Category Archives: What’s New

G.T. Humanists Book Club: Democracy in Chains

Gregg and Sue McDonald’s houseSunday, May 10, 4 p.m. Grand Traverse Humanists will gather to discuss Nancy MacLean’s book, “Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America.” Booklist called it “perhaps the best explanation … Continue reading

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Meeting at the Library: Loreen Niewenhuis, Lake Walker

Traverse Area District Library, 610 Woodmere AvenueMonday, March 9, 7 p.m. Grand Traverse Humanists welcome author and adventurer Loreen Niewenhuis. In 2009, Loreen Niewenhuis walked the perimeter of Lake Michigan and wrote the bestselling book, A 1000-MILE WALK ON THE … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Humanist Book Club: One Hot Summer

Sunday, November 17, 4:00-6:00 p.m.Marlene and Isiah’s house in Traverse City Grand Traverse Humanists will discuss One Hot Summer by Rosemary Ashton for our next book read and discussion. Horizon Books provides a 10% discount (15% if you are a … Continue reading

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