NOV 1-2 (F/S): Last two days of a special sale at DreamHaven: 50% off all used paperbacks (LynLake store only) and back issue comics (LynLake and Dinkytown). FFI: 823-6161 or firstname.lastname@example.org LynLake is at 912 W. Lake Street (Mpls); Dinkytown at 1309 4th St. SE (Mpls). Note new e-mail.
2 (Sat): MinnSTF meeting. 2:30 pm on at home of Richard Tatge and Sharon Kahn / 4002 Pillsbury Ave. S. (Mpls). Smoking on front porch; gerbils; "not childproof but kids welcome": 827-3118.
2 (Sat): Minneapa 331 collation. 3 pm at the meeting. Copy count 25. FFI: Dean at 827-1775.
2 (Sat): SF Minnesota annual Halloween video party: Classic Horror Films, part 5-- "Keep Watching Skies! 1951-1956." Home of Andrew Bertke/Joseph Agee / 7433 Humboldt Ave. S. (Richfield). Free & open to the public. FFI: Joseph/Andrew at 798-5880 or Eric M. Heideman at 825-9353.
3 (Sun): Minicon 32 open meeting. 2 pm, at the Sofitel. FFI: Tom at 798-5011, Cat at 729-1473, voice mail at 333-7533, or e-mail to: email@example.com
9 (Sat): Rivendell Society meeting. 1:30 pm in 327 Coffman Union (east bank of U of MN Mpls campus). Topic TBA -- check the hotline or David Lenander at 292-8887 FFI.
9 (Sat): Minnesota Imaginative Fiction Writers' Alliance (MIFWA) presentation. 2 pm at Walker (Mpls Public) Library / 2880 Hennepin Ave. S. (Mpls). Topic: Humor in Science Fiction. Public is invited. FFI: Eric M. Heideman at 825-9353.
9 (Sat): Jane Strauss housewarming party at 3026 36th Ave. S. (Mpls); 7 pm onwards. Vegetarian/ "kosher as possible" potluck. FFI: 722-1412; fax 722-1456; or e-mail: Legalspan@aol.com
13 (Wed): Eleanor Arnason speaks on "How to Get Started as a Science Fiction Writer." 7 pm at the Walker (Mpls Public) Library / 2880 Hennepin Ave. S. (Mpls). Sponsored by the Mpls/St. Paul local of the National Writers' Union. $3 admission (free to NWU members). FFI: 879-4114.
16 (Sat): WorldBuilding Society meets at 1 pm at Boomer's Saloon and Deli / 312 Central Avenue SE (Mpls). "Look for the people with the books." Topic: Neglected SF Settings. FFI: Dan Goodman at 871-5461 or e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
16 (Sat): MinnSTF meeting. 2:30 pm at home of Joyce Scrivner / 3212-C Portland Ave. S. (Mpls). Cats. Didn't hear anything about smoking policy or childproofery; hotline or 824-7943 FFI.
17 (Sun): Ladies' Sewing Circle and Terrorist Society meets at 2 pm, probably at home of Myrna Logan / 5525 Endwood Trail (Northfield). Location tentative -- call to confirm, or for details/directions, to (507) 645-8716, or e-mail to: email@example.com
17 (Sun): Diversicon 5 committee meeting. 2 pm, at home of Eric M. Heideman / 3142 Lyndale Avenue S. - Apt. C (Mpls). Topic: Publicity. FFI: Eric at 825-9353.
17 (Sun): Gaylaxians meeting. 4 pm on, at home of Kathy Fidles / 3416 19th Avenue S. (Mpls). Topics: defining plans for Minicon and Diversicon (panels etc.) and for possible hosting of a national Gaylaxians event. FFI: Penny at 729-9015.
19 (Tue): Tad Williams signs from 4 to 5:30 pm at Uncle Hugo's Science Fiction Book Store / 2864 Chicago Avenue S. (Mpls). FFI: 824-6347, or e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
21 (Thu): MinnSTF Board of Directors meets at 7 pm at home of Kay Drache / 3067 Zarthan Avenue S. (St. Louis Park). FFI: Kay at 926-7975, or any other Board member.
26 (Tue): Deadline to get information into the November EINBLATT is 7:00:00 pm to 824-5157. Info a day or twenty earlier (always appreciated) can go there, via mail, or to: email@example.com
30 (Sat): StippleApa 139 collation. 2 pm, at Cat Whisker Ranch / 1735 Rome Avenue S. (St. Paul). Copy count 25. FFi: Judy Ann Cargo Cilcain at 827-3118.
Jane Strauss / 3026 36th Ave. S. / Minneapolis MN 55406 // 722-1412 (by mid-Nov)
Change of Electronic Address: Mostly Harmless no longer supports dialup access; reach it instead at: telnet://harmless.winternet.com and login as: BBS
Change of Marital Status: Best wishes to Judy Cilcain and David S. Cargo on their October 5th wedding.
Bruce Bethke & Theodore Beal, REBEL MOON, Pocket Books pb, now out
Kara Dalkey, LITTLE SISTER, Harcourt Brace hardcover, now out
Joel Rosenberg, KEEPERS OF THE HIDDEN WAY 2: THE SILVER STONE, Dec. SFBC hc
Carolyn Stevermer, RIVER RATS, October, Harcourt Brace paperback reprint
Last-Minute News: Supercon 4 will be held Jan. 24-26 in Rochester MN; adult prereg $25 to: Box 14355 Dinkytown Station / Minneapolis MN 55414; FFI: Charles Piehl 871-0557, firstname.lastname@example.org
Local and/or with locals as guests (check LOCUS or call me for more details)
Interstellar Support Trade Show (Nov. 2-3). Rochester MN. Dealers, gaming, auction. FFI: PO Box 633 / St. Charles MN 55972 or e-mail to: Pacey@sparc.isl.net
WindyCon 23 (Nov. 8-10). GoH: Lois McMaster Bujold, Randy Asplund-Faith, Christian Ready, Tom and Tara Barber, Barry B. Longyear. Schaumburg IL. $35 at the door. FFI: (708) 383-6948 or e-mail to: email@example.com
Boskone 34 (Feb. 14-16, 1997). GoH: John M. Ford, Ron Walotsky. $34 to 19 Jan. to: Boskone 34 / Box 809 / Framingham MA 01701-0203.
Minicon 32 (March 28-30, 1997). GoH: C.J. Cherryh, Tom Lopez, others TBA. Radisson South, Sofitel, and Holiday Inn (Bloomington). $30 adult / $12 child to 14 Feb. FFI: Minicon 32 / PO Box 8297 / Lake Street Station / Minneapolis MN 55408; or hotline at (612) 824-5559; or voice mail at (612) 333-7533; or e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org or get e-mail FAQ at: email@example.com . Hotel info at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Conversion (May 16-18, 1997). GoH: Nick Pollotta, Reed Waller. Deerfield IL. $25 to 1 April to: PO Box 257795 / Chicago IL 60625-7795; or FFI: email@example.com
WisCon 21 (May 23-26, 1997). GoH: Melissa Scott. $30 adult / $20 child to 1 March to: PO Box 1624 / Madison WI 53701-1624. FFI: (608) 233-8850 or http://www.sf3.org/wiscon/
Diversicon 5 (July 25-27, 1997). GoH: Tanya Huff plus (posthumous) Mary Shelley and Bram Stoker. Special Guest: Pam Keesey. Radisson South (Bloomington). $25 adult/$20 child to 4 July; then $35/$30. FFI: Box 8036 / Lake Street Station / Mpls MN 55408-8036; or phone to (612) 825-9353; or e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Arcana 1997 (Sept. 26-28, 1997). GoH: Neil Gaiman. $20 to 1 Sept. to: PO Box 8036 / Lake Street Station / Minneapolis MN 55408; or Kathy at (612) 484-2575 FFI.
Archon 21 (Oct. 3-5, 1997). GoH include Lois McMaster Bujold. Collinsville IL. FFI (314) 326-3026.
Minn-STF Hotline: Provides latest information and accepts messages: (612) 824-5559.
Minicon Voice Mail at (612) 333-7533; also Web site at: http://www.mnstf.org/minicon/minicon32
Gamesday Players: Board & card gaming almost every Friday evening. FFI: Richard Tatge at 827-3228.
Shockwave (and) Sound Affects. Local sf radio shows. Saturdays at 6-6:30/6:30-7 on KFAI-FM (90.3).
EINBLATT also posted on Usenet groups rec.arts.sf.fandom (and) alt.fandom.misc (and) mn.general
EINBLATT from July 95 to date also archived at this Web address: http://www.mnstf.org/mnstf/einblatt/
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