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Dedicated to the exploration of Science, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Gaming, Movies (discussions & viewing), Comic Books, Anime, Manga, Suspense/Mystery/Thrillers, Creative Writing, guest speakers, special activity outings and all things genre. The Science Fiction Society of Northern NJ (SFSNNJ) sponsors discussion groups, book groups, a movie viewing group & movie discussion group, a comic book/anime/manga group, hosts guest speakers & special activity events (i.e. Meet & Greet Dinners) and gaming events. Join our online forum on Yahoo or join us at one of the many local area bookstores, libraries, museums/historical sites, and other private locations for many great events.

Each month we explore a different theme, and each of our moderators work hard to select the best works that will entertain and challenge attendees. The different meetings offered are:

* That's Science Fiction! presents movie classics, new releases, animated films, B&W films and some surprises.
* Face the Fiction spotlights various guests from Charlaine Harris to local authors, as well as special events/outings (Meet & Greet at restaurants, Gaming Day)
* Suspense Central discusses mysteries, suspense, thrillers from classic to current.
* Drawing A Crowd explores the comic book universe Golden Age to today.
* Modern Masters discusses the works of today's literary masters, as well as some classics authors.
* Films to Come tackles the world of cinema and all things entertainment - movies, TV and media tie-ins.
* Heroes and Rogues is our monthly gaming event.

Imagination lives at the SFSNNJ, and we welcome one and all to join us for one of the most social Genre clubs in the region!

No membership or meeting fees, no obligations or demands, our events are always free & always fun.

Upcoming events (5)

TSF! presents: Jason and the Argonauts (1963)

Hillsdale Public Library

This group meets on the first Tuesday of each month to view SF and other genre related films. Dining follows the movie. The legendary Greek hero leads a team of intrepid adventurers in a perilous quest for the legendary Golden Fleece. Jason has been prophesied to take the throne of Thessaly. When Jason saves Pelias from drowning, he does not recognize him as the man who killed his father. Pelias tells Jason to travel to Colchis to find the Golden Fleece. Jason follows his advice and assembles a sailing crew of the finest men in Greece, including Hercules. They are under the protection of Hera, queen of the gods. Their voyage is replete with battles against harpies, a giant bronze Talos, a hydra, and an animated skeleton army. Ray Harryhausen affects abound!

Suspense Central: Reservation Blues by Sherman Alexie

Uncle Giuseppe's Marketplace

Reservation Blues by Sherman Alexie Genres: Novel, Humour, Fiction Awards: American Book Award The life of Spokane Indian Thomas Builds-the-Fire irrevocably changes when blues legend Robert Johnson miraculously appears on his reservation and passes the misfit storyteller his enchanted guitar. Inspired by this gift, Thomas forms Coyote Springs, an all-Indian Catholic band who find themselves on a magical tour that leads from reservation bars to Seattle and New York--and deep within their own souls.

Drawing A Crowd: The Myth-ing Link: Mythology in Genre Fiction

Louis Bay 2nd Library

This group meets on the second Wednesday of each month to discuss all things related to comic books, anime, and manga. Whether its Golden Age, Silver Age, Manga, or Anime, this group tackles the ins and outs of art, story, and the graphic media. Join our moderators as they explore the comic book universe. This month Greeks, Romans, Norse, old stuff, new stuff, the possibilities are all over the place. Myths in genre.

Films to Come Movie Discussion Group

Uncle Giuseppe's Marketplace

Please note the new location for this meetup group! Films to Come: 4 Star Movie Discussion Group This group discusses the world of cinema and entertainment. Classic, current and upcoming genre and genre-related films, TV, books and media happenings are discussed. If it deals with entertainment, our Master of Entertainment Moderator will cover it. This discussion group, led by a moderator, covers all aspects of entertainment: classic movies, current movies, TV, plays, animation and more.

Past events (880)

Modern Masters: The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells

Panera Restaurant

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