BSFS, Inc.

BSFS MEETINGS & SPECIAL EVENTS

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PUBLIC FUNCTIONS INSIDE BSFS BUILDING ARE RESUMING SLOWLY TO AVOID POSSIBLE SPREAD OF COVID-19 VIRUS WITH A SLOW SOFT START. SOME BALTICON AND BSFS MEETINGS REMAIN TELECONFERENCE ONLY WITH SELECTED AS IN-PERSON. SEE DETAILS ONCE DETERMINED BELOW.




August 2021

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• Library Organizing Meeting: From 12:00 Noon to 4 pm. Volunteers needed to performing various activities that improves the organization of the bsfs library collection, such as adding current and new books to the digital library website, removing duplicates from the library and sorting through book donations. Stop by to volunteer. Bring your laptop to do web based data entry. Details email library at bsfs dot org
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• Alphabet Soup. Board Gaming. Still canceled due to Covid-19 situation. For more info contact paulo at bsfs dot org
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• Writing Circle 6:30-8:30pm. SF Focused Writing Group. (Teleconference event only. For connection details see index.html) For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org
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• Balticon Planning Meeting 7:00pm (Live at BSFS and Teleconference by Zoom. For connection, directions and other details see here)

• BSFS Business Meeting 8:30pm. (Live at BSFS and Teleconference by Zoom. For connection, directions and other details see here)
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Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Con
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Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Con


Station Unity Con
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• Film Night at BSFS. Live at BSFS. See Terry Pratchet authorized fan film Troll Bridge and other Terry Pratchet recent TV series. Start 5:00 PM with episode 1-2, 7:00 PM Troll Bridge and then episodes 4-6.

Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Con


Station Unity Con
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Station Unity Con
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• Writing Circle 6:30-8:30pm. SF Focused Writing Group. (Teleconference event only. For connection details see index.html) 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. Live in person at the BSFS Building. See selected anime on our 10 ft screen, share manga news, meet other anime fans. For more info contact anime at BSFS dot org

• Book Discussion Group 7:30pm. Live in person at the BSFS Building and by Zoom with connection details here Featured Book: Three Body Problem by Cixan Liu      Details contact bookdiscuss at bsfs dot org

• BSFS Social Meeting 8:00pm+
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•   Tabletop Role-Playing Game Event. 1-5pm. Returns to Live in person at the BSFS Building! 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 BSFSEvents at bsfs dot org
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September 2021

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• Library Organizing Meeting: From 12:00 Noon to 4 pm. Volunteers needed to performing various activities that improves the organization of the bsfs library collection, such as adding current and new books to the digital library website, removing duplicates from the library and sorting through book donations. Stop by to volunteer. Bring your laptop to do web based data entry. Details email library at bsfs dot org
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labor day
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• Writing Circle 6:30-8:30pm. SF Focused Writing Group. (Teleconference event only. For connection details see index.html) For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org
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• Balticon Planning Meeting 7:00pm (Live at BSFS and Teleconference by Zoom. For connection, directions and other details see here)

• BSFS Business Meeting 8:30pm. (Live at BSFS and Teleconference by Zoom. For connection, directions and other details see here)
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• Alphabet Soup. Board Gaming using the Hal Haag Memorial Games Library. 1:00-5:00 PM. Live at the BSFS Building. For more info contact paulo at bsfs dot org
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• Film Night at BSFS. Screening start time 7:00 PM. Live at the BSFS Building. Building opens at 6:00 PM for arrivals. Fan films, Features our license allows, all on our 10 ft screen among friends who love SF.
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• Writing Circle 6:30-8:30pm. SF Focused Writing Group. (Teleconference event only. For connection details see index.html) For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org
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Native Americans Day
Native Americans Day
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• Anime Social at BSFS from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. For more info contact anime at BSFS dot org (Live at BSFS, directions and other details see here)

• Book Discussion Group 7:30pm. Featured Book: Dune by Frank Herbert    (Live at BSFS and Teleconference by Zoom. For connection, directions and other details see here)   Details contact bookdiscuss at bsfs dot org
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•   Tabletop Role-Playing Game Event. 1-5pm. Live at the BSFS Building! 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 BSFSEvents at bsfs dot org



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October 2021

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Capclave Con
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Capclave Con

Poe Fest International
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• Library Organizing Meeting: From 12:00 Noon to 4 pm. Volunteers needed to performing various activities that improves the organization of the bsfs library collection, such as adding current and new books to the digital library website, removing duplicates from the library and sorting through book donations. Stop by to volunteer. Bring your laptop to do web based data entry. Details email library at bsfs dot org

Capclave Con

Poe Fest International
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• Balticon Planning Meeting 7:00pm (Live at BSFS and Teleconference by Zoom. For connection, directions and other details see here)

• BSFS Business Meeting 8:30pm. (Live at BSFS and Teleconference by Zoom. For connection, directions and other details see here)
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• Alphabet Soup. Live in-person. Board Gaming using the Hal Haag Memorial Library. For more info contact paulo at bsfs dot org
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• Writing Circle 6:30-8:30pm. SF Focused Writing Group. (Teleconference event only. For connection details see index.html) For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org
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• Film Night at BSFS. Screening start time 7:00 PM. Live at the BSFS Building. Building opens at 6:00 PM for arrivals. Fan films, Features our license allows, all on our 10 ft screen among friends who love SF.
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Baltimore ComicCon
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• Anime Social at BSFS from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. This is a watch party. (Live at BSFS. For directions and other details see here). For more info contact anime at BSFS dot org

• Book Discussion Group 7:30pm. Live at BSFS and by Zoom. For directions, connection and other details see here) Featured Book: A Night in the Lonnesome October by Roger Zelazny. Details contact bookdiscuss at bsfs dot org
Baltimore ComicCon
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Baltimore ComicCon
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• Writing Circle 6:30-8:30pm. SF Focused Writing Group. (Teleconference event only. For connection details see index.html) For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org
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•   Tabletop Role-Playing Game Event. 1-5pm. Live at the BSFS Building. 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 BSFSEvents at bsfs dot org


Haloween


November 2021

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• Library Organizing Meeting: From 12:00 Noon to 4 pm. Volunteers needed to performing various activities that improves the organization of the bsfs library collection, such as adding current and new books to the digital library website, removing duplicates from the library and sorting through book donations. Stop by to volunteer. Bring your laptop to do web based data entry. Details email library at bsfs dot org

Daylight Savings Time Changes
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• Writing Circle 6:30-8:30pm. SF Focused Writing Group.  For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org



Veterans Day
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• Balticon Planning Meeting 7:00pm (Live at BSFS and Teleconference by Zoom. For connection, directions and other details see here)

Author Event
At ~8:00 PM. Reading by author E. J. Wenstrom from her new book DEPARTURES This reading will be live at the BSFS Building and will also stream on the meeting Zoom Channel between BSFS and Balticon Meetings

• BSFS Business Meeting 9:00pm. (Live at BSFS and Teleconference by Zoom. For connection, directions and other details see here)
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• Alphabet Soup. Live in-person. Board Gaming using the Hal Haag Memorial Library. For more info contact paulo at bsfs dot org
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• Film Night at BSFS. Screening start time 7:00 PM. Live at the BSFS Building. Building opens at 6:00 PM for arrivals. Fan films, Features our license allows, all on our 10 ft screen among friends who love SF.
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Turkey Day
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American Indian Heritage Day
American Indian Heritage Day


ChessieCon
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• Anime Social at BSFS from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. This is a watch party. (Live at BSFS. For directions and other details see here). For more info contact anime at BSFS dot org

• Book Discussion Group 7:30pm. Live at BSFS and by Zoom. For directions, connection and other details see here) Featured Book: Probability Moon by Bancy Kress. Details contact bookdiscuss at bsfs dot org


ChessieCon
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•   Tabletop Role-Playing Game Event. 1-5pm. Live at the BSFS Building. 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 BSFSEvents at bsfs dot org


ChessieCon
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Dradle Spin
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December 2021

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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• Library Organizing Meeting: From 12:00 Noon to 4 pm. Volunteers needed to performing various activities that improves the organization of the bsfs library collection, such as adding current and new books to the digital library website, removing duplicates from the library and sorting through book donations. Stop by to volunteer. Bring your laptop to do web based data entry. Details 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
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• Balticon Planning Meeting 7:00pm (Live at BSFS and Teleconference by Zoom. For connection, directions and other details see here)

• BSFS Business Meeting 8:30pm. (Live at BSFS and Teleconference by Zoom. For connection, directions and other details see here)
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• Alphabet Soup. Live in-person. Board Gaming using the Hal Haag Memorial Library. For more info contact paulo at bsfs dot org
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DISCON III
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DISCON III
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National Aviation Day
National Aviation Day on Orville Wright's Birthday


DISCON III
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DISCON III
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Solstice
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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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Mid Winter Holiday
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•   Tabletop Role-Playing Game Event. 1-5pm. Live at the BSFS Building. 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 BSFSEvents at bsfs dot org
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New Year's Eve




























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