November Wrap-Up

Last Friday, CFI WNY hosted a lecture by Buffalo State College professor Michael Niman. In his talk titled “Weaponized Social Media and the War on Verifiable Reality,” Niman demonstrated the many ways in which social media has become embedded in the lives of Americans. Additionally, Niman explored some of the implications of widespread social media …

Drinking Skeptically

Friday, December 21, 2018

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. We start each …

Secular Book Club

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

By popular vote our Winter selection is “Between the World and Me” by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Join us Wednesday January 23rd at 7PM for another lively Secular Book Club discussion. SUMMARY In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, …

Secular Sunday – Coffee And Conversation

Sunday, December 2, 2018

All are invited for Coffee & Conversation with the CFI WNY community. (Usually on the last Sunday! December 2018 is an exception.) December Kids Craft: We will have ornaments and snowflakes to decorate in honor of the winter solstice. Kids can share their finished crafts to be displayed at the Winter Solstice Celebration, or they can …

Winter Solstice Celebration

Friday, December 14, 2018

Celebrate the season secularly! The CFI Western New York Winter Solstice Celebration is free for all—CFI members, non-members, and students. This is a family-friendly event and all are welcome, including children. Dinner begins at 6:30 PM, with free tours of the CFI library and facility offered starting at 5:30 PM. The event will be catered …

CFI WNY Potluck Dinner Party

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

The CFI Potlucks always provide fun times and good food! They are excellent opportunities to meet other skeptics and humanists in the local community and discuss current issues in a casual setting. Bring a dish to pass or your favorite beverage. For more information contact John Barrett on Meetup, wnycoordinator@centerforinquiry.net, or call 716-238-3821.

Café Inquiry (North) discussion group

Monday, November 11, 2019

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 …

Café Inquiry (South) discussion group

Monday, November 4, 2019

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 …

Just Buffalo Literary Cafe Poetry Reading

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

For details about this monthly event and others, visit the Just Buffalo Events Calendar: http://www.justbuffalo.org/literary-buffalo/calendar/

Café Inquiry (City) discussion group

Monday, October 28, 2019

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 …