The Iowa LEGO® Users Group (IowaLUG) is a community of adults and families who enjoy building with LEGO® brand building blocks. IowaLUG is based in Des Moines, Iowa and serves to support LEGO® hobby groups throughout the state.
IowaLUG was founded in the fall of 2012 by adult fans of LEGO (AFOL) Chris Hettinger and Scott Bowman. The pair's debut project was a public build event at which they assembled a 75,000 piece scale architectural model of the Science Center of Iowa & BLANK IMAX Dome Theater.
IowaLUG hosts "Meet Ups" monthly to dicuss up-coming events, share MOCs (My Own Creations), new LEGO® products, ideas, and really anything LEGO related or not. We provide a table with loose parts for everyone to spend some time building. Members typically bring MOCs or sets to display and share. Our Meet Ups are held at the Science Center of Iowa & BLANK IMAX Theater in downtown Des Moines on the third Sunday of each month from 2 PM to 4 PM.* Our Meet Up are free to attend, and we invite anyone to come in and join us.**