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Saturday, July 20, 2024 • 12:00 Noon to 7:00pm
Open library hours At the clubhouse.
Saturday, July 20, 2024 • 11:00am to 6:00pm
Library Cataloging Session Please join us for another installment of our ongoing push to get the library cataloged! We need people with laptops (a limited number of computers are available if you can't/don't bring your own) to work on the data entry portion as well as a team to prep the books on the shelves and make sure the laptop folks never run out of books. Generally some sort of snack is provided. At the clubhouse.
Saturday, July 20, 2024 • 7:00pm to Midnight
Media Night SF/Fantasy media, Anime, and ... At the clubhouse.
Sunday, July 21, 2024 • 12:00 Noon to 10:00pm
Game Day Join us for Board, Card, & Role Playing Games at the NESFA Clubhouse! Bring your own games or play from our collection. We will happily teach games! (Masks optional) At the clubhouse.
Wednesday, July 24, 2024 • 12:00 Noon to whenever
Open library/clubhouse hours Open library hours 1pm to 8pm. Open clubhouse hours 6pm to 9pm or later. At the clubhouse.
Wednesday, July 24, 2024 • 12:00 Noon to 6:00pm
Library Cataloging Session Please join us for another installment of our ongoing push to get the library cataloged! We need people with laptops (a limited number of computers are available if you can't/don't bring your own) to work on the data entry portion as well as a team to prep the books on the shelves and make sure the laptop folks never run out of books. Generally some sort of snack is provided. At the clubhouse.
Saturday, July 27, 2024 • 12:00 Noon to 7:00pm
Open library hours At the clubhouse.
Saturday, July 27, 2024 • 11:00am to 6:00pm
Library Cataloging Session Please join us for another installment of our ongoing push to get the library cataloged! We need people with laptops (a limited number of computers are available if you can't/don't bring your own) to work on the data entry portion as well as a team to prep the books on the shelves and make sure the laptop folks never run out of books. Generally some sort of snack is provided. At the clubhouse.
Saturday, July 27, 2024 • 6:00pm to whenever
Anime Social Anime social and viewing. At the clubhouse.
Sunday, July 28, 2024 • 12:00 Noon to whenever
Boskone and NESFA Business Meetings The Boskone meeting will start at Noon. The NESFA business meeting will follow, no earlier than 2PM.

These meetings will be held online or possibly hybrid, if we return to the clubhouse.

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 • 12:00 Noon to whenever
Open library/clubhouse hours Open library hours 1pm to 8pm. Open clubhouse hours 6pm to 9pm or later. At the clubhouse.
Friday, August 2, 2024 • 7:00pm to 9:30pm
NESFA Reading Group Book: 2054 by Elliot Ackerman & James Savridis

This meeting will be held online.

Saturday, August 3, 2024 • 12:00 Noon to 7:00pm
Open library hours At the clubhouse.
Saturday, August 3, 2024 • 7:00pm to Midnight
Media Night SF/Fantasy media, Anime, and ... At the clubhouse.
Sunday, August 4, 2024 • 12:00 Noon to 10:00pm
Game Day Join us for Board, Card, & Role Playing Games at the NESFA Clubhouse! Bring your own games or play from our collection. We will happily teach games! (Masks optional) At the clubhouse.
Wednesday, August 7, 2024 • 12:00 Noon to whenever
Open library/clubhouse hours Open library hours 1pm to 8pm. Open clubhouse hours 6pm to 9pm or later. At the clubhouse.
Saturday, August 10, 2024 • 12:00 Noon to 7:00pm
Open library hours At the clubhouse.
Saturday, August 10, 2024 • 7:00pm to whenever
Doctor Who Meet up & Social Join us in viewing classic and new Who, and socializing with fellow fans. (masks optional) At the clubhouse.
Sunday, August 11, 2024 • 2:00pm to whenever
Hugo Award Ceremony Viewing – Live from Glasgow Streaming of the Hugo Awards, Time subject to change as the final schedule is announced. At the clubhouse.
Wednesday, August 14, 2024 • 12:00 Noon to whenever
Open library/clubhouse hours Open library hours 1pm to 8pm. Open clubhouse hours 6pm to 9pm or later. At the clubhouse.
Saturday, August 17, 2024 • 12:00 Noon to 7:00pm
Open library hours At the clubhouse.
Sunday, August 18, 2024 • 12:00 Noon to 10:00pm
Game Day Join us for Board, Card, & Role Playing Games at the NESFA Clubhouse! Bring your own games or play from our collection. We will happily teach games! (Masks optional) At the clubhouse.
Wednesday, August 21, 2024 • 12:00 Noon to whenever
Open library/clubhouse hours Open library hours 1pm to 8pm. Open clubhouse hours 6pm to 9pm or later. At the clubhouse.
Saturday, August 24, 2024 • 12:00 Noon to 7:00pm
Open library hours At the clubhouse.
Sunday, August 25, 2024 • 12:00 Noon to 10:00pm
Game Day Join us for Board, Card, & Role Playing Games at the NESFA Clubhouse! Bring your own games or play from our collection. We will happily teach games! (Masks optional) At the clubhouse.
Wednesday, August 28, 2024 • 12:00 Noon to whenever
Open library/clubhouse hours Open library hours 1pm to 8pm. Open clubhouse hours 6pm to 9pm or later. At the clubhouse.
Saturday, August 31, 2024 • 12:00 Noon to 7:00pm
Open library hours At the clubhouse.
Monday, September 2, 2024 • 3:00pm to 7:00pm
NESFA Picnic All fans are welcome! Join us for our Annual Cookout at The Shelter (a covered area with 6 grills & 8 tables) at Larz Anderson Park in Brookline! The Shelter is on the west side of the park and the best parking lot to use is the one at 358 Goddard Ave. Walk south from the parking lot past the restrooms toward the lake and you will find us.

NESFA will provide the basics: hamburgers, hot dogs, buns, condiments, and fire! Please bring something to share.

Note that dogs, hibachis, and alcohol are not allowed in this area or anywhere in the Park.

Link to Larz Anderson Park Website
Wednesday, September 4, 2024 • 12:00 Noon to whenever
Open library/clubhouse hours Open library hours 1pm to 8pm. Open clubhouse hours 6pm to 9pm or later. At the clubhouse.
Friday, September 6, 2024 • 7:00pm to 9:30pm
NESFA Reading Group Book: Light from Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki

This meeting will be held online.

Saturday, September 7, 2024 • 12:00 Noon to 7:00pm
Open library hours At the clubhouse.
Sunday, September 8, 2024 • 12:00 Noon to whenever
Boskone and NESFA Business Meetings The Boskone meeting will start at Noon. The NESFA business meeting will follow, no earlier than 2PM.

These meetings will be held online or possibly hybrid, if we return to the clubhouse.

Friday, October 4, 2024 • 7:00pm to 9:30pm
NESFA Reading Group Book: The Forgotten Beasts of Eld by Patricia McKillip

This meeting will be held online.

Sunday, October 13, 2024 • 12:00 Noon to whenever
Boskone and NESFA Business Meetings The Boskone meeting will start at Noon. The NESFA business meeting will follow, no earlier than 2PM.

These meetings will be held online or possibly hybrid, if we return to the clubhouse.

Friday, November 1, 2024 • 7:00pm to 9:30pm
NESFA Reading Group Book: To be Selected by Author

This meeting will be held online.

Friday, December 6, 2024 • 7:00pm to 9:30pm
NESFA Reading Group Book: To be Selected by Author

This meeting will be held online.

Friday, January 3, 2025 • 7:00pm to 9:30pm
NESFA Reading Group Book: To be Selected by Author

This meeting will be held online.

Friday, February 14 - Sunday, February 16, 2025
Boskone 62 Westin Boston Seaport District
Guest of Honor: Jasper Fforde
Official Artist: Theresa Mather
Special Guest: Kelley Armstrong
Musical Guest: Madison Metricula Roberts
Hal Clement Science Guest: TBD
NESFA Press Guest: TBD

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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.

Note that, as of this time, most events at the NESFA Clubhouse are "mask optional". Some events, especially some Game Days and Dr. Who events, are "mask required". Any "mask required" events will say so in their listing.

Game and Video days, as well as Wednesday evenings at the Clubhouse, have resumed being in-person. For now, NESFA and Boskone Business Meetings 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).

The building is almost always open between 6 pm and 9 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 clubhouse is cleaned by professional cleaners every other week.

In 2024, the clubhouse cleaning occurs every other Friday, including May 17, 31, June 14, 28, July 12, 26, etc.

Please schedule your activities so as not to interfere with their work.