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    The official press release for the LEGO 10257 Creator Expert Carousel is now here! This set will be available beginning June 1st, 2017 exclusively at LEGO Brand Stores and LEGO Shop at Home. While it isn’t motorized, the Carousel does feature quite a few interesting animal rides. Comes with 7 minifigures. What do you think of this set?

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    10257 Carousel

    Ages 16+. 2,670 pieces.

    US $199.99 – CA $249.99 – DE 179.99€ – UK £159.99 – DK 1499.00 DKK

    *Euro pricing varies by country. Please visit shop.LEGO.com for regional pricing.

    Discover the fairground’s star attraction with the Carousel!

    Experience the majestic Carousel with a wealth of delightful features, including a large textile canopy, ornate reflective rounding boards with blue and gold detailing, reflective center panels, and a 2-tier deck comprising a raised boarding platform with handrail and a main platform with 5 buildable animal rides, including a white swan and 4 moving animals. Turn the crank and see the elephant, tiger, flamingo and frog move up and down as the carousel rotates. This delightful LEGO® Creator Expert model has an iconic elegance that evokes feelings of nostalgia, romance and adventure. Upgrade with LEGO Power Functions for fully motorized operation.

    • Includes 7 minifigures: a ride operator, mom, dad, boy, girl, grandmother and a granddaughter.
    • The Carousel features a large textile canopy, ornate, reflective rounding boards with blue and gold detailing, reflective center panels, two-level deck comprising a raised boarding platform with handrail and a main platform with five buildable animal rides, including a white swan and four moving animals: an elephant, tiger, flamingo and a frog.
    • Also features a sturdy, buildable base for easy transportation.
    • Buy your ticket at the booth, take the stairs to the boarding platform and choose your favorite animal ride.
    • Turn the crank and see the elephant, tiger, flamingo and frog move up and down as the carousel rotates.
    • Enjoy an ice cream, candy or a delicious hot dog as you watch the whirling carousel.
    • Accessory elements include a camera, ice cream, candy and a hot dog in a bun.
    • New decorated elements include printed tickets and printed storybook tiles.
    • Includes lots of molded golden elements, reflective golden labels and medium-blue/dark-blue elements.
    • Motorize the Carousel with the LEGO® Power Functions 8883 medium motor and 88000 AAA battery box (not included).
    • Collect and build an entire fairground with the LEGO® Creator Expert 10247 Ferris Wheel.
    • Measures over 12” (32cm) high, 14” (38cm) wide and 13” (35cm) deep.

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    The details for the infamous May the 4th LEGO Star Wars sale has been revealed for those living in Europe and the United Kingdom! Its 40 years of Star Wars and the sale will run from April 29 to May 6th. Thanks to forum member rexx for the heads up.

    April 29: 40% off LEGO Star Wars Resistance X-Wing Fighter
    April 30: 40% off LEGO Star Wars Scarif Stormtrooper
    May 1: 40% off LEGO Star Wars AT-ST Walker
    May 2: 40% off LEGO Star Wars Rebel Trooper Battle Pack
    May 3: 40% off LEGO Star Wars Luke’s Landspeeder
    May 4: Set on sale has not been revealed yet
    May 5: 40% of LEGO Star Wars K-2SO
    May 6: 40% off LEGO Star Wars Battle on Scarif

    For those living in North America, the only details so far are from the May 2017 LEGO Brand Retail Store Calendar. The North American LEGO Star Wars Sale runs from May 4-7. Details so far include Double VIP Points on all LEGO Star Wars Items, free LEGO Star Wars R2-D2 set when you spend $50 or more on LEGO Star Wars and select LEGO Star Wars items will be on sale.

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    LEGO Retail Brand Stores will be hosting a Mother’s Day Weekend LEGO Building event from May 13-14. During this time period, you can build a free LEGO Mini Spring Tulip and take it home. Available for LEGO VIPs only. Make sure to register with a Brick Specialist in-stores.

     

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    Sign up for a Mother’s Day Weekend building event!

    May 13 & 14: Experience the joy of building together! Come in an build a spring tulip mini model that you get to take home for free. This event is for VIP members only and is intended for ages 6-14. Registration is required, please see a Brick Specialist to sign up. This special event has limited space, so don’t wait!

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    Amazon America currently has LEGO City 60102 Airport VIP Service on sale for $37 (reg.$49.99). Savings work out to be 26% off. They also have LEGO Creator 31045 Ocean Explorer on sale for $10 (reg.$14.99) which works out to be 33% off. Free shipping on orders above $35.

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    The first images of the rumored LEGO Creator Expert 10256 Carousel has surfaced online! This is taken from the June 2017 LEGO Brand Retail Store Calendar. Looks like there the Carousel will feature several different animals on the ride including a Swan. (via BrickGeekz)

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    Until Wednesday, April 26, Toys R Us America will be offering 15% off your entire purchase. This includes LEGO sets! However, there are exclusions which includes LEGO Hard to Find. Use code FRIEND15 at checkout for online purchases or you can print the in-store coupon as well. Free shipping on orders above $29.

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    Until April 27, Toys R Us Canada will be offering a couple of LEGO sales. Free shipping when you spend $49 or more online.

    -20% off all $39.99 and under LEGO Friends building sets
    -20% off all $149.99 and under LEGO DC Super Heroes building sets
    -20% off all $59.99 and under LEGO Creator building sets
    -20% off all $59.99 and under LEGO Technic building sets

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    Toys R Us Hong Kong has revealed a new LEGO Star Wars set due to be released in the month of May. Pre-order date is until May 1st, 2017 at the price of $999.90 Hong Kong Dollars. Store pick up date is between May 6-14, 2017. The new LEGO Star Wars 75191 Jedi Starfighter with Hyperdrive includes 4 minifigures: Obi-Wan Kenobi, Jango Fett and young Boba Fett with mini legs, plus an R4-P17 Astromech droid figure. Thanks to TheBrickFan for the news.

    LEGO Star Wars 75191 Jedi Starfighter with Hyperdrive

    Help Obi-Wan keep one step ahead of Jango Fett in his Jedi Starfighter! Dock with the hyperdrive, grab the handle and warp to distant planets in no time. Add some firepower with the stud shooters and spring-loaded shooters, then pull the trigger to release the ship. Will Jango be able to track you down? That’s for you to decide…

    Play at warp speed with Obi-Wan’s Jedi Starfighter With Hyperdrive!

    Warp into action with Obi-Wan’s Jedi Starfighter With Hyperdrive, featuring stud blasters, spring-loaded shooters, quick-release grab handle, 3 minifigures and a droid figure.

    Speed across the galaxy with Obi-Wan’s Jedi Starfighter With Hyperdrive. This detailed LEGO® brick recreation of the ship featured in Star Wars: Attack of the Clones includes an opening minifigure cockpit, space for the R4-P17 Astromech droid top section and 2 stud shooters, while the large hyperdrive features 2 spring-loaded shooters, big engines, and a grab handle for enhanced play and quick release of the docked model. This impressive set also includes 3 minifigures and an Astromech droid figure.

    • Includes 3 minifigures: Obi-Wan Kenobi, Jango Fett and young Boba Fett with mini legs, plus an R4-P17 Astromech droid figure.
    • Features Obi-Wan’s Jedi Starfighter and a buildable hyperdrive.
    • Jedi Starfighter features an opening minifigure cockpit, space for the R4-P17 Astromech droid top section (with storage space for the torso inside the ship) and 2 stud shooters.
    • Hyperdrive features 2 spring-loaded shooters, big engines and a quick-release grab handle for enhanced play.
    • Dock the Starfighter with the hyperdrive and pull the trigger to release it again.
    • Grab the handle and zoom the model around the room.
    • Hyperdrive stands on any flat surface.
    • Relive exciting scenes in space from Star Wars: Attack of the Clones.
    • Jedi Starfighter measures over 3” (8cm) high, 11” (28cm) long and 4” (12cm) wide.
    • Hyperdrive with docked Jedi Starfighter measures over 10” (27cm) high, 11” (28cm) long and 12” (32cm) wide.

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