News and Events

  • Our Next Meeting Date The November meeting of IPMS/NENY will be held on Thursday, November 16th, at 158 Woodlawn Avenue in Albany, at 7:15pm. In planning ahead, please remember to mark Saturday, December 9th, for the Annual Holiday Party. It will be held at 158 Woodlawn Avenue in Albany, at 5:00 pm. As usual, you will get a note about what we will ...
  • Noreastcon 2016 Dates and Location Announced Noreastcon 2016 will be Hosted by the Long Island Scale Modeler’s Society on April 29-30  at the new Museum of American Armor in Old Bethpage, New York. It’s too early for many details, but bookmark and visit the LISMS web site regularly for the details as they unfold. Plan now to attend Noreastcon 2016 at what promises to be ...
  • Noreastcon 2015 Photos – Get Inspired Again Checking out the competition is one of the best parts of attending a show. It’s a great opportunity to: Discover new techniques and share your own Learn historical background on a favorite (or obscure) subject Get inspired to go back to the bench and start—or finish—your next masterwork in plastic Whether or not you attended Noreastcon 2015, take a few ...
  • Schedule of Events for Noreastcon 2015 Here’s when you can get in to set up, enter models if you’re competing, check out all the entries, shop for cool stuff, and maybe bask in the limelight of victory. 8:00 am Vendor set-up 9:00 Doors open; registration begins, vendors open for business 11:30 Judges meeting 12:30 pm Registration closes 12:45 Judging begins (room remains open for viewing of entries by all visitors) 3:30 Awards presentation Breakdown ...
  • Unofficial Social Hour, Anyone? If you’re coming into town Friday night before the show, and need a suggestion for a nearby place to meet up with friends before Noreastcon to get a bite to eat and talk plastic, we think you might want to consider O’Toole’s Restaurant Pub, which is just minutes from the Polish Community Center. And as an ...
  • Contest Registration Forms Available There’s no preregistration for the show, but take advantage of downloading the contest entry forms and filling them out ahead of time. They’re available on the Noreastcon 2015 page.
  • HobbytownUSA Contest a Success for Contestants and Judges The Contests at HobbytownUSA continue to grow in both size and quality of entries. This time there were several exceptional entries, one an all wooden model of one of the warships from Lake Champlain by the consistently impressive Joe Thatcher, another Bill Dhalle’s lighted model of the USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) in 1/350th scale. The next Contest ...
  • Annual Fall Contest at HobbytownUSA on November 8th. This Saturday, Nov. 8th, we have been invited to judge the Annual Fall Contest at HobbytownUSA at Kohl’s Plaza. Club members willing to judge should come about 11:00-11:15 a.m. Non-judges should think about entering. Hope to see you there…
  • Rules and Categories Posted OK, links to PDFs of the rules and categories have been added to the Noreastcon page, but here they are now:  Contest Rules  Contest Categories Contest registration and model entry forms won’t be far behind.
  • Upcoming Shows There is not much news since last Saturday’s Barbeque, but there are two events members should be aware of: Syrcon 29, held next Sunday, October 12th in Syracuse, New York. Here is the website. The following Saturday (October 18th) is our traditional last event of the year, HVHMG 2014, in Poughkeepsie, New York. Some of our members are renting ...