New Meetup: Topics of the Paranormal - Jeff Wagg, James Randi Educational Foundation

From: Naomi
Sent on: Tuesday, September 1, 2009 11:48 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for Greater Houston Skeptic Society!

What: Topics of the Paranormal - Jeff Wagg, James Randi Educational Foundation

When: September 22,[masked]:00 PM

Where:
Central Library
500 McKinney 4th Floor
Houston, TX 77002

Fun! Jeff Wagg, Communications and Outreach Manager of the James Randi Educational Foundation, will be speaking on why it is important to educate the public about paranormal claims, what work is being done to investigate and publicize these claims, and a discussion of the James Randi $1 Million Dollar Challenge. Jeff is a great speaker, and will have a slide presentation for us as well. This will be an informal talk, with time for questions and discussion.

The scheduled talk will start at 7:00 p.m., but the room will be available from 6:00 p.m. You are allowed to bring outside food and (non-alcoholic) drinks. Additionally, there is a coffee shop within the Library, Inversion Coffee that sells coffee and other drinks, sandwiches, pastries, and salads. We must vacate the room by 9 p.m, but the coffee shop is open until 10 for those wishing to linger.

Please note disclaimer by the Library: "This program is not sponsored or endorsed by the Houston Public Library. If you have a special physical or communications need that may impact your participation in this activity, please contact Naomi via email at this meetup site at least 72 hours prior to the event to discuss accommodations. We cannot ensure the availability of appropriate accommodations without prior notification of need. The Houston Public Library is a smoke-free environment." The Library is ADA compliant.

There is a parking garage at the library, with an hourly rate of $2.

If you RSVP 'Maybe' please update your response by Monday, 9-21-09. Occasionally we have waiting lists for the meetings.

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/HoustonSkeptics/calendar/11258354/

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