Acton Institute Events http://www.acton.org/index/events/feed Follow Acton Institute's Events with this feed. en A Formula for Happiness with Arthur Brooks http://www.acton.org/program/als/formula-happiness-arthur-brooks <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-peopleimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_peopleimage" width="214" height="300" alt="" src="http://www.acton.org/sites/v4.acton.org/files/people/brooks.jpg?1417554732" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-registration"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://secure.acton.org/reg/cnt/2015als.php" target="_blank">Register Now</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Event Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">January 29, 2015 - <span class="date-display-start">11:00am</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">1:30pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location-event"> <div class="field-label">Location: &nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Acton Institute</strong><br /> 98 E. Fulton Street (<a href="https://maps.google.com/maps?gl=us&amp;daddr=98+Fulton+St+E,+Grand+Rapids,+MI+49503&amp;panel=1&amp;f=d&amp;fb=1&amp;dirflg=d&amp;geocode=0,42.962888,-85.666493&amp;cid=0,0,2003352862361582016&amp;hq=acton+institute&amp;hnear=acton+institute">Map</a>)<br /> Grand Rapids, MI 49503</p> <p>Street parking is available. There are also paid parking lots <a href="http://www.downtowngr.org/map.php">nearby</a>. Please enter building off of Sheldon Blvd.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="row"> <div class="col-md-8"> <div class="well"> <div class="row"> <div class="col-sm-6"> <h3>Schedule</h3> <p>11:00am - Registration&nbsp;<br /> 11:30am - Book Signing<br /> 12:00pm - Lecture Begins</p> <p>Lunch will be provided.<br /> <br /> This event is co-sponsored by <a href="http://www.mackinac.org/">The Mackinac Center</a>, <a href="http://www.aei.org/">AEI</a>, and Acton.</p> </div> <div class="col-sm-6"> <h3>Pricing</h3> <p>$15 - Regular<br /> $10 - Full time students</p></div></div></div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.acton.org/program/als/formula-happiness-arthur-brooks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 21:15:29 +0000 catherine.biewer 6471 at http://www.acton.org ‘Contrarian: The Life of Sir John Templeton’ http://www.acton.org/event/2015/contrarian-life-sir-john-templeton <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-eventheader"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_eventheader" width="818" height="285" alt="" src="http://www.acton.org/sites/v4.acton.org/files/events/film.jpg?1416414177" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-rightcolumn"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <h3>Pricing</h3> <p>$15&mdash;Regular<br /> $10&mdash;Students</p> <p>For more information regarding this event, please email Catherine Biewer at <a href="mailto:cbiewer@acton.org">cbiewer@acton.org </a>or call 616.454.3080.</p> <h3>Schedule</h3> <p><strong>11:30am</strong>&mdash;doors open<br /> <strong>12:00pm</strong>&mdash;Lecture<br /> <strong>12:30pm</strong>&mdash;Screening</p> <p>Lunch will be provided</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Event Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">February 12, 2015 - <span class="date-display-start">11:30am</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">1:30pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location-event"> <div class="field-label">Location: &nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Acton Institute</strong><br /> 98 E. Fulton Street (<a href="https://maps.google.com/maps?gl=us&amp;daddr=98+Fulton+St+E,+Grand+Rapids,+MI+49503&amp;panel=1&amp;f=d&amp;fb=1&amp;dirflg=d&amp;geocode=0,42.962888,-85.666493&amp;cid=0,0,2003352862361582016&amp;hq=acton+institute&amp;hnear=acton+institute">Map</a>)<br /> Grand Rapids, MI 49503</p> <p>Street parking is available. There are also paid parking lots <a href="http://www.downtowngr.org/map.php">nearby</a>. Please enter building off of Sheldon Blvd.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-registration"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://secure.acton.org/reg/cnt/2015_contrarian.php" target="_blank">Register Now</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="row"> <div class="col-sm-7"> <p>Narrated by Fred Dalton Thompson and directed by award-winning filmmaker Mary Mazzio, <em>Contrarian</em> chronicles the life of philanthropist and legendary investor, John Templeton, who ranks among the top investors of all time, alongside Warren Buffett and Peter Lynch.&nbsp; In fact, long before Buffett and Lynch were on the radar, thousands of people were trekking to Templeton&rsquo;s annual meetings &ndash; making Templeton the first true rock star investor.</p></div></div><p><a href="http://www.acton.org/event/2015/contrarian-life-sir-john-templeton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:32:15 +0000 Acton Web 6463 at http://www.acton.org The (Actual) Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism with Gene Veith http://www.acton.org/program/als/actual-protestant-ethic-spirit-capitalism-gene-vei <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-peopleimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_peopleimage" width="250" height="300" alt="" src="http://www.acton.org/sites/v4.acton.org/files/people/veith.jpg?1416415713" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-registration"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://secure.acton.org/reg/cnt/2015als.php" target="_blank">Register Now</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Event Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">February 26, 2015 - <span class="date-display-start">11:30am</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">1:00pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location-event"> <div class="field-label">Location: &nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Acton Institute</strong><br /> 98 E. Fulton Street (<a href="https://maps.google.com/maps?gl=us&amp;daddr=98+Fulton+St+E,+Grand+Rapids,+MI+49503&amp;panel=1&amp;f=d&amp;fb=1&amp;dirflg=d&amp;geocode=0,42.962888,-85.666493&amp;cid=0,0,2003352862361582016&amp;hq=acton+institute&amp;hnear=acton+institute">Map</a>)<br /> Grand Rapids, MI 49503</p> <p>Street parking is available. There are also paid parking lots <a href="http://www.downtowngr.org/map.php">nearby</a>. Please enter building off of Sheldon Blvd.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="row"> <div class="col-md-8"> <div class="well"> <div class="row"> <div class="col-sm-6"> <h3>Schedule</h3> <p>11:30am - Doors Open<br /> 12:00pm - Lecture Begins<br /> 1:00pm - Book Signing</p> <p>Lunch will be provided.</p> </div> <div class="col-sm-6"> <h3>Pricing</h3> <p>$15 - Regular<br /> $10 - Full time students</p> <p>For more information regarding this event, please email Catherine Biewer at <a href="mailto:cbiewer@acton.org">cbiewer@acton.org</a> or call 616.454.3080.</p></div></div></div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.acton.org/program/als/actual-protestant-ethic-spirit-capitalism-gene-vei" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:48:39 +0000 Acton Web 6464 at http://www.acton.org Uncle Sam Can’t Count: a History of Failed Government Investments with Burton Folsom http://www.acton.org/program/als/uncle-sam-can%E2%80%99t-count-history-failed-government-in <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-peopleimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_peopleimage" width="200" height="300" alt="" src="http://www.acton.org/sites/v4.acton.org/files/people/folsom.jpg?1417555132" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-registration"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://secure.acton.org/reg/cnt/2015als.php" target="_blank">Register Now</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Event Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">March 25, 2015 - <span class="date-display-start">11:30am</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">1:30pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location-event"> <div class="field-label">Location: &nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Acton Institute</strong><br /> 98 E. Fulton Street (<a href="https://maps.google.com/maps?gl=us&amp;daddr=98+Fulton+St+E,+Grand+Rapids,+MI+49503&amp;panel=1&amp;f=d&amp;fb=1&amp;dirflg=d&amp;geocode=0,42.962888,-85.666493&amp;cid=0,0,2003352862361582016&amp;hq=acton+institute&amp;hnear=acton+institute">Map</a>)<br /> Grand Rapids, MI 49503</p> <p>Street parking is available. There are also paid parking lots <a href="http://www.downtowngr.org/map.php">nearby</a>. Please enter building off of Sheldon Blvd.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="row"> <div class="col-md-8"> <div class="well"> <div class="row"> <div class="col-sm-6"> <h3>Schedule</h3> <p>11:30am - Doors Open<br /> 12:00pm - Lecture Begins</p> <p>Lunch will be provided.</p> </div> <div class="col-sm-6"> <h3>Pricing</h3> <p>$15 - Regular<br /> $10 - Full time students</p> <p>For more information regarding this event, please email Catherine Biewer at <a href="mailto:cbiewer@acton.org">cbiewer@acton.org</a> or call 616.454.3080.</p></div></div></div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.acton.org/program/als/uncle-sam-can%E2%80%99t-count-history-failed-government-in" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 21:23:55 +0000 Acton Web 6472 at http://www.acton.org Renaissance: The Power of the Gospel However Dark the Times with Os Guinness http://www.acton.org/event/2014/renaissance-power-gospel-however-dark-times-os-gui <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Event Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">April 9, 2015 - <span class="date-display-start">6:30pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">8:00pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location-event"> <div class="field-label">Location: &nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Acton Institute</strong><br /> 98 E. Fulton Street (<a href="https://maps.google.com/maps?gl=us&amp;daddr=98+Fulton+St+E,+Grand+Rapids,+MI+49503&amp;panel=1&amp;f=d&amp;fb=1&amp;dirflg=d&amp;geocode=0,42.962888,-85.666493&amp;cid=0,0,2003352862361582016&amp;hq=acton+institute&amp;hnear=acton+institute">Map</a>)<br /> Grand Rapids, MI 49503</p> <p>Street parking is available. There are also paid parking lots <a href="http://www.downtowngr.org/map.php">nearby</a>. Please enter building off of Sheldon Blvd.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-registration"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://secure.acton.org/reg/cnt/2015_os_guinness.php" target="_blank">Register Now</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="row"> <div class="col-md-9"> <div class="well"> <div class="row"> <div class="col-sm-6"> <h3>Schedule</h3> <p>6:30 - Doors Open<br /> 7:00 - Presentation Begins</p> <p>Coffee, appetizers, and cash bar.</p> </div> <div class="col-sm-6"> <h3>Pricing</h3> <p>$20 - Regular<br /> $10 - Full time students</p> <p>For more information regarding this event, please email Catherine Biewer at <a href="mailto:cbiewer@acton.org">cbiewer@acton.org</a> or call 616.454.3080.</p></div></div></div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.acton.org/event/2014/renaissance-power-gospel-however-dark-times-os-gui" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 14:22:17 +0000 catherine.biewer 6474 at http://www.acton.org The Poverty of Nations: A Solution with Wayne Grudem and Barry Asmus http://www.acton.org/program/als/poverty-nations-solution-wayne-grudem-barry-asmus <div class="field field-type-link field-field-registration"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://secure.acton.org/reg/cnt/2015als.php" target="_blank">Register Now</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Event Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">April 16, 2015 - <span class="date-display-start">11:30am</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">1:30pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location-event"> <div class="field-label">Location: &nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Acton Institute</strong><br /> 98 E. Fulton Street (<a href="https://maps.google.com/maps?gl=us&amp;daddr=98+Fulton+St+E,+Grand+Rapids,+MI+49503&amp;panel=1&amp;f=d&amp;fb=1&amp;dirflg=d&amp;geocode=0,42.962888,-85.666493&amp;cid=0,0,2003352862361582016&amp;hq=acton+institute&amp;hnear=acton+institute">Map</a>)<br /> Grand Rapids, MI 49503</p> <p>Street parking is available. There are also paid parking lots <a href="http://www.downtowngr.org/map.php">nearby</a>. Please enter building off of Sheldon Blvd.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="row"> <div class="col-md-8"> <div class="well"> <div class="row"> <div class="col-sm-6"> <h3>Schedule</h3> <p>11:30am - Doors Open<br /> 12:00pm - Lecture Begins</p> <p>Lunch will be provided.</p> </div> <div class="col-sm-6"> <h3>Pricing</h3> <p>$15 - Regular<br /> $10 - Full time students</p> <p>For more information regarding this event, please email Catherine Biewer at <a href="mailto:cbiewer@acton.org">cbiewer@acton.org</a> or call 616.454.3080.</p></div></div></div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.acton.org/program/als/poverty-nations-solution-wayne-grudem-barry-asmus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:13:31 +0000 catherine.biewer 6507 at http://www.acton.org Gallery Exhibit & Lecture: The Scarlet Cord - The Evils of Human Trafficking with Pamela Alderman and Elise Hilton http://www.acton.org/event/2015/gallery-exhibit-lecture-scarlet-cord-evils-human-t <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-eventheader"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_eventheader" width="842" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.acton.org/sites/v4.acton.org/files/events/The%20Scarlet%20Cord_s.jpg?1421262476" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-rightcolumn"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <h3>Pricing</h3> <p>$20 Adults<br /> $10 Full Time Students</p> <p>For more information regarding this event, please email Catherine Biewer at <a href="mailto:cbiewer@acton.org">cbiewer@acton.org</a> or call 616.454.3080.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Event Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">April 29, 2015 - <span class="date-display-start">7:00pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">8:30pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location-event"> <div class="field-label">Location: &nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Acton Institute - Mark Murray Auditorium</strong><br /> 98 E. Fulton Street (<a href="https://maps.google.com/maps?gl=us&amp;daddr=98+Fulton+St+E,+Grand+Rapids,+MI+49503&amp;panel=1&amp;f=d&amp;fb=1&amp;dirflg=d&amp;geocode=0,42.962888,-85.666493&amp;cid=0,0,2003352862361582016&amp;hq=acton+institute&amp;hnear=acton+institute">Map</a>)<br /> Grand Rapids, MI 49503</p> <p>Street parking is available. There are also paid parking lots <a href="http://www.downtowngr.org/map.php">nearby</a>. Please enter building off of Sheldon Blvd.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-registration"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://secure.acton.org/reg/cnt/2015_galleryscarlet.php" target="_blank">Register Now</a> </div> </div> </div> <h3>Schedule</h3> <div class="row"> <div class="col-sm-6"> <p><strong>6:30pm</strong> &ndash; Appetizer Reception, Beverages, and Cash Bar, View Art</p> </div> <div class="col-sm-6"> <p><strong>7:00pm</strong> &ndash; Lecture presentation with Pamela Alderman and Elise Hilton</p></div></div><p><a href="http://www.acton.org/event/2015/gallery-exhibit-lecture-scarlet-cord-evils-human-t" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 19:29:53 +0000 catherine.biewer 6506 at http://www.acton.org Pope Francis and the Modern Papacy: Continuity and Change with George Weigel http://www.acton.org/program/als/pope-francis-modern-papacy-continuity-change-georg <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-peopleimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_peopleimage" width="233" height="300" alt="" src="http://www.acton.org/sites/v4.acton.org/files/people/Weigel_s.jpg?1421167741" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-registration"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://secure.acton.org/reg/cnt/2015als.php" target="_blank">Register Now</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Event Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">May 6, 2015 - <span class="date-display-start">11:30am</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">1:30pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location-event"> <div class="field-label">Location: &nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Acton Institute</strong><br /> 98 E. Fulton Street (<a href="https://maps.google.com/maps?gl=us&amp;daddr=98+Fulton+St+E,+Grand+Rapids,+MI+49503&amp;panel=1&amp;f=d&amp;fb=1&amp;dirflg=d&amp;geocode=0,42.962888,-85.666493&amp;cid=0,0,2003352862361582016&amp;hq=acton+institute&amp;hnear=acton+institute">Map</a>)<br /> Grand Rapids, MI 49503</p> <p>Street parking is available. There are also paid parking lots <a href="http://www.downtowngr.org/map.php">nearby</a>. Please enter building off of Sheldon Blvd.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="row"> <div class="col-md-8"> <div class="well"> <div class="row"> <div class="col-sm-6"> <h3>Schedule</h3> <p>11:30am - Doors Open<br /> 12:00pm - Lecture Begins</p> <p>Lunch will be provided.</p> </div> <div class="col-sm-6"> <h3>Pricing</h3> <p>$15 - Regular<br /> $10 - Full time students</p> <p>For more information regarding this event, please email Catherine Biewer at <a href="mailto:cbiewer@acton.org">cbiewer@acton.org</a> or call 616.454.3080.</p></div></div></div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.acton.org/program/als/pope-francis-modern-papacy-continuity-change-georg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 13 Jan 2015 16:52:34 +0000 catherine.biewer 6504 at http://www.acton.org The Hobbit Party: J.R.R. Tolkien's Vision of Freedom with Jonathan Witt http://www.acton.org/program/als/hobbit-party-jrr-tolkiens-vision-freedom-jonathan <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-peopleimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_peopleimage" width="214" height="300" alt="" src="http://www.acton.org/sites/v4.acton.org/files/people/JonathanWittAuthorImage.JPG?1421789806" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-registration"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://secure.acton.org/reg/cnt/2015als.php" target="_blank">Register Now</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Event Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">May 21, 2015 - <span class="date-display-start">11:30am</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">1:30pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location-event"> <div class="field-label">Location: &nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Acton Institute</strong><br /> 98 E. Fulton Street (<a href="https://maps.google.com/maps?gl=us&amp;daddr=98+Fulton+St+E,+Grand+Rapids,+MI+49503&amp;panel=1&amp;f=d&amp;fb=1&amp;dirflg=d&amp;geocode=0,42.962888,-85.666493&amp;cid=0,0,2003352862361582016&amp;hq=acton+institute&amp;hnear=acton+institute">Map</a>)<br /> Grand Rapids, MI 49503</p> <p>Street parking is available. There are also paid parking lots <a href="http://www.downtowngr.org/map.php">nearby</a>. Please enter building off of Sheldon Blvd.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="row"> <div class="col-md-8"> <div class="well"> <div class="row"> <div class="col-sm-6"> <h3>Schedule</h3> <p>11:30am - Doors Open<br /> 12:00pm - Lecture Begins</p> <p>Lunch will be provided.</p> </div> <div class="col-sm-6"> <h3>Pricing</h3> <p>$15 - Regular<br /> $10 - Full-time students</p> <p>For more information regarding this event, please email Catherine Biewer at <a href="mailto:cbiewer@acton.org">cbiewer@acton.org</a> or call 616.454.3080.</p></div></div></div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.acton.org/program/als/hobbit-party-jrr-tolkiens-vision-freedom-jonathan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 21:37:49 +0000 catherine.biewer 6508 at http://www.acton.org