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October 2019

Oct
14

Café Inquiry (North) discussion group

Monday, October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tim Horton’s, 748 Niagara Falls Blvd North Tonawanda, NY 14120 (corner of N.F. Blvd. & Erie Ave.
North Tonawanda, NY 14120 US

Café Inquiry is a discussion group for those who love critical inquiry and friendly debates! Come join us to talk about religion, atheism, skepticism, culture, society, politics, and more. The group currently meets three times a month, typically on the 1st, 2nd, and 4th Mondays, with three rotating locations: 1st Monday - Café Inquiry (South)SPoT Coffee Orchard Park (Upstairs)6519 E. Quaker St., Orchard Park 2nd Monday - Café Inquiry (North)Tim Hortons748 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda 4th Monday - Café…

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Oct
15

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

SOS is a secular recovery group dedicated solely to helping individuals achieve and maintain sobriety. All those who seek sobriety are welcome as members in any SOS group. For more information contact Eric Chinchon at 716-636-4869 ext. 318 or echinchon@centerforinquiry.net. http://sos-nys.org/

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Oct
18

“Hail Satan?” – Documentary Screening

Friday, October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Center for Inquiry – Transnational, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, New York 14228 United States
$5

As US politics becomes more influenced by evangelical Christian beliefs, an alternate church is rising: The Satanic Temple. But this group of supposed Devil worshippers, led by Lucien Greaves, are a progressive, politically active bunch who seem more invested in upholding the separation of church and state than raising hell. - Ben Travis - Empire Official Trailer Join the WNY CFI community for the first local screening of Hail Satan? In traditional Christian mythology, Satan is the original ultimate villain…

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Oct
22

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

SOS is a secular recovery group dedicated solely to helping individuals achieve and maintain sobriety. All those who seek sobriety are welcome as members in any SOS group. For more information contact Eric Chinchon at 716-636-4869 ext. 318 or echinchon@centerforinquiry.net. http://sos-nys.org/

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Oct
28

NEW LOCATION – Café Inquiry (City) discussion group

Monday, October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 25, 2019

Dash’s Market on Hertel Upstairs Cafe, 1770 Hertel Ave
Buffalo, NY 14216 United States

Café Inquiry is a discussion group for those who love critical inquiry and friendly debates! Come join us to talk about religion, atheism, skepticism, culture, society, politics, and more. To find us look for our Cafe Inquiry table sign. The group currently meets three times a month, on the 1st, 2nd, and 4th Mondays, with three rotating locations. The schedule is as follows: 1st Monday - Café Inquiry (South) SPoT Coffee Orchard Park (Upstairs); 6519 E Quaker St 2nd Monday…

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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 …