Leon Chipesia (left) and Stephan Tremblay pose with their prizes after finishing first and second in the Age Nine to 10 category in the Eckville Municipal Library’s annual Lego Day competition April 6. Chipesia clinched the categories top spot with this “Town at the lake” creation. Photo Submitted.

Kids show off creative side at Eckville library’s annual Lego Day

The event on April 6 saw a panel of judges name three 2019 Lego Day winners.

People gathered at the Eckville Municipal Library on Saturday for a day of creative building.

The library’s annual Lego Day saw 25 entries and 50 attendees on April 6.

On the judging panel was Mayor Helen Posti, Val Chambers from Mountain View Financial, as well as Library Board members Pamela Carritt, Councillor Kevin See and Deputy Mayor Colleen Ebden.

The winning creator in each category took home a 900 piece box of Lego, while the runner-up got a Lego lunchbox and pencil.

There was also draws for other prizes and refreshments available at the event.

Eckville Municipal Library’s 2019 Lego Day winners:

Ages Five and Under category:

First Place: Maizie Husch – “House with flowers and slide”

Second Place: Faith Wiggans – “Dog house and human house”

Ages Six to Eight category:

First Place: Nash Husch – “Skatepark”

Second Place: Alexander Burry – “Dragon plane”

Ages Nine to 12 category:

First Place: Leon Chipesia – “Town at the lake”

Second Place: Stephan Tremblay – “Statue of Liberty and office building”

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Maizie Husch, winner of the Ages Five and Under category, and Nash Husch, winner in Ages Six to Eight, show off their prizes on April 6. Maizie built “house with flowers and slide”, while Nash clinched his category with “skatepark”. Photo Submitted.

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