It’s Nerd-O-Ween 2015!

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This year, we’re taking over the community black box theater at Cards Against Humanity! The event is 21+, and $10 admission includes a raffle ticket, snacks, and soft drinks. We invite you to contribute to the fun by bringing your own spooky treats and adult beverages to consume and/or share, and take part in our nerdy costume contest!

Doctor Who Viewing Party At Red Lion – UNDER THE LAKE

We’ve partnered with the Chicago Doctor Who Meetup for weekly viewing parties of Doctor Who Series 9 at the Red Lion Pub in Lincoln Park. This Saturday, October 3rd, we’ll be viewing Under the Lake, the third episode in Series 9. Here’s the official synopsis from the BBC: ***When an underwater base comes under attack,

Live View – WITCH’S FAMILIAR (With Chicago Doctor Who Meetup)

RSVP – For the rest of the season, Chicago Doctor Who Meetup and Chicago Nerd Social Club are working with Red Lion/Lincoln Park on holding group viewings of Doctor Who Series 9. This Saturday, The Witch’s Familiar – part two of the season opener, and in HIGH DEFINITION. We’re tracking attendees via Eventbrite, so

Bad Dates, Or What Killed That Monkey In Indiana Jones Only Makes Me Stronger

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Bad Dates, Or… is a new one-woman show about one woman’s journey through the asteroid field of love, dating, and the filmography of one man: Harrison Ford. A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… Eileen Tull fell in love with Han Solo. And then with a professor by day, loud-punching adventurer by

New Lenox Cub Scout “Trunk-n-Treat” – Calling All Cosplayers


Cub Scout Pack 94′s sixth annual Trunk-n-Treat is being held on Saturday, October 25th. Last year’s event drew over 500 area kids to this safe, fun, contained trick-or-treating opportunity where Scout families decorated their cars and handed out hundreds of pounds of candy. We’re looking for interested local cosplayers to join us, walking the area

Heroes Comic Book and Fantasy Art Expo

Heroes Comic Book Expo

Background Information  Location: Opposed to the standard banquet hall locations of other conventions, we are partnering with the Joliet Area Historical Museum. Three floors of pre-existing displays provide a unique, enticing, and visually stimulating backdrop for vendors and patrons alike.  Attractions: Intermingled among the Museum’s displays are comic book artists, comic book displays

Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #73


For October’s Book Club we will be reading Lagoon by Nnedi Okorafor. A massive object crashes off the coast of Lagos, and three strangers wandering the beach nearby wind up as crucial in this first-contact story. With multiple points of view exploring both city life and marine life, the novel explores Lagos in all its

Help The Chicago TARDIS Charity Auction

Every year, Doctor Who fans from around the country gather in Lombard on Thanksgiving weekend to attend Chicago TARDIS, the largest Doctor Who-themed convention in the midwest (and second largest in the United States. One of the highlights – now in its third year – is Chicago TARDIS’ charity auction which benefits Northern Illinois Food

In Love and Warcraft — CNSC Night!

It’s CNSC theatre night! On Friday, September 18, we’re going see Madhuri Shekar‘s play In Love and Warcraft at the Halcyon Theatre. For guaranteed admission at CNSC’s $10 group rate, use the code NERD on Halcyon’s ticket site here. RSVP to our Facebook event if you’ll be there, so we can arrange a Chicago Nerds

Doctor Who Premiere Viewing…In An English Pub In High Def

(Few notes: this is not the Red Lion Pub in Lincoln Square; it’s a totally different Red Lion Pub. And we are encouraging people to make a suggested donation to cover our organizing/hosting costs, and you’re responsible for your own food, tax and gratuity. Since we’re asking members to RSVP/pay their fee via Eventbrite page.