Newsletter: Week of March 12, 2018

From the Director of Community Development

Sarah Chandonnet

We're so excited to announce our Spring 2018 Inspirational Speaker Series, with a focus on interfaith community, families, and more. 
Please note we will take a "spring break" from our regular Sunday programming between Sunday, March 18 and Sunday, April 1: see the sidebar for the alternate events we will host with our partner organizations during those weeks. 
We look forward to seeing you at the Hub soon!
Spring 2018 Programs

Apr 8: Elisa New: American Poetry as Humanist Liturgy
Creator and host of WGBH's Poetry in America and professor of English at Harvard will lead a discussion about poetry and its role in Humanist community and life. 1:30-3:00pm, 30 JFK Street. Read more here.
Apr 15: Diana Eck: Religious Pluralism and the Humanist Community
Join professor of comparative religion at Harvard Divinity School and founder and director of The Pluralism Project for a conversation about Humanism and religious pluralism. 1:30-3:00pm, 30 JFK Street.  Read more here.
Apr 22: Ursula Goodenough: Sacred Depths of Nature (Earth Day Event)
Join best-selling author and professor of biology at Washington University for a special Earth Day event and celebration!  1:30-3:00pm, 30 JFK Street. Read more here.
Apr 29: Muslimish: Growing Communities and Extending Dialogues (A Special Conference Event)
The Humanist Hub is delighted to partner with Muslimish for a special conference event, featuring 5 speakers. 
1:00-4:00pm, 30 JFK Street. Tickets required: read more here.
May 6: Nina Lytton: Humanist May Day Celebration
Join us for a special celebration, led by Nina Lytton and the Hub's Committee for Humanist Celebrations, with music, poetry, discussion, and more.  1:30-3:00pm, 30 JFK Street. Read more here.
May 13: Maria Polonchek: Mother's Day Celebration of Secular Parenting
An important celebration and conversation on Mother's Day at the Hub, featuring the author of In Good Faith: Secular Parenting in a Religious World. 1:30-3:00pm, 30 JFK Street. Read more here.
May 20: Greg Epstein: On Loving a Complicated Family
Join us for an end of the (academic) year talk with Humanist Chaplain at Harvard and Hub Executive Director: with music, poetry, discussion, refreshments and more.  1:30-3:00pm, 30 JFK Street. Read more here.

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3/24: March for Our Lives: Boston Walk
Join the Hub community, in partnership with the Boston Skeptics, as we attend March for Our Lives: Boston. Read more here.
3/21 Local Blood Drive: Join Us!
6:00pm: A group of Hub members will meet at the Somerville Armory to give blood and eat dinner together after.   Read more here.
3/28: Unrest Film Screening 
7:00pm: We invite you to join us as we co-sponsor and attend  the screening of Unrest, a documentary by a Harvard PhD candidate about her journey through the medical system. The event will include a Q&A with director Jennifer Brea. Read more here.
4/1: Greater Boston Humanists @ Hub
1:30pm: The Greater Boston Humanists will host a speaker event at the Hub, and they invite the Hub community to join! Read more about the event, and GBH, here.
Monday Discussions
For more info about our Monday Night Discussion Group during these off weeks, please keep an eye on Meetup and Facebook. Thanks! 
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