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    The  2017 Orlando Star Wars Celebration is happening from April 13-16 and LEGO will have a booth there! LEGO will be showcasing a variety of exclusive collectibles. However, in order to attend the LEGO booth to purchase their exclusive items, you need to participate in their lottery. This lottery gives you a reserved time to visit the LEGO booth. Lottery process closes on April 6 at 12:01 AM EST.

    LEGO Booth Schedule

    Session 1: report to the LEGO Booth at 10:00 AM
    Session 2: report to the LEGO Booth at 11:30 PM
    Session 3: report to the LEGO Booth at 1:00 PM
    Session 4: report to the LEGO Booth at 2:30 PM

    *Opens to all fans at 4pm subject to inventory availability

    One of the exclusives will be a 220 piece LEGO Star War Detention Block Rescue set. Contains 2 minifigures. Visit the Star Wars Celebration site for full details regarding the lottery.

    LEGO Star Wars Celebration 2017 Detention Block Rescue Exclusive Set

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    Official product images for the upcoming LEGO Collectable Minifigures Series 17 has surfaced from Eurobricks user Robert8. The series will be released on May 1st, 2017. Interestingly, they have hidden one of the minifigures which has been labeled as a “secret character”. What minifigure do you think this would be?

    LEGO 71018 Series 17 Minifigures Description

    There are new, fun, mixed LEGO® Minifigures Series 17! Meet the characters Sausage Man, Elf Girl, Butterflies Girl, Circus Strong Man, Veterinarian, Battle Dwarf, Dance Instructor, Gourmet Chef, Connoisseur, Corn Cob Man, Roman Gladiator, Rocket Boy, Professional Surfer, Retro Spaceman, Yuppie and a Secret Character! Each fine minifigure comes with one or more pieces of accessories, a display plate and collector brochure. Which figure is a wonder in your next sealed bag?
    • Each minifigure comes with one or more pieces of accessories and display plate and collector brochure.
    • Collect all the figures in the new and exciting range of LEGO® Minifigures, and make your own fun adventures.
    • Combine it with existing LEGO® sets, and have hours of building fun.
    • Swap minifigures with friends and complete your collection.
    • NOTE: Each bag contains one of the 16 characters in the series. Unfortunately we can not accommodate requests for specific minifigures. If you buy more than one bag, you risk getting more of the same minifigures.
    When buying a whole box, there is a minimum of one of each figure.

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    LEGO Shanghai Main Office Expansion 2017

    The LEGO Group continues to experience strong growth in China and has recently moved to a new office. Employees working at the main office have increased from 80 to 200 since the growth in China during the last few years. You can read the full press release here.

    LEGO Shanghai Main Office Press Release

    The LEGO Shanghai main office is one of the company’s five main offices around the world established in 2014 to support LEGO growth in China. The recent move to new and more spacious surroundings is the result of the strong growth that LEGO China has experienced during the past years, which has increased the number of employees at the main office from 80 to 200.

    “For the past three years we have onboarded many new employees who have been instrumental in bringing the LEGO® play experience to children in China. We expect the number of employees to increase in the future, and I am very excited that we have these new and creative surroundings to accommodate them,” says Jacob Kragh, General Manager and Senior Vice President, LEGO China.

    About the Shanghai main office

    • Location: ICC T2. No. 288, Shaanxi South Road Shanghai
    • Size: 7,000 m2
    • Capacity: Approximately 400 employees and 50 visitors
    • The Shanghai main office offers different kinds of work and meeting spaces for employees to choose from based on their activities. These include among others meeting rooms, quiet zones, working zones, silent rooms, informal collaboration area, team huddle spaces and a cafe area
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    Target USA LEGO Spring Clearance 2017

    Some Target stores in America have begun their 2017 Spring clearance. Forum member Brickmythic reports finding a variety of LEGO sets discounted including the LEGO Elves Queen Dragon Rescue 41179 set for $27.99 (reg.$69.99).

    You may want to drop by your local Target store to have a look at some of the LEGO clearances happening there. As always, prices and selection may vary depending on your store.

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    April 3 Update – Images removed as per request from LEGO.

    New LEGO Disney Pixar Juniors Cars set images have surfaced! These upcoming sets will be based on the new LEGO Cars 3 Movie. The expected release date for the 3D animated movie is June 16, 2017 so we should start seeing these sets in the market about a month or so earlier. Thanks to forum member askthelegoguy for the news.

    2017 Disney LEGO Cars 3 Movie Sets (Juniors Theme)

    LEGO 10730 Lightning McQueen Speed Launcher
    LEGO 10731 Cruz Ramirez Race Simulator
    LEGO 10732 Guido and Luigi’s Pit Stop
    LEGO 10733 Mater’s Junkyard
    LEGO 10742 Willy’s Butte Speed Training
    LEGO 10743 Smokey’s Garage
    LEGO 10744 Thunder Hollow Crazy 8 Race

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    This week, Target and Toys R Us will be offering a variety of LEGO items on sale from April 2 to April 8. All of thess retailers offer free shipping for online purchases. At Target, you need to spend $25. Toys R Us requires a threshold of $29 while Amazon requires a threshold of $35. If you shop at Target, you can also get an extra 5% off if you have their Target RedCard or Credit Card.

    Target
    -Free $5 Target Gift card with Easter Shop purchase of $25 or more (coupon available on the Target Cartwheel App) – potentially valid for LEGO promotional polybag sets
    -20% off all LEGO Super Heroes, Batman, Duplo and Minecraft
    -10% off LEGO Imperial Assault Hovertank $26.99 (reg.$29.99)

    Toys R Us
    -BOGO 40% off on ALL LEGO Batman Movie, City, Duplo and DC Super Hero Girls

    Amazon
    -27% off – Creator Ocean Explorer $10.97 (reg.$14.99)
    -many items have been price matched from Toys R Us and Target including a selection of LEGO Batman Movie sets at 20% off
    -you can check out their Bestsellers LEGO List for more items on sale

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    Welcome to the month of April! This month, LEGO Brand Stores and LEGO Shop at Home (US | Canada | UK) will be offering new promotions. In addition, they also have many new products such as LEGO 70142 The Silent Mary set available. You can check out all the new items here: US | Canada | UK

    Below are some other promotions happening right now.

    UK/Europe:
    -Free LEGO City Police Car with any LEGO City Purchase (March 13-April 28)
    -Free mini LEGO Creator Volkswagen Beetle with purchases over GBP 35 (April 4-20)

    North America:

    -Free mini LEGO Creator Volkswagen Beetle with purchases over $50 (April 1-15)
    -Free LEGO Friends Tic Tac Toe Game with LEGO Friends purchases over $20 (April 1-30)
    -April 4-5 VIP Monthly Mini Model Build – Easter Chick
    -April 15 VIP LEGO Friends Mini Build

    For more details regarding upcoming events, you can check out the LEGO Brand Retail Store Calendar (North America) by clicking on the image below. For those living in Europe/UK, you can check out the LEGO Brand Retail Store Newsletter here.

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    LEGO 76075 Wonder Woman Super Heroes Set

    Entertainment Weekly has revealed an image for the upcoming LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes Wonder Woman set. This 286 piece set will be available beginning May 1st, 2017. Meanwhile, the new Wonder Woman Movie will be released in theatres beginning June 2, 2017.

    LEGO 76075 Wonder Woman Super Heroes

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