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August 2018

Aug
8

Gerrymandering & the Case for An Independent Redistricting Commission in Michigan (Grand Rapids)

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Sweet House (formerly Women’s City Club), 254 E. Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Join us for a timely lecture on Gerrymandering and the need for creating an Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission in Michigan. We welcome Molly Patterson, from Voters Not Politicians, a non-partisan, all volunteer group working to change the way Michigan's legislative districts are drawn. She will explain why the current system is a problem and how the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission proposal, that will appear on the Michigan ballot in November as "Proposal 2", will fix the problem, leading to a…

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Aug
10

Café Inquiry (Portage)

Friday, August 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Panera Bread (Portage), 5970 S. Westnedge Ave
Portage, MI 49002 United States

Café Inquiry is a casual event starting with a short 10-15 minute introduction of the day's topic followed by open discussion. Have dinner if you like! Drinks, snacks and sandwiches are available for purchase. Members are welcome to propose and schedule a topic which would be of interest toward establishing a secular society based on science, reason, freedom of inquiry, and humanist values. Please contact us if you have a topic that you would like to discuss at an upcoming…

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Aug
12

Café Inquiry – Cultural Appropriation: What Is It and What Are It’s Effects? (Grand Rapids)

Sunday, August 12, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Schuler Books & Music, 2660 28th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512 United States

Café Inquiry is a casual event starting with a short 10-15 minute introduction of the day's topic followed by open discussion. At 12:00pm we will break for coffee/brunch and a chance to socialize. This week we will be discussing Cultural Appropriation: What Is It and What Are It's Effects? Members are welcome to propose and schedule a topic which would be of interest toward establishing a secular society based on science, reason, freedom of inquiry, and humanist values. Please contact us…

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Aug
12

Living Without Religion (Grand Rapids)

Sunday, August 12, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Schuler Books & Music, 2660 28th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512 United States

Join others who are recovering from or have recovered from religion and want to help others do the same. We are a group of people that know and understand what you are struggling with and can offer friendly social support in a non-threatening, understanding and relaxed atmosphere. We will share experiences and resources to help cope with and deal with problems related to leaving organized religion or living without any religion. Whether you are thinking of leaving your religion, are…

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Aug
15

Skeptics In The Pub (Ypsilanti)

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Ypsi Ale House, 124 Pearl St. #100
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Note: New Venue, Schedule & Event Hosts! Starting April 2018 SITP Ypsi will meet on the third Wednesday of the month at the Ypsi Ale House. Come out this month and meet our new event hosts: Sally Mitani & Zana Zangana. This is a great opportunity for skeptics to talk, share ideas (and yes, drink) in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. We discuss the issues of the day and whatever else is on our minds. But most of all, we have…

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