Welcome to www.sfsnnj.com, home of the Science Fiction Society of Northern New Jersey where
imagination lives!  Always free, always fun!
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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.
October Events
(event details listed in alphabetical order, full details on group page)
Hello Darkness My Old Friend
This month we grab our flashlights to pay a visit and say Hello Darkness My Old Friend! The dark side of
life and the shady characters in it. The dark that surrounds us, the darkness inside us.
  • Drawing A Crowd - Hello Darkness My Old Friend, Wednesday, October 9, 2019, 7p,Hawthorne
    Library, Hawthorne, NJ  
  • Face the Fiction - The Exorcist: The Book and the Film, Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 7p, Oradell
    Library, Oradell, NJ
  • Films to Come - Entertainment discussion, Friday,October 18, 2019, 7:30p, Panera, 770 Rt. 17
    North, Paramus, NJ
  • Heroes & Rogues - Curse of the Crimson Throne, Saturdays. Contact Todd @ todd@sfsnnj.com
    and learn more at http://heroesandrogues.boards.net/
  • Modern Masters - The Black Prism by Brent Weeks, Thursday, October 24, 2019, 8p,  Panera
    Bread, 770 Rt.17 North, Paramus, NJ
  • Suspense Central - Crestwood Lake 2: Satan's Revenge by Mark R. Vogel, Thursday, October 3,
    2019, 8p, Uncle Giuseppe's Marketplace, 10 Triangle Plaza (Rt. 17 North), Ramsey, NJ
  • TSF! - Wait Until Dark (1967) *Please note date change for October, Tuesday, October 8,
    2019, 7p, Hillsdale Library, Hillsdale, NJ

Always free!  Always fun!
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calendar of all SFSNNJ events,
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SFSNNJ Upcoming Themes & Events
SFSNNJ Face the Fiction Events & Guests

February 17, 2019 - Gallery Talk: Memories
of Les Paul with Jim Eigo
1:15pm, Mahwah Museum

April 27, 2019 - Spring Fling Dinner
Peppercorns Restaurant, Park Ridge, NJ

August 19, 2019 - Author Talk w/ Martha
Reid Paradis
7pm, Oradell Library

September 9, 2019 - Bruce Springsteen and
His Layered Lyrics, A Lecture by Professor
Prudence Jones
7 pm, Oradell Public Library

December 14, 2019 - Holiday Dinner/Guest
Ted A. Bohus
Brookdale Community Room, Teaneck, NJ
SFSNNJ Themes for 2019

January - Music in Genre

February - Won't You Be My Neighbor?

March - Caribbean Dreams

April - Scene of the Crime

May - The Spice of Life: India

June - Weird, Weird West

July - Shiver Me Timbers! Pirates!

August - Deep, Dark Magic

September - Getting There is Half the Fun

October - Hello Darkness My Old Friend

November - Strange Politics

December - Holiday Shenanigans
-- Face the Fiction --

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 7p
Oradell Library will be presenting “The Exorcist: The Book and the Film”, a slide lecture and panel
discussion by film history professor Dan Jatovsky and by Oradell Public Library Director John J.
Trause, who will share inside information on Father Thomas Bermingham, S. J., who did the research
on exorcism for William Peter Blatty for both the book and the film.  Father Bermingham, was a
professor of Classics at Fordham University in the Bronx, New York, and earlier William Peter
Blatty's teacher at Georgetown University in Washington, D. C., where The Exorcist is set.


*this is not an SFSNNJ event. It is an Oradell Library event we think members might enjoy*
Oradell Library
375 Kinderkamack Rd, Oradell, NJ 07649

Upcoming Face the Fictions:

Saturday, December 14, 2019 Holiday Dinner/Guest Speaker Ted A. Bohus
*see Face the Fiction page
SFSNNJ Themes for 2020

January - Lost & Found

February - China: From Ancient Imperial
China to Modern Middle Kingdom

March - Third Times A Charm!

April - Paranormal Physicians

May - Eight (Limbs) is Enough!