Author Archives: Linnaea Melcarek

Hungry Humanists: North Peak Brewing Co.

400 West Front St., Traverse CityMonday, February 24, 6:30 p.m. Grand Traverse Humanists will gather to dine at Traverse City’s North Peak Brewing Company. Great food and great beer! Please RSVP to Scott at scott.blair@jacobs.com or text 231-313-7214.     … Continue reading

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Meeting at the Library: Deb Lake from American Waste

Traverse Area District Library, 610 Woodmere AvenueMonday, February 10, 7 p.m. Grand Traverse Humanists present Deb Lake from American Waste with a talk on recycling in 2020. Learn all about the state of the recycling industry and American Waste’s part … Continue reading

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Volunteering at Safe Harbor

517 Wellington Street, Traverse CityWednesday, February 12, 5:30 p.m. to Thursday, February 13, 8:30 a.m. Grand Traverse Humanists are on the schedule to volunteer at Safe Harbor the evening of Wednesday, February 12 through the morning of Thursday, February 13. … Continue reading

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G.T. Humanists Book Club: Here We Are

7670 East Shore Road, Traverse CitySunday, February 16, 4 p.m. Join us at the home of Heather Kingham and Mark Elliott for a potluck and conversation about Aarti Shahani’s book “Here We Are: American Dreams, American Nightmares,” featured recently at … Continue reading

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Hungry Humanists: Minerva’s

Minerva’s Restaurant, 300 E. State St., Traverse CityMonday, January 27, 6:30 p.m. The fourth Monday of most months, Grand Traverse Humanists meet to eat at a local restaurant. This month, we’ll gather at Minerva’s Restaurant in the Park Place Hotel. … Continue reading

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Meeting at the Library: Bill Rapai on the Kirtland’s Warbler

Traverse Area District Library, 610 Woodmere AvenueMonday, January 13, 7 p.m. Grand Traverse Humanists present Bill Rapai with a talk called “The Kirtland’s Warbler: From the brink of extinction to a secure future.”In October 2019, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife … Continue reading

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Meeting at the Library: Isiah Smith on Patriotism

Traverse Area District Library, 610 Woodmere AvenueMonday, December 9, 7 p.m. Grand Traverse Humanists present Isiah Smith with a talk examining patriotism through the lens of history and music, using personal anecdotes and social commentary. Historically, patriotism has been used … Continue reading

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Hungry Humanists: Poppycocks

128 E. Front St., Traverse CityMonday, November 25, 6:30 p.m. Join the Grand Traverse Humanists for dinner out! Meet at Poppycocks at 6:30 p.m. for a delicious meal with friends both old and new. RSVP to Heather at heather.kingham@gmail.com or … Continue reading

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Humanist Movie Night: The Great Hack

Sunday, November 24, 4 p.m. at Linnaea’s house For our next Humanist movie night, we’ll gather at the home of Linnaea Melcarek to watch the documentary “The Great Hack,” about the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data scandal. We’ll share a potluck dinner, … Continue reading

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Meeting at the Library: The ACLU’s Smart Justice Campaign

Traverse Area District Library, 610 Woodmere AvenueMonday, November 11, 7 p.m. Grand Traverse Humanists will welcome Anna Dituri of the ACLU, who will present on ways to improve Michigan’s criminal justice system, with a focus on what’s going on in … Continue reading

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