Calendar

Every month, we host a wide-ranging selection of events — from presentations to activism, workshops to socializing, and more. Whatever humanism means to you, you can probably find an activity to express and explore it. Check out all the upcoming events and ways to connect with others who share your secular values.

Our events and activities calendar is currently hosted at Meetup.com. We invite you to join us engaged world citizens for thought-stimulating presentations, lively discussions, and working together to make the world a better place for all.

Upcoming Events

  • Coffee and Current Events

    Coffee and Current Events

    August 12, 2022 10:00 am – 11:30 am

    Coffee and Current Events will be going back to Zoom for the colder months starting in December. So, for a few months you will need to make your own coffee while we discuss the critical social and political issues of the day. See you on Zoom! As humanists we are…
  • Coffee and Current Events

    Coffee and Current Events

    August 12, 2022 10:00 am – 11:30 am

    Good News! Coffee and Current Events will be meeting in person for the summer months (June thru September). And, yes, we will return to our favorite coffee shop, Dunn Brothers Coffee in Loring Park. So, for a few months at least you can enjoy their great coffee, pastries, etc. while…
  • D-Cubed Considers the Supreme Court's Constitution

    D-Cubed Considers the Supreme Court's Constitution

    August 13, 2022 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

    In light of the Supreme Court’s recent decision overturning Roe vs. Wade, as well as other decisions involving gun control, church-state separation, and the regulation of greenhouse gases, it appears that the U.S. Constitution is whatever the existing Supreme Court wants it to be. With that Court being dominated by…
  • Humanists in Action: Help Get out the Vote!

    Humanists in Action: Help Get out the Vote!

    August 13, 2022 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Who is elected affects so much of our lives! (even in other states, because it impacts federal policy) So let’s do what we can to encourage voting! Join us for activism and socializing to send letters to voters who have historically been underrepresented in the Pennsylvania electorate, compared to their…
  • D-Squared Considers the Supreme Court's Constitution

    D-Squared Considers the Supreme Court's Constitution

    August 16, 2022 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    In light of the Supreme Court’s recent decision overturning Roe vs. Wade, as well as other decisions involving gun control, church-state separation, and the regulation of greenhouse gases, it appears that the U.S. Constitution is whatever the existing Supreme Court wants it to be. With that Court being dominated by…
  • Humanism in Action: Pack Food at the Food Group

    Humanism in Action: Pack Food at the Food Group

    August 17, 2022 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

    The Food Group welcomes (and needs) volunteer teams! Join fellow humanists and freethinkers to help sort and pack food at the Food Group Warehouse. The food we sort and pack will eventually be distributed to the nearly 200 food shelves the Food Group services. The Food Group is a secular,…
  • THINK! Book Club: Levitsky & Ziblatt, "How Democracies Die"

    THINK! Book Club: Levitsky & Ziblatt, "How Democracies Die"

    August 23, 2022 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

    In anticipation of planned D-Cubed/D-Squared events on the topic of “Democracy at Risk,” the Think Book Club will take up several recent books addressing this issue. The first, “How Democracies Die” (2018) by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt, reports the authors’ research on the rise of authoritarianism around the world…
  • Tenets of Humanism: Intro to Naturalism

    Tenets of Humanism: Intro to Naturalism

    August 27, 2022 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

    Are you new to humanism? Want to explore humanism more deeply? Or are you interested in learning how to explain humanism to others? If any of these apply, then this three-part series surveying the basic tenets of humanism is for you. Participants are encouraged to attend all three of the…
  • Habits of Humanism: Mindful Living

    Habits of Humanism: Mindful Living

    September 3, 2022 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

    Mindfulness means being fully present and self-aware in the moment. Join with fellow humanists to practice the habit of mindfulness. To train our minds to experience life fully on a daily basis and to express our values more consistently. Each month we will explore a different aspect of mindfulness and…
  • Tenets of Humanism: Intro to Meaning and Purpose

    Tenets of Humanism: Intro to Meaning and Purpose

    September 3, 2022 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

    In the next session of this introductory series, we will look at how a Humanist lifestance — with its naturalist worldview, ethical commitments, and community spirit – informs and contributes to our experience of meaning and purpose. We are the products of an un-designed, evolutionary process. What meaning or purpose…
  • A Short Take on Big Ideas: The Student Debt Crisis @ Secular Saturday

    A Short Take on Big Ideas: The Student Debt Crisis @ Secular Saturday

    September 10, 2022 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

    Join us for the inaugural session of “A Short Take on Big Ideas” series as we explore the student debt crisis. At each monthly session, we will watch a few video clips on the topic of the day (see below), discuss the ideas presented, and consider how we can raise…
  • Tenets of Humanism: Ethics without Religion @ Secular Saturday

    Tenets of Humanism: Ethics without Religion @ Secular Saturday

    September 10, 2022 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

    Come explore the heart of humanism! This final introductory session to humanism will focus on the ethical imperative of humanism and disentangle ethics from religion. We will explore the evolutionary origins of moral instincts and the philosophical moral theories that have influenced the humanist outlook from around the globe. In…
  • (For Members Only) Mia Art Tour and Book Discussion: The Lincoln Highway

    (For Members Only) Mia Art Tour and Book Discussion: The Lincoln Highway

    September 24, 2022 12:45 pm – 3:00 pm

    The Tour: Our first book tour and discussion at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts was a big success. Please join us for another great read, and related art tour, just for HumanistsMN. We’ll have a seasoned tour guide from Mia show us various works of art related to the novel…
  • Habits of Humanism: Mindful Living

    Habits of Humanism: Mindful Living

    October 1, 2022 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

    Mindfulness means being fully present and self-aware in the moment. Join with fellow humanists to practice the habit of mindfulness. To train our minds to experience life fully on a daily basis and to express our values more consistently. Each month we will explore a different aspect of mindfulness and…