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San Diego, CA SDFF Monthly Meeting: April - Meeting Notes

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  1. Lord_Dubi

    Lord_Dubi Jedi Knight star 3

    Sep 3, 2012
    The April Meeting took place at Panera Bread, Mira Mesa on Tuesday, April 30, 2013.

    Things discussed:

    • The passing of Richard LeParmentier, Admiral Motti, passed away April 16

    • Iron Man 3 Midnight 9 P.M. IMAX 3D Screening - this Thursday, May 2, Edwards Mira Mesa

    • May the 4th be with you this Saturday - There is a special Return of the Jedi screening at the Egyptian theater in Hollywood

    • May the 4th is also Free Comic Book Day - visit your local comic book shops to pick up a stash of free comic books - and meet some local comic creators (at some events)

    • Our photos from the Landmark trip attended by James, David and Jacob are up on, along with a bunch of other photos.

    • May 11: Long Beach Comic Expo - for sci-fi fans:
    - Claudia Christian from Babylon 5 is a special guest with her new project "Nobility"
    - Pink Five Saga screening with creator Trey Stokes and actor Stephen Stanton.
    - Special Appearances by Rick Fitts (Star Trek TNG / Voyager), Michael Gregory (SW TOR), Rich Arons (Animator: He-Man, Ghost Busters, She-Ra, Tiny Toon Adventures, The Avengers Earths Mightiest Heroes), and Terry Naughton (Animator: The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, Hercules, Mulan, and more)

    • Anniversary party, tentatively scheduled for May 18th to coincide with the May meeting (and SW anniversaries) at Belmont Park. Another option was to do a traditional picnic at Mission Bay, but it was shot down. We missed it last year, need to do something huge this year.

    • June 27 - 30: BotCon San Diego: The Transformers Collectors' Convention - Town and Country Resort and Convention Center, 500 Hotel Circle North San Diego, CA 92108 - A whole program trac on The Rock Lords.

    • June 30: Disneyland's 9th Annual Star Wars Unofficial Fan Day

    • July 18 - 21: COMIC-CON

    More Upcoming Movie Releases:

    - May 10: The Great Gatsby

    - May 17: Star Trek Into Darkness

    - May 24: The Hangover Part 3, Fast & Furious 6

    - May 31: After Earth

    - June 7: Much Ado About Nothing (Joss Whedon)

    - June 14: Man of Steel

    - June 21: World War Z, Monsters University

    - July 3: Despicable Me2, Lone Ranger

    - July 12: Pacific Rim

    - July 19: R.I.P.D., RED 2

    - July 26: The Wolverine

    SDFF Trading Cards - maybe make a set of cards for the anniversary party and/or comic con?

    • Badge Ribbons for Comic-Con: We will again have a trivia game at comic-con. Need new short quotes for badge ribbons and a new set of Q&A — All Star Wars, EU included, and behind the scenes—, we've been using the same one for 2 years :(

    • Ponies, ponies, and more ponies...followed by Doctor Who and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles...