Upcoming Events

Events - Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason

August 2020

Friday, August 7th

8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Temporarily on hold (COVID-19): CFI's Thank Goodness for Godless Friday Nights!
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Friday, August 7 at 8:00 PM

Thank unions for weekends; and thank goodness for godless Friday nights! Center for Inquiry & Tampa Bay Skeptics invite you to join our convivial free...


Saturday, August 8th

11:00 am – 6:30 pm
Online: "Distant But Together" from AHA
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Saturday, August 8 at 11:00 AM

Registration required: https://conference.americanhumanist.org Dear Humanists, you're invited to our virtual conference, "Distant But Together," happe...

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Suspended: The Humanist Society meetings
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Saturday, August 8 at 2:00 PM

As of March 11th, all meetings of this group are suspended pending a successful resolution of the Coronavirus event that has struck our world. Stay tu...


Sunday, August 9th

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Rabbi Merrill Shapiro -
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Sunday, August 9 at 5:00 PM

Americans United for Separation of Church and State:The wall of separation between church and state protects us all. It makes our country more fair, m...


Thursday, August 13th

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Online: Aug. 13th: Developing a SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine: Is Warp Speed Too Fast?
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Thursday, August 13 at 7:00 PM

Introducing the second program by "Skeptical Inquirer Presents", live online presentations from leading experts in science, skepticism, medicine, medi...


Sunday, August 16th

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
JIm Peterson - Climate Change
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Sunday, August 16 at 5:00 PM

Founded in 2003, Post Carbon Institute’s mission is to lead the transition to a more resilient, equitable, and sustainable world by providing individu...


Tuesday, August 18th

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Online: Tampa Bay Technology Center (TBTC) Monthly Meeting
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Tuesday, August 18 at 1:00 PM

Three events today. See below. Due to CV-19, any virtual events will be listed here: http://bit.ly/2DtFDUvCFI Tampa Bay supports education, and TBTC i...


Saturday, August 22nd

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
August OnLine - Center for Inquiry's SHARE Book Club
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Saturday, August 22 at 12:00 PM

08/22/2020"Drug Dealer, MD: How Doctors Were Duped, Patients Got Hooked, and Why It's So Hard to Stop," by Anna Lembkehttps://www.goodreads.com/book/s...

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
OnLine - Center for Inquiry's SHARE Book Club
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Saturday, August 22 at 12:00 PM

Here's the Zoom Invite. RSVP to attend. 8/22/2020"Drug Dealer, MD: How Doctors Were Duped, Patients Got Hooked, and Why It's So Hard to Stop," by Anna...


Sunday, August 23rd

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Sarah Henry - Child-Friendly Faith Project
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Sunday, August 23 at 5:00 PM

The Child-Friendly Faith Project envisions a world in which no child suffers abuse or neglect as a result of religious belief, doctrine, or practice. ...




July 26, 2020

Alejandro Borgo, director de la nueva publicación “Pensar“, recientemente lanzada por el CFI, te invita a explorar la revista para la ciencia, la razón y el librepensamiento, en idioma español. Visite Pensar.org hoy. Alejando Borgo, editor of the newly launched CFI online publication, “Pensar” invites you to come and explore the spanish language magazine for science, reason …

NEW! CFI INSIDER SERIES so You can Stay up to Date

July 22, 2020

Center for Inquiry is proud to present CFI Insider, a new monthly web series highlighting the work and programs of CFI and featuring world-class researchers, authors, thinkers, and luminaries affiliated with the Center for Inquiry. Join us from the comfort of your laptop (or any other screen), wherever you are in the world and stay up …


July 22, 2020

Introducing a new series of live online talks from some of the brightest minds in science and skepticism. Now more than ever, people need to hear from the voices of reason, science, and skepticism, but too often they are drowned out by the noise of misinformation, pseudoscience, and conspiracy theories, especially online. That’s why, starting …


Colossal Moral Damage

July 26, 2020

Eye-opening numbers from Pew: A bare majority of Earthlings (51 percent) say that belief in God is not required to be a moral person. 54 percent of Americans say the same. The report has lots of interesting breakdowns by things like age, income, and education. Religion Dispatches looks at the wisdom of Biden seeking support from white evangelicals, …

Presumably Alienable

July 26, 2020

Presumably Alienable So much conspiracy theory stuff today. Dana Milbank at the Post decries “The Great American Crackup,” and consults conspiracy theory expert Joseph Uscinski, who is our first speaker for Skeptical Inquirer Presents next week! Anna Merlan at Vice: “Conspiracy communities that have previously only brushed past each other like schools of fish borne along on different currents are suddenly, …

Fever Swamps

July 26, 2020

We can’t have a CSICon this year, but BIG IDEAS DON’T NEED HOTEL BALLROOMS, Y’ALL. Yesterday we announced a new series of free online talks, Skeptical Inquirer Presents. It starts July 30! White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said this about opening schools: “When he says open, he means open in full. Kids being able …