Category Archives: What’s New

Meeting at the Library: Culinary Medicine

Traverse Area District Library, 610 Woodmere AvenueMonday, September 9, 7 p.m. Grand Traverse Humanists present Dr. James Fox with a talk entitled “Culinary Medicine.” Dr. Fox is an Interventional Cardiologist at Munson Medical Center as part of their structural heart … Continue reading

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Humanist Book Club: Creating Change Through Humanism

Sunday, September 29, 4:00-5:30 p.m. 4813 N Indian Lake Rd, Traverse City, MI 49696 We’ll discuss American Humanist Association executive director Roy Speckardt’s book “Creating Change Through Humanism.” The address is Scott and Suzette Blair’s home. Bring a dish to … Continue reading

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Meeting at the Library: Skeptical Medicine with Dr. John Byrne

Traverse Area District Library, 610 Woodmere AvenueMonday, August 12, 7 p.m. Grand Traverse Humanists present Dr. John Byrne, a doctor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics in Warren, Michigan, who will talk about quackery and pseudoscience in healthcare. Dr. Byrne’s website, … Continue reading

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Meeting at the Library: Dr. David Martin

Traverse Area District Library, 610 Woodmere AvenueMonday, July 8, 7 p.m. Grand Traverse Humanists present Dr. David Martin, infectious disease specialist for Munson Medical Center, who will talk about food safety and how to avoid food poisoning.  

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Meeting at the Library: Katie Grzesiak

Traverse Area District Library, 610 Woodmere AvenueMonday, June 10, 7 p.m. Grand Traverse Humanists present a program on native and invasive plants by Katie Grzesiak, coordinator of the Northwest Michigan Invasive Species Network. The ISN’s mission is to protect, enhance, … Continue reading

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Humanist Paddle on the Cedar River

8957 Kasson St., CedarSunday, June 16, 11:00 a.m. Join the Grand Traverse Humanists as we paddle the beautiful Cedar River, aka Victoria Creek! This is an easy trip appropriate for all skill levels. You can use a kayak or canoe, … Continue reading

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Meeting at the Library: Ross Hammersley

Traverse Area District Library, 610 Woodmere AvenueMonday, May 13, 7 p.m. Grand Traverse Humanists present environmental attorney Ross Hammersley, who will talk about the major state and regional environmental issues of the past several decades, as well as current issues. … Continue reading

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Humanist Book Club: Sapiens

May 19, 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.Location: Mark and Heather’s house, 7670 E. Shore Rd., Traverse City We’ll gather at a location to be determined to discuss Yuval Noah Harari’s book “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind.” We’ll share a … Continue reading

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Humanist Movie Night: Smallfoot

7670 East Shore Rd., Traverse CitySunday, April 21, 4:00 p.m – 6:30 p.m. NOTE UPDATED DATE! Easter Sunday! Join us for popcorn, Junior Mints, and a surprisingly Humanist-oriented animated musical comedy adventure film: Smallfoot! RSVP to Heather by texting 503-422-6515.

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Meeting at the Library: Cherryland Electric Co-op

Traverse Area District Library, 610 Woodmere AvenueMonday, April 8, 7 p.m. Join the Grand Traverse Humanists as they present “Cherryland Electric Cooperative 101.” Come learn about a local/regional power utility company and what makes it — as a cooperative — … Continue reading

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