If you are planning on attending the Brickworld LEGO Fireworks Virtual Con on Sat., Jun. 27 there is a new community discussion that was just added to the agenda from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. CT. “Building Our Voices”  will facilitate participants building a representation of their voices while talking about their experiences with the group.The discussion will be moderated by LEGO influencer Ryan Linsner, who owns the Bricks and Minifigs LEGO store in Crest Hill, Illinois.

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Brickworld is also holding a fundraiser for The Education Trust, a national nonprofit that works to close opportunity gaps that disproportionately affect students of color and those from low-income families. Donate here to help raise $1,000 by Jul. 19.

“Brickworld is pleased to continue to bring LEGO bricks to the world,” says producer Mark Larson. “Our virtual events allow global fans to learn new construction techniques, be inspired by massive buildings, participate in global games and remain #SaferAtHome!” Brickworld is also posting ongoing how-to demonstration videos so LEGO builders can improve their skills at home. Current postings include Building Round Part One and Building a Truss Bridge. Fans are encouraged to subscribe to the Brickworld YouTube channel to see the latest in alternative builds and other skills.

Tickets to the conference are $9, with $1 from each ticket donated to Brickworld’s longtime charity partner Make-A-Wish. Only 2,000 tickets will be offered worldwide, so early registration is encouraged at https://brickworld.com/brickworld-virtual-jun-27/.

—Jennifer Swartvagher

Featured photo: Xavi Cabrera on Unsplash

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