May 2016

May 22 -- Austin, Texas

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Dan Barker & Annie Laurie Gaylor will talk about "Why atheists in Congress haven't got a prayer" and "Why FFRF is suing your governor" before the Atheist Community of Austin at the Little Walnut Creek Library Meeting Room (835 W Rundberg Ln., Austin, TX) on Sunday, May 22nd at 2:15 PM.  

Afterwards, they will appear on The Atheist Experience live TV broadcast at the ACA Freethought Library (1507 W Koenig Ln., Austin, TX) at 4:30 PM. Both these events are free and open to the public.  Space is limited at the ACA Freethought Library.

For more information, contact Steve Bratteng: [email protected]

Visit the Atheist Community of Austin's Meetup page at: http://www.meetup.com/The-Atheist-Community-of-Austin/

 

May 2016

April 2016

April 2016

April 19 -- Iowa City, Iowa

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FFRF Staff Attorney Patrick Elliott will speak about FFRF’s efforts to keep state and church separate on Tuesday, April 19th in Iowa City, Iowa. The event will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Common Room of the Old Brick Church (26 E Market St. Iowa City, IA 52245).  The Secular Humanists of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Iowa City and the Secular Students at Iowa (SecSI) are sponsoring the event, which is free and open to the public. For further information, please contact Mark Yuskis at [email protected].

April 2016

April 2016

April 2016

April 9 -- Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

 Northern Ohio Freethought Society

FFRF Co-President Annie Laurie Gaylor will take part in the Northern Ohio Freethought Society's third annual Freethought Fiesta Fundraiser on Saturday, April 9th from 6:00 - 10:00 PM. The fundraiser will take place at the Lions Park Lodge ( 641 Silverlake Ave., Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221). A homemade dinner will be provided, with a taco/nacho bar with all the fixin's (including gluten free and vegan options), dessert, and drinks.  There will also be music provided by Dr. Elliot Ingersoll, Ph.D. and his band Svoboda.

Tickets are available for $20 in advance and $25 at the door, and NOFS members are able to purchase tickets for $15. Tickets for children (6-12) are available for $10 in advance, and $15 at the door. Admission is free for children under 6 years of age.

To register and purchase tickets click HERE.

April 2016

April 9 -- Houston, Texas

Lone Star College

Dan Barker will participate in the Lone Star Book Festival at Lone Star College -Kingwood (20000 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood, TX) on Saturday, April 9, to talk about his new book, GOD: The Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction. The event will take place at 3:15 pm in SCC 3. Dan will also join Jerry Coyne at 12:30 p.m. that day in the John Pickelman Student Conference Center (Building #9) to talk about his book Faith vs. Fact. Admission is free, but preferred seating is given to those who become members of the Lone Star Book Festival.

April 2016

April 2-3 -- Fayetteville, Arkansas

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FFRF co-president Dan Barker will talk about his new book, GOD: The Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction, at Logicon, at the University of Arkansas Union Theater during the weekend of April 2-3, 2016. Details to follow. Register here.

Dan's participation in this event is sponsored by the Secular Professionals Alliance at Walmart.

March 2016

March 20 -- Columbia, Missouri

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Dan Barker will talk about GOD: The Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction at SASHA-CON 2016 on Sunday, March 20 at 12:15 pm at the University of Missouri. The 2-day conference, organized by MU SASHA (Skeptics, Atheists, Secular Humanists & Agnostics) runs March 19-20. The event will take place in the Ellis Auditorium of the Ellis Library (1020 Lowry St, Columbia, MO). Contact http://sashacon.com/contact/.

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March 2016

March 13 -- Tucson, Arizona

Freethought Arizona

Dan Barker will talk about his new book, GOD: The Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction, on Sunday, March 13, at 10:00 am in the Duval Auditorium (1501 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ). The event is sponsored by Freethought Arizona.

March 2016

February 2016

May 2--Kenosha, Wisconsin

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FFRF Staff Attorney Andrew Seidel will speak on the topic of "Religous Freedoom or Discrimination? Examining Religious Freedom Restoration Acts," at the University of Wisconsin, Parkside on May 2, 2016. The event will take place at 12:00 noon in the Molinaro building, room 105.

February 2016

April 9-- Madison, Wisconsin

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FFRF Staff Attorney Andrew Seidel will speak on the "Panel on the Religions of the Founding Fathers" at Freethought Festival 5 in Madison, Wisconsin.  The panel will take place on April 9, 2016 at 6:30pm at the University of Madison's Gordon Dining Hall and Events Center (770 W Dayton St.) in the Symphony Room. Contact Nicole Niebler for more information.

February 2016

February 12 - Madison, Wisconsin

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Darwin Day Event!
Dan Barker signs ‘God: The Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction’
Freethought Hall in downtown Madison
Friday, February 12, at 4-5:30, Reading at 4:30

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February 2016

February 20 -- Tallahassee, Florida

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Dan Barker will talk about his new book, GOD: The Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction, at the Southeast Secular Student Regional Conference during the afternoon of Saturday, February 20 at Florida State University. The conference will take place in Classroom Building (HCB) 103. Click here for tickets. The event is sponsored by the Secular Student Alliance, CFI on Campus and CFI-Tallahassee. Contact Samreena for more details.

See flyer.

February 2016

February 2016

March 19 -- Santa Barbara, California

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FFRF Staff Attorney Andrew Seidel will talk about Freedom From Religion Foundation legal activities to the Humanist Society of Santa Barbara on Saturday, March 19,2016 at 2:30 PM. The event will take place at the Vista Del Monte Retirement Community’s Patio Room, 3775 Modoc Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93105.

February 2016

February 2016

February 2016

February 2016

September 23 — Arlington, Virginia

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Women in Secularism
Annie Laurie Gaylor, FFRF Co-President, will be participating.
Friday, Sept. 23 through Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016
Hyatt Regency Crystal City
2799 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202

February 2016

February 2 - Madison, Wisconsin

Dan Barker signs ‘God: The Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction’

Frugal Muse Book Store
Tuesday, February 2, at 6-8 PM
235 Junction Road, Madison, WI 53717

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December 2015

December 2015

December 7 -- Rochester, New York

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Annie Laurie Gaylor will talk about "The Battle of Church and State: A Report from the Front Lines" at the Brighton Memorial Library (2300 Elmwood Ave, Brighton) on Monday, December 7 at 7:00 pm. The free event is sponsored by Americans United for Separation of Church and State, Rochester Chapter and the National Organization for Women, Greater Rochester Chapter.

November 2015

November 17 -- Whitewater, Wisconsin

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Dan Barker will debate Tom Ross on Tuesday, November 17th at 7:00pm at the University of Wisconsin--Whitewater in the lecture hall 2101 in Hyland Hall. The resolution: "The Old Testament is Fiction, Not Fact." The event is sponsored by the Philosophy Club, the Secular Student Alliance, and Set Free ministries.

November 2015

November 2015

November 6-8 -- Orlando, Florida

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FFRF co-president Dan Barker will talk about "Life Driven Purpose" and play some freethought music, and FFRF attorney Andrew Seidel will talk about "Sweat the Small Stuff" at the Freethought Florida (Free-Flo) conference Friday - Sunday, November 6-8, at the Holiday Inn Orlando International Airport. Get tickets here. Contact 

November 2015

October 2015

October 25 -- Skokie, Illinois

Ethical Humanist Chicago

Dan Barker will talk about "Life Driven Purpose" at the Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago on Sunday morning, October 25. See details here.

October 2015

October 22 -- China, Texas

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Dan Barker will participate in a Religious Freedom Panel on Thursday, October 22, in the City Hall of the City of China, Texas (between Houston and Beaumont). The event, hosted by the Southeast Texas Humanist Alliance (associated with Humanists of Houston), will begin at 6:30 pm. See details at SETHA Meetup Page.

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October 2015

Oct 15- DeKalb Illinois

FFRF Co-President Annie Laurie Gaylor to speak at Northern Illinois University on Thursday, Oct. 15, at 6PM.

Location: Wirtz Hall, Room 110 (1425 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115)
Subject: “Women Without Superstition: No Gods - No Masters”
Sponsored by NIU Secular Student Alliance, SSA and FFRF.

Visitor parking is available on campus for $5 and a campus map is available here. It is about a 5-7 minute walk from the visitor lot to the building where the talk will be hosted.

September 2015

September 24 — Philadelphia

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FFRF Co-President Annie Laurie Gaylor will speak on “Why Women Need Freedom From Religion” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 24, at the Ethical Humanist Society of Philadelphia Auditorium at 1906 South Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, sponsored by the Freethought Society. The free event is taking place shortly before Pope Francis visits Philadelphia. For more information, contact Margaret Downey, Freethought Society President, at 610-793-2737, or email her at [email protected]

September 2015

September 2015

September 13 -- Red Bank, New Jersey

Red Bank Humanists

Dan Barker will talk about "Life Driven Purpose" for the Red Bank Humanists on Sunday, September 13. Contact Trudy Lagan.

September 2015

July 2015

August 1 -- St. Louis, Missouri

Gateway to Reason

Dan Barker will talk about "Life Driven Purpose" at the Gateway to Reason conference in St. Louis, Missouri, on Saturday, August 1. The entire conference runs from Juy 31 to August 2. Tickets here. Contact organizers.

July 2015

July 2015

July 5 -- Duluth, Minnesota

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Date: Sunday, July 5, 2015
Location: Radisson Hotel Duluth (Radisson Hotel Duluth Harborview: 505 W Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802) conference room
Event: Speakers Dan Barker and Annie Laurie Gaylor of the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF).

Learn more about FFRF's recent legal activity, Dan's latest book, Life Driven Purpose, and more!

June 2015

June 2015

May 2015

May 2015

May 2015

May 3, 2015 — Fullerton, California

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Read more about this event here.

May 2015

May 2, 2015 -- Madison, Wisconsin

You are invited to tea with Mr. Darwin at Freethought Hall at 2 pm on Saturday, May 3. Special program includes the ‘installation’ of life-size, silicone statue of Charles Darwin, by artist Csam Wheatley, Louisville, Ky. Get your photo taken with Mr. Darwin as a souvenir! Click on the flyer thumbnail for more information.

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April 2015

April 20 -- Ashland, Oregon

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Dan Barker will talk at the Southern Oregon University on Monday, April 20, at 6:00 pm. The event, which will take place in Rogue River Room of Stevenson Union, is organized by the Southern Oregon University Secular Student Alliance. 

April 2015

April 2015

April 17 -- Sacramento, California

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POTLUCK & MUSIC! The Greater Sacramento Chapter of the Freedom From Religion Foundation is putting on a fun free event Friday, April 17: "Dan Barker, Music and Potluck!" The potluck will begin at 6:30 pm and the music will start at 7:00 pm, at The Reason Center (1824 Tribute Rd., Suite A, Sacramento). The freethought music will be provided by the "Unofficial Sacramento FFRF Band," featuring local musicians with Dan on keyboard. (Light BYOB acceptable, and monitored children are welcome!) See MEETUP PAGE. Contact [email protected]

April 2015

April 2015

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