BSFS, Inc.

BSFS MEETINGS & SPECIAL EVENTS

Events in black text are inside the BSFS Building unless specifically noted as off site. Color logos mean outside our building and link to more info. Items in [ ] are not open to general public or need pre-register. For BSFS building directions click here.

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December 2019

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• LARP at BSFS: Live Action Role Playing at BSFS from 12:00 Noon to 9:00 PM. Theme-Modern Urban Fantasy as inspired by The Dresden Files. All experience levels are welcome. Characters will be provided. One-time fee of $5 for materials paid at the first session. For details email kmiden at yahoo dot com

[BOD Meeting 3:00 PM]
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• Alphabet Soup. Board Gaming from 12:00 Noon til 5:00pm. Board gaming using the Hal Haag Memorial game collection. For more info contact artb 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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• [Beyblade Gaming Tournament, 1:00 PM-5:00 PM. Fighting Tops game. Sign up required, how to sign up available soon]

• Balticon Planning Meeting 7:00pm

• BSFS Business Meeting 8:30pm.
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• ? Digital Gaming Event at BSFS. Play and learn about console and computer games. 2:00 PM till 5:30 PM. For more information contact matthew at bsfs dot org
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• Film Night at BSFS 8:00-10:30pm. Star Wars Parody Festival: All three Family Guy SW parodies for the classic trilogy plus best of the recent SW fan films. All to get you ready for the new official release, or to enhance your appreciation of the new release, or to recover from the new release. Free showing on our 10 ft screen. Building open at 6:00pm for early arrivals.


Solstice
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• Alphabet Soup. Board Gaming from 12:00 Noon til 5:00pm. Board gaming using the Hal Haag Memorial game collection. For more info contact artb at bsfs dot org


Dradle Spin
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Mid Winter Holiday
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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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• 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. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org

• Book Discussion Group 6:30pm. Featured Book: Michael Flynn's Eifelheim. Details contact bookdiscuss at bsfs dot org

• BSFS Social Meeting 8:00pm+
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•   Tabletop Role-Playing Game Event. 1-5pm. 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 Matthew at bsfs dot org
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New Year's Eve


January 2020

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New Year'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
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Animore Anime Convention
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Founding of BSFS Anniversary
Anniversary of the Founding of BSFS

57th Anniversary Meeting


• Balticon Planning Meeting 7:00pm

• BSFS Business Meeting 8:30pm.

Animore Anime Convention
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• Alphabet Soup. Board Gaming from 12:00 Noon til 5:00pm. Board gaming using the Hal Haag Memorial game collection. For more info contact artb at bsfs dot org


Animore Anime Convention
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• Film Night at BSFS 6:00pm-11:30pm. All eight episodes of the Mandalorian with breaks between for comment/snacks. Building opens 5:00 PM for early arrivals.
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• Digital Gaming Event at BSFS. Play and learn about console and computer games. 2:00 PM till 5:30 PM. For more information contact matthew at bsfs dot org
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martinlutherking
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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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• 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. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org

• Book Discussion Group 6:30pm. Featured Book: The Prestige by Christopher Priest; Details contact bookdiscuss at bsfs dot org

• BSFS Social Meeting 8:00pm+
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•   Tabletop Role-Playing Game Event. 1-5pm. 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 Matthew at bsfs dot org


• Alphabet Soup. Board Gaming from 12:00 Noon til 5:00pm. Board gaming using the Hal Haag Memorial game collection. For more info contact artb at bsfs dot org
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February 2020

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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• LARP at BSFS: Live Action Role Playing at BSFS from 12:00 Noon to 9:00 PM. Theme-Modern Urban Fantasy as inspired by The Dresden Files. All experience levels are welcome. Characters will be provided. One-time fee of $5 for materials paid at the first session. For details email kmiden at yahoo dot com
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Groundhog's Day
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• Balticon Planning Meeting 7:00pm

• BSFS Business Meeting 8:30pm.

[BOD Meeting 12:00 Noon]
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• Alphabet Soup. Board Gaming from 12:00 Noon til 5:00pm. Board gaming using the Hal Haag Memorial game collection. For more info contact artb 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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Valentine Day
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• Film Night at BSFS 8:00-10:30pm. Fun fan films and items our video license allows us to show.
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• ? Digital Gaming Event at BSFS. Play and learn about console and computer games. 2:00 PM till 5:30 PM. For more information contact matthew at bsfs dot org
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President's Day
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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. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org

• Book Discussion Group 6:30pm. Featured Book:Fallen Angels by Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle and Michael Flynn. The angels are space colonists stranded on Earth and how SF fandom rescues them. Read entire book, all chapters, free online at publishers website here ; Details contact bookdiscuss at bsfs dot org

• BSFS Social Meeting 8:00pm+

Farpoint
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• Alphabet Soup. Board Gaming from 12:00 Noon til 5:00pm. Board gaming using the Hal Haag Memorial game collection. For more info contact artb at bsfs dot org


•   Tabletop Role-Playing Game Event. 1-5pm. 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 Matthew at bsfs dot org


Farpoint
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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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After many delays there is a strong possibility Ramp Construction of the BSFS Building Front Door Ramp will be done during March 2020 as the city shows signs of granting the permit as of 12/2019. Schedule of events at BSFS will change to accomodate construction.


March 2020

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Read Across America Day
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• Alphabet Soup. Board Gaming from 12:00 Noon til 5:00pm. Board gaming using the Hal Haag Memorial game collection. For more info contact artb 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

• BSFS Business Meeting 8:30pm.
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• Digital Gaming Event at BSFS. Play and learn about console and computer games. 2:00 PM till 5:30 PM. For more information contact matthew at bsfs dot org
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Saint Patrick's Day
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Equinox
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• Film Night at BSFS 8:00-10:30pm. Fun fan films and items our video license allows us to show.
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• Alphabet Soup. Board Gaming from 12:00 Noon til 5:00pm. Board gaming using the Hal Haag Memorial game collection. For more info contact artb at bsfs dot org
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Maryland Day
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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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• 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. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org

• Book Discussion Group 6:30pm. Featured Book: Tinker by Wen Spencer. Super science meets fantasy and teen action adventure political thriller culture clash in a alternate Pittsburgh cycling through multiple worlds; Details contact bookdiscuss at bsfs dot org

• BSFS Social Meeting 8:00pm+
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•   Tabletop Role-Playing Game Event. 1-5pm. 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 Matthew at bsfs dot org
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April 2020

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• LARP at BSFS: Live Action Role Playing at BSFS from 12:00 Noon to 9:00 PM. Theme-Modern Urban Fantasy as inspired by The Dresden Files. All experience levels are welcome. Characters will be provided. One-time fee of $5 for materials paid at the first session. For details email kmiden at yahoo dot com
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• Writing Circle 6:30-8:30pm. SF Focused Writing Group. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org



Passover Passover Starts
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• Balticon Planning Meeting 7:00pm

• BSFS Business Meeting 8:30pm.
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• Alphabet Soup. Board Gaming from 12:00 Noon til 5:00pm. Board gaming using the Hal Haag Memorial game collection. For more info contact artb at bsfs dot org


Easter
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• Film Night at BSFS 8:00-10:30pm. Fun fan films and items our video license allows us to show.
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• Digital Gaming Event at BSFS. Play and learn about console and computer games. 2:00 PM till 5:30 PM. For more information contact matthew 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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Arbor DayArbor Day
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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. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org

• Book Discussion Group 6:30pm. Featured Book: TBD.  Details contact bookdiscuss at bsfs dot org

• BSFS Social Meeting 8:00pm+
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•   Tabletop Role-Playing Game Event. 1-5pm. 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 Matthew at bsfs dot org



• Alphabet Soup. Board Gaming from 12:00 Noon til 5:00pm. Board gaming using the Hal Haag Memorial game collection. For more info contact artb at bsfs dot org
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May 2020

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• Balticon Planning Meeting 7:00pm

• BSFS Business Meeting 8:30pm.

Volunteer to help bring stuff out of Storage to prep for Balticon!
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Mother's Day
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Movie Night Not Held this Month.

Building Open for Balticon Prep 12:00 Noon to 5:00 PM+


Preakness
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Balticon Truck loading 12:00 Noon to ~5:00PM.

Balticon Setup at Hotel 5:00 PM+
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Dragon Waves
Balticon

Balticon starts 1:00 PM and continues 24x7 to Monday
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Dragon Waves
Balticon

Balticon continues 24x7 till Monday.
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Dragon Waves
Balticon

Balticon continues 24x7 till Monday.
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Dragon Waves
Balticon

Balticon Ends at 3:00 PM




Memorial Day
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Balticon Truck unload at BSFS Building 12:00 Noon till done.
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BSFS Building Clean up and put away post Balticon
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