Nerd-O-Ween 2016 presented by Chicago Nerd Social Club

Nerd-O-Ween 2016

CNSC is proud to announce Nerd-O-Ween 2016! Saturday, October 22nd, 2016, 7 – 11pm. Thanks to your feedback about what you’ve loved and what you haven’t, we’re continuing to evolve Nerd-O-Ween as an excellent and inexpensive event that brings the local nerd community together.

Fran Wilde and Ada Palmer at Volumes Bookcafe on October 3 at 7pm


Join author Fran Wilde and author and historian Ada Palmer as they read from and discuss their lateset novels, CLOUDBOUND and TOO LIKE THE LIGHTNING, for another installment of Volumes’ IN CONVERSATION series! Fran Wilde is an author and technology consultant. Her first novel, UPDRAFT, won the 2015 Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science

The Humanities in Spaaaace!: Mars


On Monday, October 17th, 2016 (4:30-7:00 and 7:00-9:00 pm, DePaul Student Center, Room 120), join us in exploring – MARS The DHC kicks off its yearlong investigation into the relations among the humanities, arts, and space-sciences with a celebration of The Red Planet. After a screening of the 2015 movie, “The Martian,” (4:30-7:00 pm) the

Chicago Doctor Who Meetup Screening: THE TENTH PLANET


October, 1966 saw not one, but two key moments of Doctor Who history happen…and both were in the same story. The first was the debut of the Cybermen, second only to the Daleks as the Doctor’s greatest foe. The second – although it wasn’t called that at the time – was the Doctor’s first regeneration.

Chicago Geek Breakfast – October 13th


“Geeks” or “nerds” are people who are driven by passion around particular subjects of interest. We’re community-driven, focusing on nontraditional ways to connect professionally and personally. For us, networking isn’t about exchanging business cards and two drink minimums – it’s about building relationships. Welcome to the Chicago Geek Breakfast – every month, people from a

Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #85


For October’s Book Club we will be reading Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal. Ginger Stuyvesant, an American heiress living in London during World War I, is a medium for the Spirit Corps, a special Spiritualist force that helps pass instant information about troop movements to military intelligence via the recent dead from the front.

The Wizengamot: A Live Harry Potter Debate


A debate about our favorite young adult fiction, every week two new Harry Potter experts will debate issues of the day such as “Was Albus Dumbledore a good headmaster?” and “If you could be any Death Eater, who would you be and why?” A panel of witches and wizards will help judge the debate and

Chicago Doctor Who Meetup PopUp Screening – THE MOONBASE

Chicago Doctor Who Meetup is kicking off the 50th anniversary of the Cybermen’s debut with their first major conflict with the Second Doctor (who also celebrates his 50th anniversary). The Moonbase came in the Second Doctor’s first season, and is one of the stories with “missing episodes”. (We’ll be watching a version with two episodes

Galaxy Comic Book and Fantasy Art Expo

Final Rac Card Galaxy front vert All tables and booths for this year have now been SOLD OUT. EVENT INFO HERE, then click on the add to see more about show times.This will be the expo not to be missed this year! Galaxy Comic Book and Fantasy Art Expo will immerse you in the world of comic books and fantasy

Lincoln Lodge Starts a Fundraiser


The Lincoln Lodge is proud to present a fundraising evening of comedy and variety at Revolution Brewery on September 26th, 2016! A ticket purchase goes towards helping the Lincoln Lodge continue running its historic 17th season and includes a two-hour open bar of Revolution beer and light refreshments. There will be an array of raffle