Calendar

Mar 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
To celebrate Women’s History Month, and in one of her periodic “ethical heroes” talks, our Interim Clergy Leader, Jone Johnson Lewis, will introduce you to some sisters who are not very well-known, but whose lives include[...]
Mar 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Deborah Howard will share from her memoir, Mystery of Memory: Telling My Truth; Standing My Ground, her story as an incest survivor struggling to overcome self-doubt, find her voice and believe in herself. Deborah’s story reveals[...]
Mar 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Yes, spring is really coming, even if we may still have some snows and cold! Join us for a multigenerational festival celebrating the Spring Equinox — that time of year when the day and night[...]
Mar 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Our platform for the day will be centered around intersectionality, the challenges of  oppressions based on racism in the Women’s Movement.  Nettie Paisley, our speaker, will investigate the historical struggles of inequality for black women from the[...]
Apr 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
We are, as living creatures, always in emergence, always changing. The caterpillar builds a cocoon and emerges a butterfly.  What is the moment in between caterpillar and butterfly?  In human life, our futures are shaped[...]
Apr 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
This Sunday’s program will be in colloquy style, a chance to hear from many voices in the community about the theme of emergence, and to add your reflections, too, if you’re willing. Colloquy will be[...]
Apr 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Being a “yes-man” (or woman) has sometimes been seen as just going along.  Who wants to be part of a group if you always have to agree?  Saying “no” to defend our boundaries is a[...]
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Different cultures have very different myths about the creation of the universe and humanity, from Genesis and even earlier stories, through the Big Bang.  These stories help shape the way we think and feel about[...]
May 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Is our community a creative community?  What would that mean?  Sure, we have a lot of people around who are poets and artists and who create as individuals.  But what does it mean to be[...]
Jun 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
  The students in our Ethics for Children program are excited to celebrate this year of learning adventures at our annual Stepping Up ceremony! All classes will have a little something to present as we share[...]
Jun 24 @ 1:15 pm – 3:00 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Dear Members, Please join us for our Annual Members’ Meeting, on Sunday, June 24th at 1:15 PM, following our Ethics for Children  “Stepping Up Ceremony!” The children are excited to celebrate this year of learning[...]
Sep 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
On this Sunday, at 1 pm we’ll have a special celebration of one of our oldest members.  All are invited to the 96th birthday celebration for longtime BSEC member/photographer AnneMarie Mogil, featuring an exhibition of photographs selected[...]
Nov 9 @ 7:15 pm – 9:15 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
You are cordially invited to join us for an evening of food, fun and celebrating our community. Please RSVP below:
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture - Library
Boil The Leaf Yes, boil the leaf! Like how we cook medicine in the old time and like how many cultures are still doing. What we are going to discover? Besides workshop on boiling the[...]
Dec 30 @ 11:00 am Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Kwanzaa is a 7-day holiday, December 26 – January 1, originally created in the 1960s by Maulana Karenga as both a humanistic alternative to Christmas, and an explicitly African American holiday. Karenga later evolved his[...]
Dec 31 2018 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 1 2019 @ 2:00 am Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
New Year’s Eve celebration open house at the mansion. Be warm watching the Prospect Park fireworks in B.S.E.C’s beautiful garden and landmark meeting house. Make some Smores beside our outdoor firepit, enjoy our famous “Cha[...]
Jan 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical CUlture
The Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture offers a fun-filled family event to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr with African music, drumming and dance, face painting, African drawing, crafts and activities, stories and costumes. Moses Onguleye[...]
Jan 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
The Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture has a very strong gamers group that meets to play board games twice a month. Some of our members and families have asked if there would be an opportunity[...]
Feb 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Sunday, February 3 from 1 to 3 PM light refreshments will be served RSVP BELOW Envisioning the next few years at BSEC Every year we meet as members and friends to determine future courses and[...]
Feb 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, Culture Club produces Mating and Marriage: Cultural Rituals of Coupling. The event focuses on culturally specific rituals and practices related to courtship, marriage proposals, wedding ceremonies and interfaith marriage[...]