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

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

newlogo2FFRF Senior Staff Attorney Rebecca Markert will be speaking at the Orange County Freethought Alliance annual conference on May 3, 2015. This event will be held at the Howard Johnson hotel at 222 West Houston Avenue in Fullerton Calif. Register today!

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

April 2015

April 2015

April 25 -- Portland State University

Annie Laurie Gaylor, Co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, will speak at Portland State University (Hoffman Hall, 1833 Southwest 11th, Portland OR) at 6:30 PM on Saturday, April 25, 2015. All are welcome! This event is free of charge and is sponsored by the Portland Chapter of the Freedom From Religion Foundation and Free Thinkers of Portland State University.

For more information, contact [email protected]

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pdx.ffrf/
Meetup site: http://www.meetup.com/FFRF-PDX/

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March 2015

March 28, 2015 - Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

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Flying Spaghetti Monster Dinner/Fundraiser

Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 6-10pm

Join us for a fundraiser hosted by Northern Ohio Freethought Society, with special guest Dan Barker, co-president of Freedom From Religion Foundation! He will give a short presentation and has agreed to sing a couple of tunes for us!

Be prepared to devour awesome spaghetti (both vegan and meat sauce) salad, rolls and butter, dessert and non-alcoholic beverages! Families welcome! We'll have a 50/50 raffle, an autographed book raffle, and other great prizes!

The event will be held at Lions Park Lodge, 641 Silver Lake Avenue, Cuyahoga Falls, OH  44221.

Prepaid tickets: $15 for adults (12 and up) $10 (age 5-11) Children under 5 are free. Tickets at the door: $20 for adults, $15 for ages 5-11, and children under 5 are free.

Register here.

March 2015

March 2015

March 26 -- Tempe, Arizona

ASUMarchDebateFlyer2"Resolved: Religion is bad for America" is the topic of a debate between FFRF's Dan Barker and analytical philosopher Jay Richards to be held at Arizona State University (Tempe) on Thursday, March 26 at 7:30 pm in the Education Lecture Hall (100 E. Gammage Pkwy). The event is sponsored by the ASU student chapter of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI). For details, contact ISU regional director Rachel Georgeson at [email protected]

March 2015

March 2015

March 19 -- Madison, Wisconsin

lifedrivenpurposeBook signing for Dan Barker’s hot off the press book, “Life Driven Purpose.”

Its official release date is April 1, but you can get your advance copy and autograph on March 19, 2015. The book normally retails for $20 but we’re offering it at only $15 for this debut event. Dan is donating his royalties for purchase, so all proceeds will benefit FFRF.

When: Thursday March 19, 2015 (4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.)
Formal reading at 4:30 p.m. — Appetizers and Socializing
Where: Freethought Hall

March 2015

March 14 — Madison, Wisconsin

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FFRF Staff Attorneys Patrick Elliott and Andrew Seidel will be presenting at “Freethought Festival 4” on March 14 at 4:00 p.m. The 1 hour workshop is titled “Get Off Your Butt and Help Protect the Wall of Separation.”

The Freethought Festival is being held at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery and is sponsored by UW-Madison’s Atheists, Humanists, & Agnostics. Click here for more information

March 2015

March 5, 2015 -- Chicago, Illinois

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FFRF co-president Dan Barker will debate Dr. Constantine Campbell (Assoc. Professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) on the topic "Can We Be Good Without God?" at 6:30 pm on Thursday, March 5 in 329 Cardinal Room at the Student Center East (750 South Halsted Street) at the University of Illinois-Chicago. (Doors open at 6:00) The event is co-sponsored by the Secular Student Society and CRU (a Christian campus group). Contact Sarah Wright at Sarah Wright [email protected]

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March 2015

March 3 — District of Columbia (Talk at Georgetown canceled due to snow)

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FFRF Co-President Annie Laurie Gaylor will talk on "Is Religion Hostile Towards Women?" Tuesday, March 3 at 6:30 PM in the McNeir Auditorium in the New North building, Georgetown University. The event open to the public and is sponsored by Georgetown Secular Student Alliance. To get to McNeir, when coming through the university's front gates, take the path that runs between Healey and Copley Hall past the Davis Center for Performing Arts and under the tunnel. Immediately after exiting the tunnel, take a right. McNeir is the first door on the right. For more information click here

February 2015

February 27, 2015 - Austin, Texas

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Friday, February 27 through Sunday, March 1, 2015.
Austin, Texas

FFRF Co-President Annie Laurie Gaylor will be speaking at the Texas Secular Convention, taking place on the weekend of Feb. 27-March 1 at the  Sheraton’s Hotel at the Capitol, down the street from the Texas Capitol in Austin. Her speech on the “Battle of Church and State” will be at 4:45 PM on Sat., Feb. 28.

Register here today!

For general information about the convention or rally, including registration, please contact us at: [email protected]

November 2014

November 20, 2014 -- Madison, Wisconsin

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Dan Barker will talk about "Life Driven Purpose: How an Atheist Finds Meaning" at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, November 20 at UW-Madison, Ingraham Hall, Room 19, 1155 Observatory Dr, Madison, WI 53706. The event is organized by UW-Madison Atheists, Humanists & Agnostics (AHA!). Contact: Cole Dreier

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November 2014

November 19, 2014 -- Fayetteville, Arkansas

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Occam's Razors, the secular student organization on campus, is hosting constitutional attorney Andrew Seidel from the Freedom From Religion Foundation. Seidel will talk about the principle of separation of church and state and whether our country was founded on judeo-christian values. The lecture will be held from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in Giffels Auditorium, Old Main.

This event/program is free to current University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, students as supported by the Associated Student Government through the Office of Student Activities and funded by the Student Activities Fee. For questions, please contact Occam's Razors at [email protected]

November 2014

November 2014

November 13, 2014 -- Flint, Michigan

Kettering University

Dan Barker will talk about "Good Without God" at Kettering University in the Academic Building 2-225 at 12:00 noon on Thursday, November 13. The event is sponsored by the Kettering Secular Skeptics. Contact Jason Chapman [email protected], Lance Menard [email protected] or Austin Edwards [email protected]

November 2014

November 2014

November 2014

October 2014

October 28, 2014 -- Los Angeles, California

Dan Barker will speak at the University of California--Los Angeles (UCLA) on Tuesday, October 28. Details to follow . . .

October 2014

October 27, 2014 -- Riverside, California

Dan Barker will talk at the University of California--Riverside on Monday, October 27. Details to follow . . .

October 2014

October 22, 2014 -- Pomona, California

Dan Barker will talk at Cal Poly, Pomona, on Wednesday, October 22. Details to follow . . .

October 2014

October 21, 2014 -- Irvine, California

Dan Barker will talk at the University of California--Irvine on Tuesday, October 21. Details to follow.

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