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September 2020

Tuesday, September 22nd

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)
Center for Inquiry Western New York
Tuesday, September 22 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/273307740/
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Online Café Inquiry discussion group
Center for Inquiry Western New York
Tuesday, September 22 at 7:30 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/273309301/

Sunday, September 27th

10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Online Secular Sunday
Center for Inquiry Western New York
Sunday, September 27 at 10:30 AM

Join us for Online Secular Sunday! As humanists, we believe that social interaction is essential for human happiness. Secular Sunday is a monthly even...

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

Tuesday, September 29th

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)
Center for Inquiry Western New York
Tuesday, September 29 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/bksztrybcmbmc/
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Online Secular Book Club
Center for Inquiry Western New York
Tuesday, September 29 at 7:00 PM

Our Next Secular Book Club meeting is scheduled for Tuesday September 29th at 7PM. In anticipation of ongoing COVID-19 concerns this event will be hel...

https://www.meetup.com/cfiwny/events/271835344/
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Online Café Inquiry discussion group
Center for Inquiry Western New York
Tuesday, September 29 at 7:30 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/hqthxrybcmbmc/

October 2020

Sunday, October 4th

10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Online Secular Sunday
Center for Inquiry Western New York
Sunday, October 4 at 10:30 AM

Join us for Online Secular Sunday! As humanists, we believe that social interaction is essential for human happiness. Secular Sunday is a monthly even...

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

Tuesday, October 6th

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)
Center for Inquiry Western New York
Tuesday, October 6 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/bksztrybcnbjb/
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Online Café Inquiry discussion group
Center for Inquiry Western New York
Tuesday, October 6 at 7:30 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/hqthxrybcnbjb/

Wednesday, October 7th

7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Just Buffalo Literary Cafe Poetry Reading
Center for Inquiry Western New York
Wednesday, October 7 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/vvffpqybcnbkb/

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 …