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BSFS MEETINGS & SPECIAL EVENTS

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February 2023

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Groundhog's Day
• Alphabet Soup Thursday Night Gaming at BSFS: From 5:00 PM and going to 10:30 PM come on down for a night of in-person Fantasy & SF Boardgaming which will continue bi-monthly. For info email matthewsands at bsfs dot org (Library open of course during this event like at all in-person events)
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• Library Committee Meeting: 12:00 Noon to 4:00 PM. Help volunteer to help sort books, data entery and organize BSFS Library. For information email linrary 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   By Zoom only. See index.html for connection details.
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Farpoint
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• Balticon Planning Meeting 7:00pm. In-person or by Zoom. See index.html for connection details.

• BSFS Business Meeting 8:30pm. In-person or by Zoom. See index.html for connection details.
Farpoint
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Farpoint
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Valentine Day
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• Alphabet Soup Thursday Night Gaming at BSFS: From 5:00 PM and going to 10:30 PM come on down for a night of in-person Fantasy & SF Boardgaming which will continue bi-monthly. For info email matthewsands at bsfs dot org (Library open of course during this event like at all in-person events)

• Speculative Poetry Workshop by Zoom: (New Program) A monthly writer's workshop for SF and Fantasy and Speculative authors of poetry held every Third Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM. See index.html for connection details.
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• BSFS Movie Night. 7:00 PM+ with fun fan films and Professional productions our license allows. Check index.html for details. In-person only
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President's Day
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• Writing Circle 6:30-8:30pm. SF Focused Writing Group. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org   By Zoom only. See index.html for connection details.
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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. In-person and by Discord watch party. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org

• Book Discussion Group 7:30pm. Featured Book: H.G. Parry - Declaration of the Rights of Magicians. In-person and by Zoom. Connection details see index.html Details contact bookdiscuss at bsfs dot org
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•   Tabletop Role-Playing Game Event. 1-5pm.  On Discord only. See index.html for Discord Connection details. 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 mike at bsfs dot org
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March 2023

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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• Alphabet Soup Thursday Night Gaming at BSFS: From 5:00 PM and going to 10:30 PM come on down for a night of in-person Fantasy & SF Boardgaming which will continue bi-monthly. For info email matthewsands at bsfs dot org (Library open of course during this event like at all in-person events)
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• Library Committee Meeting: 12:00 Noon to 4:00 PM. Help volunteer to help sort books, data entery and organize BSFS Library. For information email library 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   By Zoom only. See index.html for details.
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• Balticon Planning Meeting 7:00pm. In-person or by Zoom. See index.html for details.

• BSFS Business Meeting 8:30pm. In-person or by Zoom. See index.html for details.
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Daylight Savings Time Changes
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• Alphabet Soup Thursday Night Gaming at BSFS: From 5:00 PM and going to 10:30 PM come on down for a night of in-person Fantasy & SF Boardgaming which will continue bi-monthly. For info email matthewsands at bsfs dot org (Library open of course during this event like at all in-person events)

• Speculative Poetry Workshop by Zoom: (New Program) A monthly writer's workshop for SF and Fantasy and Speculative authors of poetry held every Third Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM. See index.html for connection details.
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Saint Patrick's Day
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• BSFS Movie Night. 7:00 PM+ with fun fan films and Professional productions our license allows. See index.html for details. In-person only.
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• Writing Circle 6:30-8:30pm. SF Focused Writing Group. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org   By Zoom only. See index.html for details.
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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. In-person and by Discord watch party. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org

• Book Discussion Group 7:30pm. Featured Book: Alastair Reynolds - Eversion. Details contact bookdiscuss at bsfs dot org

• BSFS Social Meeting 8:00pm+
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•   Tabletop Role-Playing Game Event. 1-5pm.  On Discord only. See index.html for Discord Connection details. 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 mike at bsfs dot org
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April 2023

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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• Library Committee Meeting: 12:00 Noon to 4:00 PM. Help volunteer to help sort books, data entery and organize BSFS Library. For information email linrary at bsfs dot org
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• Alphabet Soup Thursday Night Gaming at BSFS: From 5:00 PM and going to 10:30 PM come on down for a night of in-person Fantasy & SF Boardgaming which will continue bi-monthly. For info email matthewsands at bsfs dot org (Library open of course during this event like at all in-person events)
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• Balticon Planning Meeting. Not held this Month. Returns Next Month. BSFS Meeting Continues this month.

• BSFS Business Meeting 8:30pm. In-person or by Zoom. See index.html for connection details.
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Easter
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• Writing Circle 6:30-8:30pm. SF Focused Writing Group. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org  By Zoom only. See index.html for connection details.
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• BSFS Movie Night. 5:00 PM+ with fun fan films and Professional productions our license allows. Check index.html for details. In-person only.
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• Alphabet Soup Thursday Night Gaming at BSFS: From 5:00 PM and going to 10:30 PM come on down for a night of in-person Fantasy & SF Boardgaming which will continue bi-monthly. For info email matthewsands at bsfs dot org (Library open of course during this event like at all in-person events)

• Speculative Poetry Workshop by Zoom: (New Program) A monthly writer's workshop for SF and Fantasy and Speculative authors of poetry held every Third Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM. See index.html for connection details.
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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. In-person and by Discord watch party. For more info contact anime at BSFS dot org

• Book Discussion Group 7:30pm. Featured Book: Jane Yolen - Sister Light, Sister Dark.  In-person and by Zoom. Connection details see index.html Details contact bookdiscuss at bsfs dot org

• BSFS Social Meeting 8:00pm+
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• Writing Circle 6:30-8:30pm. SF Focused Writing Group. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org  By Zoom only. See index.html for connection details.
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•   Tabletop Role-Playing Game Event. 1-5pm.  On Discord only. See index.html for Discord Connection details. 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 mike at bsfs dot org


May 2023

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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• Alphabet Soup Thursday Night Gaming at BSFS: From 5:00 PM and going to 10:30 PM come on down for a night of in-person Fantasy & SF Boardgaming which will continue bi-monthly. For info email matthewsands at bsfs dot org (Library open of course during this event like at all in-person events)
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• Library Committee Meeting: 12:00 Noon to 4:00 PM. Help volunteer to help sort books, data entery and organize BSFS Library. For information email linrary 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��By Zoom only. See index.html for connection details.

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• Balticon Planning Meeting. In-person or by Zoom. See index.html for connection details. Need volunteers after meeting to move stuff from storage to main room to be ready to go to Balticon.

• BSFS Business Meeting 8:30pm. In-person or by Zoom. See index.html for connection details.
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Mother's Day
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• Alphabet Soup Thursday Night Gaming at BSFS: Not held this month due to building use for Balticon Prep. See you next month.

• Speculative Poetry Workshop by Zoom:  A monthly writer's workshop for SF and Fantasy and Speculative authors of poetry held every Third Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM. See index.html for connection details.
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Movie Night canceled this month due to Building full of Balticon prep stuff in main room.


BSFS Building open 12:00 Noon to 5:00 PM for Balticon Prep.

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Preakness
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Volunteers needed to load truck at BSFS Building from 1:00 PM  to 5:00 PM.

Volunteers needed at hotel to unload truck(s) across day with large number after 5:00 PM. Set up convention in many areas. Volunteer please.
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Volunteers needed to unload truck at BSFS Building from 12:00 Noon to 5:00 PM as back from Balticon.
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