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 is emptied every second Monday (except Tuesday after some holiday Mondays).
Please leave a clear path to the dumpster, and plenty of clear space around it on pickup days.
Upcoming dumpster pickup dates are Dec 22, Jan 5 & 19, Feb 2 & 16, Mar 2, 16, & 30, Apr 13 & 27, May 11 & 26 (Tuesday), Jun 8 & 22, Jul 6 & 20, Aug 3 & 31, and Sep 14 & 28.
The clubhouse is cleaned on Friday every fourth week by professional cleaners.
Please schedule your activities so as not to interfere with their work.
Upcoming clubhouse cleaning dates are Jan 9, Feb 6, Mar 6, Apr 3, May 1 & 29, Jun 26, Jul 24, Aug 21, and Sep 18.
NESFA events are highlighted like this.
Extraordinary and exceptional events, dates, and reminders are highlighted like this.

Dec 21, 2014 Media Day, 2 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.

Dec 25, 2014 IM collation, noon, followed by
        2nd Annual Bah Humbug Gameday 2 pm to midnight at the clubhouse.

        Bring your own food; there may be nowhere to buy any locally.

Dec 31, 2014, 6 pm, New Year's Eve celebration and Other Meeting, at the Kovalcik residence in Newton, MA.  Pot luck at 7 pm.  Please do not arrive before 6 pm.  No activity at the clubhouse on New Year's Eve.

Jan 3, 2015 Game Day noon to midnight at the clubhouse.

Jan 10, 2015 Media Day, 10 am to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.

Jan 11, 2015 Boskone meeting, 1 pm, followed by
        Business Meeting, 2 pm at the clubhouse.

Jan 14, 2015 PR2 mailing, 7:30 pm at the clubhouse.

Jan 16–19, 2015 Arisia '15 in Boston, MA.  NESFA will have a fan table.

Jan 17, 2015 Boskone party, 9 pm at Arisia '15.

Jan 19, 2015 Last day for advance rate pre-registration for Boskone 52.

Jan 21, 2015 IM collation, 6 to 8 pm at the clubhouse.

Jan 25, 2015 Other Meeting, 2 pm at the clubhouse.

Jan 25, 2015, 2 pm MASSFILC meeting in Cambridge, MA.

Feb 1, 2015 Boskone meeting, noon, followed by
        Business Meeting, 2 pm at the clubhouse.

Feb 5–8, 2015 Templecon 2015 in Warwick, RI.

Feb 6–8, 2015 Potlatch 24 in Seattle, WA.

Feb 6–15, 2015 Boston Science Fiction Film Festival & Marathon in Somerville, MA.

Feb 8, 2015 IM collation, noon, followed by
      Boskone work session 1 pm at the clubhouse.

      Last day for pre-registration for Boskone 52.

Feb 11, 2015 6 pm, Truck loading at the clubhouse.

Feb 12, 2015 5 pm, Truck unloading at the Westin Waterfront in Boston, MA.

Feb 13–15, 2015 Boskone 52 at the Westin Waterfront in Boston, MA.

Guest of Honor: Steven Brust
Official Artists: Charles Lang and Wendy Snow-Lang   Hal Clement Science Speaker: Dave Clements
Special Guest: Robert K. Wiener, FN   NESFA Guest: Vincent DiFate
Featured Filkers: Maya & Jeff Bohnhoff

Feb 15, 2015 MASSFILC meeting during Boskone 52 in Boston, MA.

Feb 15, 2015 Book discussion group during Boskone 52 in Boston, MA.

Feb 15, 2015 Truck loading at the Westin Waterfront.

Feb 16, 2015 Final Truck loading at the Westin Waterfront in Boston, MA, followed by truck unloading at the clubhouse.

Feb 19–22, 2015 Total Con 28 in Mansfield, MA.

Feb 20–22, 2015 No Such Convention at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.

Feb 26–Mar 1, 2015 Intercon O in Chelmsford, MA.

Mar 1, 2015 12 noon, Boskone 52 Debriefing at the clubhouse.

Mar 7, 2015 Games Day noon to midnight at the clubhouse.

Mar 6–8, 2015 Pax East in Boston, MA.

Mar 6–8, 2015 FOGcon 2015 in Walnut Creek, CA.

Mar 7–10, 2015 25th Anniversary World Horror Convention 2015 in Atlanta, GA.

Mar 8, 2015, 2 am EST Begin daylight saving time.  Set clocks forward to 3 am EDT, so that you won't be late for the business meeting.

Mar 8, 2015 Business Meeting, 2 pm at the clubhouse.

Mar 13–15, 2015 ConnCon 2015 in Stamford CT.

Mar 16, 2015 Game Night 6 pm to 10 pm at the clubhouse.

Mar 18, 2015 IM collation, 6 to 8 pm at the clubhouse.

Mar 20, 2015 Book discussion group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.

Mar 22, 2015 Other Meeting, 2 pm, location TBD.

Mar 24, 2015 Arisia corporate meeting, 7:30 pm at the clubhouse.

Mar 27–29, 2015 Conbust 2015 in Northampton, MA.

Mar 27–29, 2015 Zenkaikon 2015 in Lancaster, PA.

Mar 27–29, 2015 TYNECON III: the Corflu (The 32nd Corflu) in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

Mar 28–29, 2015 Conference on Middle Earth 2015 in Albany, NY.

Mar 29, 2015 Media Day, 10 am to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.

Apr 2–5, 2015 Minicon 50 in Bloomington, MN.

Apr 3–5, 2015, Anime Boston in Boston, MA.

Apr 3–6, 2015 Dysprosium / Eastercon in Heathrow, UK.

Apr 11, 2015 Games Day noon to midnight at the clubhouse.

Apr 12, 2015 Business Meeting, 2 pm at the clubhouse.

Apr 16–19, 2015 FilKONtario 25 in Mississauga, ON.

Apr 17, 2015 Book discussion group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.

Apr 19, 2015 Media Day, 10 am to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.

Apr 20, 2015 Game Night 6 pm to 10 pm at the clubhouse.

Apr 22, 2015 IM collation, 6 to 8 pm at the clubhouse.

Apr 26, 2015 Other Meeting, 2 pm, location TBD.

May 1–3, 2015 Malice Domestic 27 in Bethesda, MD.

May 3, 2015 Annual Meeting, 2 pm at the clubhouse.

May 8–10, 2015 Albacon 2014½ in Albany, NY.

May 15–17, 2015 Nauticon in Provincetown, MA.

May 15–18, 2015 Costume Con 33 in North Charleston, SC.

May 17, 2015 Other Meeting, 2 pm, location TBD.

May 21–25, 2015 MISTI-Con in Laconia, NH.

May 22–24, 2015 Balticon 49 in Hunt Valley, MD.

May 22–24, 2015 Anime North in Toronto, ON.

May 22–24, 2015 ConQuesT 46 in Kansas City, MO.

May 22–24, 2015 What the Fur? in Montréal, QC.

May 22–25, 2015 WisCon 39 in Madison, WI.

Jun 5–7, 2015 AnthoCon in Portsmouth, NH.

Jun 6–16 & 18–21, 2015 Yale Writers' Conference in New Haven, CT.

Jun 12–14, 2015 AnimeNEXT in Somerset, NJ.

Jun 19–21, 2015 NEFilk 25: ConCertino 2015 in Boxboro, MA.

Jun 20–21, 2015 Pop Culture Expo 2015 in Wilmington, MA.

Jun 25–28, 2015 PortConMaine in Portland, ME.

Jul 1–5, 2015 Dexcon 18 in Morristown, NJ.

Jul 2–5, 2015 Westercon 68 in San Diego, CA.

Jul 3–5, 2015 InConJunction in Indianapolis, IN.

Jul 6–8, 2015 Polaris 26 in Richmond Hill, ON.

Jul 9–12, 2015 ConnectiCon in Hartford, CT.

Jul 9–12, 2015 Anthrocon in Pittsburgh, PA.

Jul 9–12, 2015 Readercon 26 in Burlington, MA.

Jul 16–19, 2015 Necon 35 in Portsmouth, RI.

Jul 24–26, 2015 Confluence in Pittsburgh, PA.

Jul 24–26, 2015 Otakon in Baltimore, MD.

Jul 31–Aug 2, 2015 Boston Comic Con in Boston, MA.

Jul 31–Aug 2, 2015 9Pi-Con in Windsor Locks, CT.

Aug 7–9, 2015 Bronycon in Baltimore, MD.

Aug 7–9, 2015 Shore Leave 37 in Hunt Valley, MD.

Aug 14–16, 2015 LI-CON 2 in Ronkonkoma, NY.

Aug 19–23, 2015 Sasquan, the 73rd World Science Fiction Convention, in Spokane, WA.

Aug 28–30, 2015 In-CON-Ceivable 2015 in Northampton, MA.

Sep 4–7, 2015 Dragon Con in Atlanta, GA.

Sep 6, 2015 Tentative NESFA picnic. Fallback date will be Aug 30, 2015.  Details will be posted when the date has been confirmed.

Sep 12–13, 2015 Granite State Comicon in Manchester, NH.

Sep 17, 2015 25th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony in Cambridge, MA.

Sep 26–27, 2015 RoberCon 2015 in Binghamton, NY.

Oct 2–4, 2015 Archon 39 in Collinsville, IL.

Oct 2–4, 2015 CONtraflow V/DEEPSOUTHCON 53 in New Orleans, LA.

Oct 8–11, 2015 Bouchercon 2015 in Raleigh, NC. (mystery)

Oct 9–11, 2015 JOFCon MSP in Minneapolis, MN.

Oct 18–23, 2015 Viable Paradise XIX on Martha's Vineyard, MA. (writers)

Nov 1, 2015, 2 am EDT End daylight saving time. Change clocks backward to 1 am EST.

Nov 5–8, 2015 World Fantasy Convention 2015 in Saratoga Springs, NY.

Nov 20–22, 2015 Orycon 37 in Portland, OR.

Dec 4–6, 2015 Smofcon 33 in Ft. Worth, TX.

Dec 5–6, 2015 NorthEast Comic Con in Wilmington, MA.

Feb 19–21, 2016 Boskone 53 at the Westin Waterfront in Boston, MA.

Official Artist: Richard Anderson  

Jul 1–4, 2016 Westercon 69 in Portland, OR.

Aug 17–21, 2016 MidAmeriCon II, the 74th World Science Fiction Convention, in Kansas City, MO.