO-designed kits or instructions found online in a magazine, etc. Entries should be dropped off at the Bixby Library on Thursday, Feb. 13,...

GEORGIA KUNKEL HOLDS her first-place ribbon next to her winning entry in the First Annual Lego Contest in 2019. The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vergennes and the Bixby Library are seeking entries for the 2020 Lego contest. Independent file photo/Andy Kirkaldy
VERGENNES — Lego-mania will return to the Bixby Library in Vergennes in mid-February. The Bixby and the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Vergennes have announced they are co-sponsoring their second annual Lego Contest and Exhibit, which will culminate with a Monday, Feb. 17 awards reception at the library. Both organizations will accept entries for the competition through next Monday, Feb. 3, and those interested may find registration links at either bixbylibrary.org or bgcvergennes.org. Up to a total of 60 entrants will be accepted. Prizes for creativity will be awarded in Pre-K and Grades K-2...

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