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/).

Upcoming events (5+)

COMMUNITY SERVICE-Snack Attack!

3707 Sunnyside Dr

Each Friday throughout the school year, Assistance League's Snack Attack delivers nutritious snack bags to over 750 elementary students in Riverside and Moreno Valley Unified School Districts to ease their hunger over the weekend when they do not have access to free lunch programs at their school. Since this philanthropic program was initiated in 2007, more than 97,000 snack packs have been distributed to children from homeless and transitional families. IEAAH has been awarded the fourth Fridays of the month to help through May. Space is very limited. Assistance League is a secular organization and does not promote nor require any religious participation in order for the kids to receive their food. This is an excellent opportunity for the larger community to witness atheists' values and morals at work. 1) Volunteers should wear comfortable shoes because we will be standing for about 1 1/2 hours. 2) Parking is across the street (from the back of Assistance League) in the Bank of America parking lot. They allow us to park away from their building near the street (which I believe is Beaty St.) The parking in the back of Assistance League is reserved for our drivers who deliver the boxes of lunches to the elementary schools. 3) You will be asked to sign in as Assistance League gets grants based on volunteer hours. 4) Volunteers should be flexible in what they are asked to do—it could be on the packing line, cutting out box tops or unpacking food items for the following week.

2019 Walk with the Animals

Fairmount Park

27th Annual Walk with the Animals 23 March[masked]:00 am – 2:00 pm Location: Fairmount Park, 2601 Fairmount Blvd. , Riverside , CA Team Name: More Than Thoughts and Prayers YOU MUST REGISTER/BUY TICKETS on EVENTBRITE, RSVPing on Meetup won't register you for the actual event. https://www.petsadoption.com/index.php/news/event-calendar/16-27th-annual-walk-with-the-animals Info off of the website: Please join us for the 27th Annual Walk with the Animals, 1.3 miles walk around Lake Evans, Saturday, March 23, 2019, benefitting the Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center. Event Date: Saturday, March 23, 2019 Event Time: 8 am - 2 pm Walk will begin at 9 am Registration Early Bird Registration: December 1, 2018, through February 15, 2018 $20 Adults (18+) $10 Kids (17 and under) Registration: February 16, 2019, through March 23, 2019 $25 Adults (18+) $15 Kids (17 and under) All registered participants will receive a commemorative Walk for the Animals t-shirt and pancake breakfast! Online registration closes at 5 pm on Friday, March 22, 2019 On-site registration will begin at 7:30 am on Saturday, March 23, 2019

AHA! Hikers (Atheist, Humanist and Agnostic)

Wildwood Canyon State Park

This is rated as a "Moderate" hike on AllTrails and there are a variety of route options to choose from. There is little shade on the way up and lots of bugs on the way down! Bring plenty of water, sunscreen and bug repellent :) This trail is open to hiking, biking, dogs and horses. There are no facilities.

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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