What's New?

Our December 2017 newsletter is now available for download on our newsletter page.

Be sure to sign up for our e-mail list to get advance notification of events.

Upcoming meetings (at USNH, 700 Hartford Turnpike, Hamden, Link to map of USNH location unless otherwise noted)

When What
Saturday, December 2nd
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Book Discussion Group: “Evicted”

Our book for November is “Evicted: Poverty and Property in the American City” by sociologist Matthew Desmond. We postponed the discussion to December.

Copies of the book are widely available in public libraries in Connecticut, and at local and online booksellers.

Our December book discussion will be held two weeks later on Saturday, December 16th.

Saturday, December 9th
POSTPONED

Humanist Explorations: Sacred Cod

Our December Humanist Explorations meeting has been cancelled as a heavy snowfall is forecast.
Monday, December 4th
7:00 PM
New Haven area social dinner at Turkish Kebab House, 1157 Campbell Ave., West Haven Link to map of Turkish Kebab House restaurant location.
Saturday, December 16th
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Book Discussion Group: “Sapiens”

Our book for December is “Sapiens” by Yuval Noah Harari.

Copies of the book are widely available in public libraries in Connecticut, and at local and online booksellers.

Monday, December 18th
7:00 PM

Annual Meeting, Elections, and Solstice Party

The evening will start at 7:00 PM. with an optional pot-luck dinner. Around 7:45 PM we will hold our annual business meeting and elect officers for 2018. Following the business meeting we will hold our winter solstice party, starting with our traditional reading of "To the Tilt." Violinist Linda Beers will perform music from her animated film. Mickey Koth and friends will also provide music.

Monday, December 25th
4:00 PM

Dinner at the Kennedys' home in Shelton

See the newsletter for more details.

Saturday, January 6th
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Humanist Explorations: Sacred Cod

We will watch and discuss a recent documentary, "Sacred Cod", on the death of the New England cod fishery.
Sunday, January 21st
3:30 PM to 5:30 PM

January board and standing committee meetings

All members are welcome to attend. The meeting will be held later than usual to let participants do more with their Sunday afternoon.

Notes

Dinners: If you're planning to attend one of our social dinners, please RSVP to editor@cthumanist.org, so we can give the restaurant a rough head count.

You can RSVP for the dinners and most HAC events via meetup.com.

Book Discussions: You can download a list of the book selections for September to December 2017 here.

Titles selected for our book discussions can be found in most local libraries or ordered from bookstores such as Barnes and Noble.

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