SoFree regularly hosts brunch on the third Sunday of every month at the Huether Hotel in Uptown Waterloo. Come listen to one of our members or another community member speak about something important to them. Everyone has something to share! Order what you like from the menu.
Details: third Sunday of the month, 10:30am-noon, 59 King St. North, Waterloo.
Born in 1809, Charles Darwin dared to imagine a different kind of biological evolution, governed by inherited variation and natural selection. His life and work formed the foundation of modern biology and made possible many achievements in medicine, philosophy and human well-being. SoFree commemorates his birthday, also called Darwin Day, in our own way along with many communities around the world. Read Darwin's complete works online and come celebrate with us.
Details: on or around Febrary 12, evening talk and refreshments, usually at the Huether Hotel in Uptown Waterloo. Check back for more details in the new year.
Every year, SoFree participates in the K-W Multicultural Festival by representing the non-religious community and engaging in outreach with attendees who are curious about what we do.
Details: The Festival often occurs in July. Please consult the official event webpage for updates.
As a secular humanist organization, SoFree is committed to kindness and peaceful coexistence within our diverse country. By attending the Day In The Park as a community group we support their efforts to make Canada a better place. Come for the crafts, games and food; stay for the reflection and volunteering opportunities.
Details: Often on a Saturday in July, please refer to the Non-Violence Festival's website for more information.
The World Religions Conference invites scholars from the world's major religions (and non-religions!) to speak on a common topic from the point of view of their respective traditions. The Waterloo WRC is considered the largest event of its kind in Canada. SoFree often volunteers speakers to represent secular humanism. Registration is active for 2016; RSVP now by emailing the organizers using the email address provided.
Details: Sunday November 20, 10:30am-3:45pm, at J. G. Hagey Hall (Humanities Theatre), University of Waterloo.
The Winter Solstice marks the longest night of the year and traditionally signifies rebirth. At SoFree we like to celebrate by sharing a meal together, reflecting on the past year and reinforcing our common values.
Details: Saturday December 17, details to be announced.