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Saturday, October 28 – 6:30 Doors open , 7:00 Trivia Contest begins. Come in costume! $15 per person. Gather a team of six, or come by yourself and join a team. Kids get in free—please contact Amelia Robinson (618-521-7061) or Jonathan Springer ( if you will need childcare. Childcare is provided, but donations welcome to offset cost for caregiver and snacks.

The Carbondale Unitarian Fellowship will have this year’s Art and Talent auction on November 4th between the hours of 6:30 and 9:30 at their building at 105 North Parrish Lane, Carbondale, IL. All proceeds will go to the general operating fund of the Carbondale Unitarian Fellowship. Admission is $5 per couple and $3 per single. Refreshments are included in the price of admission. All are invited and donations of art and talent are encouraged from the community. Donated items will be received on Sunday, October 29th between 9:00 and 1:00 and Thursday, November 2nd, between 9:30 and 1:00. All donations are tax deductible. We will accept the following items: oil, watercolor, acrylic, mixed media, line drawings, ink, pencil, charcoal, fabric, ceramics, pottery hand knitted or crocheted items, originals or prints. All forms of art. Books by local authors. Offers to cook for dinner parties, provide household services, drive people to and from vital services, babysitting, anything else you can do that others will perceive as a valuable service. For questions call Cathy Kline at or 457 7885 or Bob DeFilippis at 942 4039.


The next New Humanist Forum topic, “The Center for Empowerment and Justice,” will be presented by James Chapman and will take place on Sunday, October 15th at 12:15 pm at  the Carbondale Unitarian Fellowship, 105 N. Parrish Lane. The Center for Empowerment and Justice was created to bring your vision of service into reality.

James Chapman is the founder of the Center, an SIU Law School Adjunct Professor, and the founder of the Changing Minds Campaign – why returning citizens should be given a real chance.

The New Humanist Forum is a member-led group devoted to exploring together all the many facets of “what it means to be fully human.” To attend or participate one does not need to be a Fellowship member. The community is invited to this free event.

Click here to access the October 2017 issue of the monthly newsletter