To the website of the USS Ascension, the Lehigh Valley chapter of STARFLEET. Our goal is to make new friends, share our interest in science fiction, attend fun activities, and have a good time doing it. To learn more about us, feel free to check out our cyber home, visit us at one of our meetings or events, and contact us directly. If you live in the Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton and the surrounding area, you are in Ascension country! Join Us!

Chapter News

Here’s what’s going on in the next few months…

In February we will be checking out the annual fan run Farpoint Convention held in Timonium MD. Guests include Nicholas Meyer (Star Trek director/writer), Sam Witwer (Mr Hyde from “Once Upon a Time”), Enver Gjokaj (Agent Daniel Sousa from Marvel’s Agent Carter) and more. Check out their website for details and a complete list of guests!

We will also be enjoying the Spring Thaw Train Meet at the Merchants Square Mall in Allentown. They will have all scales of trains, layouts and displays. Admission is only $8/day. KIDS FREE! (12 and under with paying adult).

In March we will be having our regular monthly meeting and planning events for the upcoming warmer months! Don’t miss the Lehigh Valley Flower Show at Ag Hall.

There are many conventions coming up in April. Check out our Events page for a complete list of meetings, activities and conventions.

Contact us if interested in participating in any of these events or for additional details.



Upcoming Events

Visit our Events page for details on these and other upcoming events!

  • 2.4 USS Ascension Meeting & A Movie at the Carmike – 3p in Allentown
  • 2.25-26 Spring Thaw Train Meet in Allentown
  • 3.10-12 Lehigh Valley Flower Show in Allentown
  • 3.19 USS Ascension Meeting & A Movie at the Carmike – 3p in Allentown

Next Convention

  • 2.17-19 Farpoint 24 Convention in Timonium, MD
  • 3.24-26 (Re)Generation Who 3 Convention in Baltimore, MD
  • 4.7-9 Amazicon 5 in Wilmington, DE
  • 4.7-9 The Great Philadelphia Comic Con in Oaks, PA
  • 4.22-23 Philly Non-Sports Card Show in Allentown
  • 4.21-23 Chiller Theatre in Parsippany, NJ

From Doctor Who: Colin Baker
From Babylon 5: Bruce Boxleitner
From Star Trek TNG: Brent Spiner

For a complete list of guests and conventions, visit our Events page!

Free Comic Book Day 2017

Free Comic Book Day is held the first Saturday in May each year. As the name implies, it is a single day when participating comic book specialty shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops. Check the Free Comic Book Day website (www.freecomicbookday.com) for a list of participating retailers near you.

Doctor Who Comic

Take a spin through the past, present, and future of Doctor Who universe, in the company of the twelfth Doctor and his brand-new companion, Bill! Featuring Bill’s first Titan Comics appearance, this all-new story is an unmissable experience for fans new and old, with plenty of tantalizing teases from Doctors past and present, including incredible clues to the year ahead for all of Titan’s Doctor Who series!


Star Trek: The Next Generation, Mirror Broken!

Space… The Final Frontier. These are the voyages of the I.S.S. Enterprise. Its continuing mission: to conquer strange new worlds, to enslave new life and new civilizations… to boldly go where no one has gone before! Return to the Mirror Universe with the Next Generation crew lead by Captain Jean-Luc Picard who will stop at nothing to get his hands on the Terran Empire’s newest starship, the Enterprise-D. And no one had better stand in his way!