IGE Talks: How to vote…step one, register.

IGE Talks vote

IGE Talks -Thursday, Sept. 1 at 7 pm

“How to vote… step one, register.”

This IGE Talks follows up on our popular July IGE Talks, “Meet Your Candidates for the Aug. 2 Primary

Joy Murphy of the AARP voter education program and a precinct chairperson will tell you everything you need to know about the election process. The League of Women Voters is slated to appear also. We present no candidate or proposal information, just procedural information. There’ll be time for public questions and discussion and snacks. And we will have voter registration forms.



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Chris Hedges “The Algebra of Revolution”–a video showing/discussion

Chris Hedges “The Algebra Revolution”

View this interesting talk by Chris Hedges about the times of revolution we are living in at this moment.   There will be time for discussion before and after the video.

Hedges flyer

Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016

6:30pm at the IGE Office, 1118 Wealthy Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI  49506



Freethought Cafe: Bigger, Longer, & Uncut: The History of Circumcision

Freethought Cafe
Sunday, August 28, noon-2 p.m
1118 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI  49506
Bigger, Longer, & Uncut: The History of Circumcision 
“Intactivist” Glen Allen presents a history of circumcision: how it is entangled with religion, how it got started in America. Learn new things about a body part near you, and how it is viewed in other cultures as well.
We will potluck a marvelous lunch (12:00-12:30) and there will be coffee.  Freethought Cafe will give you some things to think about.

Look Who’s Back (film) on Sunday, Aug. 21 at 12:15pm

Free Thought Cafe:


Look Who’s Back is a subtitled German film, from the novel, 116 minutes long. Hitler returns and is universally mistaken for a brilliant comedian…at first.
Freethought Cafe is showing this movie at IGE, 1118 Wealthy St SE Sunday August 21.  We also potluck food and drink!  We will start the film at 12:15 p.m.so please plan accordingly.
See you!
Next Sunday, August 28, circumcision!  No, not you–a guest speaker will talk about it.

Free Thought Cafe presents: A Destiny Drive Life

Free Thought Cafe presents:

A Destiny Driven Life: How to make magic in the middle of despair and have the resiliency for follow through when all seems to fail.

At IGE, 1118 Wealthy St. S.E., Sunday, August 14, noon-2 p.m.  http://www.igegr.org/

Wolfgang will present based on coaching lessons with youth and his career as anthropologist / therapist and now  the dark side of the corporate world. Formal discussion 12:30-1:30. Potluck as usual. Coffee is free.
We have ways of making you talk!