Discussions and other Activities

Page Created:  06/30/12.  Last Updated:  03/23/17.
 
This is snapshot of what we do each month.  This includes the General Meeting and our smaller events like book and television discussions, video night get togethers, and other activities.  Some of these are held at area book stores.  Others are held at members' homes or elsewhere.  More information about each of these events can be found by clicking on the event (example:  FINAL FRONTIER).


 First Monday of each Month:   MONSTERS OF HORROR.
 
..........Horror Book Discussion Group, 8:00 PM.
..........Barnes & Noble Café.  Hackensack, New Jersey.
..........Next Event:  April 3, 2017............INTO THE FIRE by Peter Liney.
 
First Tuesday of each MonthFINAL FRONTIER
 
..........SF Television Discussion Group,  8:00 PM.
..........Panera Bread.  Ramsey, New Jersey.
..........Next Event:  April 4, 2017..........Social Commentary on Genre Television.
 
First Friday of each Month:  ARMCHAIR ODYSSEY
 
..........SF Television Viewing Group, 7:00 PM.
..........Members' Home.  Waldwick, New Jersey.
..........Next Video:  April 7, 2017...........ORPHAN BLACK, Season 4, Episodes 1 - 4..
 
Second Wednesday of each Month:   INFINITE IMAGES
 
..........Video Viewing Group (Various Locations),  7:00 PM.
..........Public Library.  Waldwick, New Jersey.
..........Next Video: April 12, 2017...........1955 Monster Movie Features a Giant, Hairy Spider.
 
Second Saturday of each Month:   GENERAL MEETING.
 
..........Guest Speaker plus pre-meeting  Discussions.  Various Sites.
..........Next Meeting:  April 8, 2017..........Jason Kendall, Astrophysicist:  ExoPlanets.
..........Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.
....................6:15 PM:  Writers' Space Salon:  Networking & Discussions for Authors.
....................6:30 PM:  Ice Nine: Coolest Genre News & Happenings Discussion.
....................8:00 PM:  Author Talk / Q & A.
 
Third Tuesday of each Month:  TOPIC DISCUSSION GROUP.
 
..........Discussion of Theme or Device in Book, Film, etc.,  8:00 PM.
..........Versailles Diner.  Fairfield, New Jersey.
..........Next Discussion:  April 18, 2017..........Dances, Discos & Balls.
....................Optional Dinner at Versailles Diner..........6:30 PM.
 
Third Thursday of each Month:   YA FANTASY & SF BOOK GROUP.
 
..........Discussion of Teen & Children's Fantastic Literature.  7:30 PM.
..........Normally:  Barnes & Noble Cafe.  Paramus, New Jersey.
..........Next Book:  April 20, 2017............THE UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL: SQUIRREL MEETS WORLD by Hale & Hale.
 
Fourth (or Fifth) Sunday of each Month:   WRITERS OF THE WEIRD.
 
..........Critique Group for Aspiring Authors.
..........Summer (June, July, August) Start Time:  4:00 PM.
..........Member's Home.  Waldwick, New Jersey.
..........Next Workshop:  Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 4:00 PM

Variable, But Usually Second Saturday of Month Before General Meeting:  WRITERS' SPACE SALON.

..........Networking and Discussion Group w/Some Critique for Authors,
..........Normally:  6:15 PM Pre Meeting Event at Venue of General Meeting.
..........Next Session:  April 8, 2017 -  Networking / Critique / Discussion.
..........Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church.  Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.
 
Last Week Night of each Month:  MONTH END BOOK GROUP.
 
..........Book Discussion of Current or Classic Work of Science Fiction, Fantasy or Horror, 7:30 PM.
..........Food Court Alcove by 2nd Floor Elevators, Paramus Park Mall.  Paramus, New Jersey.
..........Next Book:  Tuesday, March 31, 2017..........ARMADA by Ernest Cline.
 
Floating Event:  SPECIAL ACTIVITY GROUP.
 
..........Days, Times, and Locations Vary by Event.
..........Next Event:  Saturday, April 8, 2017.
..........Lunacon 21017 Literary Science Fiction Convention.
..........Westchester Marriott Hotel.
..........Tarrytown, New York.