Humanists of North Alabama News! 2017-08-07

Humanists of North Alabama News! 2017-08-07

Food for thought:

“The proper balance between individual liberty and central authority is a very ancient problem.”  Arthur Keith

Upcoming events:

  • Sunday, August 13: 2:00- 4:00 pm: Non-Fiction Readers Book Discussion Group, meets on the 2nd Sunday of each month. New discussion participants always welcomed!  Please join us at the Huntsville Public Library on Monroe Street in Huntsville, room A/B (to the right of the lobby).  (Note: the September meeting moved to Sept 3rd.)

This month is an open discussion on what everyone is reading and recommending.

“Don’t ask me who’s influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he’s digested, and I’ve been reading all my life.” Charles de Gaulle

  • Sunday, August 20: 2:00-3:30 pm: Monthly meeting – we are meeting at the Bailey Cove library meeting room (1409 Weatherly Plaza SE
  • Huntsville, AL 35803). June will moderate our open discussion. (Note: still looking for a September meeting location. We are looking for alternate meeting spaces).


  • Monday, August 28: 6:00-7:30pm: Philosophy Café. Open discussion on philosophical topics continues on the fourth Monday of each month. This month we are meeting at “Sam & Gregs” at 119 Northside Square. An assortment of pizzas, gelato, and beverages are available for purchase (and to lubricate discussion). New faces are always welcome!


Other Information:

We have created the Humanists of North Alabama discussion group as a closed group to talk about Humanism in Alabama. Let us know if you’d like an invite.


Our events can be found

  • on our Meetup group:



Other community events:

NAFA: North Alabama Freethought Association:
(see their Meetup page at for changes and cancellations)


  • 3rd Friday of each month at 6:30 PM – NAFA dinner
  • Every Saturday at 10:00 am to noon – Coffee at Angel’s Island Coffee, 7538 Memorial Pkwy SW, Huntsville, AL
  • Every Sunday at 10:00 am to noon – Coffee at Bruegger’s Bagel Bakery, 347 Hughes Rd, Madison, AL


MAAF Redstone (Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers) affiliate group

  • MAAF Redstone is for active duty military, veterans, spouses and supportive civilians. Join the conversation on Meetup at or join the closed group on MAAF Redstone Facebook at
  • Currently on summer break from meeting


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Suggestions for events, meeting venues, topics are always welcome!

Humanists of North Alabama is an official Chapter of the American Humanist Association.  Membership in the AHA is strongly encouraged!

Louise Hardin


You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life. Winston Churchill

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