Upcoming special events sponsored by the Humanists of Minnesota.
Winter SolsticE celebration: Saturday, DecEMBER 16 @ 5 p.m.
A Festivus for the Rest of Us
Join us for a fun secular celebration of the season!
Humanists of Minnesota are hosts this year of this annual event which we sponsor with Minnesota Atheists.
Freethinkers are re-making the holiday based on the real reason for the season -- the WINTER SOLSTICE (i.e. axial tilt) -- to create a FESTIVUS for the rest of us!
REGISTER BELOW. deadline is December 7. seating is limited.
$35 for Dinner and Entertainment
$30 for dues-paying members
(of either Humanists of Minnesota or Minnesota Atheists)
$10 for Entertainment only
• Enjoy a fun-filled evening with dinner, comedy, music and seasonal reflections among friends.
• Trim the Festivus Pole with your gift for Bridge for Youth (here are some suggestions).
• Participate in Festivus Activities: Airing of political grievances, feats of strength and secular caroling.
• Experience a timely mummers play: The Emperor’s New Clothes!
Deadline is DecEMBER 7.
5 p.m. -- Social Time with cash-only bar
5:45 p.m. -- Dinner
6:45 p.m. -- Entertainment
Venue: Minnesota Humanities Center
987 Ivy Ave E
Saint Paul MN 55106
Gift suggestions for Bridge for Youth
(helping youth in crisis)
Please bring unwrapped gifts to the solstice celebration.
· Gift cards ($5-$10 denominations) to Subway, Chipotle, Caribou, Leeann Chin, Panera, McDonald’s
· Gift cards ($10+ denominations) to Target, Cub, Rainbow
· Arts and crafts supplies
· New school supplies
· New gym bags and backpacks
· Pajamas and pajama pants for teens
· New boys and girls outerwear—jackets, vests, etc. (M- XXL)
· New athletic shorts (S-XL)
· New zip-up sweatshirts (S-XL)
· New tennis shoes/sneakers (all sizes)
· New plain long-sleeved and short-sleeved t-shirts (S-XL)
· New towels (bath, hand, kitchen, etc.)
· Ear buds and board games