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The Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society, founded October 27, 1934, is this world's oldest continuously-active science-fiction and fantasy club. Come in any Thursday evening. Visitors and prospective members are always welcome. Click Visitors to learn about membership fee and dues. Ask someone to point out the Registrar, who will ask you to fill out a guest card.
6012 Tyrone Ave., Van Nuys, CA 91401 (Google Map), on the corner of Tyrone and Aetna (a block north of Oxnard and a block east of Van Nuys Blvd.). Note that the building entrance at 6012 Tyrone is not under the sign but is two doorways south. More photos.How Do I Get There (how to get to LASFS by public transportation or car).
For more information, call us at 818-904-9544 or visit us on a Thursday or on a Friday evening or a Second Sunday afternoon..
The LASFS minutes are the Menace of the LASFS.
The (unofficial) LASFS newsletter is De Profundis .
The LASFS meeting begins around 8:00 PM, every Thursday night, but there's always something going on before then.
Visitors may attend three free meetings. After that, we'll decide they must like it here and ask them to fill out a membership form and pay a $5 membership fee . Once you've joined, there is no need to renew — ever. (Dues are required each time you attend a meeting, though monthly, annual, and lifetime rates are available.) Dues are also required if you attend an open house or any other"non-paid even" on a weekend day.
Members can borrow books from our lending library. LASFS events include Friday night open house and gaming, the Second Sunday social day, seasonal holiday parties, and our annual gift exchange. For a more complete list, visit our calendar. There is something for every SF enthusiast at the LASFS!
After the meeting, some attendees adjourn to a late-night food place for the aftermeeting. and continue their conversations.
After the meeting is over, some members go out for more conversation over a late dinner or midnight snack. We call this the "aftermeeting". Aftermeetings used to be held at Coral Cafe, 3321 W. Burbank Blvd (at N. California St.), Burbank, CA 91505, 818-566-9725, 818-843-6575.
Reports say that some splinter aftermeetings are developing at
Corky's Restaurant & Bar, 5043 Van Nuys Blvd. - (818) 788-5110
However, Michelle Pincus reports that Corky's is mobbed by motorcyclists on the first Thursday of each month; people should take that into account when deciding which aftermeeting to choose.
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|Last Updated ( Friday, 17 May 2013 )|