In Times to Come
Please report any errors, and any relevant events which are not listed but are in or near New England or otherwise of interest to NESFA® members, to calendar@nesfa.org.
In addition to the activities listed here, some NESFA members gather at the clubhouse almost every Wednesday evening to work, socialize, and play games (usually Dominion). The building is almost always open between 6 pm and 10 pm on Wednesday evenings, and often later.  When the weather is inclement, please call 617-625-2311 to make sure that there are people at the clubhouse before showing up.
The dumpster will be emptied every two weeks on Mondays. 
Please leave a clear path to the dumpster, and plenty of clear space around it on pickup days.
Upcoming dumpster pickup dates are Apr 3 & 17, May 1, 15, & 29, Jun 12 & 26, Jul 11 & 25, Aug 8 & 22, Sep 5 & 19, Oct 3, 17, & 31, Nov 14 & 28, and Dec 12 & 26.
The clubhouse will be cleaned by professional cleaners on the first Friday of every month.
Please schedule your activities so as not to interfere with their work.
Upcoming clubhouse cleaning dates are Apr 7, May 5, Jun 2, Jul 7, Aug 4, Sep 1, Oct 6, Nov 3, and Dec 1.
NESFA events are highlighted like this.
Non-NESFA clubhouse events are highlighted like this.
Extraordinary and exceptional events, dates, and reminders are highlighted like this.

Mar 31–Apr 2, 2017 Albacon 2017 in Albany, NY.

Mar 31–Apr 2, 2017 Anime Boston in Boston, MA.

Apr 1, 2017 Game Day noon to midnight at the clubhouse.

Apr 1, 2017, noon to whenever, Phantom of the Opera Extravaganza, at Annie's Book Stop of Worcester.
See schedule details at the above website.

Apr 5, 2017, 7 pm, John Scalzi — The Collapsing Empire, at Brookline Booksmith.

Apr 7–9, 2017 Lunacon 2017 in Westchester, NY.

Apr 7–9, 2017 Super Megafest Comic Con in Marlborough, MA.

Apr 9, 2017 NESFA Business Meeting, 2 pm, at the clubhouse.

Apr 14–16, 2017 Minicon 52 in Bloomington, MN.

Apr 14–17, 2017 Cambridge Science Festival in Cambridge, MA.

Apr 14–17, 2017 Innominate (68th) Eastercon 2017 in Birmingham, UK.

Apr 15, 2017 Media Day, 2 pm to whenever, at the clubhouse.

Apr 18, 2017 The Book Shop Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club book discussion, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett.

Apr 19, 2017 IM collation, 7 pm, at the clubhouse.

Apr 20, 2017 Monthly Dr. Who Talk, 7 pm at Annie's Book Stop of Worcester.

Apr 20–24, 2017 Costume-Con 35 in Mississauga, ON, CA.

Apr 21, 2017 NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: Time Traders and Storm Over Warlock, both by Andre Norton.

Apr 21–23, 2017 FilKONtario 27 in Mississauga, ON, CA.

Apr 22, 2017 Game Day noon to midnight at the clubhouse.

Apr 22, 2017, 11 am to 4 pm, AvonCon in Avon, CT.

Apr 25, 2017 Arisia corporate meeting, 7:30 pm at the clubhouse.

Apr 28–30, 2017 Zenkaikon 2017 in Lancaster, PA.

Apr 28–30, 2017 RavenCon, including Fan Historicon, in Williamsburg, VA.

Apr 28–30, 2017 Malice Domestic 29 in Bethesda, MD.

Apr 28–30, 2017 Corflu 34 in Woodland Hills, CA.

Apr 29, 2017, 6 pm to 8 pm, Faces Of Fandom 2, presentation by Selina Lovett at Annie's Book Stop of Worcester.

Apr 30, 2017 Other Meeting, 2 pm, at Robert Luoma's house in Newton, MA.

May 6, 2017 Game Day noon to midnight at the clubhouse.

May 12–24, 2017 Marcon in Columbus, OH.

May 14, 2017 Annual Meeting, and election of officers, 2 pm at the clubhouse.

May 15, 2017 Arisia corporate meeting, 7:30 pm at the clubhouse.

May 16, 2017 The Book Shop Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club book discussion, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: The Cyberiad by Stanislaw Lem.

May 18–21, 2017 SFWA's Nebula Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.

May 18–22, 2017 MISTI-Con 2017 in Laconia, NH.

May 19, 2017 NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: Arkwright by Allen M. Steele.

May 19–21, 2017 Oasis 29 in Orlando, FL.

May 19–21, 2017 Nauticon in Provincetown, MA.

May 21, 2017 Other Meeting, 2 pm, location yet to be determined.

May 24, 2017 IM collation, 7 pm, at the clubhouse.

May 26–28, 2017 ConQuesT 48 in Kansas City, MO.

May 26–28, 2017 Anime North in Toronto, ON, CA.

May 26–29, 2017 Balticon 51 in Baltimore, MD.

May 26–29, 2017 WisCon 41 in Madison, WI.

Jun 2–4, 2017 ConCarolinas in Charlotte, NC.

Jun 2–4, 2017 Arisia Relaxacon in Dennisport, MA.

Jun 3–13 & 15–18, 2017 Yale Writers' Conference in New Haven, CT.

Jun 9–11, 2017 AnimeNEXT 2017 in Atlantic City, NJ.

Jun 16, 2017 NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.

Jun 16–18, 2017 Nantucket Book Festival in Nantucket, MA.

Jun 16–18, 2017 ConComCon 24 in Portland, OR.

Jun 16–18, 2017 Fourth Street Fantasy in Minneapolis, MN.

Jun 20, 2017 The Book Shop Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club book discussion, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: The Adventures of a Super Hero's Insurance Adjuster by D. L. Carter.

Jun 22–25, 2017 PortConMaine 2017 in Portland, ME.

Jun 24–25, 2017 MASSive Comic Con 2017 in Worcester, MA.

Jun 29–Jul 1, 2017 SFRA Annual Conference 2017 at the University of California, Riverside, CA.

Jun 29–Jul 2, 2017 Anthrocon 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA.

Jun 30–Jul 2, 2017 InConJunction in Indianapolis, IN.

Jul 1–4, 2017 Westercon 70 in Tempe, AZ.

Jul 5–9, 2017 Dexcon 20 in Morristown, NJ.

Jul 6–9, 2017 ConnectiCon 2017 in Hartford, CT.

Jul 6–9, 2017 NorthAmeriCon '17, the 12th North American Science Fiction Convention (NASFiC) in San Juan, PR.

Jul 6–9, 2017 CONvergence 2017 in Bloomington, MN.

Jul 7–9, 2017 Shore Leave 39 in Hunt Valley, MD.

Jul 13–16, 2017 Readercon 28 in Quincy, MA.  There will be a Boskone party on Saturday night.

Jul 14–16, 2017 ConGregate 4 / DeepSouthCon 55 in High Point, NC.

Jul 20–23, 2017 San Diego Comic Con in San Diego, CA.

Jul 21–23, 2017 Ro-Con in Hartford, CT.

Jul 21–23, 2017 Open Gaming Convention (That Spells Murder) in Nashua, NH.

Jul 28–30, 2017 What the Fur VIII in Pointe Claire, QC, CA.

Aug 4–6, 2017 Confluence in Pittsburgh, PA.

Aug 4–6, 2017 ArmadilloCon 39 in Austin, TX.

Aug 9–13, 2017 Worldcon 75, the 75th World Science Fiction Convention, in Helsinki, Finland.

Aug 11–13, 2017 Bronycon in Baltimore, MD.

Aug 11–13, 2017 Otakon in Washington, DC.

Aug 11–13, 2017 Boston Comic Con in Boston, MA.

Aug 17–20, 2017 NecronomiCon Providence in Providence, RI.

Aug 18–20, 2017 TerrifiCon in Uncasville, CT.

Aug 25–27, 2017 Bubonicon 49 in Albuquerque, NM.

Sep 1–3, 2017 Escape Velocity 2017 in Washington, DC.

Sep 1–4, 2017 Dragon Con in Atlanta, GA.

Sep 3, 2017, 3 pm to 7:30 pm, NESFA picnic at The Shelter (a covered area with 6 grills and 8 tables) at Larz Anderson Park in Brookline.  Note that neither dogs nor hibachis are allowed in this area.  All fans are welcome.  NESFA will provide the basics: hamburgers, hot dogs, buns, condiments, and fire; bring something to share.
There is a link for directions to the park on the same page.

Sep 16–17, 2017 Granite State Comicon in Manchester, NH.

Sep 22–24, 2017 FenCon XIV in Irving (DFW airport), TX.

Sep 29–Oct 1, 2017 Archon 41 in Collinsville, IL.

Oct 6–8, 2017 Capclave 2017 in Gaithersburg, MD.

Oct 13–16, 2017 Boston Terror 'Thon in Somerville, MA.

Oct 21, 2017, 11 am to 7 pm, Paraween in Salem, MA.

Oct 27–29, 2017 Furpocalypse in Cromwell, CT.

Oct 27–29, 2017 Bakuretsu Con 2017 in Colchester, VT.

Oct 28, 2017, 10 am to 5 pm, Boston Book Festival in Copley Sq., Boston, MA. 

Nov 2–5, 2017 World Fantasy Convention 2017 in San Antonio, TX.

Nov 5, 2017, 2 am EDT, end of daylight saving time; change clocks backward to 1 am EST.

Nov 10–12, 2017 Philcon in Cherry Hill, NJ.

Dec 1–3, 2017 Smofcon 35 in Boston, MA.


Feb 16–18, 2018 Boskone 55 at the Westin Waterfront in Boston, MA.
Guest of Honor: Mary Robinette Kowal
Special Guest: Craig Miller  

Mar 9–11, 2018 HELIOsphere in Tarrytown, NY.

Mar 11, 2018, 2 am EST, beginning of daylight saving time; set clocks forward to 3 am EDT, so that you won't be late for the debriefing.

May 11–14, 2018 Costume-Con 36 Ports of Call in San Diego, CA.

Jul 4–8, 2018 Westercon 71 in Winchester, CO.

Aug 13–16, 2018 Worldcon 76, the 76th World Science Fiction Convention, in San José, CA.

Nov 1–4, 2018 World Fantasy Convention 2018 in Baltimore, MD.


Feb 15–17, 2019 Boskone 56 at the Westin Waterfront in Boston, MA.

Mar 22–25, 2019 Costume-Con 37 in Danvers, MA.