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2014 Calendar

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JANUARY

Sun., Jan. 29 DAH Annual Meeting, click for notes

 

MARCH

Thur. Mar. 13, 7:00 pm Newark Atheists Freethinkers Forum, Timothys of Newark

Sat. Mar. 15, 2014, 5:00 pm, Freethinkers Forum Dead Presidents Bar + Restaurant, 618 N Union St., Wilmington, DE 19805. This meetup is for people to freely discuss anything they would like.

Sun., Mar. 23, 3:00-6:00 pm, Food Bank of Delaware, at Chuck & Diana's house, 120 St. Regis Drive, Newark DE 19711. Barbara Brkovich is a Newark Atheists member and an employee of the Food Bank of Delaware. She will discuss the food issues that affect so many people in Delaware, people who daily face the issue of paying for food or paying for utilities or heating fuel. Other people have to choose between paying for food and paying their rent or mortgage, or paying for medicine or medical care. We will also look at the opportunities for volunteering and how we can affect change in our communities. We are also asking that each and every one of us bring food items to donate at the meetup.

Sat., Mar. 29, 10:00 am, Marsh Road Cleanup, meet at Graylyn Shopping Center, 1718 Marsh Road (adjacent to Silverside Road), Wilmington DE. We will provide collection trash bags, a limited number of "stickers and grabbers," and lightweight rubber gloves (bring your own if you want).  Please join us; many feet and hands make a short walk. Afterwards we will meet at Stanley's Tavern for lunch and socializing.

Highway cleanup picture
 

APRIL

Sat. Apr 19. 16, 2014, 5:00 pm, Freethinkers Forum Dead Presidents Bar + Restaurant, 618 N Union St., Wilmington, DE 19805. This meetup is for people to freely discuss anything they would like.
 

 

MAY

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Sat. May 17, 2014, help us put a face on hunger and publicize the 2014 Wilmington Grand Prix with an inspiring display of community spirit by being part of the Parade to Fight Hunger. Meet at [tba] at 5th and Market Streets, to organize (stage) the parade, which officially begins at [tba]. Following the parade enjoy six blocks of free family fun while pro and amateur cyclists compete for more than $25,000 in prizes. Enjoy a sidewalk sale and food/drink at cafes and vendors throughout the festival course.

Sat. May. 17, 2014, 5:00 pm, Freethinkers Forum Dead Presidents Bar + Restaurant, 618 N Union St., Wilmington, DE 19805. This meetup is for people to freely discuss anything they would like.
 

JUNE

Sat. Jun. 21, 2014, 5:00 pm, Freethinkers Forum Dead Presidents Bar + Restaurant, 618 N Union St., Wilmington, DE 19805. This meetup is for people to freely discuss anything they would like.

 

JULY

Sat. Jul. 19, 2014, 5:00 pm, Freethinkers Forum Dead Presidents Bar + Restaurant, 618 N Union St., Wilmington, DE 19805. This meetup is for people to freely discuss anything they would like.

Coming this summer! 10:00 am-noon, Saturday, Highway Clean-up, Marsh & Silverside Roads, Wilmington. Join us for lunch out afterwards.

Highway cleanup picture
 

AUGUST

[Events to be announced] 

SEPTEMBER

Sat. Sep. , 2014, 5:00 pm, Freethinkers Forum Dead Presidents Bar + Restaurant, 618 N Union St., Wilmington, DE 19805. This meetup is for people to freely discuss anything they would like.   This meetup is for people to freely discuss anything they would like.
 

OCTOBER

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Sat. Oct. , 2014, Frawley Stadium, Light the Night Walk to raise funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to help end cancer. Click here to donate or join our team!

Sat. Oct. , 2014, 5:00 pm, Freethinkers Forum Dead Presidents Bar + Restaurant, 618 N Union St., Wilmington, DE 19805. This meetup is for people to freely discuss anything they would like. This meetup is for people to freely discuss anything they would like.
 

NOVEMBER

Sat. Nov. , 2014, 5:00 pm, Freethinkers Forum Dead Presidents Bar + Restaurant, 618 N Union St., Wilmington, DE 19805. This meetup is for people to freely discuss anything they would like. This meetup is for people to freely discuss anything they would like.
 

DECEMBER

[Date to be announced] 2014, Solstice Holiday Party! It will be held [location to be announced]. The price is [to be determined] per person, Children under 12 are free. Limited tickets, reserve now by emailing Alan Palmer.

2015 Calendar

JANUARY

Date, time and location TBA, Annual Meeting, We will review activities in and finances for 2014, and consider proposed activities and budget for 2015. We will also deal with new officers for 2015. Members are needed to step forward to lead DAH for the next year. If no new candidates are willing to serve, we will consider a bylaws amendment to allow the current officers to continue.

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DAH's 2012 Annual Meeting was held Sunday, January 29, at the Kirkwood Highway Public Library. A motion was approved to amend the Bylaws, Article III (Governance), Sec. 4 (Terms of Service), to limit Directors to no more than three (3) full, consecutive terms, effective immediately. Then, Alan Palmer, James Presley and Glen Schmiesing were reelected to the DAH Board.

We have an on-going series of informal discussions, our Freethinkers Forum, on the Third Saturday of each month at 5:00 pm back again at Dead Presidents Bar + Restaurant, 618 N Union St., Wilmington, DE 19805. This meetup is for people to freely discuss anything they would like..

Our lecture/discussion series co-sponsored by Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Newark (UUFN) and the Delaware Association for Humanism (DAH) is suspended until further notice.

This series offers a philosophical examination of a wide range of questions in ethics and value theory, with an accent on individual choices. The program will allow an hour for discussion with drinks and snacks provided. Donations are welcomed to help defray expenses.


Book Section

Book, 'The Portable Atheist'

The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever by Christopher Hitchens (Nov 6, 2007)

Book, 'The God Delusion'

The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins (Jan. 16, 2008)

Book, 'The God Virus'

The God Virus: How religion infects our lives and culture by Darrel W. Ray (Dec. 5, 2009)

Book, 'God Is Not Great'

God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything by Christopher Hitchens (Apr. 6, 2009)

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