March for Science Pittsburgh: 12PM TODAY at


Where:

When: 12PM TODAY

RSVP at: https://www.meetup.com/CFI-Pittsburgh/events/239094159/

Center for Inquiry – Pittsburgh

WHEN: April 22, 12-2
WHERE: on Bigelow Blvd between Fifth and Forbes at 12pm
ROUTE: March will go up Forbes, turn left onto S. Bellfield, turn left onto Fifth, and return to Bigelow

EVENT PAGE: https://www.facebook….

Let’s meet next to the Hillman Library. I’ll be there around 11, and let’s all plan on being there around 11:30. We’ll have a banner and stickers to hand out to people. I’m still in talks if there’ll be a table for us to have things at. (Link goes to map of meeting location)
https://ibb.co/kzeDT5…

I sure hope there’ll be a large turnout for this event! Let’s show Pittsburgh that we’re here!

Saturday, April 22 at 12:00 PM

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March for Science Pittsburgh

Saturday, Apr 22, 2017, 12:00 PM

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CFI Monthly Lecture Meeting!: 4/26/2017 at First Unitarian Church


Where: First Unitarian Church (605 Morewood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213)

When: 4/26/2017

RSVP at: https://www.meetup.com/CFI-Pittsburgh/events/238654422/

Center for Inquiry – Pittsburgh

Welcome to CFI’s monthly lecture night series!

This month Chip Walter will be speaking to our group. Chip Walter is an author, journalist, educator, filmmaker and former CNN bureau chief with an unusually broad background that spans both science and entertainment. Previously in his career, Chip has served as National Programming Executive at WQED-TV, CEO of Digital Alchemy Inc., Vice-President and Executive Producer of ENGAGE Games Online, Senior Strategic Communications Manager at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and Author in Residence at The Institute for Green Science at Carnegie Mellon University. He is a member of the adjunct faculty at Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center, is a National Geographic Explorer and has been a faculty member at CMU at three separate schools: the Mellon Institute, the School of Computer Science and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. 

He has published four mainstream science books–Last Ape Standing: The Seven-Million-Year Story of How and Why We Survived; Thumbs, Toes and Tears – And Other Traits That Make Us Human (Walker –– Bloomsbury Publishing); I’m Working on That with William Shatner (Simon and Schuster); and Space Age for Random House, the companion volume to the primetime PBS series Chip developed. Each book reaches out to mainstream audiences to explore scientific topics that relate to the human condition –– human evolution, emotion, behavior, and creativity.

For more information, examples of Chip’s writing and links to books and documentaries, please visit:www.chipwalter.com

Each month (with the exception of August and December) we feature a presentation/lecture on a variety of topics.  Our primary focus is on science, but we also have talks on skepticism and humanism and beyond.  We try to structure the meetings to begin with a presentation that leaves time for great discussions and Q&A sessions afterward. We try to post the topic and speaker bio as soon as that information is known — please check back soon. If you have speaker suggestions and/or ideas that are in keeping with our mission, please feel free to email your suggestions to pgh@centerforinquiry.net

See you there!

P.S.  We usually head to Ali Baba’s on nearby Craig Street at 5:30 p.m. for a pre-lecture or pre-movie dinner. Please leave a comment below if you are coming to dinner so we can include you in the reservation. Thanks!

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.


Wednesday, April 26 at 7:00 PM

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CFI Monthly Lecture Meeting!

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017, 7:00 PM

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Science & Skeptics Book Club: Five Equations that Changed the World. M Guillen: 4/23/2017 at Biddle’s Escape


Where: Biddle’s Escape (401 Biddle Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15221)

When: 4/23/2017

RSVP at: https://www.meetup.com/Steel-City-Skeptics/events/238835117/

Five Equations that Changed the World: The Power and Poetry of Mathematics. Michael Guillen.

Hey, my friend Steve told me this book was a “page turner.” After wrestling with microbiology, the Wolbachia bacteria, and how insects incorporate bacteria into their cells, I thought we needed a lighter, faster read. The book unravels the equations that have led to the inventions that characterize the modern world. Eistein’s famous energy equation lead to the creation of the nuclear bomb. Others in the book are the mathematical foundations for the moon landing, airplane travel, the electric generator — and even life itself. Named the Best Non Fiction Book of 1995 by Publishers Weekly.

Our library has three copies, but you can buy used books for under $3 plus shipping. It’s available on Kindle and iBooks.

Sunday, April 23 at 2:00 PM

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Science & Skeptics Book Club: Five Equations that Changed the World. M Guillen

Sunday, Apr 23, 2017, 2:00 PM

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March for Science Pittsburgh: 4/22/2017 at


Where:

When: 4/22/2017

RSVP at: https://www.meetup.com/CFI-Pittsburgh/events/239094159/

Center for Inquiry – Pittsburgh

WHEN: April 22, 12-2
WHERE: on Bigelow Blvd between Fifth and Forbes at 12pm
ROUTE: March will go up Forbes, turn left onto S. Bellfield, turn left onto Fifth, and return to Bigelow

EVENT PAGE: https://www.facebook….

Let’s meet next to the Hillman Library. I’ll be there around 11, and let’s all plan on being there around 11:30. We’ll have a banner and stickers to hand out to people. I’m still in talks if there’ll be a table for us to have things at. (Link goes to map of meeting location)
https://ibb.co/kzeDT5…

I sure hope there’ll be a large turnout for this event! Let’s show Pittsburgh that we’re here!

Saturday, April 22 at 12:00 PM

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March for Science Pittsburgh

Saturday, Apr 22, 2017, 12:00 PM

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March For Science\, Pittsburgh: 4/22/2017 at The William Pitt Union


Where: The William Pitt Union (4200 Fifth Avenue, Oakland, PA 15213)

When: 4/22/2017

RSVP at: https://www.meetup.com/Steel-City-Skeptics/events/237484059/

The March For Science Pittsburgh city permit has been approved, so for those who will not make the trek to DC for the national march, lets gather between the Cathedral of Learning and the William Pitt Union where the activities will begin.  

The March and activities will begin on Bigelow Blvd between Fifth and Forbes at 12pm. There will be several speakers (details to come) before the march takes off. March will go up Forbes, turn left onto S. Bellfield, turn left onto Fifth, and return to Bigelow. Upon return there will be several more speakers and activities around the Oakland area that participants can head out to afterwards.

See https://www.facebook…. for details and last minute changes.

Oakland, PA 15213 – USA

Saturday, April 22 at 11:00 AM

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March For Science, Pittsburgh

Saturday, Apr 22, 2017, 11:00 AM

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Easter Sunday Pot Luck Dinner Party: 2:30PM TODAY at Deena’s House in New Castle\, PA


Where: Deena’s House in New Castle, PA (Address Will Be Sent to Attendees, New Castle, PA)

When: 2:30PM TODAY

RSVP at: https://www.meetup.com/Steel-City-Skeptics/events/238763718/

EASTER SUNDAY POT LUCK DINNER PARTY
DEENA’S HOUSE IN NEW CASTLE, PA 16105
Sunday, April 16, 2017. From 2:30 PM–???

Dear Meetup Friends,

I am temporarily living in New Castle, PA, and you’re all invited to take a MINI-ROAD TRIP to my house for a POT LUCK DINNER PARTY ON EASTER SUNDAY! Even if we don’t celebrate the religious holiday, why not get together for a delicious meal, friendship and fun? I will provide turkey, a vegetable side dish, and a couple desserts. (Banana chocolate chip bread-my specialty! And one other dessert-I’m still deciding.) I will also have paper plates, napkins, cups and utensils. Please bring a dish to share, and please leave a comment letting folks know what you’ll be bringing. PLEASE BYOB your favorite beverage

*THIS EVENT IS CROSS POSTED TO OTHER MEETUP GROUPS & WILL NOT BE EXCLUSIVELY A STEEL CITY SKEPTICS MEETUP! Also posted to:  Pittsburgh Dining N’ At, Burgh Adults, Pittsburgh Spanish & Pittsburgh Hiking Meetup Groups.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO NEW CASTLE FROM PITTSBURGH:  *Exact street address will be emailed to all attendees the day before the event. If you want to look it up to get an idea of the general area, it’s close to Neshannock High School. You will take the Mitchell Rd. exit from 376 West. I hope some of you will make the drive! Hopefully, I will be moving back to Pittsburgh in May! :-)

279 North > 79 North > 422 West > 376 West > Mitchell Road Exit.

279 North > 79 North > PA Turnpike/I-76 West (No toll in this section) > 376 West ($2.45 toll in this section) > Mitchell Road Exit.

New Castle, PA – USA

Sunday, April 16 at 2:30 PM

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Easter Sunday Pot Luck Dinner Party

Sunday, Apr 16, 2017, 2:30 PM

10 Skeptics Attending

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CFI Discussion Group: 7PM TONIGHT at Tan Lac Vien


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

When: 7PM TONIGHT

RSVP at: https://www.meetup.com/CFI-Pittsburgh/events/238654421/

Center for Inquiry – Pittsburgh

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, April 13 at 7:00 PM

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CFI Discussion Group

Thursday, Apr 13, 2017, 7:00 PM

14 freethinkers Attending

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CMU Humanist League – Ari Berman Talk: 5PM TODAY at Carnegie Mellon University


Where: Carnegie Mellon University (5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, Un 15213)

When: 5PM TODAY

RSVP at: https://www.meetup.com/CFI-Pittsburgh/events/238932633/

Center for Inquiry – Pittsburgh

Ari Berman charts both the transformation of American democracy under the Voting Rights Act and the counterrevolution that has sought to limit voting rights from 1965 to the present day. The act enfranchised millions of Americans and is widely regarded as the crowning achievement of the civil rights movement. And yet fifty years later we are still fighting heated battles over race, representation, and political power, with lawmakers devising new strategies to keep minorities out of the voting booth and the Supreme Court declaring a key part of the Voting Rights Act unconstitutional.
Doherty Hall 2315

Pittsburgh 15213 – null

Tuesday, April 11 at 5:00 PM

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CMU Humanist League – Ari Berman Talk

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017, 5:00 PM

7 freethinkers Attending

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Easter Sunday Pot Luck Dinner Party: 4/16/2017 at Deena’s House in New Castle\, PA


Where: Deena’s House in New Castle, PA (Address Will Be Sent to Attendees, New Castle, PA)

When: 4/16/2017

RSVP at: https://www.meetup.com/Steel-City-Skeptics/events/238763718/

EASTER SUNDAY POT LUCK DINNER PARTY
DEENA’S HOUSE IN NEW CASTLE, PA 16105
Sunday, April 16, 2017. From 2:30 PM–???

Dear Meetup Friends,

I am temporarily living in New Castle, PA, and you’re all invited to take a MINI-ROAD TRIP to my house for a POT LUCK DINNER PARTY ON EASTER SUNDAY! Even if we don’t celebrate the religious holiday, why not get together for a delicious meal, friendship and fun? I will provide turkey, a vegetable side dish, and a couple desserts. (Banana chocolate chip bread-my specialty! And one other dessert-I’m still deciding.) I will also have paper plates, napkins, cups and utensils. Please bring a dish to share, and please leave a comment letting folks know what you’ll be bringing. PLEASE BYOB your favorite beverage

*THIS EVENT IS CROSS POSTED TO OTHER MEETUP GROUPS & WILL NOT BE EXCLUSIVELY A STEEL CITY SKEPTICS MEETUP! Also posted to:  Pittsburgh Dining N’ At, Burgh Adults, Pittsburgh Spanish & Pittsburgh Hiking Meetup Groups.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO NEW CASTLE FROM PITTSBURGH:  *Exact street address will be emailed to all attendees the day before the event. If you want to look it up to get an idea of the general area, it’s close to Neshannock High School. You will take the Mitchell Rd. exit from 376 West. I hope some of you will make the drive! Hopefully, I will be moving back to Pittsburgh in May! :-)

279 North > 79 North > 422 West > 376 West > Mitchell Road Exit.

279 North > 79 North > PA Turnpike/I-76 West (No toll in this section) > 376 West ($2.45 toll in this section) > Mitchell Road Exit.

New Castle, PA – USA

Sunday, April 16 at 2:30 PM

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Easter Sunday Pot Luck Dinner Party

Sunday, Apr 16, 2017, 2:30 PM

10 Skeptics Attending

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