Darwin Day: Workshop on Teaching Evolution

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Evolution for Educators at the Center for Inquiry Recommended Grade Levels: 6th-12th Join us for this valuable professional development covering evolution content and resources. All participants will receive free classroom resources, including a classroom presentation, labs, bell-ringers, and an exam. The session will be presented by TIES (Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science), Director Bertha Vazquez, …

CFI WNY at the Women’s March POSTPONED due to weather

Sunday, January 20, 2019

CFI Western New York is joining the Women’s Solidarity March – WNY, which is on the two-year anniversary of 2017’s record-breaking Women’s March. Starting at Buffalo City Hall’s steps, the march will take us around downtown to several spots relating to current activism campaigns going on in the city. At each stop, there will be a …

Secular Sunday – Coffee & Conversation

Sunday, January 27, 2019

As social interaction is essential for human happiness, Secular Sunday is a program for secular and non-religious people intended to help them network and build a sense of community in a setting that does not require a belief in the supernatural. Part of our intention is to have a family friendly event where children are …

Drinking Skeptically – One Year Anniversary Meeting

Friday, January 11, 2019

Drinking Skeptically is an informal social event designed to promote fellowship and networking among skeptics, critical thinkers, and other like-minded individuals. It provides an opportunity for skeptics to talk, share ideas (and yes, drink) in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. But most of all, we have fun while promoting skepticism, science, and rationality. It’s the one …

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Secular Litigation and the post-Kennedy Supreme Court

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Would you like to know how CFI’s Legal Department is responding to the changing legal environment? Join us at 7PM on Wednesday, January 16, and CFI’s General Counsel, Nick Little, will update us on the current administration’s recent assaults on the Johnson Amendment, Roe v. Wade, and church/state separation in general. Nick Little is the Vice …

December Wrap-Up

December has been a busy time for Western New York’s CFI community. On December 14th, we celebrated the Winter Solstice with over 60 members of the community in attendance. A few select photos from the event can be found below. More photos from the Winter Solstice can be found on Facebook and Meetup. On December …

CFI Game Night

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Get your game on with some like-minded secular folks! We’ll have a number of board games, card games, and possibly some video games, technology permitting. Feel free to BYOG (bring your own games), too. Please RSVP (either on Meetup, Facebook, or by emailing wny@centerforinquiry.org) so we know how many people to expect. Consider bringing snacks …