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 Aug 7 & 21, Sep 4 & 18, Oct 2, 16, & 30, Nov 13 & 27, Dec 11 & 25, Jan 8 & 22, Feb 5 & 19, Mar 5 & 19, Apr 2, 16, & 30, May 14 & 28, and Jun 11 & 25.
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 Aug 4, Sep 1, Oct 6, Nov 3, Dec 1, Jan 5, Feb 2, Mar 2, Apr 6, May 4, and Jun 1,
NESFA events are highlighted like this.
Non-NESFA events at the clubhouse are highlighted like this.
Extraordinary and exceptional events, dates, and reminders are highlighted like this.

Jul 26, 2017 New England Authors Expo in Danvers, MA.

Jul 28, 2017 RPG Night, 6 pm to whenever at the clubhouse.

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

Jul 29, 2017, 1 pm, Ted's and Bonnie's poolside party and BBQ at the Atwoods' house in Castleton-on-Hudson, NY.
There are cats here!

Jul 29, 2017, Deadline for mailed in site selection ballots for Worldcon 77.
More information and ballots can be found on the Worldcon 75 Site Selection page.

Jul 30, 2017 Boskone Budget and Business Meetings, 1 pm and 2 pm, respectively, at the clubhouse.

          The NESFA Reading Group will not meet during August 2017.
Beginning in September, the NESFA Reading Group will meet on the first Friday each month.

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

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

Aug 5, 2017 Game Day noon to midnight at the clubhouse.

Aug 9, 2017 IM collation, 6 pm, at the clubhouse. (Rick Katze will run it in Mike Kerpan's absence.)

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

Aug 11, 2017, 4 pm EEST, Deadline for on-site voting for site selection for Worldcon 77.
More information and ballots can be found on the Worldcon 75 Site Selection page.

Aug 11, 2017 Hugo Streaming (tentative), 1 pm to whenever at the clubhouse.

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 12, 2017 Media Day, 2 pm to whenever, at the clubhouse.

Aug 15, 2017 The Book Shop Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club book discussion, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: Bridge of Birds by Barry Hughart.

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

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

Aug 19, 2017 Game Day noon to midnight at the clubhouse.

Aug 19, 2017, 2 pm, MASSFILC meeting in Arlington, MA.

Aug 21, 2017 Solar eclipse watching party, noon to 4 pm, at the clubhouse.

Aug 22, 2017, 7:30 pm, Arisia division head meeting at the clubhouse.
This is a private meeting.

Aug 24, 2017 Arisia corporate meeting, 7:30 pm at the clubhouse.

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

Aug 25–27, 2017 Trekonderoga 2017 in Ticonderoga, NY.

Sep 1, 2017 NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: Johnathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke.

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 4, 2017 (Monday) Boskone and Business Meetings, 1 pm and 2 pm, respectively, at the clubhouse.

Sep 13, 2017 IM collation, 6 pm, at the clubhouse.

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

Sep 18, 2017 F.A.N. Group Meetup, 7 pm, at the Avon Free Public Library .

Sep 19, 2017 The Book Shop Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club book discussion, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: Distraction by Bruce Sterling.

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

Sep 30–Oct 1, 2017 RoberCon 2016 in Binghamton, NY.

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

Oct 6, 2017 NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: Jack of Shadows by Roger Zelazny and For Want Of A Nail by Mary Robinette Kowal.

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

Oct 6–8, 2017 CONtraflow VII in Kenner, LA.

Oct 12–15, 2017 Passport to Murder in Toronto, ON, CA.

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

Oct 13–15, 2017 Another Anime Convention 2017 in Manchester, NH.

Oct 17, 2017 The Book Shop Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club book discussion, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: The Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee.

Oct 18–22, 2017 IlluxCon XI in Reading, PA.

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.  NESFA will participate.

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

Nov 3, 2017 NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: TBD.

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.

Nov 10–12, 2017 TusCon 44 in Tucson, AZ.

Nov 10–12, 2017 Crime Bake 2017 in Woburn, MA.

Nov 10–12, 2017 Rhode Island Comic Con in Providence, RI.

Nov 17–19, 2017 SFContario 8 in Toronto, ON.

Nov 17–19, 2017 DerpyCon 2016 in Morristown, NJ.

Nov 21, 2017 The Book Shop Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club book discussion, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: TBD.

Nov 24–26, 2017 Loscon in Los Angeles, CA.

Nov 24–26, 2017 Chessiecon 2017 in Baltimore, MD.

Nov 30, 2017 (Thursday) NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: TBD.

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

Dec 1–3, 2017 AnonyCon 2017 in Stamford, CT.

Dec 8–10, 2017 Anime USA 2017 in Washington, DC.

Dec 18, 2017 F.A.N. Group Meetup, 7 pm, at the Avon Free Public Library .

Dec 19, 2017 The Book Shop Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club book discussion, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: TBD.


Jan 12–14, 2018 MarsCon in Williamsburg, VA.

Jan 12–15, 2018 Arisia 2018 in Boston, MA.

Feb 9–11, 2018 Farpoint 24 in Hunt Valley, MD.

Feb 9–19, 2018 43rd Boston Science Fiction Film Festival & Marathon in Somerville, MA.

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

Feb 16–18, 2018 Katsucon 2016 in National Harbor, MD.

Feb 22–25, 2018 TotalCon 32 in Marlborough, MA.

Feb 22–25, 2018 Intercon R in Warwick, RI.

Feb 23–25, 2018 Anthro New England in Boston, MA.

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

Mar 9–11, 2018 FOGcon 8 in Walnut Creek, CA.

Mar 11, 2018, 2 am EST, beginning of daylight saving time; set clocks forward to 3 am EDT.

Mar 30–Apr 1, 2018 Minicon 53 in Bloomington, MN.

Mar 30–Apr 1, 2018 Anime Boston in Boston, MA.

Apr 20–22, 2018 RavenCon in Williamsburg, VA.

Apr 20–22, 2018 FilKONtario 28 in Mississauga, ON, CA.

Apr 28, 2018, 11 am to 4 pm, AvonCon in Avon, CT.

May 2018 (actual dates to be announced) Corflu 35 in Toronto, ON, CA.

May 4–6, 2018 Zenkaikon 2018 in Lancaster, PA.

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

Jun 23–24, 2018 MASSive Comic Con 2018 in Worcester, MA.

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.

Sep 14–16, 2018 Albacon 2018 in Albany, NY.

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.

Jul 4–7, 2019 Westercon 72 in Layton, UT.

Aug 22–24, 2019 Titancon/Eurocon 2019 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.