Monday, August 03, 2009

CFI Indiana August 2009 Schedule


PROGRAM SCHEDULE
August 2009

Join us for CFI Indiana activities and other interesting
events around Indianapolis!
(To view or print these events in a calendar format, please visit our website.)









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Special Events – Mark your Calendar!



September 11-13—CFI Indiana Institute: Religion under Examination: A Closer Look by Experts. Robert Price, Ibn Warraq, and John Shook are confirmed speakers. Price is a Bibical scholar, Warraq is a Koranic scholar, and Shook specializes in naturalism. Some programs will be at CFI Indiana and some at the IUPUI Campus Center. Watch for more information and an opportunity to register in future communications.
Monday, September 21—Dr. Jeffrey Schweitzer, author of Beyond Cosmic Dice: Moral Life in a Random World. 7:00 pm, CFI Indiana, 350 Canal Walk, Suite A, Indianapolis.
Sunday, October 25—Tom Flynn, "Robert Ingersoll: The Most Remarkable American Most People Never Heard Of," 4:00 p.m., Hamilton 16 Theatre.
Sunday, November 8Spirit and Place Event, "Inspiring Places--Magnificent Victory Monument for Rational Outlook on Life--Das Deutsches House/Athenaeum," 2:00 pm, Athenaeum.

Indiana Atheist Bus Campaign—Go to www.inatheistbus.org to keep up with the new developments for this campaign.


Regular Events

Movie Night—Friday, August 7, 7:00 pm. Center for Inquiry Indiana, 350 Canal Walk, Suite A, Indianapolis. Movie: Last Chance Harvey.
Landscaping DayAn Indy-area Planned Parenthood health center is hosting a landscaping day and would love to have your help. The landscaping will take place on Sat. Aug. 8th at 8am. Bring gardening gloves and any of your favorite landscaping tools. Breakfast provided. For more info or to RSVP, contact Katie Blair at 637-4185 or katie.blair@.
Movie Night—Sunday, August 9, 6:00 pm, Center for Inquiry Indiana, 350 Canal Walk, Suite A, Indianapolis. Movie: The Da Vinci Code.

Moms and More—Wednesday, August 12, 10-11:30 am, Center for Inquiry Indiana, 350 Canal Walk Suite A, Indianapolis. This is a program of Mommymoon Network. All moms are welcome and children may come along. For more information, go to:
www.mommymoon.org or contact Megan Schlagenhauf at meg.schlagenhauf@.
Scientific Examination of Medicine and Mental Health—Thursday, August 13, 6:30 pm, Center for Inquiry Indiana, 350 Canal Walk, Suite A, Indianapolis. The topic will be: Medical/Anatomical Terminology. Craig Gosling is leading the discussion.
CFI Indiana Annual Picnic—Sunday, August 16, noon, Reddick Shelter, Fort Harrison State Park, East 59th Street and Post Road. Anyone is welcome to attend. Bring meat to grill and a dish to share.
Earth Scouts—Sunday, August 16, noon, Reddick Shelter, Fort Harrison State Park, East 59th Street and Post Road. Bring meat to grill and a dish to share. There will be special children/s activities and Earth Scout activities at the picnic. Call Joe Oliver at 317-370-7775 for more information.
Indy Atheist MeetupMonday, August 17, 7:00 pm. at Moe and Johnny's, 5380 North College, Indianapolis. Open discussion. Anyone is welcome. www.indyatheists.org
Discussion of Timely Topics—Thursday, August 20, 6:30 pm, Center for Inquiry Indiana, 350 Canal Walk, Suite A, Indianapolis. Fred Mandelkorn is the discussion leader.
Movie Night—Friday, August 21, 7:00 pm. Center for Inquiry Indiana, 350 Canal Walk, Suite A, Indianapolis. Movie: Songs in Ordinary Times.
Social Light Event—Saturday, August 22, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm. WAMM Fest in Greenwood at Craig Park, 10 E Smith Valley Rd, Greenwood. If you want to hang out with CFI Friends, meet the group at Dunkin Donuts, 120 W Smith Valley Road, between 9am and 9:30 am. Kat McKee is the coordinator of this activity.

Movie Night—Sunday, August 23, 6:00 pm. Center for Inquiry Indiana, 350 Canal Walk, Suite A, Indianapolis. Movie: The Four Horseman.

Humanist Speakers—Tuesday, August 25, 7:00 pm, Center for Inquiry Indiana, 350 Canal Walk, Suite A, Indianapolis. Practice your public speaking skills in a relaxed environment. Anyone is welcome. Mike Middleton is the facilitator of this group.
Café Inquiry—Thursday, August 27, 6:30 pm, Center for Inquiry Indiana, 350 Canal Walk, Suite A, Indianapolis. Topic: Gavin Rose, ACLU-IN discusses “Constitutionality of Indiana’s 2009 Budget.” Andrew Olson is the coordinator for this group.

Karaoke and Open Mike Night at CFI Indiana—Friday, August 28, 7:00 pm, Center for Inquiry Indiana, 350 Canal Walk, Suite A, Indianapolis. Michele Shaw is the coordinator for this activity.

Moms and More—Saturday, August 29, 10-11:30 am, Center for Inquiry Indiana, 350 Canal Walk Suite A, Indianapolis. This is a program of Mommymoon Network. All moms are welcome and children may come along. For more information, go to: www.mommymoon.org or contact Megan Schlagenhauf at meg.schlagenhauf@.
Earth Scouts—Sunday, August 30, 2009 1:00pm - 5:00pm, Southeastway Park, 5624 South Carroll Road, New Palestine IN, 46163 (southeast side of Indy). The event is called Bugfest 2009 and is put on by the park. It is dedicated to all things "buggy". It is for the whole family and free. Call Joe Oliver at 317-370-7775 for more information.
Book DiscussionWomen Without Superstition: “No Gods—No Masters”—The Collected Writings of Women Freethinkers of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Edited by Annie Laurie Gaylor—Monday, August 31, 6:30 pm, Center for Inquiry Indiana, 350 Canal Walk, Suite A, Indianapolis. This will continue a series of monthly discussions about women freethinkers. Reba Wooden is the discussion leader.

Weekly Events


Coffee and Conversation—every Sunday(except August 16), 10:00 am to noon at Center for Inquiry Indiana, 350 Canal Walk, Suite A, Indianapolis, IN. Unstructured conversation and socializing.
Conversations in Spanishevery Sunday(except August 16), 10:00 am to noon at Center for Inquiry Indiana, 350 Canal Walk, Suite A, Indianapolis, IN. This is for people who want to learn Spanish or practice their Spanish.


Secular Family Network Playgroup—every Monday, 10:00 am to noon at Center for Inquiry Indiana, 350 Canal Walk, Suite A, Indianapolis. A good time for the kids to get acquainted, play, and socialize while their moms/dads get together for good conversation and support. Anyone is welcome. If you have questions, contact Andi Pierce at apierce@. Call Andi at 317-852-4188 to check for possible location change.
English as a New Language—every Saturday, 10:00-11:30 a.m. at Center for Inquiry Indiana, 350 Canal Walk, Suite A, Indianapolis, IN. This is for anyone from any language background who wants to learn and improve their English speaking skills. No charge.

Freethought Discussion Groups in Other Indiana Cities

CFI Indiana Hamilton County Meetup—meets May 3, 17, & 31 at 10:00 am at the 96th Street Panera, just east of I-69 in front of Wal-Mart. For more information call Ryan at 317-446-8680 or go to http://atheists.meetup.com/681/calendar/10274242/.
Bloomington Atheist Happy Hour—first Friday of every month (May 1), 5:30-6:30 pm at The Dunn Inn, 208 South Dunn (between 3rd and 4th), Bloomington, IN.

Freethinkers of Montgomery County (Sponsored by CFI Indiana)—Meet every first and third Thursday, 6:30 to 8:00 pm, Crawfordsville Public Library Basement. To see more details and RSVP, follow the link below: http://www.facebook.com/n/?event.php&eid=77062775640. .
Lafayette Freethinkers (Sponsored by CFI Indiana)—Meet every second Thursday of the month from 6:30-8:00 pm at the UU Church, Room 106 in West Lafayette and on the fourth Thursday at the PRIDE Community Center in Lafayette. Go to www.lafayettefreethinkers.org for more information.
Freethought Muncie-New Castle (A CFI Indiana Discussion Group)—For information about this group and also the Ball State student group email Robert Pinger at pinger@.
Freethought Fort Wayne (A CFI Indiana Discussion Group)—For information, go to freethoughtfw@ or http://freethoughtfortwayne.org/about/. Check out the latest Enlightenment Show which is produced by local Fort Wayne Freethinkers. Contact Andy Diekroger at freethoughtfw@ for more information.
Richmond Area Free Thinkers Society—Come see August Berkshire at his brief tour stop in Richmond. Fifth Street Bagel, June 16th (Tuesday) from 11:45 am to 12:45 pm. http://www.richmond-freethinkers.org/ Contact: Aaron Hill at contact@ for more information.
Michiana Skeptics—contact Elizabeth Brown, indimenticabile1@ or go to www.MichianaSkeptics.org.
CUFREE (Champaign Urbana FreethinkersPhil_cufree@.

Louisville Atheist Meetup
http://atheists.meetup.com/175/.

Freethought Groups on Indiana College Campuses

IUPUI FreethinkersEmail free@ for information and meeting times.
IU/Bloomingtonwww.saiu.org. For more information, email secular@.
Earlham College, RichmondFor more information, email free@.
Ball State UniversityFor information email Robert Pinger at pinger@.
Purdue University/Lafayettehttp://www.purduenontheists.com/.

For more information about these programs and more and to sign up to receive a full CFI Indiana newsletter, email indy@ or call 317-423-0710.


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