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February 2018

CLEARWATER: Darwin Day 2018 – The Evolution of Happiness

Saturday, February 3 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Clearwater Unitarian Universalist Octagon, 2470 Nursery Road
Clearwater, FL US

Happiness is a foundational goal of humanism. Three fine authors who have each contributed to living well, improving the human condition & our common success will share their practical wisdom. Phil Zuckerman ( https://philzuckerman.com/bio/ ) is a renowned sociologist who researches societal conditions of happiness. His findings are an important resource for improving daily living. Jennifer Hancock ( http://www.jen-hancock.com/ ) has made a career of teaching Humanist principles for everyday living. She has written extensively on the subject of happiness.…

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TAMPA: inaugural Meals On Wheels 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run Music Fest

Saturday, February 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tampa Preparatory School, 727 W Cass St
Tampa, US

• What we'll doMeals on Wheels is just 4 weeks away from the inaugural Meals On Wheels of Tampa 5K & Fun Run Music Fest, presented by our High School Leadership Board. We hope you will join us by signing up to run or walk! If you (your family or friends) have not already registered, now is a great time to do it. Whether a veteran runner, or a first timer, this will be a fun event welcoming to participants…

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BRANDON: CFI Sunday Skeptics

Sunday, February 11 @ 2:00 pm
Crispers, 11019 Causeway Blvd.
Brandon, FL 33511 US

Come have lunch with us on Sunday, 2 to 4 pm, at Crispers Brandon on Causeway Boulevard next to Costco and LA Fitness! Please mark your calendars and join us if you're Secular Humanist, a Freethinker, Atheist, Agnostic, Buddhist, Pastafarian, Universalist, Skeptic, not into religion, or just a scientific thinker and sci-fi geek. 🗓️🖊️And invite your Secular Humanist, Freethinker, Atheist, Agnostic, Buddhist, Pastafarian, Universalist, Skeptic and scientific friends and family too, please. _______________ CFI Tampa Bay Sunday Skeptics welcomes atheists, secular humanists, and…

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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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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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Center for Inquiry Condemns Trump’s Transgender Military Ban as Turning Back Progress

“Trump is singling out transgender Americans, a long-maligned group that is just now making significant gains toward equal treatment, to reward his supporters in the religious right”

Cancellation of Richard Dawkins Berkeley Event Baseless and Unconscionable [UPDATED]

“The idea that I have engaged in abusive speech against Islam is preposterous, which even the most rudimentary fact-checking by KPFA would have made clear,” said Prof. Dawkins.

Bill Nelson goes after Gov. Scott on climate change

WASHINGTON – Sen. Bill Nelson on Monday criticized his likely 2018 rival Rick Scott during a Senate floor speech on climate change.