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April 2020

Wednesday, April 1st

7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Just Buffalo Literary Cafe Poetry Reading
Center for Inquiry Western New York
Wednesday, April 1 at 7:30 PM

For details about this monthly event and others, visit the Just Buffalo Events Calendar: http://www.justbuffalo.org/literary-buffalo/calendar/

https://www.meetup.com/cfiwny/events/269680516/

Tuesday, April 7th

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)
Center for Inquiry Western New York
Tuesday, April 7 at 7:00 PM

SOS is a secular recovery group dedicated solely to helping individuals achieve and maintain sobriety. All those who seek sobriety are welcome as memb...

https://www.meetup.com/cfiwny/events/xbmqlqybcgbkb/

Wednesday, April 8th

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
CFI WNY Potluck Dinner Party
Center for Inquiry Western New York
Wednesday, April 8 at 6:30 PM

The CFI Potlucks always provide fun times and good food! They are excellent opportunities to meet other skeptics and humanists in the local community ...

https://www.meetup.com/cfiwny/events/269361325/

Monday, April 13th

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Café Inquiry (North) discussion group
Center for Inquiry Western New York
Monday, April 13 at 7:00 PM

Café Inquiry is a discussion group for those who love critical inquiry and friendly debates! Come join us to talk about religion, atheism, skepticism,...

https://www.meetup.com/cfiwny/events/269139835/

Tuesday, April 14th

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)
Center for Inquiry Western New York
Tuesday, April 14 at 7:00 PM

SOS is a secular recovery group dedicated solely to helping individuals achieve and maintain sobriety. All those who seek sobriety are welcome as memb...

https://www.meetup.com/cfiwny/events/xbmqlqybcgbsb/

Tuesday, April 21st

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)
Center for Inquiry Western New York
Tuesday, April 21 at 7:00 PM

SOS is a secular recovery group dedicated solely to helping individuals achieve and maintain sobriety. All those who seek sobriety are welcome as memb...

https://www.meetup.com/cfiwny/events/xbmqlqybcgbcc/

Monday, April 27th

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
NEW LOCATION Café Inquiry (City) discussion group
Center for Inquiry Western New York
Monday, April 27 at 7:00 PM

Café Inquiry is a discussion group for those who love critical inquiry and friendly debates! Come join us to talk about religion, atheism, skepticism,...

https://www.meetup.com/cfiwny/events/hhpkqrybcgbkc/

Tuesday, April 28th

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)
Center for Inquiry Western New York
Tuesday, April 28 at 7:00 PM

SOS is a secular recovery group dedicated solely to helping individuals achieve and maintain sobriety. All those who seek sobriety are welcome as memb...

https://www.meetup.com/cfiwny/events/xbmqlqybcgblc/

May 2020

Monday, May 4th

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Café Inquiry (South) discussion group
Center for Inquiry Western New York
Monday, May 4 at 7:00 PM

Café Inquiry is a discussion group for those who love critical inquiry and friendly debates! Come join us to talk about religion, atheism, skepticism,...

https://www.meetup.com/cfiwny/events/fbmxgrybchbgb/

Tuesday, May 5th

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)
Center for Inquiry Western New York
Tuesday, May 5 at 7:00 PM

SOS is a secular recovery group dedicated solely to helping individuals achieve and maintain sobriety. All those who seek sobriety are welcome as memb...

https://www.meetup.com/cfiwny/events/xbmqlqybchbhb/

News


April Wrap-Up: Witches and Earth Day

May 6, 2019

Phil Stephens joined us for the second in his series of two lectures on magical thinking and witchcraft in anthropology. Both talks were well-attended, and drew lively Q&A discussions with the audience. As usual, members met up at coffee shops throughout the month of April for Cafe Inquiry discussion events at various locations. (Cafe Inquiry …

March Wrap-Up: Magical Thinking

April 2, 2019

Retired UB anthropology professor Phillips Stevens was our speaker for March and April. On March 29, he gave a lecture titled “Magical Thinking: Inherently Human” to an audience of about 70 people. We were glad to welcome our neighbors from the Atheist Community of Rochester to the center, and enjoyed having drinks and snacks with …

February Wrap-Up: Evolution for Educators

March 18, 2019

Bertha Vazquez, Director of CFI’s Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science (TIES), generously agreed to travel to Buffalo from Florida (in March!) to give a teaching workshop and lecture at headquarters. Bertha’s talk coincided with CFI WNY’s celebration of Darwin Day, an annual recognition of Darwin’s birthday on February 12, 2019. You can view Bertha’s entire …