Events

Additional KSM Club meeting added on the 3rd Tuesday

Exciting news!  At the June meeting, the club voted to start holding an additional meeting every month.  This will be an informal meeting night to be held the third Tuesday of each month at Bruce Snow’s house, 3425 Douglas, Kalamazoo Michigan.  We will continue to meet at Westwood United Methodist Church on the first Tuesday […]

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November Meeting, Presentation by Bob Johnson

Bob Johnson has agreed to come to the November meeting and give a presentation on model kit design.  Bob has worked at Monogram and later Revell-Monogram as a draftsman/designer, Hobby Product Manager and Director of Marketing and Product Development.   The “Outside your comfort zone” club contest is being pushed back to the December meeting.

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Pasta and Plastic, June 20

Event organizer: TRIAD Plastic Modeling SocietyDate: Saturday June 20, 2015Place: Plainfield United Methodist Church, 214 Spencer St. NE, Grand Rapids (New name may be Creston Reformed Church)Time: Door opens 2 PMCost: $7 per attendee to cover cost of food, awards, and entry fee for five models. Each additional model entry is $1.Contest categories: Dioramas/vignettes, figures, […]

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Spud Ensing Estate Sale

SPUD ENSING ESTATE COLLECTION I would like everyone in the club to know that at the April 28th meeting of IPMS/West Michigan I will be bringing in at least 12 boxes of books and other item from dad’s estate to make them available to modelers attending the meeting. All items will be offered at no cost to […]

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2014 Pasta and Plastic June 21

 The 7th Annual Pasta & Plastics Model Contest & Dinner will again be held in the Fellowship Hall & Lounge at 214 Spencer St. NE in Grand Rapids(In the past the Plainfield United Methodist Church). This model contest is an inter-club model contest between IPMS/West Michigan, IPMS/Kalamazoo, and the T.R.I.A.D. Model Club of Muskegon. Each […]

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2014 Invitational Contest Scheduled

KSM and the West Michigan IPMS Chapters are please to announce that we have secured a venue for a contest this year.  The contest will be held in the East Ballroom of the Bernhard Center on the Western Michigan University Campus.  The date is September 27, 2014.  Check the 2014 contest tab at the top […]

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Model Sale! September 28, 2013

SPUD’S 2ND EVER MODEL CLEAN OUT SALE  SEPTEMBER 28, 2013 10AM to 2PM Aircraft and car model kits of all scales, aircraft and car models built by Spud, and factory built aircraft and car models in both die cast and plastic. Most priced at $ 2 to $20 and offers will be listened to and […]

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Kalamazoo Kontest

Kalamazoo Kontest

Well, the 2012 contest is now history.  298 models by 88 modelers were on display. Here are a couple of photos. KSM club member Larry Cherniak created a great display of 60’s stuff.  How many of these do you remember? I have uploaded all of the model photos I took to my picasa web album.  […]

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Contest Time!

Contest Time!

It is time for the 2012 Kalamazoo Kontest.  We have the contest and vendor’s areas set up and ready.  The Stanley Center is waaaay at the back of the parking lot, so look for the signs.   The weather forecast is for it to be cold and rainy out, so come inside and stay warm and […]

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