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Welcome to the LASFS website.Visitors please see our Welcome Message.

New Location:LASFS Returns to North Hollywood! Starting November 2, 2017, LASFS will be holding its Thursday night meetings at 10717 Chandler Blvd. (rear), North Hollywood 91601, from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
The building is located between Denny Ave. and Cartwright Ave. Entrance is from the alley in back. Going east from Denny Ave. along the alley, it is the second building. Parking is available in front on Chandler Blvd. and on the west side of Denny Ave. Parking is prohibited north of the alley on the east side of Denny Ave.

There are comfy couches for people who want to sit and talk before or after the meeting proper. There is one restroom. We will be allowed to bring in personal food and drink - NO communal food table. We must police our own trash. We are renting the meeting space from Null Space Labs, the local maker group.
House rules: No playing with the toys! There is quite a lot of equipment in the room. Leave it be

All other regularly scheduled events at the LASFS building are suspended until further notice.

Upcoming Events

  • December 14 - Procedural Elections and Standing Rules Amendment second vote (LASFS meeting)
  • December 21 - Big Auction (LASFS meeting)
  • Friday, December 22 - the LASFS Gift Exchange - at the Null Space Lab. Doors open at 7:00 pm and the proceedings end at 11:00 pm. Participants are encouraged to bring food as there will be a food table; however, this is a paper plate and plastic utensil affair as all trash and garbage will be tossed into the dumpster as we leave. (Nobody is allowed to toss participants into the dumpster.) The Gift Exchange itself starts at 8:00 pm..

What's New on the LASFS Website

Added to Forry Ackerman Memorial Page: Commemorating the Centenary of Forrest J Ackerman by John L. Coker III, Dedication of Forrest J Ackerman Square (with LASFSians present)LASFS Info: ask a question: email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • Announcements
    Cover of "Ad Astra and beyond"LASFS's First Digital Publication: LASFS has made available on amazon.com an anthology publication, Ad Astra and Beyond: The Forry Award Anthology, containing contributions by Forry Ackerman, John DeChancie, David Gerrold, Charles Lee Jackson, II, Frank Kelly Freas, Len Moffatt, CL Moore, Larry Niven, Fred Patten, Jerry Pournelle, and AE van Vogt, all laureates of the Forrest J Ackerman Award for lifetime service to science fiction.
    Member Update:
    Recent Deaths
    : Memorials
    Dwain Kaiser, Len Wein (joined LASFS 7-16-1987), Jerry Pournelle, Leonard (Tex) Smith,
    Milt Stevens, Dian Crayne, Betty Knight

LASFS meets every Thursday evening, starting around 8 PM, but there's usually something going on before then. Click the start of this paragraph to find out about the restaurant "aftermeeting."

 

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