Humans are social creatures. We like to share our feelings, happiness, and sorrows with others. Non-theists are no different. For those leaving religion and those who've never found it, HCCO provides a safe, supportive extended community to make friends, share stories, and vent frustrations. 

2010 HCCO PicnicFun

The Last (Saturday of the Month) Supper

Join us at the MCL Cafeteria, 3154 Kingsdale Center, Upper Arlington, on the last Saturday of every month for dinner at 5PM. 

Monthly Birthday Dinner

Each month we celebrate the birthdays of our members! Check our events calendar for details! 

Picnics, Movies, and More!

Through out the year we have many special one-off events like our Annual Summer Picnic, Spring Fling, Movie Nights, and more! Keep an eye on our events calendar!

Maize Maze 2009Families

Family Game Night

Bring the whole family and join us for game night on the First Friday of every month! Check out our events calendar for details!

Family Friendly Events

Whenever possible, we do our best to include kid-friendly activities in our large events and to have quarterly family-friendly events (in addition to Family Game Night).

Parents' Discussion Group

Connect with other secular families, swap stories, and plan events! Check out the Central Ohio Secular Parenting Google Group

Resources for Families

Raising a freethinker? Check out these resources for families


Winter Solstice Banquet LadiesMen don't have a monopoly on critical thinking! Some women feel more comfortable discussing religion, philosophy, critical thinking, or just the everyday bits of life with other freethinking women. If you're one of them, consider checking out our events and resources for women!

Heathen Chicks Meetup

Join the Freethinking Ladies of Central Ohio for good conversations, good food, good drinks, and CHOCOLATE! First Wednesday of every month at The Chocolate Cafe. See our events calendar for details! 

Reasonable Women

Reasonable Women is HCCO's women's book club. Due to its popularity, RW's organizers have limited participation to HCCO members only and capped the number of participants at 20. If you're interested in Reasonable Women, please contact us.

Resources for Women

Check out these cool blogs by humanist, skeptic, and other freethinking ladies!

Care & Concern

Know an HCCO member that could use a sympathetic ear or a celebratory cheer? Let our Care & Concern Committee know!