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APN Club Events



APN Business Meetings are generally held from 10:30AM till Noon the 3rd Saturday of every month except for July and December.

In July we have a Birthday Party picnic in lieu the meeting and
in December we hold a Christmas Party instead.

Elections of Officers are performed at our January Meeting.

Check the dates on the home page for the meeting dates, as sometimes Business Meeting dates are moved to accommodate special needs or to avoid holiday weekends or train shows.

Operating Session are held the 4th or 5th Saturday of most months

January 15 - Monthly Business Meeting and election of Officers for 2010

January 22 - Operating Session

February 12 - Monthly Business Meeting, 10:30-noon

February 19 - SanJac Train Show in Stafford.
                      10am to 5 pm.  APN will have a table set up to advertise the club.
                      Contact Charlie if you want to volunteer.
                      Click here for Show information, including directions and a list of clinics

March 5 - Operating Session

March 19 -  Monthly Business Meeting, 10:30-noon

March 26 - Operating Session

April 16 -  Monthly Business Meeting

April 30 - Operating Session

May 21 -  Monthly Business Meeting, 10:30-noon

May 28 - Operating Session

June 18 - Monthly Business Meeting, 10:30-noon

June 25 - Operating Session

July ?? -  APN Annual Birthday Party

July 23 - Operating Session

August 20 -  Monthly Business Meeting, 10:30-noon

August 27 - Operating Session

September 17 -  Monthly Business Meeting, 10:30-noon

September 24 - Operating Session

October 15 -  Monthly Business Meeting, 10:30-noon

October 22 - Operating Session

November 15-16? - Annual Open House as a part of the Houston Area Fall Layout Tour

November 19 -  Monthly Business Meeting, 10:30-noon

November 26 - Operating Session

December ?? -  APN Annual Christmas Party

December 17 - Operating Session

Other Events that may be of interest:

(Also click here for a list of links to Houston Area Railroad Clubs,
 and check them out for membership and meeting date information for these clubs)


Shows and Events


November 20, 2010 - January 2, 2011 - Trains at Northpark Toy Train Exhibit - Dallas, TX

January 8 - Train Collectors Association Winter Meet - Katy, TX

January 15-16 - Dallas Area Train Show - Plano, TX

January 29-30 - SAMRA 35th Annual Model Railroad Jamboree - San Antonio, TX

February 19 - Greater Houston Train Show - Stafford, TX

February 26 - 8th Annual Great Northwest Train Show - Bentonville, AR

March 19-20 - JETTS Train Show - Longview, TX

March 26-27 - New Braunfels Railroad Jamboree - New Braunfels, TX

April 30-May 1 - Cotton Belt Historical Society Train Show, Tyler, TX

May 7 - National Train Day - celebrate at location nationwide
            Commemorates the day the first transcontinental railroad was created 141 years ago

June 2-6 - 60th Lone Star Region NMRA Convention - Lubbock, TX

July 11-18 - National Model Railroad Association Convention - Sacramento, CA

August 20-21 - Summer Model Train Show - New Braunfels, TX

August 20-21 - Great Train Expo - Mandeville, LA

September 17-18 - Temple Model Train Show

October 1-2 - AMRE 23rd Annual Train Show 2011 - San Antonio, TX

October 8-9 - Lockheed Martin Recreation Area Train Show, Fort Worth, TX

October 8-9 - Big Texas Train Show - Houston RR Museum/Gulf Coast Chapter, NRHS, Inc.
                          George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX


Excursions - 2010
Houston Area Live Steamers
Public Run Days
Free Train Rides to the Public
March 20
April 17
May 15
June 19
July 17
August 21
September 18
October 16
November 20
Ghost Train Excursion March 5-6
Historic Jefferson Railway
Jefferson, TX
Hill Country Flyer
Bluebonnet Festival
April 10-11
Austin Steam Train
Cedar Park Texas (NW Austin)
Spring Photo Excursion April 11
Texas State Railroad
Rail of Lights Christmas Train November 25-27
December 2-5, 9-12, 16-19, 23-25, 2010
December 31, 2010, January 1, 2011
Historic Jefferson Railway
Jefferson, TX
Days Out with Thomas March 5-7, 12-14
Grapevine Railroad, Dallas, TX

Oct. 1-3
Austin Steam Train, Burnet, TX

Oct. 15-17 & 22-24
Texas State Railroad, Rusk