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 Dec 12 & 26 or 27, Jan 9 & 23, Feb 6 & 20, Mar 6 & 20, Apr 3 & 17, May 1, 15, & 29, and Jun 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 Jan 6, Feb 3, Mar 3, Apr 7, May 5, and Jun 2.
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.

Dec 9–11, 2016 AnonyCon 2016 in Stamford, CT.

Dec 10, 2016, 2 pm, MASSFILC meeting in Arlington, MA.

Dec 11, 2016 Boskone and NESFA Business Meetings, 1 pm and 2 pm, respectively, at the clubhouse.

Dec 12, 2016 F.A.N. Group Meetup,
Discussion topic: Dr. Strange, 7 pm, at the Avon Free Public Library.

Dec 13, 2016, 7:30 pm, Arisia division head meeting at the clubhouse.

Dec 15, 2016 Monthly Dr. Who Talk, 7 pm at Annie's Book Stop of Worcester.

Dec 16, 2016 NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison.

Dec 17, 2016 Media Day, 2 pm to whenever, at the clubhouse.

Dec 19, 2016, 7:00 pm, Arisia registration training meeting at the clubhouse.

Dec 20, 2016 The Book Shop Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club book discussion, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: The Gunslinger by Stephen King.

Dec 21, 2016 IM collation, 7 pm, at the clubhouse.

Dec 24–25, 2016 5th Annual Bah Humbug Game Festival 2 pm to midnight at the clubhouse.
Bring your own food on the 25th; there may be nowhere to buy any locally. .

Dec 31, 2016 Other Meeting and New Year's Eve Pot Luck Party, at the Broomhead/Szczesuil residence in Littleton, MA.
Dinner at 7 pm.  Please do not arrive before 6 pm.
Deadline for submission of Skylark ballots.


Jan 7, 2017 Game Day noon to midnight at the clubhouse.

Jan 8, 2017 Boskone and NESFA Business Meetings, noon and 2 pm, respectively, at the clubhouse.

Jan 13–15, 2017 MarsCon in Williamsburg, VA.

Jan 13–16, 2017 Arisia 2017 in Boston, MA.
There will be a Boskone party on Sunday night, Jan 15, at Arisia.

Jan 14, 2017 Winter Weirdness in Barre, VT.

Jan 18, 2017 IM collation, 7 pm, at the clubhouse.

Jan 19, 2017 Monthly Dr. Who Talk, 7 pm at Annie's Book Stop of Worcester.

Jan 19–22, 2017 Anthro New England in Cambridge, MA.

Jan 20, 2017 NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: Citizen of the Galaxy by Robert A. Heinlein.

Jan 21, 2017 Media Day, 2 pm to whenever, at the clubhouse.

Jan 21, 2017, 2 pm, MASSFILC meeting in Arlington, MA.

Jan 22, 2017 Other Meeting, 2 pm, at Robert Luoma's house in Newton, MA.

Feb 5, 2017 Boskone and NESFA Business Meetings, noon and 2 pm, respectively, at the clubhouse.

Feb 9–12, 2017 Intercon Q in Warwick, RI.

Feb 10–18, 2017 Boston Science Fiction Film Festival & Marathon in Somerville, MA.

Feb 12, 2017 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 15, 2017 Truck loading, 6 pm at the clubhouse.

Feb 16, 2017 Truck unloading, 3 pm, tentatively, but may start as late as 5 pm, at the Westin Waterfront in Boston, MA.

Feb 17–19, 2017 Boskone 54 at the Westin Waterfront in Boston, MA.
Guest of Honor: Brandon Sanderson
Official Artist: Dave Seeley   Hal Clement Science Speaker: Milton Davis
Special Guest: Maryelizabeth Yturralde   NESFA Press Guest: Ken MacLeod 
Featured filkers: The Fabulous Lorraine & Lojo Russo

Feb 17–19, 2017 Katsucon 2016 in National Harbor, MD.

Feb 17–19, 2017 Farpoint 24 in Timonium, MD.

Feb 19, 2017, tentatively 3 pm, MASSFILC meeting at Boskone 54 at the Westin Waterfront in Boston, MA.

Feb 20, 2017 Truck unloading, shortly after noon at the clubhouseCall the clubhouse before coming.

Feb 23, 2017 Arisia corporate meeting, 7:30 pm at the clubhouse.

Feb 23–26, 2017 TotalCon 31 in Marlborough, MA.

Mar 4, 2017, 2 pm, MASSFILC meeting in Cambridge, MA.

Mar 5, 2017 NESFA Business Meeting, 2 pm, at the clubhouse.

Mar 10–12, 2017 HELIOsphere in Tarrytown, NY.

Mar 10–12, 2017 FOGcon 7 in Walnut Creek, CA.

Mar 10–12, 2017 Pax East in Boston, MA.

Mar 12, 2017, 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.

Mar 12, 2017 1 pm to 6 pm EDT, Boskone 54 Debriefing at the clubhouse.

Mar 17–19, 2017 I-CON 32 in Brentwood, NY.

Mar 22, 2017 IM collation, 7 pm, at the clubhouse.

Mar 26, 2017 Other Meeting, 2 pm, location yet to be determined.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.