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Game and Video days at the Clubhouse have resumed. For now, NESFA and Boskone Business Meetings, as well as our Wednesday night get-togethers, will remain via Zoom.
In addition to the activities listed here, some NESFA members gather at the clubhouse almost every Wednesday evening to work, socialize, and play games (often 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 (except on Tuesday when Monday is a holiday).
Please leave a clear path to the dumpster and plenty of clear space around it on pickup days.
Upcoming dumpster emptying dates are Nov 21, Dec 5, Dec 19, Jan 2, Jan 16, Jan 30, Feb 13, Feb 27, Mar 13, Mar 27, Apr 10, Apr 24, May 8, May 22, Jun 5, and Jun 19.
The clubhouse will be cleaned by professional cleaners on the first Friday of every month until further notice. If the date changes, we will send an email notification to the nesfa-active mailing list.
Please schedule your activities so as not to interfere with their work.
Upcoming clubhouse cleaning dates are January 6, February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, June 2, July 1, August 5.
NESFA Reading Group Book: All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai
It's 2016, and in Tom Barren's world, technology has solved all of humanity's problems—there's no war, no poverty, no under-ripe avocados. Unfortunately, Tom isn't happy. He's lost the girl of his dreams. And what do you do when you're heartbroken and have a time machine? Something stupid.
Finding himself stranded in a terrible alternate reality—which we immediately recognize as our 2016—Tom is desperate to fix his mistake and go home. Right up until the moment he discovers wonderfully unexpected versions of his family, his career, and the woman who may just be the love of his life.
Now Tom faces an impossible choice. Go back to his perfect but loveless life. Or stay in our messy reality with a soulmate by his side. His search for the answer takes him across continents and timelines in a quest to figure out, finally, who he really is and what his future—our future—is supposed to be.
Filled with humor and heart and packed with insight, intelligence, and mind-bending invention, All Our Wrong Todays is a powerful and moving story of life, loss, and love.
Join us in this reality as we discuss jumping back and forth through time, only to find one's self ending up in the "wrong" reality at the end. We may also bandy about this most likely flawed notion that the only interesting realities are flawed realities.At the clubhouse.