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 Jan 22, Feb 5 & 19, Mar 5 & 19, Apr 2, 16, & 30, May 14 & 28, Jun 11 & 25, Jul 9 & 23, Aug 6 & 20, and Sep 3 & 17.
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 Feb 2, Mar 2, Apr 6, May 4, Jun 1, Jul 6, Aug 3, Sep 7, and Oct 5.
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.

Jan 27, 2018 Media Day, 2 pm to whenever, at the clubhouse.

Jan 27, 2018, 2 pm, MASSFILC meeting in Arlington, MA.

Jan 27, 2018, 1 pm to 3 pm, Science Fiction for Young Explorers at Annie's Book Stop of Worcester.

Feb 2, 2018 NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: The Incrementalists by Steven Brust & Skyler White.

Feb 4, 2018 Boskone and Business Meetings, noon and 2 pm, respectively, at the clubhouse.

Feb 6, 2018, 6 pm to 8 pm, Les Johnson reads from and discusses his new Mission to Methone at Annie's Book Stop of Worcester.

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 11, 2018 IM collation and Boskone preparation work session, 1 pm until we're done, at the clubhouse There are many tasks; please come and help.

Feb 14, 2018 Truck loading, 6 pm at the clubhouse.

Feb 15, 2018 Truck unloading, 3 pm, at the Westin Waterfront in Boston, MA.

Feb 15, 2018 Monthly Dr. Who Talk, 7 pm at Annie's Book Stop of Worcester.

Feb 16–18, 2018 Boskone 55 at the Westin Waterfront in Boston, MA.
Guest of Honor: Mary Robinette Kowal
Official Artist: Marianne Plumridge   Hal Clement Science Speaker: Catherine Asaro
Special Guest: Craig Miller   NESFA Press Guest: Nat Segaloff
Young Adult Guest Author: Tamora Pierce

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

Feb 18, 2018, 3 pm, MASSFILC meeting at Boskone 55 at the Westin Waterfront

Feb 19, 2018 Truck loading, 9 am at the Westin Waterfront in Boston, MA.

Feb 19, 2018 Truck unloading, 1 pm at the clubhouseCall the clubhouse at 617-625-2311 before coming.

Feb 20, 2018 The Book Shop Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club book discussion, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin.

Feb 22, 2018 Arisia corporate meeting, 7:30 pm at the clubhouse.

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 2, 2018 NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: Starfire: A Red Peace by Spencer Ellsworth.

Mar 3, 2018 Game Day noon to midnight at the clubhouse.

Mar 4, 2018 1 pm to 6 pm, Boskone 55 Debriefing at the clubhouse.

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

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

Mar 10, 2018 MASSFILC meeting in Cambridge, MA.

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

Mar 11, 2018 Business Meeting, postponed to Mar 18.

Mar 15, 2018 Monthly Dr. Who Talk, 7 pm at Annie's Book Stop of Worcester.

Mar 17, 2018 Game Day noon to midnight at the clubhouse.

Mar 18, 2018 (new date) Business Meeting, 2 pm, at the clubhouse.

Mar 20, 2018 The Book Shop Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club book discussion, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: Children of Men by P. D. James.

Mar 24, 2018 Media Day, 2 pm to whenever, at the clubhouse.

Mar 25, 2018 Tentative Other Meeting, 2 pm, location TBD.

Mar 28, 2018 IM collation, 6 pm, at the clubhouse.

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

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

Mar 30–Apr 2, 2018 (69th) Eastercon 2018 / Follycon in Harrogate, UK.

Mar 31, 2018 Special Media Day, GoT Season 7 Marathon, noon to whenever, at the clubhouse.

Apr 5–8, 2018 Pax East in Boston, MA.

Apr 6, 2018 NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: We Are Legion (We Are Bob) by Dennis Taylor.

Apr 7, 2018 Game Day noon to midnight at the clubhouse.

Apr 8, 2018 Business Meeting, 2 pm, at the clubhouse.

Apr 13–22, 2018 Cambridge Science Festival in Cambridge, MA.

Apr 14, 2018 Media Day, 2 pm to whenever, at the clubhouse.

Apr 17, 2018 The Book Shop Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club book discussion, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: The Phoenix Guards by Stephen Brust.

Apr 18, 2018 IM collation, 6 pm, at the clubhouse.

Apr 19, 2018 Monthly Dr. Who Talk, 7 pm at Annie's Book Stop of Worcester.

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

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

Apr 21, 2018 Game Day noon to midnight at the clubhouse.

Apr 22, 2018 Other Meeting, 2 pm, location TBD.

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

May 4, 2018 NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: Last and First Men by Olaf Stapledon.

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

May 4–6, 2018 Corflu 35 in Toronto, ON, CA.

May 8, 2018 Annual New England Book Show in Boston, MA.

May 11–13, 2018 Marcon in Columbus, OH.

May 11–14, 2018 Outlantacon / Gaylaxicon 2018 in Atlanta, GA.

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

May 13, 2018 Annual Meeting, and election of officers, 2 pm at the clubhouse.

May 15, 2018 The Book Shop Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club book discussion, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.

May 17–20, 2018 SFWA's Nebula Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.

May 18–20, 2018 Nauticon in Provincetown, MA.

May 25–27, 2018 ConQuesT in Kansas City, MO.

May 25–27, 2018 Anime North in Toronto, ON, CA.

May 25–28, 2018 Balticon 52 in Baltimore, MD.

May 25–28, 2018 WisCon 42 in Madison, WI.

May 25–28, 2018 Escape Velocity 2018 in National Harbor, MD.

Jun 1, 2018 NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.

Jun 1–3, 2018 ConCarolinas in Charlotte, NC.

Jun 1–3, 2018 Arisia Relaxacon in Dennisport, MA.

Jun 2–12, 2018 Yale Writers' Conference in New Haven, CT.

Jun 8–10, 2018 AnimeNEXT 2018 in Atlantic City, NJ.

Jun 15–17, 2018 Nantucket Book Festival in Nantucket, MA.

Jun 21–24, 2018 PortConMaine 2018 in Portland, ME.

Jun 22–24, 2018 Fourth Street Fantasy in Minneapolis, MN.

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

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

Jul 5–8, 2018 Anthrocon 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA.

Jul 5–8, 2018 CONvergence 2018 in Bloomington, MN.

Jul 6–8, 2018 InConJunction in Indianapolis, IN.

Jul 6–8, 2018 Shore Leave 40 in Hunt Valley, MD.

Jul 12–15, 2018 ConnectiCon XVI in Hartford, CT.

Jul 12–15, 2018 Readercon 29 in Quincy, MA.

Jul 13–15, 2018 ConGregate Five in High Point, NC.

Jul 19–22, 2018 Necon 38 near Pawtucket, RI.

Jul 19–22, 2018 Comic-Con International 2018: San Diego in San Diego, CA.

Jul 27–29, 2018 Confluence in Pittsburgh, PA.

Jul 27–29, 2018 Bronycon in Baltimore, MD.

Aug 10–12, 2018 Otakon in Washington, DC.

Aug 10–12, 2018 FanExpo Boston in Boston, MA.

Aug 10–12, 2018 FanExpo Boston in Boston, MA.

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

Aug 17–19, 2018 TerrifiCon in Uncasville, CT.

Aug 24–26, 2018 Bubonicon 50 in Albuquerque, NM.

Sep 1–8, 2018 The Scribbler's Ink UK Retreat in the Royal Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, UK.

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

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

Nov 4, 2018, 2 am EDT, end of daylight saving time; change clocks backward to 1 am EST.

Nov 16–18, 2018 Philcon in Cherry Hill, NJ.

Nov 30–Dec 2, 2018 Smofcon 36 in Santa Rosa, CA.


Jan 18–21, 2019 Arisia 2019 in Boston, MA.

Feb 15–17, 2019 Boskone 56 at the Westin Waterfront in Boston, MA.
Guest of Honor: Elizabeth Hand
Special Guest: Christopher Golden

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

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

Jul 18–21, 2019 MISTI-Con 2019 in Laconia, NH.

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