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⏰ The Only Chance You May Get - THIS MONDAY AND TUESDAY! - David Silverman, President of American Atheists will be HERE IN SANTA CRUZ, this Monday and Tuesday!   This is too great of an opportunity to be able to pass up! Hear from a signif Jon Aug 5, 2016 12:35 PM
Meetup details changed: David Silverman Mixer at Lupulo - 7:00pm Tuesday - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: https://www.meetup.com/Santa-C­ruz-Atheists/events/232352472/­ When : Tuesday, Augu Jon Aug 4, 2016 11:09 PM
Meetup topic added: Secular Sunday - 2:00 - Colonizing The Moon - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Santa-Cr­uz-Atheists/events/231349541/ When : Sunday, May 29, Jon May 23, 2016 5:17 PM
Meetup details changed: Secular Sunday - 2:00 - Characteristics of Cults - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Santa-Cr­uz-Atheists/events/229918220/ When : Sunday, April 3 Jon Apr 2, 2016 11:34 AM
Meetup details changed: Secular Sunday - 2:00 - Are Jackalopes REAL? - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Santa-Cr­uz-Atheists/events/229772783/ When : Sunday, March 2 Jon Mar 26, 2016 10:36 AM
Meetup details changed: Revisiting our Vision and Mission Statements - 2:00 - This is your chance to participate in setting goals for the future of Secular Santa Cruz! I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.me Jon Feb 25, 2016 1:22 PM
Meetup details changed: Secular Sunday - 2:00 - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Santa-Cr­uz-Atheists/events/228082451/ When : Sunday, Februar Paul H. Feb 2, 2016 9:10 PM
Meetup details changed: Secular Sunday - 2:00 - China's New Sesame Credit - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Santa-Cr­uz-Atheists/events/227682795/ When : Sunday, January Jon Dec 31, 2015 2:33 PM
Please RSVP: Secular Sunday - 4:00 - Holiday Potluck - This is our December Holiday event! Please RSVP through Meetup to be emailed the address. Plan on bringing a dish to share with 8-10 people. If you have any questions call Jon at[masked]   I 've update Jon Dec 17, 2015 11:30 AM
Meetup details changed: Secular Sunday - 2:00 - Topic: Online Marketing and $ - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Santa-Cr­uz-Atheists/events/226415256/ When : Sunday, Novembe Jon Nov 4, 2015 1:22 PM
Meetup details changed: Secular Sunday - 2:00 - the Library is not available again, so we will be at Lulu's   I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Santa-Cr­u Jon Oct 29, 2015 11:03 PM
Meetup details changed: Secular Sunday - 2:00 - Topic: The Dali Lama and the Pope? - There was a mismatch between the Atheist group and the secular group. To Clarify : We will be at Lulu's again this week. I've updated this Meetup. For more Jon Oct 24, 2015 9:26 PM
Meetup details changed: Secular Sunday - 2:00 - Topic: Twisted Evidence and Ancient Aliens - I've updated this Meetup with a new topic: "Twisted Evidence and Ancient Aliens" For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Santa-Cr­uz Jon Sep 22, 2015 9:02 PM
New Meetup Topic: How to be Psychic - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Santa-Cr­uz-Atheists/events/225032943/ Video clips for this weeks topic are a Jon Sep 1, 2015 11:32 PM
Great Turnout Last Week - Last week was the first meetup after inviting Atheists of Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties to join the Secular Santa Cruz group at our weekly Sunday Meetup, and we had an outstanding turnout. With 12 people showing up and several spectators sto Jon Aug 29, 2015 1:54 PM
Let the Revilry Continue - Hello Atheists, This group has been scheduled to shut down, but It would be a shame to see a group of great people like this go to waste.  I am willing to pick up the group, and combine our efforts with Secular Santa Cruz, in order to hel Jon Aug 17, 2015 9:51 AM
The Future of Santa Cruz Atheist Meetup - Hello Fellow Atheists & Freethinkers, I noticed that nobody was interested in taking over the Atheists of Santa Cruz and Monterey Meetup site which is unfortunate, but I wanted to at least email all of the members here to suggest other grou Brian B. Aug 15, 2015 2:53 PM
Christian Mythology for Kids - I am passing on this message from Chrystine Trooien "Christian Mythology for Kids" is on kickstarter to raise money to illustrate and publish a secular kids book (ages 4-12). Inform your children about Christianity before someone Howard B. May 22, 2015 9:35 AM
Re: [Santa-Cruz-Atheists] Meetup - We'll donate and pass the hat at Atheist Happy Hour (if someone else does the admin). Mara and Michael On Thu, May 22, 2014 at 4:42 PM, Howard Burman Cee May 23, 2014 6:27 AM
Re: [Santa-Cruz-Atheists] Meetup - Joyce,    Sure, if there are enough contributions. So far two of you have responded with o Howard B. May 22, 2014 4:42 PM
Re: [Santa-Cruz-Atheists] Meetup - Howard, Are you will to continue making handling these arr Joyce N. May 22, 2014 4:07 PM
RE: [Santa-Cruz-Atheists] Meetup - I'm willing to chip in $10. If some of our fellow religi Susan M. May 22, 2014 2:18 PM
Meetup - Hello Santa Cruz Atheists, Ever since we created the Atheists of Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties Meetup and the Santa Cruz Brights (now closed) I have been the organizer and paid the Meetup organizer dues. This has amounted to about $1000 over Howard B. May 22, 2014 12:37 PM
Holiday Parade - Don't forget today's Holiday (Winter Solstice) Parade. 9:30 beginning at the Saturn Cafe. It's really, REALLY, REALLY impoetant that we have a good showing. We want the community to know that we are here, friendly, and don't lo Howard B. Dec 7, 2013 7:09 AM
Holiday Parade - Please don't forget the annual Holiday Parade is this Saturday (rain or shine.) at 9:30. We're lining up outside Saturn Cafe on Pacific Avenue. This is quite an important event for us as we want to let the community know that we are here ... an Howard B. Dec 3, 2013 10:17 AM
Annual Holiday Parade - Join your fellow secularists and atheists--the Secular Humanists of Santa Cruz County, the Atheists of Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties, and the Secular Student Alliance of UCSC and Cabrillo College--behind our Reason's Greetings banner and with Howard B. Nov 18, 2013 4:49 PM
FW: Invisible Pink Unicorn sent you a message: Atheist Community of San Jose - Beach Bonfire at Greyhound Rock 8/17 - Preview not available Sonya N. Jul 10, 2013 10:33 AM
Greta Christina speaking in Walnut Creek this Sunday for free - Sonya N. Jul 3, 2013 3:41 PM
RE: [Santa-Cruz-Atheists] Quite Extraordinary - Preview not available Sonya N. Jul 3, 2013 3:37 PM
Quite Extraordinary - Howard B. Jul 3, 2013 3:31 PM
Event Notice - Does Ethics Need a Foundation in God? Debate between a Christian and an Atheist Dr. Peter Payne, Christian Philosopher versus JT Eberhard, Atheist Blogger FREE PUBLIC DEBATE Thurs.  Apr Howard B. Apr 19, 2013 1:16 PM
Two Messages from Bob Kohlenberger - Here are two messages from Bob about the amazing Music of the Spheres:   A long time passed.  According to various clocks, it's been 13.8 billion years.  The first 10 billion were needed just for stars to fuse hydrogen into enough he Howard B. Apr 17, 2013 8:16 AM
Two Requests - Here are two requests to pass on information to the group. Howard     My name is DNA and I am a comic/producer in Santa Cruz. I have a show next week, TUESDAY, at The Blue Lagoon at 8:30pm (suggest Howard B. Mar 14, 2013 1:59 AM
Interesting Link - Here's an interesting link from Mara:  http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01­/22/us/at-stanford-clinical-tr­aining-for-the-defense- Howard B. Feb 12, 2013 5:43 AM
The Christian missionary who was converted by the "natives" - The link below is a 46 minute documentary from the Smithsonian Channel about Dan Everett, a former Christian missionary, who went to the Amazon as a young man to translate the Bible and through this experience became an atheist.  It also deals with his si Cee Dec 9, 2012 8:36 AM
Atheist presentation (powerpoint and outline) - Thanks for weighing in on this idea.  All feedback is welcome and catch up with me at Happy Hour if you don't have time to respond online.  As requested here is the material the SSA in Indiana used attached. Mara Cee Dec 9, 2012 8:17 AM
Re: [Santa-Cruz-Atheists] Message from Mara - Hi Bob, I adore your story. It makes such good sense. &nbs Eve S. Dec 7, 2012 4:26 PM
Re: [Santa-Cruz-Atheists] Message from Mara - Hi Howard & all, Your proposal strikes a chord! I'm on board with encouraging kids to question dogma. &n Bob K. Dec 7, 2012 2:52 PM
Message from Mara - Proposal:  Atheist class presentation to K-12?  Anyone want to help with connecting with teachers (social studies or otherwise) to speak to classes in Santa Cruz County about atheism?  I have a presentation that was developed by one Secular Student Howard B. Dec 7, 2012 9:53 AM
Parade Rain or Shine - The Holiday Parade organizers say the parade is on for Saturday rain or (unlikely) shine. Dress appropriately. Howard   Howard B. Nov 29, 2012 5:40 PM
Holiday Parade - Remember this Saturday is the Holiday Parade. WE NEED A GOOD TURNOUT to let the community know we're here. We are asked to check in at the corner of Pacific and Spruce (by the parking lot for Saturn Cafe) by 9:30 AM. Hey, it's fun! We' Howard B. Nov 28, 2012 5:32 PM
Holiday Parade - It's that time of the year again! For the third consecutive we are planning to participate in the Santa Cruz Holiday Parade behind our "Seasons Greetings" banner. The date is Saturday, December, 1. Please join all your fellow fr Howard B. Nov 5, 2012 9:07 AM
Flying Spaghetti Monster Pastafarian Pirate Dinner - The Cabrillo Secular Student Alliance would like to invite the Santa Cruz Atheists to our 2nd Annual Flying Spaghetti Monster Pastafarian Pirate Dinner on Oct 26th at 7pm. The event will feature a spaghetti dinner with the option of vegan or meatball m Howard B. Oct 20, 2012 4:18 AM
Atheist/Agnostic Actors and Actresses - Although I can't attest to the accuracy of this, here for your amusement is a list of 75 actors and actresses who are apparently acknowledged as atheists or agnostics. And no, Mel Gibson isn't on the list.   Howard B. Sep 17, 2012 1:34 PM
RSVPs - Just a thought: Unless there is a particular reason to reply to meetups with a negative RSVP I suggest that anyone intending to attend an event send an RSVP to that affect and don't bother with a negative. After all, we just need Howard B. Aug 25, 2012 10:16 AM
New Meetup: New Hike & Lunch - Announcing a new Meetup for Atheists of Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties! What : New Hike & Lunch When : Saturday, August 11, 20 Howard B. Aug 1, 2012 11:23 PM
Hike/Lunch--August 4 - Hike/Lunch Saturday, August 4th10 a.m. -- Meet at the Abbey (350 Mission Street) -- actually on Highland, just off Mission, turn right into parking lot, we will be sitting in front12:30 p.m. -- Lunch at the Abbey We will leave promptly (come earli Howard B. Jul 29, 2012 12:21 AM
Atheist Hike and Brunch - Atheist Hike and Brunch -- July 28th -- Saturday9:00 a.m. hike (try to be prompt--we will leave on time)11:00 a.m. brunch (meet on platform stage by Marini's, between Alioto's and Marini's on the right hand side of the Municipal Wharf) Modest h Howard B. Jul 27, 2012 10:12 PM
Updates - Hi All,   I just wanted you to know that Karen and I will be out of the country (Ireland) until late in August so please take our non-involvement in local activities as a matter of distance and not disinterest.   Here' Howard B. Jul 25, 2012 1:23 AM
Re: [Santa-Cruz-Atheists] Ideas from Sonya - Mara, Count me in for the hike and brunch next Saturday, July 28. Sonya N. Jul 23, 2012 9:22 AM
Re: [Santa-Cruz-Atheists] Ideas from Sonya - Sonya, I hope this will be seen on the site for everyone (I am a little confused about this obviously).  It actually is Saturday I was thinking of for the hike: Atheist Hike and Brunch -- July 28th -- Saturday 9:00 a.m. hike (try to be pr Cee Jul 22, 2012 12:52 PM
Re: [Santa-Cruz-Atheists] Ideas from Sonya - I could get together for a hike/brunch next Sat, the 28th, but not Sunday. Mara, what did you have in mind? Sonya N. Jul 22, 2012 12:43 PM
Re: [Santa-Cruz-Atheists] Ideas from Sonya - Hi, Howard, I have changed my Santa Cruz Atheist identity to the real me.  Should I repost the hike/brunch idea for next weekend or what should I do? Thanks, and sorry for any confusion. Mara Margolis Cee Jul 22, 2012 10:42 AM
Re: [Santa-Cruz-Atheists] Meeting Followup - Mr. Burman, I became aware of the Santa Cruz Atheist group in 20 user 8. Jul 22, 2012 8:58 AM
Ideas from Sonya - Some other ideas: Hikes, picnics: Big Basin Point Lobos Wilder Ranch Nisene Marks Henry Cowell Waddell Beach Greyhound Rock Lots of beaches Lots of bike trails to many of these places, Howard B. Jul 21, 2012 7:15 AM
Meeting Followup - Great meeting last night. Thanks to all the suggestions and thoughts about future activities.   Here from Bob is the promised info about the Music of the Spheres: Music of the Spheres at Lick Observatory Tickets for the Howard B. Jul 20, 2012 7:25 AM
New Book by Member - Here's an announcement of a new book by a new member from Scotts Valley. Hello Howard and members of the Santa Cruz Atheists: You might be interested in my latest book: Inventing Jesus: The New Testament Na Howard B. Mar 22, 2012 4:47 PM
Re: Annual Darwin Day Celebration - Preview not available Bob K. Feb 11, 2012 6:26 PM
Re: [Santa-Cruz-Atheists] Holiday Parade Reminder - You forgot to say whether it is am or pm. Thanks, Frank On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 1:18 PM, Howard Burman < [address removed] > Frank C. Dec 3, 2011 12:27 PM
Holiday Parade Reminder - Remember this Saturday is the annual Santa Cruz Holiday Parade. Meet at 9:30 at Laurel and Pacific, next to Saturn Cafe where we'll assemble together with the Secular Humanists of SC County, SC Brights, SC Atheists, Monterey Co Howard B. Nov 30, 2011 1:18 PM
Corrections - My bad! The previous message should have read we will fly the "Reason's Greeting" banner not a "Season's Greeting" banner. Sonya writes that we will definitely have a Flying Spaghetti Monster. Howard B. Nov 18, 2011 9:33 AM
Holiday Parade - Hi All, The annual Santa Cruz Holiday Parade will be on Saturday, December 3. Last year we participated in the parade. It was great fun and we were generally received very well by the many spectators. Howard B. Nov 18, 2011 8:52 AM
Upcoming Events - There are three big events that local humanists are organizing or participating in towards the end of October. On Wednesday night, October 19th the UCSC Secular Student Alliance is holding a debate on the perennial question, “Does God Exist&rdquo Howard B. Oct 10, 2011 1:49 AM
Action Request - Hello, I have been asked to pass on the following to our members: Dear Atheist Organizer, For many of us 9/11 was a wakeup call to the dangers of religion. Now the government-supported 9/11 Memo Howard B. Sep 8, 2011 1:30 PM
Banner Rain or Shine - Since there is ample cover at the clock tower we will be flying the banner rain or shine. If you're planning to join us, don't let the weather put you off. Howard Howard B. Dec 18, 2010 8:51 AM
Banner Redux - It's time to fly the banner again! The parade was clearly successful, so let's build on that. Saturday, Dec. 18, 3-5 PM, rally with the Reason's Greetings banner in front of the clocktower downtown Santa Cruz to attract friendly motorist and pe Howard B. Dec 8, 2010 5:20 PM
Parade Rain or Shine - In response to a query from Suzanne I have found out that the parade is on rain or shine. See you tomorrow. Howard Howard B. Dec 3, 2010 9:20 AM
Banner Article - Here's a link to an article that appeared today in the Merc and Sentinel about our Reason's Greetings Banner.: http://www.mercurynews.com/cen­tral-coas Howard B. Dec 1, 2010 3:41 PM
Holiday Parade Clarification - We are co-sponsors of a new "Reason's Greetings" banner that we will be unveiling at the Santa Cruz Holiday Parade on Saturday, December 4th and we need your support. The more people we have, the better it will be to demonstrate that our local n Howard B. Nov 19, 2010 7:33 AM
Meetup details changed: Reason's Greetings - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Santa-Cr­uz-Atheists/calendar/15490916/­ When : Saturday, December 4, 20 Howard B. Nov 19, 2010 7:27 AM
Meeting - Once again: The Next meeting will be November 9. There is no meeting in October despite what Meetup keeps announcing. Howard Howard B. Oct 26, 2010 10:17 AM
Next Meeting Clarification - Although I've tried to delete this three times on the Meetup site, but it keeps returning. There is NO meeting in October. The next meeting will be on November 6. Howard Howard B. Oct 24, 2010 4:47 PM
How can I be an atheist? - Here is an interesting piece from Austin Cline: Question: How can I be an atheist? What does it take for a person to become an atheist? Is there a secret handshake or something? Response: So, do you want to be an atheist? D Howard B. Oct 19, 2010 9:19 AM
New Meetup: November Meeting - Announcing a new Meetup for Santa Cruz Atheists! What : November Meeting When : Tuesday, November 9,[masked]:00 PM Where : Mei Gar Howard B. Oct 1, 2010 1:11 PM

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