Agents of SHIELD Season Finale Party, Tue May 13th, 7pm, Patty Boland’s, 101 Clarence St (Market area)

Dwight has reserved the “Abbey” at Patty’s to be set aside for OSFS. The “Abbey” is accessible.

The actual show starts at 8 PM, but the early start is for letting people get acquainted with each other first. Remember: Don’t yield! Back SHIELD!

Please RSVP to Meetup at or

Book Sale with SF books – special OSFS showing Thu May 8th

First Baptist Church, located at 140 Laurier Ave W (corner of Laurier and Elgin) will have its annual Book and Plant Sale on May 8 thru 10, 2014.  We have a huge number science fiction books and magazines at greatly discounted prices.  On Thursday, May 8 we are offering Ottawa Science Fiction Society members the chance to browse and purchase books in our science fiction collection, prior to the official sale.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact the First Baptist Church office at 613-234-3261 or send an e-mail at so that we will know when to expect you.  Note that our official sale times are May 8, 4-6pm; May 9, 12-6pm; May 10, 10am-1pm.
Louise London
Coordinator, Book and Plant Sale
First Baptist Church, Ottawa

Dinner at Yang Ming Buffet

  • Thursday, November 28, 2013, 6:00pm

  • 1547 Merivale Rd, Nepean, ON K2C 3G6
    Phone: (613) 228-0840

    Join us for dinner and conversation in the west end, on Merivale Road, a few blocks south of Baseline. (The new Target store just opened in the mall next door.)

    We look forward to seeing you then. Please RSVP so we’ll know how many to reserve for either at our Meetup site or by email to

Book launch on Sat Nov 30th at Books on Beechwood

Launch of Humanity’s Saving Grace
On Saturday Nov. 30 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm,  Alex Binkley will launch his new book Humanity’s Saving Grace,  at Books on Beechwood between Scone Witch and Clocktower at the corner of Mackay and Beechwood in New Edinburgh.

If you can’t wait until then to meet the Beings and the Biobots in my science fiction novel, Books on Beechwood has copies or you can contact Alex at

Alex will have some books with me at the Ottawa Independent Writers’ meeting Nov. 28 and the next meeting of the Ottawa Science Fiction Society. An e-book version will be available.

If you want to learn more about or order the book, see Loose Cannon Press

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of “X-Files” Fri Sep 13th

You are invited to mark the 20th anniversary of paranormal TV series The X-Files with a block party and movie screening at the intersection of Mulder Avenue and Scully Way in Orleans on Friday Sept. 13

After sundown, residents are expected to fill the intersection with lawn chairs as they watch the 2008 flick, The X-Files: I Want to Believe, on a large screen.

Proceeds from admission donations and a 50/50 draw will support Habitat for Humanity National Capital Region. There will be food trucks and washrooms on site.

More info in the Ottawa Citizen article