(Sorry this is going to sound all official and everything...but it's something I'm also sending to other people I don't know...so please pretend it's at least somewhat entertaining
If there are any questions, let me know!)
To coincide with the 2010 Valley Freethought Convention being put on by the Red River Freethinkers (RRF) in Fargo, ND on Sept. 18, you may wish to know about some other events occurring that weekend that have now been confirmed.1)
On Friday, Sept. 17, The RRF will be showing The Nature of Existence
, a documentary by Roger Nygard about the ?purpose and the nature of existence.? The film includes interviews with people as diverse as evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, 24th generation Chinese Taoist Master Zhang Chengda, Indian holy man Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Christian wrestler Rob Adonis, Stonehenge Druids Rollo Maughfling & King Arthur Pendragon, and many others. The film will be shown on Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. at The Safari Cinema,[masked]th Avenue S., Moorhead, MN. Those who wish to attend will just need to show up. Information about the movie can be found at TheNatureOfExistence.com2)
Also on Friday, Sept. 17, Fred Edwords, director of the United Coalition of Reason, will be conducting a 3-hour training seminar entitled ?How to Get Media Attention and Promote Your Group.? This event, being held in the meeting room at Atomic Coffee, 222 Broadway N., in downtown Fargo, ND from 3-6 p.m., is also free and open to the public. Information about the United Coalition of Reason can be found at UnitedCOR.org.3)
Fred is also giving a talk at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Fargo-Moorhead,121 9th Street South, Fargo, ND 58103, on Sunday the 19th from 11 a.m.-noon called ?The Promise of Humanism.?4)
Finally, the Red River Freethinkers has their Summer Solstice potluck lunch on Sunday, Sept. 19th, too. It will be at shelter #4 at Lindenwood Park,[masked]th Street S, in Fargo from 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Convention attendees will not need to do anything extra to attend these events. They are not an official part of the convention, are free, and open to the public.