[Hac-announce] Upcoming Events - Humanist Association of Connecticut

Richard Siddall richard.siddall at elirion.net
Fri Feb 5 10:34:46 EST 2010

Hello everyone,

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Our monthly Humanist Conversations will be held this coming Saturday, 
February 6th, at 2:30 PM in the library at USNH, 700 Hartford Turnpike, 
Hamden.  You can read Cynthia's cryptic description of the subject of 
this session online at http://www.cthumanist.org/, or in the newsletter.

There will be a Darwin Day Dinner at 7:00 PM on Friday, February 12th.
See http://www.humanisticjews.org/darwin/ for more details including the 
address in Norwalk and how to purchase tickets.  (This is not an HAC 
event, but some of our members will be there.)

Our monthly meeting on Monday, February 15th will feature Dr. David 
Schafer presenting an overview of "Evo-Devo", the subject of a recent 
PBS Nova episode.  We'll start at 7:30 PM with half an hour of coffee 
and conversation.  David's talk will follow brief announcements at 8:00 PM.

The third meeting of our series "The Bible from the Standpoint of 
Scientific and Historical Analysis" will be held from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM 
on Saturday, February 20th in the library at USNH, 700 Hartford 
Turnpike.  This month's meeting will cover, among other things, a 
timeline of the stone, copper, bronze, and iron ages; an introduction to 
isotopic dating; and a comparison of Sumerian texts with the two 
creation stories in the Bible.

Our board and standing committee meetings will be held at USNH, 700 
Hartford Turnpike, Hamden, at 2:30 PM on Sunday, February 21st.  All HAC 
members are welcome to attend.

Our second social dinner of the month will be held on Tuesday, February 
23rd at Michel Angelo's Pizzeria, 825 Cromwell Ave., Rocky Hill.  Please 
RSVP to Carol Stone via http://meetup.com/cthumanist, or by email to 
editor at cthumanist.org, or by phone at 203 264-8546.  RSVPs let us tell 
the restaurant how large a table to prepare for our party.

Coming up in March we have another social dinner in the New Haven area 
on Monday, March 1st, and our next book discussion (on Mark Twain's 
"Letters from the Earth") on Sunday, March 14th.

Directions to most of the locations of our meetings are on the web site 
at http://www.cthumanist.org/directions.html


         Richard Siddall
         webmaster at cthumanist.org

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