There’s much more to Star Trek than the series
Though we now have a brand new series to watch every Thursday, Star Trek: Prodigy, and Star Trek: Picard will return in 2022, there is so much more going on with the universe than eyeballing your favorite episodes. DailyStarTreknews just broke down the list of goings-on around the internet, including watch parties, virtual cons, and the Twitter hashtags to use in case you do want to watch along. So even if you’re sitting at home bingeing the series you love the most, you can connect with Trekkies around the world who are watching the same thing.
"The Regular StuffThese are the Twitter watchalongs:#allstartrek runs Sunday through Friday at 8/7C and follows the Heroes and Icons Channel’s All Star Trek programme.#TOSSatNight starts at 9pm PT on Saturday night and follows a different episode of The Original Series every week, and#StarTrekHour is a Q&A-format event, every Tuesday at 1pm PT.Virtual Trek Con’s “Sunday Mini Cons” run every Sunday morning from 9am PT. Find out more, including the schedule of events, at virtualtrekcon.com.Then there’s Star Trek: Watch Party, hosted daily and coordinated on Facebook. Every evening, they use the Teleparty browser extension to watch Star Trek together. To find out more, head over to Star Trek: Watch Party on Facebook.Speaking of a Star Trek watch party: the iBlind Users Group hosts Trekkie Talk on the first and third Thursdays of every month. They watch an audio descriptive version of a Star Trek episode and get together virtually to discuss it. To find out how to join in, visit ibugtoday.com/trekkie-talk.And finally, there’s Sid City Social Club, hosted by Star Trek: Deep Space Nine star Alexander Siddig’s official fan website. They meet twice-monthly on the first Tuesday and third Friday of every month, with occasional pop-up meetings with Sid as his schedule allows. For more details, and how you can join in, visit sidcity.net."
Alexander Siddig makes Star Trek even more special
In case you’ve missed it, DailyStarTreknews mentioned Alexander Siddig’s Sid City Social Club, and if you haven’t attended one of these, you’re missing out. Siddig often invites Star Trek: Deep Space Nine guest stars in to chat with him and his fans. Coming up, he also has virtual events planned for Destination Star Trek in London this year. Nana Visitor and Andrew Robinson will be appearing live in London on November 13th as part of a special panel: SID CITY SOCIAL CLUB: HOW ALEXANDER SIDDIG AND THE FAN COMMUNITY CHANGED LIVES IN THE PANDEMIC, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13 @ 9:30 A.M. GMT
You can check out Siddig’s Youtube channel to see what these videos/Zoom chats are like and to see whether you want to join in! In the meantime, you can join in with other Trekkies who share your love of the franchise several times a week by using the hashtags and site links above!