Annual Pridefest Parade: 10:45PM TODAY at Pride Parade Start Point – Corner of Grant and Blvd. of the Allies


Where: Pride Parade Start Point – Corner of Grant and Blvd. of the Allies (445-499 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15219)

When: 10:45PM TODAY

RSVP at: http://www.meetup.com/Pittsburgh-Secular-Freethinkers/events/223000246/

Pittsburgh Secular Freethinkers (CFI)

As we have for the past several years, we are marching in support of the Pittsburgh LGBT community at the annual Pridefest celebration parade. This year, we have invited the Sunday Assembly group to march with us, as well.

We will also be tabling at the event as we have in years past. Our booth location will be announced as soon as it is known, usually 2 or 3 days before the event.

If you are planning to march with us, please email BillK with your T-shirt size. We will try to supply T-shirts to help as a branding symbol and identify our group’s participants.

Sunday, June 14 at 10:45 AM

Details: http://www.meetup.com/Pittsburgh-Secular-Freethinkers/events/223000246/

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Where: Hofbršuhaus Pittsburgh (2705 South Water Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203)

When: 6/19/2015

RSVP at: http://www.meetup.com/Steel-City-Skeptics/events/221462141/

Drinking Skeptically is an informal social event designed to promote fellowship and networking among skeptics, atheists, humanists, critical-thinkers, and like-minded individuals. There is no specific topic. It is just an open discussion among fellow freethinkers about science, religion, skepticism, beer, life and leisure. Both teetotalers and those who imbibe moderately are equally welcomed. We generally meet the third or fourth Friday of each month, skipping August and December. 

It is summer once again, so we will return our favorite summer location at the Hofbr√§uhaus Pittsburgh.  We will meet outside on the lower level in Beer Garden.  Look for Drinking Skeptically signs on the tables.

We start gathering at 7 pm, but latecomers are more than welcome. Hope to see you on Friday night!

Friday, June 19 at 7:00 PM

Details: http://www.meetup.com/Steel-City-Skeptics/events/221462141/

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CFI and PSF Discussion Group: 7PM TODAY at Tan Lac Vien


Where: Tan Lac Vien (2114 Murray Ave (Squirrel Hill), Pittsburgh, PA 15217)

When: 7PM TODAY

RSVP at: http://www.meetup.com/Pittsburgh-Secular-Freethinkers/events/222564136/

Pittsburgh Secular Freethinkers (CFI)

Hi Everyone,

This is our monthly discussion group.  I post the discussion topic a few weeks in advance; stay tuned for more information. Please feel free to submit discussion topics to: pittsburghsecularfreethinkers@gmail.com

See you there!

To learn about all the secular groups in Pittsburgh, visit the Pittsburgh Coalition of Reason website…and you can follow Pittsburgh Secular Freethinkers and CFI on Facebook!

*CFI-Pittsburgh strives to be an ADA compliant organization.  Please email pgh@centerforinquiry.net to request accommodations.

 

Thursday, June 11 at 7:00 PM

Details: http://www.meetup.com/Pittsburgh-Secular-Freethinkers/events/222564136/

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Persecution Row


Bill Maher last week had a great piece on the absurdity of politicians and pundits who opine that Christianity is under attack in America. He noted a number of political candidates and media hosts making absurd claims:

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At the same time the 114th Congress is 92% Christian, while the media is not much better.  MSNBC even has a reverend as an anchor.

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The whole war on Christians in the United States is about absurd as it gets.  Which does not stop the some like Matthew Clark from jumping on the persecution bandwagon by citing a handful of cases outside the US.  While of concern, the isolated examples that Clark gives in his retort actually strengthen the argument that fighting over religion is hardly the road the peace.

As for the war on Christianity in the US, lets get real.  The American people are now about 30% non-religious (atheists, agnostics, nones, …), yet get little respect from either party.  That is the real problem.

You can watch¬†the Bill Maher’s New Rule here:

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Annual Pridefest Parade: 6/14/2015 at Pride Parade Start Point – Corner of Grant and Blvd. of the Allies


Where: Pride Parade Start Point – Corner of Grant and Blvd. of the Allies (445-499 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15219)

When: 6/14/2015

RSVP at: http://www.meetup.com/Pittsburgh-Secular-Freethinkers/events/223000246/

Pittsburgh Secular Freethinkers (CFI)

As we have for the past several years, we are marching in support of the Pittsburgh LGBT community at the annual Pridefest celebration parade. This year, we have invited the Sunday Assembly group to march with us, as well.

We will also be tabling at the event as we have in years past. Our booth location will be announced as soon as it is known, usually 2 or 3 days before the event.

If you are planning to march with us, please email BillK with your T-shirt size. We will try to supply T-shirts to help as a branding symbol and identify our group’s participants.

Sunday, June 14 at 10:45 AM

Details: http://www.meetup.com/Pittsburgh-Secular-Freethinkers/events/223000246/

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Brunching Skeptically at 11am: 11PM TODAY at Schenley Plaza


Where: Schenley Plaza (4100 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213)

When: 11PM TODAY

RSVP at: http://www.meetup.com/Steel-City-Skeptics/events/222265844/

Come meet some like-minded folks of all ages and have a great brunch at the same time. This month, we are doing an outdoor meetup in Schenley Plaza in the heart of Oakland.  We will meet under the big tent.  There is no set topic or fix agenda, but rather the opportunity to engage in  a free-flowing discussion on issues of the day.

We will start brunch at 11:00 AM this month as the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s will be holding its 15th Annual Summer Reading Extravaganza with music, crafts, games and books starting at 12 Noon across from the Plaza.

Before joining the group, you should buy your brunch at one of the local vendors in the plaza (or bring your own).  Recommended are the Conflict Kitchen, which only serves cuisine from countries with which the United States is in conflict (Iran, Afghanistan, Cuba, etc) or Waffalonia.  There is also Asia Tea House or Opa Gyros.  You could also consider carry-out from The Porch, but the wait would be a little longer.  See menus for the Kiosks at http://www.pittsburgh….

Brunching Skeptically is brought to you by the Steel City Skeptics, which is part of the Pittsburgh Coalition of Reason. For more information on these groups or our other events, go to: http://unitedcor.org/…

Sunday, June 7 at 11:00 AM

Details: http://www.meetup.com/Steel-City-Skeptics/events/222265844/

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CFI and PSF Discussion Group: 6/11/2015 at Tan Lac Vien


Where: Tan Lac Vien (2114 Murray Ave (Squirrel Hill), Pittsburgh, PA 15217)

When: 6/11/2015

RSVP at: http://www.meetup.com/Pittsburgh-Secular-Freethinkers/events/222564136/

Pittsburgh Secular Freethinkers (CFI)

Hi Everyone,

This is our monthly discussion group.  I post the discussion topic a few weeks in advance; stay tuned for more information. Please feel free to submit discussion topics to: pittsburghsecularfreethinkers@gmail.com

See you there!

To learn about all the secular groups in Pittsburgh, visit the Pittsburgh Coalition of Reason website…and you can follow Pittsburgh Secular Freethinkers and CFI on Facebook!

*CFI-Pittsburgh strives to be an ADA compliant organization.  Please email pgh@centerforinquiry.net to request accommodations.

 

Thursday, June 11 at 7:00 PM

Details: http://www.meetup.com/Pittsburgh-Secular-Freethinkers/events/222564136/

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CFI Social Night: 7PM TODAY at Sharp Edge Bistro


Where: Sharp Edge Bistro (922 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222)

When: 7PM TODAY

RSVP at: http://www.meetup.com/Pittsburgh-Secular-Freethinkers/events/222686639/

Pittsburgh Secular Freethinkers (CFI)

Welcome to the Center For Inquiry’s monthly social night, held every first Tuesday of the month at the Sharp Edge in the Cultural District downtown. ¬†Come and socialize with like-minded friends.

See you there!

To learn about all the secular groups in Pittsburgh, visit the Pittsburgh Coalition of Reason website…and you can follow Pittsburgh Secular Freethinkers and CFI on Facebook!

*CFI-Pittsburgh strives to be an ADA compliant organization.  Please email pgh@centerforinquiry.net to request accomodations.

Pittsburgh, PA 15222 – USA

Tuesday, June 2 at 7:00 PM

Details: http://www.meetup.com/Pittsburgh-Secular-Freethinkers/events/222686639/

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Brunching Skeptically at 11am: 6/7/2015 at Schenley Plaza


Where: Schenley Plaza (4100 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213)

When: 6/7/2015

RSVP at: http://www.meetup.com/Steel-City-Skeptics/events/222265844/

Come meet some like-minded folks of all ages and have a great brunch at the same time. This month, we are doing an outdoor meetup in Schenley Plaza in the heart of Oakland.  We will meet under the big tent.  There is no set topic or fix agenda, but rather the opportunity to engage in  a free-flowing discussion on issues of the day.

We will start brunch at 11:00 AM this month as the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s will be holding its 15th Annual Summer Reading Extravaganza with music, crafts, games and books starting at 12 Noon across from the Plaza.

Before joining the group, you should buy your brunch at one of the local vendors in the plaza (or bring your own).  Recommended are the Conflict Kitchen, which only serves cuisine from countries with which the United States is in conflict (Iran, Afghanistan, Cuba, etc) or Waffalonia.  There is also Asia Tea House or Opa Gyros.  You could also consider carry-out from The Porch, but the wait would be a little longer.  See menus for the Kiosks at http://www.pittsburgh….

Brunching Skeptically is brought to you by the Steel City Skeptics, which is part of the Pittsburgh Coalition of Reason. For more information on these groups or our other events, go to: http://unitedcor.org/…

Sunday, June 7 at 11:00 AM

Details: http://www.meetup.com/Steel-City-Skeptics/events/222265844/

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CFI Social Night: 6/2/2015 at Sharp Edge Bistro


Where: Sharp Edge Bistro (922 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222)

When: 6/2/2015

RSVP at: http://www.meetup.com/Pittsburgh-Secular-Freethinkers/events/222686639/

Pittsburgh Secular Freethinkers (CFI)

Welcome to the Center For Inquiry’s monthly social night, held every first Tuesday of the month at the Sharp Edge in the Cultural District downtown. ¬†Come and socialize with like-minded friends.

See you there!

To learn about all the secular groups in Pittsburgh, visit the Pittsburgh Coalition of Reason website…and you can follow Pittsburgh Secular Freethinkers and CFI on Facebook!

*CFI-Pittsburgh strives to be an ADA compliant organization.  Please email pgh@centerforinquiry.net to request accomodations.

Pittsburgh, PA 15222 – USA

Tuesday, June 2 at 7:00 PM

Details: http://www.meetup.com/Pittsburgh-Secular-Freethinkers/events/222686639/

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