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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.
December Events
(event details listed in alphabetical order, full details on group page)
Holiday Hijinks
This month we reflect on the things that make the holidays...the holidays.
  • Drawing A Crowd - Holiday Superhero Round Up, Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 7p,
    Hawthorne Library, Hawthorne, NJ  
  • Face the Fiction - Holiday Dinner/Guest Speaker, Saturday, December 14, 2019, 6p, Lutheran
    Church of the Redeemer, Ramsey, NJ *see below & Face & Face the Fiction page*
  • Films to Come - Entertainment discussion, Friday, December 20, 2019, 7:30p, Uncle Giuseppe's
    Marketplace, 10 Triangle Plaza, Ramsey, NJ *please note location change for December*
  • Heroes & Rogues - Curse of the Crimson Throne, Saturdays. Contact Todd @ todd@sfsnnj.com
    and learn more at http://heroesandrogues.boards.net/
  • Modern Masters - State Tectonics by Malka Older & Year-In-Review, Thursday, December 5,
    2019, 8p, Uncle Giuseppe's, 10 Triangle Plaza, Ramsey, NJ *combines with SC this month*
  • Suspense Central - combines with MM this month, Thursday, December 5, 2019, 8p, Uncle
    Giuseppe's Marketplace, 10 Triangle Plaza (Rt. 17 North), Ramsey, NJ
  • TSF! - Krampus (2915), Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 7p, Hillsdale Library, Hillsdale, NJ

Always free!  Always fun!
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For a month-at-a-glance
calendar of all SFSNNJ events,
click on the meetup icon below
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
SFSNNJ Themes for 2020

January - Lost & Found: The lost, the mysterious,
the missing, the hiding....this month we take a look at
Lost & Found. Abandoned colonies - think Roanoke -
forgotten worlds, lost worlds and all of the mysteries
they hold.

February - China: From Ancient Imperial
China to Modern Middle Kingdom:
imperial China through today's modern middle
kingdom. The grand, mysterious dynasties of China.

March - Third Times A Charm!: third time's a
charm! Freshman and sophomore efforts can lead to
a great third. Some pretty awesome trilogies are to
be found. We look at those #3 in a series offerings.

April - Paranormal Physicians: we take a look at
the doctors whose patients are missing something...a
heartbeat. Even the undead and supernatural need a

May - Eight (Limbs) is Enough!: we investigate
stories featuring spiders, octopii, and other creatures
with 8 limbs.

June - The Myth-ing Link: Mythology in Genre
Greeks, Romans, Norse, old stuff, new stuff,
the possibilities are all over the place. Myths in genre.
Holiday Dinner/Guest Speaker Ted A. Bohus

When: Saturday, December 14, 2019
Time: 6p
Where: Lutheran Church of the Redeemer,
55 Wyckoff Ave, Ramsey, NJ 07446

Join us for our annual Holiday Dinner/Guest Speaker event on Saturday, December 14, 2019
at 6:00pm. This is a pot luck event. There is no fee, just bring a food item or beverage.
Begin arriving at 6:00pm, dinner begins 6:30pm. Mr. Bohus takes the floor at 7:30pm.
Dessert follows guest presentation.
Our guest will have merchandise available for purchase.

Special Guest - Ted A. Bohus
In the 70’s Ted produced several fantasy short subjects and wrote for
various film
magazines. In 1977 he published and edited his own
magazine called SPFX-Special Effects
Magazine. After a few issues he
quit to produce and write several low-budget science
films including FIEND and NIGHTBEAST. In 1993 Ted resumed publication
SPFX and does to this day.