Reno Skeptics
Promoting Science, Reason & Skepticism
Reno Skeptical Society, Inc. – Reno, Nevada, USA

Events

Event Calendar
(also visit our Facebook Page/Group or Meetup.com Group for details)

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Visit the Reno Skeptics Meetup Page for upcoming events.

http://www.meetup.com/Reno-Skeptics/






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4th Annual Reno Darwin Day Celebration of Science and Humanism

Sunday February 9, 2014
Doors open at 12:00 noon
Program begins: 12:30 pm


Downtown Reno Library Auditorium
301 S. Center Street
Reno, Nevada


                         February 2013



3rd Annual Reno Darwin Day Celebration!
Saturday February 9, 2013
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Northwest Reno Library
2325 Robb Drive
Reno, Nevada 89523
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Darwin Day After-Party
Saturday February 9, 2013
5:00pm - ....
Bully's Sports Bar & Grill
1640 Robb Drive
Reno, Nevada 89523
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Michio Kaku at UNR
Discover Science Lecture Series Speaker:
Thursday, February 7, 2013
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Admission is Free
Doors open by 6:30 p.m.
Davidson Math and Science Center
1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89557-0424

Dr. Michio Kaku is a theoretical physicist, best-selling author, and popularizer of science. He's the co-founder of string field theory (a branch of string theory), and continues Einstein's search to unite the four fundamental forces of nature into one unified theory. He has written several books about physics and related topics; he has made frequent appearances on radio, television, and film.

http://www.unr.edu/nevada-today/events/2013-02-07-discover-science-michio-kaku



                           September 2012

                         Science Cafe'

"What is Graphine and what is it for?"
Dr. Thomas Herring
When: Saturday September 29, 2012, 2:00pm
Where: Swill Coffee & Wine
            3366 Lakeside Court
            Reno, Nevada 89509



                UNR Science Exposition

When: Thursday September 6, 2012 at 4:00pm
Where: Lawlor Events Center (outside)
            UNR Campus
            1500 N. Virginia Street
            Reno, NV


               Bill Nye "The Science Guy"

When: Thursday September 6, 2012 at 7:00pm
Where: Lawlor Events Center
            UNR Campus
            1500 N. Virginia Street
            Reno, NV

                                July2012

                    Skeptics in the Pub

With special guests Ben Radford, Mark Edward and Susan Gerbic

When:  Friday July 6, 2012 at 6:30 PM
Where: Silver Peak Grill and Taproom
             135 N Sierra St
             Reno, NV 89501

Come mingle with the Skeptics!


Reno Skeptics at the Mensa Annual Gathering

A huge "Thank You" to American Mensa for inviting us to participate in the AG. We had a great time and met some wonderful folks. Hope we'll be invited back!

Also, thanks go to Ben Radford, Susan Gerbic and Mark Edward for working with us and doing such a great job during the presentation and other events. It wouldn't have been possible without you!


Reno Skeptical Society conducted a presentation on Modern Skepticism and Skeptical Activism at the American Mensa Annual Gathering on Friday July 6, 2012. Our Panel
of Skeptics included Benjamin Radford, Mark Edward, Susan Gerbic and Brad Lutts.

The AG was held
July 4th through July 8th at the Silver Legacy Resort and Casino

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The Real X-Files: Scientific Paranormal Investigations Workshop with Ben Radford

You must pre-register by submitting the $30.00 registration / materials fee using the above PayPal button.


When: Saturday July
7, 2012 at 10:00 am
Where: McQueen Community Room
            7105 Mae Anne Avenue, Reno, Nevada


For additional information, please visit our group page on Meetup.com  http://www.meetup.com/Reno-Skeptics/events/59927112/
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                                 May 2012

           Annular Solar Eclipse Viewing


Eclipse Event (free):

When: Sunday, May 20, 2012, from 5-7 p.m. (maximum eclipse, 6:28-6:33 p.m.)

Where: MacLean Observatory on the Redfield Campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, 18600 Wedge Parkway in southwest Reno.

Great Sun Celebration Dinner and Lecture (fee):

Preregister and pay for the dinner / lecture by calling KNPB at 775-682-7796

When: Sunday, May 20, 2012, viewing of the eclipse 5-7 p.m., dinner and lecture 7-8:30 p.m.

Where: MacLean Observatory on the Redfield Campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, 18600 Wedge Parkway in southwest Reno

Dean Regas, co-host of PBS Star Gazers and Astronomer for the Cincinnati Observatory Center; NASA's 2012 telescope flight project team Dan Ruby and Matt Oates. Special celebrity appearance by PBS' Sid the Science Kid.


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                              March 2012

               Western Nevada Regional
              Science & Engineering Fair

Once again, Reno Skeptics provided award sponsorship to the Western Nevada Regional Science & Engineering Fair that was held on March 29 - 31, 2012 at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Over 1,100 Projects and Inventions were exhibited by students representing more than 100 schools in 12 Nevada Counties. Over 20,000 students participated in local science fairs to earn this opportunity. The Western Nevada Regional Science and Engineering Fair is the largest in the State.

Congratulations to all of the participants!

March 29 - 31, 2012
Lawlor Events Center
University of Nevada, Reno
(Award Sponsorship provided by Reno Skeptics)
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                            January 2012

Cosmic Cafe' (Themed Science Cafe')
Accelerating Universe
Dr. Thomas Herring, PhD
3:00 PM  Saturday January 28, 2012
Swill Coffee & Wine
3366 Lakeside Court
Reno, Nevada 89509




                             January 2013  

Skeptics in the Pub
Saturday January 26, 2013
Time: TBA
Location: TBA     
                 

                             November 2012

                      
Carl Sagan Day Celebration
Saturday November 10, 2012
6:00 PM
Bistro 7
7111 South Virginia Street 
Reno, NV 89511

                  Science Cafe'

"Powered by the Cloud - the Beginning of a New Era"
Dr. Pavel Solin
When: Saturday November 3, 2012, 2:00pm
Where: Swill Coffee & Wine
            3366 Lakeside Court
            Reno, Nevada 89509





                             August 2012

Observatory Visit & Lecture - "The Story & Images of the Hubble Space Telescope"

When:  Saturday August 18, 2012 at 6:30pm
Where: Jack C. Davis Observatory
             2699 Van Patten Drive
             Carson City, NV


                               June 2012



Skeptics in the Pub/Drinking Skeptically

When:  Saturday June 16, 2012 at 6:30 pm
Where: Sierra Gold Tavern (back room)
            680 South Meadows Parkway
            Reno, Nevada
Discuss: MENSA AG Presentation; Investigations Workshop; Science Cafe' Project; TAM2012; Blog.
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                                 April 2012

                                      Science Cafe'
             
"Nuclear Physics: Fission & Fusion,
                    Explosions and Electricity
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Dr. Thomas Herring, PhD
3:00 PM  Sunday April 15, 2012
Swill Coffee & Wine
3366 Lakeside Court
Reno, Nevada 89509

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                              February 2012

Planetarium Visit & Dome Show
5:45 PM Saturday, February 25, 2012
Fleischmann Planetarium, University of  Nevada

Bad Astronomy: Myths & Misconceptions©

A full-dome digital star show by Evans & Sutherland Digital Theater®

Based on the popular book and website Bad Astronomy by author Phil Plait, this wacky-but-wise planetarium show entertains audiences of all ages with an inside look at out-of-this-world myths and misconceptions, including astrology, the moon hoax, UFOs and others. Discover for yourself that “the truth is out there!”

Make it a DOUBLE FEATURE and save 50 percent off admission to the show following your full-price admission!

Following Bad Astronomy:

Coral Reef Adventure©

SkyDome 8/70™ large-format feature film is a production of MacGillivray Freeman Films®

Show Time: 7:00 pm

$7 adults, $5 children ages 3-12 and seniors 60 and over, FREE for Planetarium members

Follow the real-life expedition of ocean explorers and underwater filmmakers Howard and Michele Hall as they guide us to the islands and waters of the South Pacific, in this stunning documentary that will make you feel like you’re diving right alongside them! Narrated by actor Liam Neeson and featuring the songs of Crosby, Stills and Nash, the film offers dazzling seascapes of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the ocean corals of Fiji and the shark-filled canyons off Rangiroa. You will swim away with a new understanding of these fragile environments and the health of the global oceans.

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2nd Annual Reno Darwin Day Celebration
3:00 PM Saturday, February 11, 2012
South Valleys Library
15650 Wedge Parkway
Reno, Nevada 89511
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