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December 2017

Freethinkers Media Club: Share What You’re Reading, Watching, & Listening To

December 19 @ 5:30 pm
Fabian’s Pizza, 691 N High St
Columbus, OH us

Welcome to the Freethinker Media Club! We define "Freethinker" as a person who forms his or her own opinions about important subjects (such as religion, science, morality and politics) instead of accepting traditional dogma. We use the philosophy of freethinking to frame our discussions about the media we're consuming on a regular basis--whether that be books, music, movies, podcasts, articles, or anything else. Each meeting we give every person present the chance to share what they're reading, watching, or listening…

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ASH UU Topic: TBD

December 26 @ 6:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church, 93 West Weisheimer Road
Clintonville, OH 43214 us

ASH is Atheist, Skeptics and Humanists of First Unitarian Universalists of Columbus Ohio TBD Snacks are usually available, and you are welcome to bringing something to share!

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The Last Saturday Supper

December 30 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
MCL Kingsdale, 3154 Kingsdale Center
Upper Arlington, OH 43221 us

Come out and join us for dinner and conversation! We're in the back room unless there's a special event going on.

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January 2018

Rational Mindfulness Group

January 7, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Humanist Community of Central Ohio, 1550 Old Henderson Rd Room W200
Columbus, OH us

**Please note location change to the HCCO/SSA office suite upstairs at W200** Life can be so stressful—it really helps to learn and practice evidence-based techniques to manage stress and to become more compassionate. Especially for non-believers, it is important to do so in a science-friendly, rational atmosphere. The Rational Mindfulness Group supports secular people in using scientifically-informed mindfulness and meditation practices to reduce stress, sharpen thinking, calm emotions, and enhance compassion. Our meetings combine various types of meditation, yoga (stretching),…

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COUNT & HCCO Serve Meals @ Van Buren Shelter

January 9, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Community Shelter Board, 595 Van Buren Dr
Columbus, US

COUNT would like to invite HCCO members to join them in assisting shelter staff in serving dinners and cleaning up at the Van Buren shelter on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. The COUNT team has most of the volunteer slots reserved for those who RSVP here (so you don't have to RSVP anywhere else). The Community Shelter Board organizes dinner preparation at homeless shelters around Central Ohio.Please sign up on COUNT's or HCCO's. Meetup page. You DO NOT need…

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HCCO Birthday Dinner

January 10, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
TBA, 1111 Somewhere Street
Columbus, OH us

Please join us for our monthly social dinner to celebrate Birthdays of the month. If you have food allergies or preferences, please feel free to contact our host via meetup. Suggested restaurants are always considered for a future dinner. 

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Humanist Monthly Program:

January 13, 2018 @ 10:30 am
Humanist Community of Central Ohio, 1550 Old Henderson Rd Room W200
Columbus, OH us

Join us at 11:30 for pizza in the meeting room! The formal program starts at 12:00.

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Columbus Rationality

January 15, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Humanist Community of Central Ohio, 1550 Old Henderson Rd Room W200
Columbus, OH us

________________________________________________________________________ **This meeting (and all future Columbus Rationality meetings until further notice) will be held UPSTAIRS in the HCCO/SSA office suite at W200** Rationality is about the science of reasoning, and acting effectively to meet your goals. We generally begin with introductions and socializing at 7:30 and the program starts at 7:45. Parental Warning: We are a very casual group. There is some swearing and discussion of mature issues. Resources: Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality: http://www.hpmor.com -This fanfic…

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Freethinkers Media Club: Share What You’re Reading, Watching, & Listening To

January 16, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
Fabian’s Pizza, 691 N High St
Columbus, OH us

Welcome to the Freethinker Media Club! We define "Freethinker" as a person who forms his or her own opinions about important subjects (such as religion, science, morality and politics) instead of accepting traditional dogma. We use the philosophy of freethinking to frame our discussions about the media we're consuming on a regular basis--whether that be books, music, movies, podcasts, articles, or anything else. Each meeting we give every person present the chance to share what they're reading, watching, or listening…

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Skeptics in the Pub

January 17, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Brazenhead Irish Pub, 1027 W 5th Ave
Columbus, OH 43212 us

Skeptics in the Pub is an informal gathering of skeptics, science enthusiasts, critical thinkers, and like-minded individuals. Our hope is to provide an opportunity for rational minded people to socialize, talk, and discuss topics they find interesting. There is usually no predetermined format, and we usually do not have speakers or a particular topic for the day, although we're not opposed to the idea if you'd like to volunteer.

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Sunday Brunch

January 21, 2018 @ 9:30 am
Colin’s Coffee, 3714 Riverside Drive
Columbus, OH 43221 us

Sleep in on Sundays. When you've had your fill of pajama-time, roll out and have some tasty brunch with your fellow Humanists! Note the new venue: Colin's Coffee. 

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ASH UU Topic: TBD

January 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church, 93 West Weisheimer Road
Clintonville, OH 43214 us

ASH is Atheist, Skeptics and Humanists of First Unitarian Universalists of Columbus Ohio TBD Snacks are usually available, and you are welcome to bringing something to share!

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The Last Saturday Supper

January 27, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
MCL Kingsdale, 3154 Kingsdale Center
Upper Arlington, OH 43221 us

Come out and join us for dinner and conversation! We're in the back room unless there's a special event going on.

Find out more »
February 2018

Freethinkers Media Club: Share What You’re Reading, Watching, & Listening To

February 20, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
Fabian’s Pizza, 691 N High St
Columbus, OH us

Welcome to the Freethinker Media Club! We define "Freethinker" as a person who forms his or her own opinions about important subjects (such as religion, science, morality and politics) instead of accepting traditional dogma. We use the philosophy of freethinking to frame our discussions about the media we're consuming on a regular basis--whether that be books, music, movies, podcasts, articles, or anything else. Each meeting we give every person present the chance to share what they're reading, watching, or listening…

Find out more »
March 2018

COUNT & HCCO Serve Meals @ Van Buren Shelter

March 13, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Shelter Board, 595 Van Buren Dr
Columbus, US

COUNT would like to invite HCCO members to join them in assisting shelter staff in serving dinners and cleaning up at the Van Buren shelter on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. The COUNT team has most of the volunteer slots reserved for those who RSVP here (so you don't have to RSVP anywhere else). The Community Shelter Board organizes dinner preparation at homeless shelters around Central Ohio.Please sign up on COUNT's or HCCO's. Meetup page. You DO NOT need…

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HCCO Birthday Dinner

March 14, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
TBA, 1111 Somewhere Street
Columbus, OH us

Please join us for our monthly social dinner to celebrate Birthdays of the month. If you have food allergies or preferences, please feel free to contact our host via meetup. Suggested restaurants are always considered for a future dinner. 

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HCCO / CoR Bleed & Feed

March 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Red Cross donation center at Carriage Place, 4820 Sawmill Road
Columbus, OH us

Its time again for the awesome giving of the gift of life. 🙂 We'll meet on the third Thursday every other month at 5 PM at the Carriage Place Red Cross and after we're all drained we'll refuel at a nearby restaurant. Our default is awesome Mexican food right around the corner at Chile Verde (but we may change it up sometimes).  Please call 1-800-Red-Cross (1-800-733-2767) to schedule your time. They close at 6 on Thursdays but usually stop scheduling…

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Sunday Brunch

March 18, 2018 @ 10:30 am
Colin’s Coffee, 3714 Riverside Drive
Columbus, OH 43221 us

Sleep in on Sundays. When you've had your fill of pajama-time, roll out and have some tasty brunch with your fellow Humanists! Note the new venue: Colin's Coffee. 

Find out more »

Columbus Rationality

March 19, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Humanist Community of Central Ohio, 1550 Old Henderson Rd Room W200
Columbus, OH us

________________________________________________________________________ **This meeting (and all future Columbus Rationality meetings until further notice) will be held UPSTAIRS in the HCCO/SSA office suite at W200** Rationality is about the science of reasoning, and acting effectively to meet your goals. We generally begin with introductions and socializing at 7:30 and the program starts at 7:45. Parental Warning: We are a very casual group. There is some swearing and discussion of mature issues. Resources: Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality: http://www.hpmor.com -This fanfic…

Find out more »

Freethinkers Media Club: Share What You’re Reading, Watching, & Listening To

March 20, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
Fabian’s Pizza, 691 N High St
Columbus, OH us

Welcome to the Freethinker Media Club! We define "Freethinker" as a person who forms his or her own opinions about important subjects (such as religion, science, morality and politics) instead of accepting traditional dogma. We use the philosophy of freethinking to frame our discussions about the media we're consuming on a regular basis--whether that be books, music, movies, podcasts, articles, or anything else. Each meeting we give every person present the chance to share what they're reading, watching, or listening…

Find out more »

Skeptics in the Pub

March 21, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
Brazenhead Irish Pub, 1027 W 5th Ave
Columbus, OH 43212 us

Skeptics in the Pub is an informal gathering of skeptics, science enthusiasts, critical thinkers, and like-minded individuals. Our hope is to provide an opportunity for rational minded people to socialize, talk, and discuss topics they find interesting. There is usually no predetermined format, and we usually do not have speakers or a particular topic for the day, although we're not opposed to the idea if you'd like to volunteer.

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ASH UU Topic: A Brief History of Automata and Computers

March 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church, 93 West Weisheimer Road
Clintonville, OH 43214 us

We usually meet in Rooms 6 & 7, straight down the hallway from the entrance doors. ASH is Atheist, Skeptics, and Humanists of First Unitarian Universalists of Columbus Ohio We had 23 people join us for our January meeting "The Mind in the Brain". Paul Byard will be our presenter for this meeting.  His talk covering a brief history of automata and computers will include the ancient Antikythera device through the development of modern computers and artificial intelligence. You may…

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