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Membership in the Science Fiction Society of Northern New Jersey is always free of charge, and there are no dues, duties, or
obligations to our members.  All events are completely free and open to the general public thanks to our relationships with generous
host locations.  Just show up and have a good time.
February Events
(event details listed in alphabetical order, full details on group page)

It's the Journey, Not the Destination
This month we take a journey. Stories of travel. As Nobel Prize Winner Ernest Hemingway said, "It is
good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end." We explore the
journey and the various paths a journey can take - a personal journey, an actual journey or a journey of
  • Drawing A Crowd - It's Not the Journey, It's the Destination, Wednesday, February 14, 2018,
    7pm, Hawthorne Library,  Hawthorne, NJ
  • Face the Fiction - Dinner Get Together, Saturday, February 24, 2018, 6:30pm, Villa Rosa
    Restaurant, Hawthorne, NJ
  • Films to Come - Movie/TV discussion, Friday, February 16, 2018, 7:30 pm, Panera Paramus, 770
    Rt. 17 North, Paramus, NJ
  • Heroes & Rogues - Dragon Age: Dark Before the Dawn, Saturday, February 24 , 2018. Please
    contact Todd @ heroes@sfsnnj.com for location, directions, info
  • Modern Masters - The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers, Thursday,
    February 22, 2018, 8pm,  Panera Bread, 770 Rt.17 North, Paramus, NJ
  • Suspense Central - The Reivers by William Faulkner, Monday, February 12, 2018, 8pm, Panera
    Bread, 165 Rt. 4 West, Paramus, NJ *please note location for February **tie-in with TSF!
  • TSF! - The Reiver's (1969), Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 7pm, Hillsdale Library, Hillsdale, NJ *tie-in
    with Suspense Central

Always free!  Always fun!
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*To see full details about the events below,
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SFSNNJ Themes for 2017

January - Follow Up

February - Changing Channels

March - Big Man on Campus

April - When Nature Calls

May - Dress for Success

June - Ghost in the Machine

July - Life....After Life?

August -  Jokes On You

September - Who You Be?  The
Mysterious Stranger

October - That Old Black Magic

November - Where There's Smoke
There's Fire

December - Friends and Lovers
For a month-at-a-glance
calendar of all SFSNNJ events,
click on the meetup icon below
SFSNNJ Face the Fiction Guests & Events

January - New Year Meet & Greet
Saturday, January 9, 2016, 6:30pm

February - King of Games Day
Fulton-Friendship Lodge #102
Park Ridge, NJ
Saturday, February 20, 2016, 3:30pm

March - Cary Grant Double Feature: Bringing Up
Baby & Arsenic and Old Lace
Hillsdale Library
Saturday, March 12, 2016, 1:00pm

April - Special Activity Documentary screening of
American Native
Mahwah Library
Saturday, April 16, 2016, 2:00pm

May - Take A Break

June - Murder By Death & The Cheap Detective
double feature
Hillsdale Library
Saturday, June 11, 2016, 1:00pm

July -  Dinner/MB&G
Saturday, July 9, 2016
Mahwah Bar&Grill, 6:30pm
*Special Activity - BarbeCon 2016*
Wawayanda State Park
7/15/16 - 7/18/16, 12:00pm

August - King of Games Day
Saturday, August 13, 2016
Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 3:00pm
*Special Activity - AFI Hitchcock Awards*
Oradell Library
Wednesday, August 24, 2016, 7:00pm

September - Masters of Science Fiction
(DVD)/Open Readings
Hillsdale Library
Saturday, September 10, 2016

October - Something Wicked This Way Comes
Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 7pm
Hillsdale Library

November - ToyCon NJ
Saturday, November 12 & Sunday November 13, 2016
11/12 -10:00am-5:00pm
11/13 - 9:00am-3:00pm
P.A.L. Building, Parsippany NJ

December - Holiday Dinner/Guest ML Brennan
Saturday, December 10, 2016, 6:30pm
Community Room at Brookdale
Teaneck, NJ
SFSNNJ Upcoming Themes & Events
SFSNNJ Face the Fiction Events

January - New Year Meet & Greet Dinner
Mahwah Bar & Grill
Saturday, January 14, 2017, 6:30pm

February - King of Games Day
Saturday, February 11, 2017, 3:00pm
Fulton-Friendship Lodge
Park Ridge, NJ

March - Outlander TV series Viewing
Hillsdale Library
Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 7:00pm
Hillsdale, NJ

April - author Hunter Shea
Brookdale Community Room
Saturday, April 22, 2017, 6:30pm
Teaneck, NJ

May - No meeting

June - Special Activity free screening Pee-Wee's
Big Adventure (1985)
Hillsdale Library
Monday, June 26, 2017, 7:00pm
Hillsdale, NJ

July - Dinner Get Together
Mahwah Bar & Grill
Saturday, July 14, 2017, 6:30pm
Mahwah, NJ

August - Special Activity: Jack the Ripper A
Lecture by Dr. Mark R. Vogel
Oradell Library
Monday, August 7, 2017, 7:00pm
Oradell, NJ

September - Special Activity:  showing of La
Grande Illusion
Mahwah Museum
Saturday, September 9, 2017, 2:00pm
Mahwah, NJ

October - Special Spooktacular Games &
Halloween Fun
Lutheran Church of the Redeemer
Saturday, October 7, 2017, 6:00pm
Ramsey, NJ

November -

December - Holiday Dinner/Guest Speaker event
Dr. Mark Vogel
Brookdale Community Room
Teaneck, NJ
Saturday, December 9, 2017, 6:00pm
SFSNNJ Themes for 2018

January -
Don't Judge A Book by It's Movie

February - It's the Journey, not the Destination

March - Race Against the Clock

April - Labor Relations

May - Crime Spree

June - What Makes a Monster


August - Don't Make Me Laugh!

February Face the Fiction
Dinner Get Together
Villa Rosa Restaurant
472 Lafayette Ave
Hawthorne, NJ 07506
Join us on Saturday, February 24, 2018, 6:30 pm for a Dinner Get Together at
Villa Rosa Restaurant in Hawthorne.  Villa Rosa is right on Lafayette Ave, there is
ample on-street parking and parking one block over near the train tracks.  Villa
Rosa is an Italian Restaurant.  You can get an idea of the menu here:  

Dinner Get Together is a casual dinner, you pay for what you order.  Come for
dinner and dessert, just stop in for dessert, stop in for a quick drink, whatever you
feel like ordering is up to you.  We just want you to stop in!

Please try to RSVP for this event so we can give Villa Rosa an idea of how many to
expect.  They will try to set up a semi-private area for us.