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Meet Fantasy Writer Edward Lazellari on Saturday, August 11, 2012 in Hackensack

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    THE STARSHIP LOCAL A NEWSLETTER OF THE SCIENCE FICTION ASSOCIATION OF BERGEN COUNTY ..........136 MANHATTAN AVENUE * WALDWICK, NEW JERSEY 07463
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      THE STARSHIP LOCAL

      A NEWSLETTER OF THE SCIENCE FICTION ASSOCIATION OF BERGEN COUNTY

      ..........136 MANHATTAN AVENUE * WALDWICK, NEW JERSEY 07463
      ...........................PHONE: (201) 447 - 3652

      .......................AUGUST MEETING PREVIEW:

      ...........................Saturday, August 11, 2012

      ...................7:00 PM: Currently Cool (Ice Nine)
      .............8:00 PM: Edward Lazellari, Fantasy Author

      ..........The General Meeting of the Science Fiction Association
      of Bergen County will be held at Barnes & Noble, 1 Riverside
      Square, The Shops at Riverside, Hackensack, New Jersey
      07601 (201) 488 - 8037 on Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 8:00 PM.

      ..........Books, food, fans and science fiction all in one place,
      and it's an air-conditioned, too. What more could you ask for?

      ..........Parking near the store is a matter of luck, so we recommend
      that you allow extra time to find a space and/or target the more
      distant areas of the parking lot from the outset.


      PRE MEETING ACTIVITY:

      ..........Our Ice Nine discussion of currently cool books, movies,
      television, comics and more will be held before the General Meeting
      and will start at 7:00 PM, a half hour later than usual. This will be
      our only pre meeting event. Our pre meeting videos will resume in
      October.


      EDWARD LAZELLARI, FANTASY AUTHOR

      ..........Edward Lazellari is the author of AWAKENINGS, the first
      book in a contemporary fantasy series set in New York City and
      its environs. The book is about three refugees from a world of
      magic who fled to our world and the frightening creatures which
      are after them.

      ..........Mr Lazellari is a graduate of Rutgers University and the Joe Kubert School of Art. He has worked for Marvel and DC Comics as
      an artist and is employed as an editor by McGraw Hill.

      ..........More information can be found at: http://www.edwardlazellari.com/.


      ABOUT THE ASSOCIATION:

      ..........The S F A B C meets on the second Saturday of the month and
      features talks, slide shows, and other presentations by experts in the
      science fiction, fantasy, horror and related fields. The Association
      sponsors six Google discussion groups and a number of special interest
      groups devoted to various aspects of science fiction and similar
      matters, including activities devoted to books, movies, television,
      animation, horror and other events. We also produce a monthly
      newsletter listing talks, conventions, discussions groups and other
      activities of interest to people who enjoy science fiction and related
      areas. We invite you to contact us through our website:
      .........................htttp://www.sfabc.org

      ***************************************************************************

      THE STARSHIP LOCAL......Volume 10, Number 8...Copyright 2012
      .........................................Philip J De Parto

      THE STARSHIP LOCAL is the monthly meeting notice of the Science
      Fiction Association of Bergen County. It is designed to communicate
      basic information about the activities of the organization to devotees
      of fantasy, horror and science fiction. All material by Philip J De
      Parto unless otherwise acknowledged.

      We also publish a more extensive monthly newsletter, THE STARSHIP
      EXPRESS, for members of the organization. If you are not a member and
      would like to receive the EXPRESS, mail a check for $ 10.00 for the
      electronic version or $ 14.00 for the print version. Checks should be
      made payable to Philip J De Parto, 136 Manhattan Avenue, Waldwick, New
      Jersey 07463.


      Directions to Meeting Site:

      Barnes & Noble Booksellers
      1 Riverside Square
      The Shops at Riverside
      Route 4 West at Hackensack Avenue North
      Hackensack, New Jersey 07601
      (201) 488 - 8037

      Barnes & Noble is at the southwest corner of the mall, near the crossing of Route 4 with Hackensack Avenue. Parking is very difficult to come by near the store. It is instead recommended that you park in the parking decks behind the Mall. The Shops at Riverside is 4 miles west of the George Washington Bridge and 3.5 miles east of the intersection of Routes 4 and 17. Note: The Shops at Riverside was formerly known as the Riverside Square Mall.


      FROM ROUTE 17 NORTH/SOUTH:

      Travel Route 17 into Paramus. Follow the signs to Route 4 East / New York. Proceed east for 3 miles. Exit at second Hackensack Avenue exit, Hackensack Avenue North. Drive over highway overpass and immediately get into right lane. Turn right into mall at traffic light. Bear right.


      FROM THE GARDEN STATE PARKWAY NORTHBOUND:

      Take Exit 161 to Route 4 East. This is the second of two closely spaced exits just past the Bergen County toll plaza. Follow directions From Route 17.


      FROM THE GARDEN STATE PARKWAY SOUTHBOUND:

      Take Exit 163 to Route 17 South. Follow directions From Route 17.

      FROM MANHATTAN VIA BUS FROM PORT AUTHORITY 41ST STREET / 8TH AVENUE:
      NJ Transit Bus # 165 has two routes. Depending on route, either:

      A) Get off at Kinderkamack Road and Main Street in River Edge. Take a right onto Main Street and then a right on Hackensack Avenue. Walk a few blocks. The Shops at Riverside will be on your left.

      or:

      B) Get off at Route 4 and Hackensack Avenue. Walk to Hackensack Avenue, with Riverside on your right. Take a left. You will see The Shops at Riverside.


      FROM MANHATTAN VIA THE GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE BUS TERMINAL:

      Take New Jersey Transit Bus # 171 and get off at Route 4 and Hackensack Avenue. Follow (B) directions from Port Authority 41st Street.


      FROM MANHATTAN VIA THE GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE VIA CAR:

      Follow signs for Route 4 West and drive about 4 miles. Take first Hackensack Avenue exit (north). There is an entrance to the mall on the exit ramp. If you overshoot it, make right into mall at first traffic light.


      FROM ROCKLAND COUNTY:

      Follow either Route 17 South or the Garden State Parkway South and utilize directions appearing above. Another option is to take the Palisades Parkway South, turning off onto Route 9 W South in Fort Lee at the last exit in New Jersey. Proceed south until entrance to Route 4 West. Then follow directions From George Washington Bridge Via Car.


      DATES AT A GLANCE:

      AUGUST 2012

      08/02/12..........Thursday
      ..........Infinite Images
      ..........Video Viewing
      ..........SERENITY
      ..........Webber / De Parto Residence, 7:30 PM
      ..........Waldwick, New Jersey

      08/07/12..........Tuesday
      ..........Final Frontier
      ..........Television Discussion Group
      ..........Books About SF Television Series
      ..........Panera Bread, 8:00 PM
      ..........Ramsey, New Jersey
      ..........Optional Dinner Beforehand
      ..........Sarku Japan, Ramsey, 6:30 PM

      08/08/12..........Wednesday
      ..........Monsters of Horror
      ..........Book Discussion Group
      ..........EVERYTHING'S EVENTUAL
      ..........by Stephen King
      ..........Barnes & Noble Cafe, 8:00 PM
      ..........West Nyack, New York

      08/11/12..........Saturday
      ..........Ice Nine, 7:00 PM
      ..........Currently Cool Books, TV, more
      ..........Barnes & Noble Bookseller
      ..........The Shops at Riverside, Hackensack, New Jersey

      08/11/12..........Saturday
      ..........General Meeting, 8:00 PM
      ..........Edward Lazellari, Contemporary Fantasy Author
      ..........Barnes & Noble Booksellers
      ..........The Shops at Riversde, Hackensack, New Jersey

      08/16/12..........Thursday
      ..........YA Fantasy Reads
      ..........ALANNA: THE FIRST ADVENTURE
      ..........by Tamora Pierce
      ..........Barnes & Noble, 7:30 PM
      ..........Paramus, New Jersey

      08/21/12..........Tuesday
      ..........Topic Discussion Group
      ..........Archeology & Anthropology
      ..........The Fine Grind Coffee Bar, 8:00 PM
      ..........Little Falls, New Jersey
      ..........Optional Dinner
      ..........Park West Diner, 6:30 PM
      ..........Little Falls, New Jersey

      07/21/12..........Saturday
      ..........Special Activity
      ..........Video Afternoon
      ..........Before They Were Famous
      ..........Webber / De Parto Residence, 2:00 PM
      ..........Waldwick, New Jersey

      08/26/12..........Sunday
      ..........Writers of the Weird
      ..........Author Critique Group
      ..........vun Kannon Residence, 4:00 PM
      ..........Montclair, New Jersey

      08/31/12..........Friday
      ..........Month End Book Discussion
      ..........REDSHIRTS
      ..........by John Scalzi
      ..........Mall Food Court, 7:30 PM
      ..........Paramus Park Mall
      ..........Paramus, New Jersey
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