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We're pleased to announce the 2013 MASA Holiday Party!

The party will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at Bailey Nurseries in Newport.

All MASA members, their families and guests are invited to attend.

Please RSVP by posting to the masarocketry email list or by emailing Neal at nthiggins@gmail.com. Please include the number of people attending and which food item(s) you will be bringing.

When

Saturday, December 7
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Social hour at 5; Dinner around 6

Where

Bailey Nurseries - HR Building
1345 Bailey Road
Newport, MN 55055
(I-494 and Bailey Road in Newport)

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Directions:

From the North: Get off of US 10/61 at the Bailey Road/Maxwell Avenue exit. At the top of the ramp be in the left hand turn lane and continue up the hill going over I-494 and through the two stop-light interchanges. At the top of the hill at the four-way stop intersection, turn left into the main driveway of Bailey Nurseries, Inc. Bear right and head towards the newer building and park in the parking lot directly in front of the stairway into the HR building, or if there are no spaces available, continue on around the building to the right and park along the side.

From the East: Get off on the Bailey Road exit. At the top of the ramp turn left and head up the hill crossing over I-494. At the top of the hill at the four-way stop intersection, turn left into the main driveway of Bailey Nurseries, Inc. Bear right and head towards the newer building and park in the parking lot directly in front of the stairway into the HR building, or if there are no spaces available, continue on around the building to the right and park along the side.

From the South: Get off of US 10/61 at the Bailey Road/Maxwell Avenue exit. At the top of the ramp be in the right hand turn lane and continue up the hill going over I-494 and through the two stop-light interchanges. At the top of the hill at the four-way stop intersection, turn left into the main driveway of Bailey Nurseries, Inc. Bear right and head towards the newer building and park in the parking lot directly in front of the stairway into the HR building, or if there are no spaces available, continue on around the building to the right and park along the side.

From the West: Get off of I-494 on to US 10/61 going North. (This is counter-intuitive, but you have to trust me.) You need to stay in the off ramp lane going under I-494 because it becomes the off ramp lane to Bailey Road/Maxwell Avenue. At the top of the ramp be in the right hand turn lane and continue up the hill going over I-494 and through the two stop-light interchanges. At the top of the hill at the four-way stop intersection, turn left into the main driveway of Bailey Nurseries, Inc. Bear right and head towards the newer building and park in the parking lot directly in front of the stairway into the HR building, or if there are no spaces available, continue on around the building to the right and park along the side.

What

Main dishes, side dishes, salads and desserts are needed. Please consider bringing something for all to enjoy.

MASA provides beverages (and plates, utensils, etc).  MASA will also be providing sliced ham and sliced turkey and buns.

This is an evening of fun, socializing, the wacky gift exchange game, the 2013 MASSY Awards, free door prizes, and much more!
(Read about last year's party)

We've heard that people will be bringing the following food items:
(if you know what you'll be bringing, please let us know and we'll list it here)

  • sliced ham and turkey
  • buns
  • fresh veggie tray with dip
  • hot potato dish
  • Au Gratin Potatoes
  • Vegetable
  • Salad
  • Pickles & olives
  • Candied almonds
  • Pie
  • Cookies
  • Bars
  •  

Bring

  • Yourselves and your families
  • A tasty food item to share
  • Your MASA name badge
  • Optional but recommended: A wrapped rocket-related mystery gift item, total value no more than $15, for a fun gift exchange. Do not include identifying information.
    (NO gag gifts, please!)

Door Prizes

There will be drawings for lots of free prizes!  Everyone attending will be eligible for these drawings.  Must be present at the time of the drawing to win.  Drawing will be held around 7:30pm.

There will be two groups of prizes:  Group 1 - kids 14 and under, and Group 2 - everyone else.  There should be enough Group 1 prizes so that all kids in attendance will each win something.  In Group 2, we are going for "quality instead of quantity".  This will make for a more exciting prize drawing, but not everyone in Group 2 will go home with a prize.

Group 1 (Age 14 and under) Prizes will include:  

  • Provided by MASA

    • Quest Courier kit

    • Estes Cobra kit

    • Custom Aztec kit

    • Custom Fiesta kit

    • Semroc Start kit

    • Semroc XK-23 kit

    • Semroc Aphelion kit

    • Semroc Skyhook kit

    • Semroc Mini Explorer kit

    • Semroc Mini Centurion kit

  • Donated by various and anonymous sources

    •  

Group 2 (Age 15 and up) Prizes will include:  

  • Donated by Hub Hobby Center, Little Canada

    • Estes D-Region Tomahawk kit

    • Pack of Estes E12-6 engines

    • Pack of Estes F15-4 engines

    •  

  • Provided by MASA

    • Estes Trajector kit

    • Pack of Estes F15-8 engines

    • Titebond No-Run No-Drip Glue

    • Various packs of Estes engines

A HUGE thank you to all the businesses and individuals who donated prizes!

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