The Southern Maryland Scale Modelers meet every third Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm at High Tide Games, 22599 MacArthur Blvd, California, Maryland, (San Souci Plaza, between McKay's and Mission BBQ).

We are also meeting online via Zoom most Thursdays at 7pm -- an email is sent to members with meeting info.

Everyone is welcome, all we ask is that you bring a project, finished or not, theme or non-theme to share during our Show-N-Tell discussion. Okay, you don't really have to bring a project...

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

151: February Meeting

Hi Everyone,

Thursday evening at 7pm, 18th February, we'll have our monthly meeting at the Pax River Museum. The theme:

February – To hover is divine: Any subject capable of hovering...

So whether you bring a model of a helicopter, gyrocopter (can they hover?) or a VSTOL / STOVL jet, or even a hummingbird model, all are of course welcome.

Anyway...bring a model, any model; be prepared to talk about it whether it's a long term project or done & dusted.

Regards, Tim

Monday, February 1, 2016

37 models!

We had a great turnout in January. 24 members brought 37 models to share and talk about. It was late night for everyone, and of course the next day we had SnowZilla 2016 start! The big new thing we agreed on was occasionally joining up at the Museum and tinkering around with our kits while folks come buy and ask questions, we hope anyway. The end-game is getting people interested in our hobby enough that they actually buy a kit and glue some plastic together; followed by smearing some paint and then sticking stickers on them. Hey, I'll personally donate a kit to the first timer that doesn't leave a fingerprint! We agreed to formally meet on 4th Saturday each month, noon to ??. Yes, for February that means the same weekend as the Old Dominion Open on 27th February, but if you aren't going to Richmond, maybe grab a kit, some glue and a couple of tools to show Museum visitors how relaxing it can be? Remember, no swearing! This is a family Museum. I may mosey down to the Museum on a Saturday afternoon, even if it isn't the 4th Saturday, just to build in a different environment. When I do I'll send out a note on Friday... Happy modeling!