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February 2018
Feb
17

GULFPORT: Gulfport Fine Arts Festival (Formerly Gulfport Masters)

Saturday, February 17 @ 10:00 am - Sunday, February 18 @ 5:00 pm
Veteran’s Park, 5350 31st Avenue South
Gulfport, US

The third annual Gulfport Fine Arts Festival with complimentary admission and parking conveniently located within walking distance. Courtesy transportation is also available from remote parking locations throughout the City. The juried art show will feature the fine works of art from across the region, including but not limited to; 2D, 3D, Ceramics, Fiber, Glass, Metal, Mixed Media, Wood, Acrylics, Collage, Assemblages, Drawing, Leather, Oils, Pastels, Fine Photography, Stone, Watercolors, Fine Jewelry and Sculpture. The event will take place at City…

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Feb
18

Xpost CLEARWATER: The Movable Feast w. the Humanist Society

Sunday, February 18 @ 5:00 pm
Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 5110 East Bay Drive
Clearwater, FL United States

The Movable Feast, the Humanist Society’s monthly social Dinner, is BACK!  For map & more info: http:// restaurants.applebees.com/fl/clearwater/5110-e-bay-dr.html  Kindly RSVP to: (727) 581-2146  Great Conversation and good food, reasonably priced. 

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Feb
20

Tampa Bay Technology Center (TBTC) Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, February 20 @ 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Tampa Bay Technology Center, 300 S Duncan Ave. Suites 275 & 275A
Clearwater, FL United States

TBTC has a monthly meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. We will have a different speaker and topic each month. You may come BEFORE this meeting (at 5:30pm) for a Question and Answer session. Bring your computer questions! www.tampa-bay.org The Tampa Bay Technology Center (TBTC) recently changed its name from the Tampa Bay Computer Society. We wanted to reflect that we have added social media (like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter etc.) and hardware devices (like smartphones, tablets, kindles, etc.) to…

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Feb
22

ACLU Happy hour. Chat with others who care about civil rights and liberties.

Thursday, February 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Iberian Rooster (formerly Moscato’s) Underground, 475 Central Ave N, Zip: 33701
Saint Petersburg, FL US

CONSTITUTION UNCORKED: Thank you for supporting the ACLU in resisting threats to our democracy! Join us on Thursday, February 22 for a happy hour at Iberian Rooster in St. Petersburg and chat with others who care about civil rights and liberties. The event will feature a quote back, so bring your favorite quote to share with your friends and neighbors. Happy hour food and drink specials will be available. Admission is free (suggested donation of $25 at the door). Let…

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Feb
24

NW TAMPA – CFI SHARE Book Club

Saturday, February 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Upper Tampa Bay Regional Public Library, 11211 Countryway Blvd
Tampa, FL US

Freethinking book and idea lovers are invited to discuss their latest literary, cultural, and philosophical forays focused on the selection of the month. Bruce has chosen "A Brief History of Everything," by Ken Wilber for our February 24 discussion: https://www.amazon.com/Brief-History-Everything-20th-Anniversary/dp/1611804523/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1517700843&sr=1-2&keywords=brief+history+of+everything John has chosen "Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder (Incerto)," by Nassim Nicholas Taleb for our March 31 meeting: https://www.amazon.com/Antifragile-Things-That-Disorder-Incerto/dp/0812979680/ref=redir_mobile_desktop?_encoding=UTF8&dpID=41yKG1SbjsL&dpPl=1&keywords=antifragile&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_FMwebp_QL65&qid=1517925256&ref=plSrch&ref_=mp_s_a_1_1&sr=8-1. Our Mission: The Center for Inquiry strives to foster a secular society based on reason, science, freedom of inquiry, and…

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