What we're about

The Inland Empire Atheists and Agnostics is a fun and active non-profit community for Atheists, Agnostics, Skeptics, Humanists, Free-thinkers and others who don't believe in any gods or follow any religions.

We seek to be an active force for good in our community and the lives of non-believers. Every month, our members host fun and welcoming social events, engage in intellectual discussions, and host entertaining and educational speakers in the Riverside, Redlands, and Inland Empire area.

We welcome you to join us and become a part of our community today! To learn more about the leadership of the IEAA, or become involved as an Organizer, please click Here (http://www.meetup.com/InlandEmpireAtheists/pages/IEAA_Leadership/).

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Riverside Women's March 2019

4050 Main St

This is a FREE all ages event. You DO NOT have to stay the whole time. You DO NOT have to stay with our group. You can show up and do your own thing. I am just posting it for those of you who would like to meetup during the event and hang out. Bring the kids! I've brought mine the last 2 years and they have had a great time. Come early, parking Downtown is a pain. The Event will be at the Courthouse Plaza in Riverside - where our group will meet specifically and other details will come closer to event day. Here is the link to register on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/riverside-womens-march-2019-tickets-54081383875 Here is the description of the Event off of the Eventbrite page: The Women's Marches in 2017 and 2018 were the two largest days of protest in U.S. history. Over 1% of the U.S. population marched on January 21, 2017 for human rights in 500 marches. Women’s March Inc, Women’s March Global and Women’s March California and local chapters around the world then turned that moment into a year round movement. Get Your Riverside Women's March 2019 Merchandise Store: https://womensmarchtshirt.com/ Women’s March California has 15 chapters: Napa Valley, San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Cruz, Monterey Bay, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Fresno, Kern County, Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento and the Inland Empire. These chapters currently host or partner in over 100 events each month-- and host the annual march. Women's March chapters around the world march for our "Unity Principals". These principals include women’s rights, disability rights, immigrant’s rights, civil rights, environmental justice, an end to violence, reproductive rights, worker’s rights and LGBTQIA rights. If you agree with all of the unity principals, volunteer, partner or march. In 2017, we said, "Hear Our Voice". In 2018, we are saying, "Hear Our Vote". In 2019, we will say, we speak, "Truth to Power". Many more details to be announced.... Stay tuned! Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @WomensMarchIE & Tag us with #WomensMarchIE #WomensMarch2019 #TruthToPowerMarch #WomensMarchCA The Eventbrite page says location "Courthouse Plaza Riverside Hemet" This event is for the Riverside Location.

Everyone's Night Out

Ayda Ethiopian Restaurant

Join us for a fun night of food and conversation in a low pressure setting! This event is great for first timers. All are welcome to attend, including children as you deem appropriate. You may come late (within reason, like 15-20 minutes), but please RSVP as if you would be on time so we can secure a large enough table. If you have a last minute change of plans and cannot attend this event even though you RSVP'd yes, PLEASE change your RSVP so that we don't waste space at a restaurant *After this event, Everyone's Night Out will be on hiatus until May 2019.*

Weekly Mount Rubidoux Fun Hike!

Mt Rubidoux Park

Join us for a FUN event EVERY Sunday morning! DOGS WELCOME WE WILL BE MEETING AT THE BASE OF THE BUENA VISTA BRIDGE and then proceeding to the 9th St. entrance. Want to have fun and stay healthy too? Join us for some exercise AND enjoy the wonders of nature at the same time! This exercise is fun and the views from the top are absolutely awesome! It takes about 45 minutes to hike up and a half hour down. This is an easy hike, but may be strenuous for anyone who is not in good physical condition. Bring a bottle of water and wear comfortable shoes. DIRECTIONS: Mount Rubidoux Memorial Park is located on the western edge of downtown Riverside, just a few minutes off the 91 Freeway. From the 91 Freeway exit at the Mission Inn / University Off-Ramp and proceed west on Mission Inn Boulevard to Mt. Rubidoux Dr. (Just before the bridge). Turn right on Mt. Rubidoux Dr. and try to find parking. PLEASE try to arrive a few minutes early because we like to start the hike on time. We will be meeting at the base of the Buena Vista Bridge near the intersection of Mission Inn Blvd. and Mt. Rubidoux Dr. PLEASE RSVP since we will wait a while at the start point IF we know you are coming and you are a little late. Friendly dogs are welcome but remember that dogs must be on a short leash. No toilets in the park. FREE parking on Mt. Rubidoux Dr. and 6th St., but be careful since some of the streets are residents only parking. PLEASE BE SURE TO READ THE PARKING SIGNS SINCE THERE ARE LOTS OF RESTRICTIONS ON PARKING IN THE AREA. MUCH OF THE PARKING IS RESERVED FOR RESIDENTS WITH PERMITS! TICKETS ARE LIBERALLY DISPENSED BY PARKING ENFORCEMENT FREE admission to the park.

Mindfulness Group

Mindfulness Group

• What we'll do - Have you heard of mindfulness? Mindfulness is the practice of being in the present without judgment. Check out this link to Sam Harris’ description of mindfulness: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iwac6Uk-zyk Here’s your opportunity to learn how to practice mindfulness meditation within a non-religious community. Mindfulness meditation research has shown to be very beneficial for our mental, emotional, and physical health. Come to have fun, learn, grow, and be a part of a new group of people…people who are present and living for this life – not the after life! This Mindfulness Group meets Sunday mornings to learn, practice, and share about Mindfulness. • Important to know Beginners are welcome. I will teach you about the mind/body connection, guide you through a meditation, and then we will have discussion and conversation afterward.

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