Saturday , Feb. 15th , Religious Traditions Discussion Group , 10:30 AM – 12 PM , 3rd Floor Library. The third source of UUism acknowledges the wisdom of many religious traditions around the world. All are welcome to join in an investigation of these traditions through guided discussions. This month we will continue our chapter by chapter walkthrough of Huston Smith’s “The World’s Religions” with a continued discussion of Buddhism. For questions, please contact religioustraditions@uuoakland.
Thu, February 20, Handbell Choir Rehearsal, 7:30 PM – 9 PM, Program Room (2nd Floor). Following a 10-year hiatus, we’re relaunching the Handbell Choir! Handbells and handchimes are beautiful musical instruments that are easy and fun to play. Come to our first rehearsal to learn more. All you need is a good sense of rhythm and a strong commitment to practice with us. Music-reading ability is not required—we’ll teach you! Contact Vincent Raines (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Thurs., Feb. 20, 7:30-9:30 PM, Congregational Book Group Meeting, Meeting in Rockridge. We’ll discuss “Islam and the Future of Tolerance” by Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz, a short (only 144 pages) book consisting of a wide-ranging dialogue between a famous atheist and a former Islamic radical who actually find some common ground. For a free copy + information about location and accessibility, contact Emily.Stoper@gmail.com. Audiobook available on Amazon.