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BSFS MEETINGS & SPECIAL EVENTS

Events in black text are inside the BSFS Building unless specifically noted as off site. Color logos mean outside our building and link to more info. Items in [ ] are not open to general public or need pre-register. For BSFS building directions click here.

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April 2018

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Easter
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Johncon
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Johncon
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•  Alphabet Soup. Board Gaming from 12:00 Noon til 5:00pm. Board gaming using the Hal Haag Memorial game collection. For more info contact artb at bsfs dot org


Johncon
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Library Workers Day
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• Writing Circle 6:30-8:30pm. SF Focused Writing Group. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org
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• BSFS Swap Meet. 12:00Noon - 5PM. (Building Open at 11:00pm to bring in items) Bring your SF and Fantasy memorabilia to trade with others or to sell. Bring genera theme stuff or fanish stuff only. No fee to bring and sell/trade or of course just to buy. Upgrade your collections!

• Balticon Planning Meeting 7:00pm

Author Event

• Reading at BSFS at 8:00pm by author Rebecca F. Kuang from her book The Poppy War.

• BSFS Business Meeting 8:30pm
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• Film Night at BSFS 7:00-10:30pm. With the fan film Star Wars Down Under which features a unique Australian cultural view of the Star Wars universe and then The Last Jedi in in HQ video on our 10 ft screen. Fun fan films and items our video  license allows us to show.
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•  Alphabet Soup. Board Gaming from 12:00 Noon til 5:00pm. Board gaming using the Hal Haag Memorial game collection. For more info contact artb at bsfs dot org

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Charm City Spec Reading Event
Features authors Leah Cypess, Fran Wilde, and A.C. Wise.
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• Writing Circle 6:30-8:30pm. SF Focused Writing Group. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org
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Universal Fan Con
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• Anime Social at BSFS from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. (Special Earlier Time) This is a day of anime watching, board gaming, manga reading, and just general hanging out. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org

• Book Discussion Group 7:30pm. (Special Time) Featured Book: Oath of Fealty by Elizabeth Moon. Details contact bookdiscuss at bsfs dot org

• BSFS Social Meeting starts at 8:30 PM and goes till folks leave.

Universal Fan Con
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•   Tabletop Role-Playing Game Event. 1-5pm. Our Tabletop Roleplaying Games (RPGs) meetup! We will be rotating through various tabletop Sci Fi RPGs, starting this month with Shadowrun Second Edition. Future events will include the Dr Who RPG, Firefly RPG, Stargate RPG, Star Wars RPG, and many others. Never played an RPG before? You are most welcome, As long as Tabletop RPG's you are welcome, we will be running for all levels, we have a few experiance GMs, but are always looking for more. Premade characters will be available, we will run as many games as we have people for. For more details contact Matthew at bsfs dot org

Baltimore Comic-Con Spring Fling




Universal Fan Con
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May 2018

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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• Writing Circle 6:30-8:30pm. SF Focused Writing Group. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org
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• Balticon Planning Meeting 7:00pm

• BSFS Business Meeting 8:30pm.

After Meetings, volunteers needed to help bring Balticon stuff out of storage and into main room.
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•  Alphabet Soup. Board Gaming from 12:00 Noon til 5:00pm. Board gaming using the Hal Haag Memorial game collection. For more info contact artb at bsfs dot org

Mother's Day
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Load and Pack for Balticon
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Truck Loading at BSFS - 12:00 Noon till leave for Hotel.
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Unloading Truck at BSFS.
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NOTE: If things work the way we intend, construction on the new ADA compliant ramp at the front of the BSFS building will occur sometime between June 11, 2018 and August 8, 2018. Items on the calendar will change to accomodate as needed because of construction conflicts.


June 2018

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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• Balticon Planning Meeting 7:00pm



• BSFS Business Meeting 8:30pm
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• Alphabet Soup. Board Gaming from 12:00 Noon til 5:00pm. Board gaming using the Hal Haag Memorial game collection. For more info contact artb at bsfs dot org
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• Writing Circle 6:30-8:30pm. SF Focused Writing Group. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org


Flag Day
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• Film Night at BSFS 7:00-10:30pm. Riverworld (the good 2010 version and not the earlier one) Based on the novels of Philip Jose Farmer
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Father's Day
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Solstice
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• BSFS Anual Picnic at PATAPSCO VALLEY STATE PARK HOLLOFIELD AREA SHELTER 301 (like last year) 8020 BALTIMORE NATIONAL PIKE (RT 40 W) ELLICOTT CITY, MD 21043. Park entry fee per vehicle. Otherwise pot luck. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org



• Book Discussion Group 6:30pm. at the Picnic Featured Book To Your Scattered Bodies Go by Philip Jose Farmer (Note: the version that's in print is "Riverworld: Including To Your Scattered Bodies Go & The Fabulous Riverboat"). Details contact bookdiscuss at bsfs dot org




• BSFS Social Meeting 8:00pm
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•   Tabletop Role-Playing Game Event. 1-5pm. Our Tabletop Roleplaying Games (RPGs) meetup! We will be rotating through various tabletop Sci Fi RPGs. You are welcome if you love Tabletop RPG's. We will be running for all levels and will have premade characters available. We will run as many games as we have players to fill. For more details contact Matthew at bsfs dot org


• Alphabet Soup. Board Gaming from 12:00 Noon til 5:00pm. Board gaming using the Hal Haag Memorial game collection. For more info contact artb at bsfs dot org
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• Writing Circle 6:30-8:30pm. SF Focused Writing Group. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org
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NOTE: If things work the way we intend, construction on the new ADA compliant ramp at the front of the BSFS building will occur sometime between June 11, 2018 and August 8, 2018. Items on the calendar will change to accomodate as needed because of construction conflicts.


July 2018

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Independance Day
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Shoreleave Con
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Shoreleave Con
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• Alphabet Soup. Board Gaming from 12:00 Noon til 5:00pm. Board gaming using the Hal Haag Memorial game collection. For more info contact artb at bsfs dot org


Shoreleave Con
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• Writing Circle 6:30-8:30pm. SF Focused Writing Group. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org
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• Balticon Planning Meeting 7:00pm

• BSFS Business Meeting 8:30pm
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• Film Night at BSFS 7:00-10:30pm. Fun fan films and items our video license allows us to show.
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• Alphabet Soup. Board Gaming from 12:00 Noon til 5:00pm. Board gaming using the Hal Haag Memorial game collection. For more info contact artb at bsfs dot org

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• Writing Circle 6:30-8:30pm. SF Focused Writing Group. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org
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• Anime Social at BSFS from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. This is a day of anime watching, board gaming, manga reading, and just general hanging out. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org

• Book Discussion Group 6:30pm. Featured Book TBD. Details contact bookdiscuss at bsfs dot org

• BSFS Social Meeting 8:00pm
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•   Tabletop Role-Playing Game Event. 1-5pm. Our Tabletop Roleplaying Games (RPGs) meetup! We will be rotating through various tabletop Sci Fi RPGs. You are welcome if you love Tabletop RPG's. We will be running for all levels and will have premade characters available. We will run as many games as we have players to fill. For more details contact Matthew at bsfs dot org

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August 2018

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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• Writers Workshop at BSFS Starts 10:00am. Tentative Date, pending details
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• Writing Circle 6:30-8:30pm. SF Focused Writing Group. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org
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• Balticon Planning Meeting 7:00pm

• BSFS Business Meeting 8:30pm
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• Alphabet Soup. Board Gaming from 12:00 Noon til 5:00pm. Board gaming using the Hal Haag Memorial game collection. For more info contact artb at bsfs dot org
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• Film Night at BSFS 7:00-10:30pm. Fun fan films and items our video??license allows us to show.
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• Writing Circle 6:30-8:30pm. SF Focused Writing Group. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org
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• Anime Social at BSFS from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. This is a day of anime watching, board gaming, manga reading, and just general hanging out. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org

• Book Discussion Group 6:30pm. Featured Book TBD. Details contact bookdiscuss at bsfs dot org


• BSFS Social Meeting 8:00pm
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•   Tabletop Role-Playing Game Event. 1-5pm. Our Tabletop Roleplaying Games (RPGs) meetup! We will be rotating through various tabletop Sci Fi RPGs. You are welcome if you love Tabletop RPG's. We will be running for all levels and will have premade characters available. We will run as many games as we have players to fill. For more details contact Matthew at bsfs dot org

• Alphabet Soup. Board Gaming from 12:00 Noon til 5:00pm. Board gaming using the Hal Haag Memorial game collection. For more info contact artb at bsfs dot org
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