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August 2019

Aug
11

Café Inquiry – The Declining Membership in Service Organizations (Grand Rapids)

Sunday, August 11, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Schuler Books & Music, 2660 28th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512 United States

Café Inquiry is a casual event starting with a short 10-15 minute introduction of the day's topic followed by open discussion. At 12:00pm we will break for coffee/brunch and a chance to socialize. This week's topic will be: The Declining Membership in Service Organizations. At one time service and civic organizations such as the Lions, Kiwanis, and JayCees served an important role in American culture. Now those organizations, along with religious ones, are facing declining memberships. There are various articles in…

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Aug
11

Living Without Religion (Grand Rapids)

Sunday, August 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Schuler Books & Music, 2660 28th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512 United States

Join others who are recovering from or have recovered from religion and want to help others do the same. We are a group of people that know and understand what you are struggling with and can offer friendly social support in a non-threatening, understanding and relaxed atmosphere. We will share experiences and resources to help cope with and deal with problems related to leaving organized religion or living without any religion. Whether you are thinking of leaving your religion, are…

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Aug
14

Climate Change: What Can We Do to Make an Impact Now? (Grand Rapids)

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Front Studio – Wealthy Theatre Annex (see map below), 1110 Wealthy Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States

Join us for our next educational lecture:  Climate Change: What Can We Do to Make an Impact Now? Do you wish you knew how to better understand the science & data behind Climate Change and how it is affecting Michigan and the Great Lakes? Do you wish you knew how you could help? Mr. B.J. Baule will provide an overview of how Michigan’s climate has changed in recent decades and how it is projected to change in the future. He will…

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Aug
15

Café Inquiry (Muskegon)

Thursday, August 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Brooklyn Bagels Cafe, 2111 Apple Ave.
Muskegon, MI United States

Café Inquiry is a casual event starting with a short 10-15 minute introduction of the day's topic followed by open discussion. Members are welcome to propose and schedule a topic which would be of interest toward establishing a secular society based on science, reason, freedom of inquiry, and humanist values. Please contact Tim Hamlin if you have a topic that you would like to discuss at an upcoming Café Inquiry. Café Inquiry (Muskegon) meets on the Third Thursday of each…

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Aug
16

Skeptics In The Pub (Grand Rapids)

Friday, August 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Craft Beer Cellar, 404 Ionia Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

This is a great opportunity for skeptics to talk, share ideas (and yes, drink) in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. We discuss the issues of the day and whatever else is on our minds. But most of all, we have fun while promoting skepticism, science, and rationality. Don't drink? Don't let that stop you from joining us! Some of the world's most famous skeptics are teetotalers, and we are happy to have you! Remember that drinking skeptically means drinking responsibly. If…

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CFI Michigan hosts Lecture on “Are we aware of our belief changes, and does it matter?”

April 3, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 29,  2019 Contact: Jennifer Beahan Director, Center for Inquiry Michigan michigan@centerforinquiry. org, (616) 706-2029 CFI Michigan hosts Lecture on “Are we aware of our belief changes, and does it matter?” GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Dr. Wolfe will describe recent research on belief change and the extent to which we are aware …

CFI Michigan hosts Lecture on “It’s About the Conversation: Advance Care Planning”

March 6, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 4,  2019 Contact: Jennifer Beahan Director, Center for Inquiry Michigan michigan@centerforinquiry. org, (616) 706-2029 CFI Michigan hosts Lecture on “It’s About the Conversation: Advance Care Planning” GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Dr. Carol Robinson, Community Coordinator from Making Choices Michigan, will speak on “It’s About the Conversation: Advance Care Planning” which will …

CFI Michigan hosts Darwin Day Lecture on “Evolution in Your Lifetime: Rapid Adaptation to a Changing Environment”

February 8, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February, 8,  2019 Contact: Jennifer Beahan Director, Center for Inquiry Michigan michigan@centerforinquiry. org, (616) 706-2029   CFI Michigan hosts Darwin Day Lecture on “Evolution in Your Lifetime: Rapid Adaptation to a Changing Environment” GRAND RAPIDS, MI – In celebration of Darwin Day, the anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin, CFI Michigan …