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September 2019

Sep
24

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, September 24 @ 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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Sep
27

“Catch 22” presented by Subversive Theatre

Friday, September 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
MANNY FRIED PLAYHOUSE, 255 Great Arrow Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14207 United States

Join CFI WNY as we take in the local production of Catch 22 presented by Subversive Theatre Collective at the intimate (40 seat) MANNY FRIED PLAYHOUSE 255 Great Arrow Avenue (3rd floor Great Arrow Building) To kick off their 17th season, Subversive Theatre unapologetically presents one of the all-time subversive greats: the hilariously serious anti-war, anti-authoritarian, anti-stupidity masterpiece CATCH-22 by Joseph Heller ​Adapted for the stage by Heller himself back in 1971, this rarely produced comedic time bomb is needed now in…

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Sep
29

Secular Sunday – Coffee & Conversation

Sunday, September 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

Join us for Secular Sunday! As humanists, we believe that social interaction is essential for human happiness. Secular Sunday is a monthly event for secular and non-religious families and individuals to network and build a sense of community in a setting that does not require a belief in the supernatural. This is a family-friendly event where children are welcomed and engaged. (Please note, parents are responsible for attending with their children.) Secular Sunday generally meets on the last Sunday of…

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Sep
30

NEW LOCATION – Café Inquiry (City) discussion group

Monday, September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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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, Due to the Labor Day Holiday September 2019 Café will meet on the 2nd, 3rd, and 5th Mondays with three rotating locations. The schedule is as…

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October 2019

Oct
1

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, October 1 @ 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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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 …