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GOOD WITHOUT GOD

Working Toward a Brighter Future

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ABOUT US

A Distinct Identity

We are interested in meeting other like-minded friends in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. We are an affiliate of the American Humanist Association. Their mission statement is as follows: "We strive to bring about a progressive society where being good without a god is an accepted and respected way to live life. We are accomplishing this through our defense of civil liberties and secular governance, by our outreach to the growing number of people without traditional religious faith, and through a continued refinement and advancement of the humanist worldview.

WAYS WE HELP

The Focus of Our Efforts

Furthering our cause is the most important goal of our organization. We seek to support, empower, and provide high quality resources to the Anne Arundel County, Maryland community. Our success isn’t measured in terms of wealth or profit margin, but by the value we provide to those we serve. Learn more about what we do below.

COMMUNITY SUPPORT

We participate frequently in local charity events such as Pride, minority, women and indigenous celebrations. If you have a local event that you would like to attend we are open to suggestions.

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SOCIAL EVENTS

We have lots of social activities to unite our members and build lifelong friend6

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Stay in the Know

It gives us tremendous pride to be recognized for all of the hard work we do here at Scadea Solutions. Explore some of our latest media features below. Do they inspire you to get involved? Don’t hesitate to reach out!

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EDGAR ALLAN POE EVENT

October 9, 2025

Event by Renea Dearing Dijab and Anne Arundel County Secular Humanists (Group)

203 N Amity St, Baltimore, MD 21223-2501, United States

Group  · Members of Anne Arundel County Secular Humanists (Group)

EDIT - For my participation, I have changed my attendance to Sunday, the 8th. The festival pass that I purchased includes a brunch that is only available on Sunday.

But the festival is also on Saturday. Feel free to choose what works best for you.

your calendars for the "perfect" October festival. It runs for two days from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. I am scheduling this event for the 8th.

The festival is FREE, but there are a number of additional ticketed events. I am purchasing the Red Masque Festival Pass.

We will leave Annapolis at 10 a.m. and caravan/carpool/or meet there. Read more about the festival here: https://poefestinternational.com/

Read about additional tickets events here: https://poefestinternational.com/ticketed-events

Buy tickets early, there are limited spaces for tours and such and it will sell out.

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ARTIFICAL INTELLIGENCE'S CHALLENGE TO HUMANISM

March 23, 2024 3PM

Less than a year ago, large language models (LLM's) such as ChatGPT became readily available to everyone everywhere. Now, regenerative artificial intelligence systems are growing, learning, and becoming "smarter" exponentially in every field where humans have always thrived. This technological movement brings forth incredibly urgent questions about ethics, morals, and the future of humanity. Is humanism ready for A.I.? Bring your thinking caps for this talk...

David Tamayo is the Chief Information Officer at a large aerospace engineering company in the DC area. He is president and founder of Hispanic American Freethinkers. He currently is a Board of Directors member for Freedom From Religion Foundation and a Board Trustee for American Humanist Foundation.

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FAMILY FUN DAY

October 21, 2023 11AM

Event by Renea Dearing Dijab and Anne Arundel County Secular Humanists (Group)

To Be Determined, Annapolis

Group  · Members of Anne Arundel County Secular Humanists (Group)

Everyone is welcome to join us for a fun, family day at a waterfront park near a member's home.

The exact location and a potluck sign-up will be provided to those who RSVP.

All ages. Bring the kids! There will be lawn games and other activities. Bring your own camp chairs. 

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COMMUNITY SERVICE AND CONVERSATION

Saturday, November 11, 12AM

Event by Renea Dearing Dijab and Anne Arundel County Secular Humanists (Group)

Light House Bistro

Group  · Members of Anne Arundel County Secular Humanists (Group)

We will participate in a service project - details to be announced - and then have lunch at Lighthouse Bistro.

Lighthouse Bistro is operated by The Light House Inc which provides shelter and services for those experiencing homelessness. The Bistro provides training opportunities for those seeking experience in the restaurant industry.

Not only is

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BEING GLOBAL

Nov 12, 5PM

Event by Renea Dearing Dijab and Anne Arundel County Secular Humanists (Group)

Annapolis Mall

Group  · Members of Anne Arundel County Secular Humanists (Group)

SAVE THE DATE: Details on lunch and movie to follow as the date gets closer.

of GLOBAL AWARENESS. Come learn and discuss with us how we can all be strong global citizens.

Sunday, November 12, 5:00-6:30 PM ET

Sign up here: https://americanhumanist-org.zoom.us/.../tZMucu...

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HUMAN LIGHTS CELEBRATION

December 16, noon

Event by Renea Dearing Dijab and Anne Arundel County Secular Humanists (Group)

Annapolis

Group  · Members of Anne Arundel County Secular Humanists (Group)

SAVE THE DATE

Human Light Celebration - Details To Come!

Human Light is a Humanist Winter Holiday to celebrate and honor the human values of compassion, reason, hope, and humanity.

n, hope, and humanity.

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CHRISTMAS CHINESE LUNCH AND MOVIE

December 25, 2023 12AM

1 hr 30 min

42 people responded

Event by American Humanist Association and AHA Center for Education

Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook

In 2023, AHA Center for Education is engaging parents, caregivers, and community leaders in humanist education focused on the Ten Commitments. November will focus on the Commitment of GLOBAL AWARENESS. Come learn and discuss with us how we can all be strong global citizens.

Sunday, November 12, 5:00-6:30 PM ET

Sign up here: https://americanhumanist-org.zoom.us/.../tZMucu...

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WIX.COM: DEDICATION AND SERVICE WITH PROVEN IMPACT

December 12, 2025

This is your News article. It’s a great place to highlight the latest coverage your business has received. Write a short summary, include links and add a photo or video for extra engagement!

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LOCAL NON-PROFIT MAKES A SPLASH WITH SUMMER FUNDRAISER

August 9, 2025

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FROM IDEA TO REALITY: THE EVOLUTION OF WIX.COM

June 5, 2025

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INTERVIEW WITH WIX.COM DIRECTOR

November 12, 2025

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PAST EVENTS

Here is a collection of some fabulous past events we had!

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POOR PARTY WITH WATER AEROBICS

August 12, 2023

Event by Renea Dearing Dijab and Anne Arundel County Secular Humanists (Group)

The Dijabs Pool

Group  · Members of Anne Arundel County Secular Humanists (Group)

Bring a vegetarian or vegan appetizer/side dish/dessert. Dijabs will provide Mains For The Grill.

Additional details and location will be provided to those who RSVP

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PAST EVENT

July 15, 2023

Event by Rocky Jones

The New Deal Cafe

Duration: 2 hr

Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook

SATURDAY, JULY 15
1pm to 3pm
Poetry Open Mic
New Deal Cafe ———— IN PERSON !
113 Centerway
Greenbelt, MD 20770
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PROCEEDINGS
It's all open poetry; your maximum limit is 2 poems or 5 minutes, whichever takes less time. But that's not all —
After the list of poets has cycled through, we do Texas Round Robin, which is: You approach the stage when the spirit moves you, and read ONE poem. You may repeat this act after yielding the stage to other poets. We do this until we must bid adieu.
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DRESS CODE
textiles
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CUISINE
.........I don't know, eclectic?
https://www.newdealcafe.com/food-drinks/
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EMCEE
Rocky Jones
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DEDICATION:
BoPET (biaxially oriented polyethylene terephthalate)
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ADDRESS
New Deal Cafe
113 Centerway
Greenbelt, MD 20770
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FREQUENCY
--this is a free, 3rd Saturdays event-- 

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POW WOW

January 10, 2010

Event by Renea Dearing Dijab and Anne Arundel County Secular Humanists (Group)

Howard County Fair

Group  · Members of Anne Arundel County Secular Humanists (Group)

Celebrate Native American Culture at this authentic Pow Wow in
Howard County - Event starts at 10 a.m., Parade of Nations is at
Noon.

Tickets are $12 for adults.

Native storytelling, singing, dancing, craft demonstrations, and authentic foods.

This event is INDOORS (air conditioning in July!) at the Howard County Fairgrounds, 2210 Fairgrounds Rd, West, Friendship, MD.

This is approximately a 1 hour drive. Interested individuals should make arrangements to carpool.

Arrangements to carpool/caravan will be made to those who RSVP.

SEE HERE FOR MORE DETAILS: https://calendar.powwows.com/.../annual-howard-county.../...

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WHY EAT MORE PLANT-BASED?

September 16, 2023

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2023 AT 3:15 PM EDTCommunity Conversation: Why Eat More Plant-based?Anne Arundel County Public LibraryDetailsEvent by Renea Dearing Dijab and Anne Arundel County Secular Humanists (Group)Anne Arundel County Public LibraryGroup · Members of Anne Arundel County Secular Humanists (Group)Join us at the Michael E. Busch main branch of the public library for a community conversation on plant-based eating. Learn how plant-based eating is better for individual health and the environment.Resources will be shared.All are welcome.

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RUN FOR THE LIGHTHOUSE

September 17, 2023

Volunteer Opportunity to help Lighthouse - Homeless Prevention and Services Center.

Follow this link to sign up as a participant or volunteer.

https://www.annapolisrunforthelighthouse.org/...

We can all go to brunch afterwards. It will end about 11 a.m. Let me know if you participate so we can meet up for a yummy omelet and some pancakes

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