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+)

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 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. Bathrooms and water fountains are not available on Mt. Rubidoux. DIRECTIONS: Mount Rubidoux Memorial Park is located on the western edge of downtown Riverside, just a few minutes off the 91 Freeway. Parking on 9th St. fills up quickly and is heavily enforced. We recommend parking on Mt. Rubidoux Dr. and 6th St. then walking across the Buena Vista bridge to the 9th St entrance (see map). PLEASE try to arrive a few minutes early because we like to start the hike on time. We will be meeting at the 9th street entrance at the top of 9th st. and Mt. Rubidoux Dr. PLEASE RSVP. Friendly dogs are welcome but remember that dogs must be on a short leash. No toilets in the park. 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.

Sunday Morning Breakfast Meetup

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Join us for some lively conversation! IEAA members meet every Sunday morning for breakfast. We are a friendly group and welcome new members. Farmer Boy's Restaurant is located on the corner of University Ave. and the 91 Freeway in downtown Riverside. Their prices are reasonable and there is a patio outside where we sit, making for a nice, non-noisy location. Weather permitting we sit outside where friendly dogs on leashes are welcome. Look for the IEAA tee shirts if it is your first time to attend.

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.

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