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Join PZ Myers, Tom Flynn and Dave Silverman at Friday the 13th – Anti-Superstition Bash!

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Friday the 13th Party poster

The Freethought Society’s (FS) next Anti-Superstition Bash will be held on Friday, May 13, 2011 from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM in the beautiful Corinthian Yacht Club. The Club is located at 300 West 2nd Street, Essington, PA 19029.

DJ Dance Party featuring Ladder Limbo, Horoscope Trashing, Open your umbrellas to fast and slow dances, Mirror Breaking Ceremony, Piñata, and much more! Anti-superstition Docs/nurses, psychic fortune teller, etc. Cash bar, free Hors d’Oeuvres. (No BYOB.) Door Prizes!

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Bring your friends to come meet and chat with our special guests PZ MYERS, TOM FLYNN amd DAVE SILVERMAN!

Acclaimed caricature artist EMILY ANTHONY will be on hand offering caricatures for a small fee ($10), a portion of which will be donated to FS…  author STEPHEN UHL has donated copies of his book “Imagine No Superstition” to be sold for just $5 at this party only! ALL proceeds benefit FS!   

The general admission (includes light fare) is $10 with $5 discounts available for students and seniors, and children 13 and under are free! PRESS free with ID.  Pay at door, but please RSVP so we can order the correct amount of food!

FS will host a “Friggatriskaidekaphobia Treatment Center,” which will be equipped to assist party attendees in getting over all their superstitions and start the process of ending magical thinking.

DETAILS and RSVP: The FS Meetup group; Also more info here: http://www.examiner.com/freethought-in-philadelphia/pz-myers-and-tom-flynn-featured-at-friday-the-13th-anti-superstition-party 


Top 13 Reasons to Attend the Bash

  • 13. Can you think of a better way to spend your evening on Friday-the-Thirteenth?
  • 12. Earn a “Clean Bill of Mental Health” certificate from a Friggatriskaidekaphobia Treatment Center
  • 11. You could be the “lucky” person selected to break a mirror.
  • 10. Earn a souvenir “Trash Your Horoscope” certificate.
  • 9. Participate in a door prize raffle and book give-away.
  • 8. Network with other Freethinkers and skeptics.
  • 7. Dance all night long to the sounds of a DJ spinning anti-superstition-themed music.
  • 6. Participate in games that will make you laugh out loud.
  • 5. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres/light fare.
  • 4. Toast your accomplishment at the cash bar.
  • 3. Be there when the mystery guest is revealed.
  • 2. Purchase discounted anti-superstition books for your library.

And the number one top reason to attend the 2011 FS Anti-Superstition Bash is (drum roll, please):

  • 1. This party marks the 14th Anniversary of FS’s hosting an Anti-Superstition Party! Let’s celebrate our “good fortune” together!

NEWSFLASH! – PZ Myers, Tom Flynn and Dave Silverman will be attending the party as the special guests of the Freethought Society!

How to Volunteer for the Party All jobs filled! Thank you!

To volunteer, please contact Margaret Downey at: Margaret@ftsociety.org or (610) 793-2737. Registered volunteers will be provided dinner at 5:00 PM both Thursday and Friday. For a list of volunteer jobs click here.

Please plan to attend the Freethought Society’s (FS) Anti-Superstition Bash scheduled for Friday, May 13, 2011 and enjoy food, dancing, drinking and camaraderie from 7:00 PM until 11:00 PM. To encourage people to not drink and drive, FS is providing volunteer designated drivers (available upon request). Please refer to the Internet to located Essington, Pennsylvania area hotels.

An entertaining way to cure yourself of superstitious behaviors

More Information about the Friggatriskaidekaphobia Treatment Center Here:


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