October 19, 2019

SMART Recovery

SMART Recovery (Self-Management And Recovery Training) is a free peer-support group for individuals who have chosen to abstain, or are considering abstinence from any type of addictive behaviors (substances or activities).

Sunday Platform
October 20, 2019

“The Encampment for Citizenship: An Experience in Participatory Democracy”

The Encampment for Citizenship, founded in 1946 by Ethical Culture Leader Algernon D. Black and Alice (“Nanny”) Pollitzer, a prominent civic leader, offered an opportunity for “young adults of many religious, racial, social and national backgrounds” to learn “the principles and techniques of citizenship… through lived experience.”

October 27, 2019

Charles Village Brunch

We will not be hosting a regular platform. Instead, the Village Learning Place is hosting the annual Charles Village Brunch this week and all are invited to attend.

October 27, 2019

Newcomers Meeting

Learn more about Ethical Culture and about our Society – its history, its philosophy, and its organization

November 1, 2019

Tabletop Game Night

Join us in the library as we play a variety of unusual pen and paper roleplaying games.

November 3, 2019

Poetry Salon

Join us on the first Sunday of each month to read and share your favorite poems.

November 10, 2019

Mindfulness Meditation

Join us as we sit (on chairs) and breathe (just the way it comes naturally) and listen to the words of Thich Nhat Hanh, one of the world’s best-known teachers of mindfulness.

Sunday Platform
November 10, 2019

“Good and Evil”

What are we talking about when we speak of “good” and “evil”? The dynamic struggle between good and evil has been examined through art, literature, and philosophy for millenniums, but there’s no consensus about the meaning of the terms.

Sunday Platform
November 24, 2019

“Urgency and Radicalism”

How urgent are the crises we face? How radical should our responses be? What do different answers to these questions do to the cohesion of communities? How should we react to extremism expressed by those who feel their very survival is threatened?

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