Buffalo Pride 2018

Sunday, June 6, 2018

Buffalo Pride is a celebration of the LGBTQ community and CFI WNY will be there! This year, we’re marching in the Pride Parade and tabling at the Pride Festival, which means we need lots of volunteers to round out our presence. The Pride Parade route is two miles on Elmwood Ave., from Forest Ave. to …

Film Screening: Test of Faith

Friday, June 6, 2018

SPECIAL PREVIEW SCREENING Test of Faith (an independent video production by Ken Rowe and CFI’s own Tom Flynn) In a violent post-civilized world, two friends try to live by their wits instead of brute force. Carl Parker and Allen Spencer invent their own religion, masquerade as a traveling guru and his all-purpose acolyte, and proselytize for …

Drinking Skeptically

Friday, May 5, 2018

Drinking Skeptically has joined CFI Western New York for a revamped monthly meetup at Rohall’s Corner in the Black Rock neighborhood in Buffalo! We meet the 2nd Friday of each month at 7:30 PM. Drinking Skeptically is an informal social event designed to promote fellowship and networking among skeptics, critical thinkers, and other like-minded individuals. …

Secular Sunday – Coffee and Conversation

Sunday, May 5, 2018

On Sunday, May 20, from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM, all are invited for Coffee & Conversation with the CFI WNY community. This month’s topic: the Catholic Church. Social interaction is essential for human happiness, so Secular Sunday is a program for secular and non-religious people intended to help them network and build a sense …

Secular Book Club

Wednesday, May 5, 2018

The votes are in! For CFI Western New York’s next Secular Book Club meeting, we’ll be reading and discussing You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You’re Deluding Yourself by David McRaney. Join us on Wednesday, May 30 at …

Film Screening: Test of Faith

Friday, May 5, 2018

SPECIAL PREVIEW SCREENING Test of Faith (an independent video production by Ken Rowe and CFI’s own Tom Flynn) In a violent post-civilized world, two friends try to live by their wits instead of brute force. Carl Parker and Allen Spencer invent their own religion, masquerade as a traveling guru and his all-purpose acolyte, and proselytize for …

The Science of Change: Planning Effective Activism Campaigns with Debbie Goddard

Saturday, May 5, 2018

The goal of activism is to change things, but how do we know what works? In a challenging political climate ripe for protests and petitions, it’s important to consider the effectiveness of our actions. Drawing from the experience of seasoned activists and organizers, Center for Inquiry outreach director Debbie Goddard will outline evidence-based methods for …