Author Archives: Linnaea Melcarek

G.T. Humanist Meeting: The Student Secular Movement

Monday, May 10, 7 p.m. via Zoom Kevin Bolling, executive director of the Student Secular Alliance, will present a program via Zoom, called “The Next Generation of the Secular Movement: Are You Ready?”  The next generation in the United States … Continue reading

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Humanist Bike Ride

Sunday, May 16, 11 a.m., at Darrow Park in Traverse City For those of us fortunate enough to already be fully vaccinated, meet at Darrow Park for an inaugural GTH bike ride for the 2021 season. We’ll ride through town … Continue reading

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G.T. Humanists Book Club: Caste

Sunday, May 23, 6 p.m. via Zoom Grand Traverse Humanists will meet virtually to discuss Isabel Wilkerson’s book “Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents.” Join us for a discussion of Isabel Wilkerson’s book Caste: The Origins of our Discontents. Register … Continue reading

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G.T. Humanists Meeting: National Writers Series

Monday, April 12, 7 p.m. via Zoom Grand Traverse Humanists present Doug and Anne Stanton with a talk about the National Writers Series. They’ll discuss founding and running this nonprofit and what it’s meant to them and the community. NWS … Continue reading

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G.T. Humanists Book Club: Stacey Abrams “Our Time is Now”

Sunday, March 28, 6 p.m. via Zoom We will gather virtually to discuss “Our Time is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America” by Stacey Abrams. Amazon description: “A recognized expert on fair voting and civic engagement, Abrams … Continue reading

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Virtual Meeting: Karen Puschel Segal, “From D-Day to the Founding of the U.N.”

Monday, March 8, 7 p.m. via Zoom As we march further from 1945, fewer and fewer people remain who were firsthand witnesses to the rise of the postwar order, which has framed our world for the past 75 years. Hear … Continue reading

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Virtual Meeting: “To Catch a Bird” with William Scharf

Monday, February 8, 7 p.m. via Zoom Grand Traverse Humanists present William Scharf with a program called, “To Catch a Bird: the Art and Science.” William will talk about his background of bird capture in nine U.S. states and one … Continue reading

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Virtual Hungry Humanists: Casserole Night!

Monday, December 28, 6:30 p.m.   Join us for a virtual dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom from the comfort of your home. Make your choice of casserole, then meet to show (and eat) your casserole creation. Healthy Chef Ali … Continue reading

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Humanists Book Club: “Born A Crime” by Trevor Noah

Sunday, January 17, 6 p.m. via Zoom Grand Traverse Humanists will meet virtually to discuss Trevor Noah’s book “Born a Crime.” Description from Amazon: “Trevor Noah’s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with … Continue reading

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Virtual Hungry Humanists: Pie!

Monday, November 23, 6:30 p.m. We’ll gather virtually to enjoy pie together. Share your favorite pie recipe and learn about others’ favorite pies. Claudia Schmidt will attend and recite “The Art of Pie” by Susan Bright, long a favorite at … Continue reading

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