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Paolo Sbrascini

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  1. Hello to all, we have just made a virtual meeting, I will post the resume on the community activities, Let's wait for better times...
  2. The 2019 Christmas meeting/lunch for all the community members, open also to all the friends and Marchebrick fans and followers to enjoy together with funny activities. There will be a free bingo session with rich prizes (lego sets) There will be a free play area for children made with bulk pieces. There will be other surprises, come to the Christmas meeting and enjoy with us!
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    Marchebrick chooses the Fermo Forum hall for a full week-end dedicated to fun and play togheder. +1000 square meters area of Lego creations and activities to enjoy. Lego pick-a-brick and free play area Lego Racers championship, Lego Technic vehicles activities. Lego SERIOUS PLAY workshops. Lego robotic/mindstorm workshops. 64 Exhibitors from all over Italy, INCREDIBLE creations on display, Star Wars, Classic space, Castle, Bionicle, Super Heroes, Technic and more. 17 METERS CITY/TRAINS LAYOUT, Over than 40 meters railway. Come to play with us.
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    A new event to have fun close to the Adriatic Coast, near Pesaro and Fano seasides. Lots of activities to do for free: technic racers run, speed building sessions, robotic brainstorming with a mindstorm teacher, pick and build with bulk pieces and own creations competition with prizes for 6 to 15 y.o. children. Great exhibition of Mocs and sets including: a big city with trains, castle area, Disney princess diorama, Technic working models, Architecture sets.
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    3rd Appointment with This summer event near the sea in Fano (PU). The Lego Area will be a part of the big child event which reached the 15th edition. Marchebrick will arrange as usual a free play area with bulk pieces and activities for children: speed building, robotic invention, technic models run. A Moc display of city/trains, technic, star wars, super heroes themes will be present. Come and Enjoy with us near the sea!
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    Some Lug members organize a free display and little challenges for small builders in OFFAGNA (AN). Marchebrick offers it's support to create a play area for children.
  7. Little community space and funny activities for public in occasion of the annual spring fest close to the seaside in Porto Sant' Elpidio (FM) Public will run trains and will shot to targets with automated cannon to win a little trophy. Play building area with activity box bricks. MOCs and modular buliding display.
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    Usual monthly meeting and dinner for community members and supporters. After dinner some activities like minifigures exchange and briefing for upcoming events.
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    The 4th edition of our great contest/exhibition event in Venarotta. Big display of City Mocs, Friends, Star Wars, Super Heroes, Technic, Pirates, Architecture with fantastic creations. Great contest for children on 2 levels with our bricks. Gifts to our small builders! Speed building and technic races activities. Come and enjoy with us!
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    One member of our community Marchebrick and his parents association organizes a free full day of play for all ages children Marchebrick offers his support with bricks and members to help this local event. Many kilograms of bricks to enjoy, the only limit is Your fantasy. Building and play area are free but reserved to local OYE association members. MOCs/Sets Exhibition area and little market are open to general public.
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    First appointment to the "Bocciofila Elpidiense" for a new event dedicated to Lego(r) exhibitors, MOCS and play area. Around 25 exhibitors of Center Italy will display their wonderful dioramas touching city-trains, castle, friends, technic themes. Build challenges and free play area for children. Technic trial with our vehicles. Free entrance.
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    free time fair, Lego area with Mocs exhibition , free play with bricks for children, brick contest for exhibitors and public (speed building/4x4 race) A modern and functional building, come and enjoy with us! Marchebrick
  13. Our 3rd spring event “in Vena di Costruzioni” 2018 has just finished and I would talk to you about it. It was December 2015 when I was exhibitor at the “Brick and Build” big event in Porto San Giorgio (south zone of Marche Region), at that time organized by Romabrick friends (now by us but this is another story) and we were enjoying together. Our group “Marchebrick” was very young and we have had only a couple of little events driven directly by us and with our forces. During the “Brick and Build” we met a woman who worked for a local town administration, impressed by the activities and the large exhibition, contacted us to drive a local event in her Town called Venarotta. Venarotta Is a village near Ascoli Piceno (the province chief town), the place Is small but the only 15 kilometres of distance from the main city made us decide for giving our OK for this new event. The administration asked us to run a “different” kind of event, giving more focus on free play area for children and organizing challenges using bricks available at the event. This was a new kind of event to face, compared to a simple exhibition, with some difficulties we had to buy more than 100 kgs. of new and used bricks from some big shops of central Italy. We were not an RLUG and we had to count only on our own resources to arrange everything. The following year we were ready to improve our group’s force! We visited the area (spring 2016) and we found this good theatre perfect for our purpose. We arranged with the Town Mayor how to cover our costs and finally the 8th May 2016 we started the 1st “In vena di Costruzioni” event. (the name sounds like “we have gain to build” using a part of the town name). The first edition finished with an INCREDIBLE success of public and activities, we were proud to have organized a little but well-done event. Here the link to more photos. After this amazing “first edition” we decided immediately to accord for the next year (2017) about in the same date…but some unexpected and big problems occurred. Venarotta is near the Appennines mountains chain and on August and then on October 2016 some strong earthquakes hit the whole central part of Italy (we live all in that area and believe me in my 41 years I never felt so strong quakes, neither my parents). Results: after the fear the whole region had to face to the damages caused by the earthquakes, Venarotta had the historical centre of the town in part collapsed, and also the theatre which we hosted the previous year’s event was damaged so it impossible to be used. First days of 2017 the local town contacted us and confirmed the event. They invited us to see the new “location”: a military marquee close to the town stadium and public park. To be specific, in origin a Tornado ariplane mobile hangar, which is not small (20x25 meters) but susceptible to weather changes (cold/hot temperature) and not so "happy" to see, the exterior cover is totally of a “serious” military dark green. We were not discouraged about these problems and, as we were a “new” RLUG we decide to arrange the 2017 edition as a supported event, to have more resources to drive it. The event arrived, and we were “stronger” as group that year, with 20 exhibitors and more hands to help, with the event support’s help we can arrange very nice stuffs, based on building sets in the morning and the challenge in the afternoon. But two things work against the event: the weather (cold and rainy day) and the sad atmosphere due to the recent the earthquakes…people responded but not as the same way of the first year, and the town administration cannot pay our expenses. The event ran OK but no more than 1,000/1,200 people arrive and at the end we are quite disappointed to have consumed association’s resources to drive it. The mayor and the town administration were also not so satisfied, but they still had the desire to make play children again in the next year. Here the photo gallery of 2017 edition. So we arrive to 2018 edition: more exhibitors, more stunning activities to do as RLUG, more bricks to play with, same military location but a hard work to make it as happiest as possible. The weekend starts with clouds, but Sunday arrives with good weather. Good online and local advertising make their effects: people comes again to play with us and it’s fantastic to see again the little town FULL OF CHILDREN and their families. We count again more than 2,000 people, great result for this little place, with people arrived from all over the region, some traveling more than 150 kms to reach us. In the morning speed building activities with activity box bricks for children, afternoon MOCs challenge made with our bricks and free play. Outside the event location: balloons, open air activities (archery, volley, magic tricks, children make-up, food/beverage, gym exhibitions). Sunday evening arrives quickly and after the awards, we were tired but satisfied, spending hours to demount everything and go back home. (for me I was up until 1:30 am). What to say? Thank you to all my friends and see you next year Venarotta! NB photos of 2018 edition are still not ready on our site, but You can find them on our FB page: https://www.facebook.com/marchebrick/?fref=mentions
  14. 3rd. edition of Marchebrick's spring event in the beautiful location of the Marche hillside town of Venarotta (AP) with a big MOC city/trains diorama, castle, technic, star wars, friends and Disney Princess settings, great contests for visitors and big free play area. Other activities on pre-fixed times. Come and build/enjoy with us!
  15. The Marchebrick's biggest event of the last Year, a great success of people, mocs, exhibitors. Everything PERFECT!
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