Author Archives: Linnaea Melcarek

Humanists Ride on the Betsie Valley Trail

Sunday, July 18, 11 a.m.Beulah Trailhead and Visitor Center (at Prospect and Crystal Ave.) Join the Grand Traverse Humanists as they bike on the Betsie Valley Trail from Beulah to Frankfort and back, a round trip of 20 miles on … Continue reading

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G.T. Humanists Meeting: Norte with Ty Schmidt

Monday, July 12, 7 p.m.Norte Clubhouse at the Grand Traverse County Civic Center1213 W. Civic Center Dr., Traverse City Join the Grand Traverse Humanists for a walking and optional biking tour with Ty Schmidt of Norte! We’ll gather at Norte’s … Continue reading

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G.T. Humanists Bike Ride to Suttons Bay

Sunday, June 13, 11 a.m.Darrow Park, Bay Street, Traverse City We’ll meet at Darrow Park to ride up the Leelanau Trail to Suttons Bay, where we’ll have lunch and then ride back to town. Those who only wish to bike … Continue reading

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G.T. Humanist Paddle on Pickerel Creek

Saturday, June 19, 2 p.m.Grass Lake State Forest Campground Join the Grand Traverse Humanists for a paddle trip up the little-known Betsie River tributary of Pickerel Creek! This creek is a particular favorite of the trip leader, Linnaea–it’s a beautiful … Continue reading

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G.T. Humanists Meeting: Great Lakes, Protection vs. Profit

Monday, June 14, 7 p.m.7670 East Shore Rd., Traverse City Barb Stamiris will present a program on the Line 5 oil pipeline (which runs through the Straits of Mackinac) and discuss why many believe it should be shut down. Governor … Continue reading

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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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