Freethought Winter Solstice Celebration

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Cover of Dan's album "Friendly Neighborhood Atheist, featuring a smiling Dan.

Announcing the 13th Annual Freethought Winter Solstice Celebration! It’s the most fun you will have all year!

This is a joint production of Minnesota Atheists and the Humanists of Minnesota and will be hosted this year by Minnesota Atheists.

Join us on Sunday, December 16, 2012 at Jimmy’s Event Center – 3565 Labore Road, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110 (two blocks east of I-35 & Cty Rd E). Our special guest star is Dan Barker, co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation. Dan will perform selections from his freethought music albums. Also featured is a comedy act by the Freethought Players and music by the Freethought Band with guest vocalists.

Promotional photo of The Freethought Band.

Social Hour: 5:00 p.m. (cash bar) Dinner: 6:00 p.m. Entertainment: 7:00 p.m.

Prices: Banquet Dinner and Entertainment: $35 per person

Entertainment only: $10 per person Pay at the door

Registration Deadline: December 11, 2012

Questions? Contact: Steve Petersen, 651-484-9277 or

Please come with a gift(s) for The Bridge for Youth Please. Bring new items only from their wish list below.  

Use this online order form to register or print this article and cut out the following order form:

Please print name of each person clearly so name tags can be made out properly.

Guest Name__________________________________________Phone____________________

Guest Name__________________________________________Phone____________________

Meal choices (Please indicate a choice for each banquet guest)

Walleye_____________ Chicken_____________ Steak_____________Vegan_________

Amount enclosed___________________ Make check payable to Minnesota Atheists

Cut and mail to: Minnesota Atheists, P.O. Box 120304, New Brighton, MN 55112
1111 West 22nd Street, Minneapolis MN 55405

Wish list for Bridge for Youth

Athletic shorts or sweatpants, sizes M-XL
Flannel/pajama pants
Hair ties and scarves/head wraps
Interview clothes
Sheets and pillow cases (extra-long twin size and queen size)
Gift cards (Rainbow or Cub Foods, McDonald’s, Target, Mall of America)
Socks, boxer shorts, bikini-cut underwear, large sports bras

Bus cards
Paper goods (paper towels, Kleenex, toilet tissue)
Laundry soap, body wash and dish soap
Hair brushes
Ace bandages
Ibuprofen and Tylenol
Feminine hygiene products
Disposable diapers

Some groups like to put together “care packages” of things that our young people need. Here are some ideas for homeless youth getting started on their own:
Welcome Packages Laundry Setup
Daily planner with address book & pens
Book of postage stamps #10 business envelopes
Disposable camera
Bus tokens or stored value bus card
Gift certificate to a grocery store Laundry basket
Laundry soap, dryer sheets
Sheets, blankets, pillow cases

Bath Setup Kitchen Setup
Bath towels/ Washcloths/ Shower curtains and rings
Soap dish
Toothbrush holder
Bath mat Kitchen towels, scrubbies, sponges
Dish drainer, dish soap
Set of dishes, cutlery
Plastic storage containers

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