Religious, biblical and textual criticism, agnosticism, atheism and skepticism.
Monday, August 10, 2009
CFI Indiana Schedule--August 10-16, 2009
August 10-16. 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.)
CFI Indiana Relay For Life Team raised $1,850 for the American Cancer Society. Thanks goes to Michele Shaw, Mike LaFavers, Tyson Wheeler, Reba Wooden, Tiffany Harazinova, Todd Barton, Ryan Edmundson, and John Kiel.
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. For information and to register for the conference, go to: www.centerforinquiry.net/education/description_Indy/ 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 8—Spirit 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 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.
Weekly Events Coffee and Conversation—every Sunday(except August 16), 10:00 amto noon at Center for Inquiry Indiana, 350 Canal Walk, Suite A, Indianapolis, IN. Unstructured conversation and socializing. Conversations in Spanish—every 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 orgo 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 Freethinkers—Phil_cufree@.
Louisville Atheist Meetup—http://atheists.meetup.com/175/. Freethought Groups on Indiana College Campuses IUPUI Freethinkers—Email free@ for information and meeting times.
IU/Bloomington—www.saiu.org. For more information, emailsecular@.
Earlham College, Richmond—For more information, email free@.
Ball State University—For information email Robert Pinger at pinger@.