Discussions and other Activities

Page Created:  06/30/12.  Last Updated:  09/19/18.
 
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:  October 1, 2018............THE DEAD ZONE by Stephen King.
 
First Tuesday of each MonthFINAL FRONTIER
 
..........SF Television Discussion Group,  8:00 PM
..........Panera Bread.  Ramsey, New Jersey.
..........Next Event:  October 2, 2018..........Fall 2018 Genre Television Season Preview, Part 2.
 
First Friday of each Month:  ARMCHAIR ODYSSEY
 
..........SF Television Viewing Group, 7:00 PM.
..........Members' Home.  Waldwick, New Jersey.
..........Next Video:  October 5, 2018...........THE NEIGHBORS, Season 1, Selected Episodes.
 
Second Wednesday of each Month:   INFINITE IMAGES
 
..........Video Viewing Group (Various Locations),  7:00 PM.
..........Public Library.  Waldwick, New Jersey.
..........Next Video:   October 10, 2018...........Animated Sequel Set on Island of Living Food.
 
Second Saturday of each Month:   GENERAL MEETING.

..........Guest Speaker plus pre-meeting  Discussions.  Various Sites.
..........Next Meeting:  October 13, 2018.........Paul Leggett, Author / Film Historian / Academic.
..........Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church.  Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.
....................6:15 PM:  Writers' Space Salon:  Worldbuilding:  Domesticated Animals.
....................6:30 PM:  Ice Nine: Coolest News & Events.
....................8:00 PM:  Talk with Q & A by Speaker.
 
Third Tuesday of each Month:  TOPIC DISCUSSION GROUP.
 
..........Discussion of Theme or Device in Book, Film, etc.,  8:00 PM.
..........October Venue:  To Be Announced.
..........[West Essex (formerly Versailles) Diner.  Fairfield, New Jersey is being remodeled.]
..........Next Discussion:  October 16, 2018..........The Enduring Appeal of Cinderella, Part 2
....................To Be Announced....................6:30 PM.
 
Third Thursday of each Month:   FANTASTIC WORLDS BOOK GROUP.
 
..........Book Discussion of Current or Classic Work of Science Fiction, Fantasy or Horror.  Start Time:  7:30 PM.
..........Barnes & Noble Cafe.  Paramus, New Jersey.
..........Next Book:  September 20, 2018............FURIES OF CALDERON by Jim Butcher.
 
Fourth (or Fifth) Sunday of each Month:   WRITERS OF THE WEIRD.
 
..........Critique Group for Aspiring Authors.
..........Normal Time:  4:00 PM.  Special Location.
..........Member's Home (Carol G), followed by Barbecue.
..........Next Workshop:  Sunday, September 23, 2018.

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

..........Networking and Discussion Group w/Some Critique for Authors,
..........6:15 PM Pre Meeting Event at Venue of General Meeting.
..........Next Session: October 13, 2018 -  Worldbuilding:  Domesticated Animals.
..........Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church.  Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.
 
Last Week Night of each Month:  DOUBLE STAR FILM DISCUSSION.
 
..........Discussion of Two  Science Fiction, Fantasy or Horror Films, 7:30 PM.
..........Food Court Alcove by 2nd Floor Elevators, Paramus Park Mall.  Paramus, New Jersey.
..........Next Discussion:  September 28, 2018..........Discussion:  WESTWORLD / JURASSIC PARK.

Floating Event:  SPECIAL ACTIVITY GROUP.
 
..........Days, Times, and Locations Vary by Event.
..........Next Event:  Sunday, September 30, 2018.
..........Bonus Writers of the Weird Critique Session.
..........Office Solutions, 4:00 PM.
..........Pearl River, New York.

Floating Event:  WRITERS' SPACE SALOON.

..........Writers' Discussion Teleconference Via Google Hangouts.
..........Days & Times Vary by Event.
..........Next Weeknight Event:  Tuesday,  October 9, 2018, 7:30 PM:  Writers' Online Classes & Workshops.
..........Next Weekend Event:  Sunday:  October 21, 2018, 12:30 PM:  Public Reading 101.

Floating Event:  ACROSS THE MULTIVERSE.
..........General Genre Discussion Teleconference Via Google Hangouts.
..........Days & Times Vary by Event.
..........Next Event:  Wednesday, To Be Announced, 2018 at 7:30 PM.