Discussions and other Activities

Page Created:  06/30/12.  Last Updated:  06/16/17.
 
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:  July 3, 2017............MY BEST FRIEND'S EXORCISM by Grady Hendrix.
 
First Tuesday of each MonthFINAL FRONTIER
 
..........SF Television Discussion Group,  8:00 PM.
..........Panera Bread.  Ramsey, New Jersey.
..........Next Event:  Jult 4, 2017..........Fall 2017 Genre Television Series Preview.
 
First Friday of each Month:  ARMCHAIR ODYSSEY
 
..........SF Television Viewing Group, 7:00 PM.
..........Members' Home.  Waldwick, New Jersey.
..........Next Video:  July 7, 2017...........GOTHAM, Season 2, 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: July 12, 2017...........Acclaimed 2016 Animated Film Features a Boy Repeatedly Visited by a Frightening Creature.
 
Second Saturday of each Month:   GENERAL MEETING.
 
..........Guest Speaker plus pre-meeting  Discussions.  Various Sites.
..........Next Meeting:  July 8, 2017..........Fran Wilde, Fantasy Author.
..........Barnes & Noble, Paramus, New Jersey.
....................6:15 PM:  Writers' Space Salon:  Networking & Discussions for Authors.
....................6:30 PM:  Ice Nine: Coolest Genre News & Happenings Discussion.
....................7:30 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:  June 20, 2017..........Isaac Asimov:  Works, Influence & Adaptations.
....................Optional Dinner at Park West Diner, Little Falls..........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:  July 20, 2017............THE NEDDIAD by Daniel Pinkwater.
 
Fourth (or Fifth) Sunday of each Month:   WRITERS OF THE WEIRD.
 
..........Critique Group for Aspiring Authors.
..........Summer (July, August) Start Time:  4:00 PM.
..........Member's Home.  Waldwick, New Jersey.
..........July Session is at Carol's House followed by Barbecue!
..........Next Workshop:  Sunday, June 25, 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: July 8, 2017 -  Networking / Critique / Discussion.
..........Barnes & Noble.  Paramus, 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:  June 30, 2017..........UPDRAFT by Fran Wilder.
 
Floating Event:  SPECIAL ACTIVITY GROUP.
 
..........Days, Times, and Locations Vary by Event.
..........Next Event:  Sunday, June 11, 2017.
..........Books NJ 2017.
..........Public Library, 1:00 - 4:00 PM.
..........Paramus, New Jersey.