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Events Happening at the Ethical Humanist Society

Want to see a live owl or hawk? Or maybe hear the story of a man's passion for fixing cars? Check out the many events happening at the Ethical Humanist Society in Skokie. Most events are free and open to the public, with free childcare.

The following events will be held at the Ethical Humanist Society of Chicag, 7574 Lincoln Ave., in Skokie -

Baykart Tatosian continues our World of Work series on March 3rd at 10:30 a.m. at the Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago, 7574 N. Lincoln Ave. His topic: “My Job as an Auto Mechanic.” 

The owner of Wilmette Auto Care since 1987, Tatosian will discuss his life since he arrived as a 17-year old immigrant from Turkey, becoming a mechanical engineer before finding his true love in taking care of cars. 

All are invited to Coffee Hour after the talk. The Sunday programs are free and open to the public, and childcare is available.
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Our popular Second Saturday Coffeehouse, hosted by Vicki Elberfeld, is on March 9th, beginning with an open mic at 8 p.m.

Singer/songwriter/guitarist Larry Mesirow returns to perform his own love ballads as well as political and social satire, blues and traditional music from around the world, including Ladino, the music of the Spanish Jews.

An $8 donation includes beverages and pastries.
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Candy Ridlbauer, executive director of Northern Illinois Raptor Rehab and Education (NIRRE), presents an intergenerational program March 10 at 10:30 a.m.

Her topic: “Raptors: Rehabbing Birds of Prey.” Ridlbauer will bring several live hawks, owls, and falcons and tell how they came to NIRRE for rehabbing.  She will describe the anatomy and physiology of raptors, their role in the food chain, and how they co-exist with humans.

All are invited to Coffee Hour after the talk. The Sunday programs are free and open to the public and childcare is available.
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John Nichols, Washington correspondent for The Nation magazine, an editor of the Madison Capital-Times and MSNBC contributor speaks on March 17 at 10:30 a.m.

His topic: “Obama’s Reelection and the Mandate for a Caring Society.” Nichols will discuss the president’s resounding values-driven victory and its meaning for how both he and progressives need to respond. He will assess the prospects for progress in the new Congress.   

All are invited to Coffee Hour after the talk. The Sunday programs are free and open to the public, and childcare is available.
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Susan Urban and Phil Cooper, who form the February Sky musical ensemble, present a program, “All the Stories Are True” on March 24 at 10:30 a.m.

Blending musical performance with related narrative, they will explore the idea that the non-literal truth in stories, tall tales, and myths is as important in shaping our lives and relationships as is the factual truth.

All are invited to Coffee Hour after the talk. The Sunday programs are free and open to the public, and childcare is available.

For more information, please visit ethicalhuman.org/coffeehouse.

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