Welcome to the Grand Traverse Humanists. If you value science, reason, and compassion and believe that humans are responsible for their own destiny, you have come to the right place. We are a community for the non-religious in the Grand Traverse area, offering a forum for discussing and advancing a secular worldview based on our common humanity. Our programs include monthly speakers and discussions, film and book groups, and various volunteer and social events. All are free and open to the public. Check out Upcoming Events below, or click on the calendar. Nontheists, agnostics, atheists, freethinkers, rationalists, humanists, and more…we welcome you to join us!
Grand Traverse Humanists Main Meeting
Second Monday of each month, 7 p.m.
Traverse Area District Library main branch, 610 Woodmere Ave., TC
- Bike Ride: Darrow Park to Suttons Bay
Sunday, September 7 2014
10 a.m….Darrow Park in Traverse City to Suttons Bay via TART
Meet at Darrow Park in Traverse City and ride up the TART trail to Suttons Bay for brunch. Ride back or take BATA. Each way is 17 miles.
- Meeting at the History Center: Rebecca Skeels of the Sierra Club
Monday, August 11 2014
Meeting at the History Center…Rebecca Skeels of the Sierra Club
7 p.m….322 Sixth St., Traverse City
Join us for a presentation by Rebecca Skeels, Chair of the Clearwater Sierra Club.
- Beach Bums Game
Wednesday, August 27 2014
7:05 p.m., Wuerfel Park, 333 Stadium Dr., Traverse City
Join us for a GT Humanists outing to support our local baseball team!
- Hungry Humanists: Spaghetti Jim’s
Monday, July 28 2014
7 p.m….Spaghetti Jim’s…1133 W South Airport Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686
Join us for dinner at Spaghetti Jim’s home of delicious homemade pasta. RSVP to email@example.com.
- Meeting at the History Center: Larry Mawby on Local Vineyards and Winemaking
Monday, July 14 2014
Meeting at the History Center: Larry Mawby on Local Vineyards and Winemaking
7 p.m., History Center of Traverse City, 322 Sixth St.
Larry Mawby is a winegrower on the Leelanau Peninsula, a poet, a Buddhist, a drinker of wines and eater of foods. He is a third generation fruit grower and since establishing the second commercial vineyard in this region in 1973, he has been growing grapes and making wines. Since 2000, all wines produced by L. Mawby are sparkling.
- Summer Solstice Party
Saturday, June 21 2014
Summer Solstice Party
6 p.m….7670 E Shore Rd., TC
Come to our annual summer solstice potluck/party! We’ll have the grill going and snacks and libations on hand. Bring a dish to share, or just come and visit with friends both old and new!