The Ethical Culture Society is committed to the ideal of lifelong education. We aim to learn from each other.
We have a wide variety of programs that address subjects related directly or indirectly to the practice of ethical behavior. These foster practical approaches to affirming life, increasing knowledge, and improving the health of our relationships and our community.
Here, folx gather to increase their understanding of concepts in our culture where a diversity of opinion exists and to have their voices heard. Led by Accountability Circle founder and longtime member Dwight Panozzo, the group engages in thoughtful and respectful but challenging conversations around difficult issues.
The Anti-Racism Accountability Circle meets the second Sunday of the month, 7-8:30 pm, on Zoom. Here is the link for all Accountability Circle meetings.
The Gender Explorations Accountability Circle meets the fourth Saturday of the month, 9-10:30 am, on Zoom. Here is the link for all Accountability Circle meetings.
Conversemos (Let’s Talk)
An opportunity for people with at least a basic knowledge of Spanish to immerse themselves in Spanish language and culture; it meets on the second Monday of the month at 7:30 pm.
Conversemos meets at Spanish restaurants during warm-weather months and on Zoom during the rest of the year. To receive the Zoom link, please email [email protected].
A group to help anyone who is currently seeking to explore new career opportunities, facilitated by Anne Wallman, certified Career Development Facilitator. Read more about Job Club.
Job Club meets on the first Sunday of the month at 2 pm on Zoom. To receive the Zoom link, please email [email protected].
While Socrates Cafe discussions begin with a question that hooks the majority of the group attending, the journey and goal are not to find the answer. So what is the process and how can it be the whetstone for sharpening our inquiring minds?
You can find out more about our Socrates Cafe program here.
Open Mic Variety Night
Open Mic Variety Night invites members and visitors to the stage for entertaining music, poetry, and storytelling.
Sign up at the door to participate in a 10-minute set or just show up to appreciate!
Open Mic Variety Night is the third Friday of the month, 7:30 to 10:30 pm, at the meetinghouse. Free admission; snacks available for purchase. Open Mic recently extended its hours to showcase more performers and has been playing to a full house.
Mindfulness at Midday: Meditation, Movement, and Discussion Group
These sessions include lightly guided meditation, very basic Hatha yoga movements, and sharing of challenges to develop mindful communication skills.