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Amherst, NY 14228 US

December 2018

Dec
12

CFI WNY Potluck Dinner Party – canceled!

Wednesday, December 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

The CFI Potluck will be canceled in December. It will be started up again in January 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.

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Dec
11

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, December 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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Dec
5

Just Buffalo Literary Cafe Poetry Reading

Wednesday, December 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 5, 2018

Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

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

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Dec
4

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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Dec
2

Secular Sunday – Coffee And Conversation

Sunday, December 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

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 bring their ornament or snowflake home for the family. Social interaction is essential for human happiness, Secular Sunday is a program for secular and non-religious…

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November 2018

Nov
27

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, November 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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Nov
20

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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Nov
14

Potluck Dinner Party

Wednesday, November 14 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

Potlucks are a great opportunity to meet other freethinkers in the local community and discuss current issues in a casual setting. Monthly on the 2nd Wednesday. Bring a food or drink item to share.

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Nov
13

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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Nov
7

Just Buffalo Literary Cafe Poetry Reading

Wednesday, November 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 5, 2018

Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

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

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Nov
6

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, November 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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October 2018

Oct
30

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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Oct
28

Secular Sunday – Coffee And Conversation

Sunday, October 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

On the last Sunday of the month from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM, all are invited for Coffee & Conversation with the CFI WNY community. 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 welcomed…

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Oct
23

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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Oct
16

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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Oct
9

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, October 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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Oct
3

Just Buffalo Literary Cafe Poetry Reading

Wednesday, October 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 5, 2018

Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

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

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Oct
2

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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September 2018

Sep
30

Secular Sunday – Coffee and Conversation

Sunday, September 30 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

On Sunday, September 30, from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM, all are invited for Coffee & Conversation with the CFI WNY community. This month, we'll be discussing opportunities for political activism for and by non-religious people, America's largest "religious" group.  If you are looking to get involved sooner you can visit the Secular Coalition for America for more information and programs. Social interaction is essential for human happiness, Secular Sunday is a program for secular and non-religious people intended to help them…

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Sep
25

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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Sep
18

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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Sep
11

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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Sep
5

Just Buffalo Literary Cafe Poetry Reading

Wednesday, September 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 5, 2018

Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

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

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Sep
4

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, September 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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August 2018

Aug
28

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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Aug
21

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, August 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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Aug
14

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, August 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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Aug
7

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, August 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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Aug
5

Secular Sunday – Coffee and Conversation

Sunday, August 5 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

On Sunday, August 5, from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM, all are invited for Coffee & Conversation with the CFI WNY community. This month, we'll be continuing the conversation about what we want our WNY secular community to look like. 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 of community in a setting that does not require a belief in the…

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July 2018

Jul
31

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, July 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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Jul
24

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, July 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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Jul
17

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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Jul
10

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, July 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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Jul
3

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, July 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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June 2018

Jun
26

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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Jun
24

Secular Sunday – Coffee and Conversation

Sunday, June 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

On Sunday, June 24, from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM, all are invited for Coffee & Conversation with the CFI WNY community. This month's topic: WNY secular community brainstorming. What do we want our community to look like? 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 of community in a setting that does not require a belief in the supernatural. Part…

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Jun
20

Summer Solstice Potluck Picnic

Wednesday, June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

Celebrate the Summer Solstice with CFI Western New York! (This event is in place of this month’s regular Potluck Dinner Party.) Weather permitting, we will hold this potluck “picnic” style on the CFI patio, with grilled hot dogs and burgers provided. If you'd like to grill something else, that's fine too! Please bring a side dish or your favorite beverage to share. We hope you can join us for good food and good conversation with your local skeptics and secular…

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Jun
19

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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Jun
12

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, June 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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Jun
6

Just Buffalo Literary Cafe Poetry Reading

Wednesday, June 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

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

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Jun
5

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, June 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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Jun
1

Film Screening: Test of Faith

Friday, June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

SPECIAL PREVIEW SCREENING Test of Faith (an independent video production by Ken Rowe and CFI’s own Tom Flynn) Professional survivor Katherine Czarnecki (Jode Edumunds) lines up a shot. 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 food and shelter. Falling in with a band of mercenaries, they realize the potential power…

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May 2018

May
30

Secular Book Club

Wednesday, May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

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 7:00 PM for another lively Secular Book Club discussion!

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May
29

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, May 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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May
22

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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May
20

Secular Sunday – Coffee and Conversation

Sunday, May 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

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 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…

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May
15

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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May
12

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

Saturday, May 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

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 building campaigns and developing functional goals, objectives, strategies, tactics, and messaging so that our activism actually works. Attendees will develop campaign ideas in a workshop…

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May
9

CFI WNY Potluck Dinner Party

Wednesday, May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

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. In addition to the food and camaraderie, at this Potluck we'll be writing letters to our congresspeople about the importance of protecting the Johnson Amendment! This crucial statute keeps churches and other tax-exempt religious institutions from being able to…

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May
8

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

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May
4

Film Screening: Test of Faith

Friday, May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

SPECIAL PREVIEW SCREENING Test of Faith (an independent video production by Ken Rowe and CFI’s own Tom Flynn) Professional survivor Katherine Czarnecki (Jode Edumunds) lines up a shot. 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 food and shelter. Falling in with a band of mercenaries, they realize the potential power…

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May
2

Just Buffalo Literary Cafe Poetry Reading

Wednesday, May 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

Nita Penfold and Anne E. Pluto with musical guest Iona Pentledon For details about this monthly event and others, visit the Just Buffalo Events Calendar: http://www.justbuffalo.org/literary-buffalo/calendar/

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May
1

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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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.

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April 2018

Apr
29

Secular Sunday – Coffee and Conversation

Sunday, April 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

On Sunday, April 29, from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM, all are invited for Coffee & Conversation with the CFI WNY community. This month's topic: Americans are losing trust in science: What can we do? 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 of community in a setting that does not require a belief in the supernatural. Part of our intention…

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Apr
24

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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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.

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Apr
20

“Discerning Fact from Fiction in an Age of Disinformation” with Tim Redmond

Friday, April 20 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

One of the most distinctive features of the 2016 presidential campaign season was the proliferation of “fake news.” Since the election, the sweep and sophistication of political disinformation have shown no signs of abating. Therefore, it is important that citizens safeguard themselves against such prevarications. This discussion will examine some of the cognitive biases that make us susceptible to fake news as well as the steps we can take to avoid succumbing to its influence. Dr. Timothy J. Redmond, a…

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Apr
17

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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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.

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Apr
12

Sign Making for the Buffalo March for Science

Thursday, April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

Join CFI Western New York for an evening of sign making in preparation for the Buffalo March for Science! We'll provide coffee, cookies, and various sign-making supplies, but please feel free to bring your own materials as well. And don't forget to bring your sign to the Buffalo March for Science on April 14! Questions? Contact Stef McGraw at smcgraw@centerforinquiry.net or 716-636-4869 ext. 402.

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Apr
10

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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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.

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Apr
6

“Ending Pseudoscience and Theocracy: Grey Faction and The Satanic Temple” with Lucien Greaves

Friday, April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

Lucien Greaves is the co-founder and spokesperson of The Satanic Temple, a non-theistic religious organization whose mission is to encourage benevolence and empathy among all people, reject tyrannical authority, advocate practical common sense and justice, and be directed by the human conscience to undertake noble pursuits guided by the individual will. Grey Faction is a campaign of The Satanic Temple that documents, exposes, and counters the impacts of moral panics, while aggressively seeking to bring an end to pseudoscientific mental…

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Apr
4

Just Buffalo Literary Cafe Poetry Reading

Wednesday, April 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

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

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Apr
3

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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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.

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March 2018

Mar
27

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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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.

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Mar
25

Secular Sunday – Coffee and Conversation

Sunday, March 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

On Sunday, March 25, from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM, all are invited for Coffee & Conversation with the CFI WNY community. This month's topic: CFI's 'Easter Basket': Pagan Roots, Rent-a-Chicks and more!. 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 of community in a setting that does not require a belief in the supernatural. Part of our intention is to…

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Mar
23

Film: The Sunday Sessions

Friday, March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

Gay conversion therapy for minors was just banned in Erie County! That's reason to celebrate, but this unscientific, abusive practice unfortunately still takes place all across the country. Join us on March 23 at 7:00 PM as we dig deeper into conversion therapy through the documentary The Sunday Sessions. The Sunday Sessions is an intimate portrait of one man’s struggle to reconcile his religious conviction and sexual identity. The observational documentary chronicles the turbulent journey of Nathan as he attends conversion…

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Mar
20

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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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.

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Mar
14

CFI WNY Potluck Dinner Party

Wednesday, March 14 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

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. *Please note the new start time is 30 minutes earlier. Questions? Call/Text John Barrett at 716-238-3821 or email wnycoordinator@centerforinquiry.net.

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Mar
13

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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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.

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Mar
6

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)

Tuesday, March 6 @ 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.

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February 2018

Feb
28

Secular Book Club

Wednesday, February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

CFI WNY's next secular book club meeting will be Wednesday February 28, 2018 at 7 PM at CFI Transnational Headquarters, 1310 Sweethome Road in Amherst. Our book selection, with 50% of the online vote, is "Origin" by Dan Brown https://www.amazon.com/Origin-Novel-Dan-Brown/dp/0385514239 Mark your calendar and plan on joining us Wednesday, February 28 at 7PM for another lively book discussion.

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January 2018

Jan
28

Secular Sunday – Coffee and Conversation

Sunday, January 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

On Sunday, January 28th, from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM, all are invited for Coffee & Conversation with the CFI WNY community. This month's topic: TBD 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 welcomed and engaged. There will be story…

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Jan
19

Getting Through to Washington: A Congressional Staffer’s Take

Friday, January 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

Getting through to your senators and representatives is often frustrating, especially when the inner workings of Washington can feel like a black box. Join us as we hear from new CFI Director of Government Affairs Jason Lemieux on his experience as a congressional staffer and learn some of his important takeaways on what you can do to be a more effective citizen. Jason Lemieux comes to CFI with a breadth of experience. As a U.S. Marine serving three tours in…

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December 2017

Dec
3

Secular Sunday – Coffee and Conversation

December 3, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

On Sunday, December 3rd, from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM, all are invited for Coffee & Conversation with the CFI WNY community. This month's topic: Strategies for the Holidays 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 welcomed and engaged. There…

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November 2017

Nov
29

Secular Book Club

November 29, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

The CFI WNY advisory board has decided the next secular book club meeting will be Wednesday November 29th at 7 PM at CFI transnational headquarters 1310 Sweethome Road in Amherst. The four finalists for our meeting are: #1 - Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy by Cathy O'Neil #2 - Cat's Cradle: A Novel by Kurt Vonnegut #3 - Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space…

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Nov
17

Film Screening: Losing Our Religion

November 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

https://youtu.be/RuWRNT98iuY Brendan is a pastor in a small, evangelical church, and he has a secret. He doesn't believe in God anymore. His wife is still a true believer — and she just told the wrong person. Losing Our Religion is a feature length documentary about preachers who are not believers, and what atheists do when they miss church. Allowed access to the 600 members of The Clergy Project — a safe haven for preachers from all faiths who no longer…

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August 2016

Aug
1

Recovering From Religion support group

August 1, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until July 18, 2016

Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

Recovering From Religion is a support group for those who have left or are considering leaving religion, and who need a space to discuss some of their resulting struggles or obstacles.

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July 2016

Jul
18

Recovering From Religion support group

July 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until August 1, 2016

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until July 18, 2016

Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

Recovering From Religion is a support group for those who have left or are considering leaving religion, and who need a space to discuss some of their resulting struggles or obstacles.

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Jul
4

Recovering From Religion support group

July 4, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until August 1, 2016

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until July 18, 2016

Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

Recovering From Religion is a support group for those who have left or are considering leaving religion, and who need a space to discuss some of their resulting struggles or obstacles.

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June 2016

Jun
20

Recovering From Religion support group

June 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until August 1, 2016

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until July 18, 2016

Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

Recovering From Religion is a support group for those who have left or are considering leaving religion, and who need a space to discuss some of their resulting struggles or obstacles.

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Jun
6

Recovering From Religion support group

June 6, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until August 1, 2016

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until July 18, 2016

Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

Recovering From Religion is a support group for those who have left or are considering leaving religion, and who need a space to discuss some of their resulting struggles or obstacles.

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May 2016

May
16

Recovering From Religion support group

May 16, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until August 1, 2016

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until July 18, 2016

Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

Recovering From Religion is a support group for those who have left or are considering leaving religion, and who need a space to discuss some of their resulting struggles or obstacles.

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May
2

Recovering From Religion support group

May 2, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until August 1, 2016

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until July 18, 2016

Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

Recovering From Religion is a support group for those who have left or are considering leaving religion, and who need a space to discuss some of their resulting struggles or obstacles.

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April 2016

Apr
18

Recovering From Religion support group

April 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until August 1, 2016

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until July 18, 2016

Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

Recovering From Religion is a support group for those who have left or are considering leaving religion, and who need a space to discuss some of their resulting struggles or obstacles.

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Apr
4

Recovering From Religion support group

April 4, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until August 1, 2016

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until July 18, 2016

Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

Recovering From Religion is a support group for those who have left or are considering leaving religion, and who need a space to discuss some of their resulting struggles or obstacles.

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March 2016

Mar
21

Recovering From Religion support group

March 21, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until August 1, 2016

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until July 18, 2016

Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

Recovering From Religion is a support group for those who have left or are considering leaving religion, and who need a space to discuss some of their resulting struggles or obstacles.

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February 2016

Feb
1

Recovering From Religion support group

February 1, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228 US

Recovering From Religion is a support group for those who have left or are considering leaving religion, and who need a space to discuss some of their resulting struggles or obstacles.

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