Austin Secular Families

Event times and locations vary.

Austin Secular Families holds weekly events specifically dedicated to providing socializing for secular families with children. A regular meet-up is held on the third Sunday of every month at 10:00am.

We have a separate meetup page exclusively for our events.

Organizer: Bobbie Jennings

 Chips & Chat

First Monday of each month at 7pm.

Chips and Chat meets at various Tex-Mex restaurants around town. The venue changes monthly, varying between a north, central and south location. Join us for informal secular socializing and fried unleavened corn bread.

If you would like to suggest a restaurant for a future Chips and Chat, contact the organizer: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Organizer: Steve Bratteng

 Discussion Group

Second Wednesday of each month at 7pm.

Location: Old Quarry Library, 7051 Village Center. Special meeting room in the back of the library to the left.

Topics vary each month exploring current events and the tough questions of the day with a dedication to Free Inquiry.

Some of us go to El Arroyo Mexican restaurant, 7032 Wood Hollow Drive, at the east end of the complex, after the discussion for more discussion, libations and/or food.

Organizer: Clifton Stuckey

 Drinking Rationally

Second Monday of each month at 6pm.

Location: Sherlock’s Baker Street Pub, 9012 Research Blvd. We typically have a separate reserved room. Turn from the main entry and go through the double doors.

Join us for a secular happy hour of informal discussion and socializing.

Burger special $3.99, house wine $2

Organizer: Jim Dee

 Food for Thought

Third Monday of each month at 7pm.

Location: Trinity United Methodist Church, 4001 Speedway, enter side door on 40th St., then 1st door on right.

Our monthly lecture and presentation series with Q&A, exploring the latest scientific research from professors at the University of Texas along with civic and political leaders from around the region. y

Some of us go to Hyde Park Bar &Grill, 4206 Duval St., after the lecture for food, libations, and further discussion.

Organizer: Steve Bratteng

 Non-Fiction Book Group

Fourth Tuesday of each month at 7pm

Location: ACA Library, 1507 W. Koenig La, (south side of street), limited parking in back.

Join us for an interesting discussion about non-fiction titles of varying intellectual rigor. Sometimes pulled from the New York Times best sellers; sometimes looking back through books we have missed over the years.

Organizer: Jim Dee

 Secular Suzies

 Meets once a month to give secular women time to socialize and discuss matters that are important to them without having to censor themselves regarding their lack of belief in the supernatural and/or lack of religion. We take our name from Susan B. Anthony. This group is open to women including transgender women who are secular, secular humanist, atheist, agnostic, freethinking, skeptical, non-theist, and/or non-religious. Events are usually meeting for dinner. Sometimes special events are held.

Organizer: Rachel Harger

 Supper Club

Final Monday of each month at 7pm

CFI Supper Club meets at various restaurants around town.

If you would like to suggest a restaurant for a future Supper Club events, contact the organizer.

Organizer: Patrick Draper

CFI-Austin Videos

  • Dr. Edward Marcotte, “Bleeding Yeast and Deaf Plants”

Upcoming Events

Sat 24 Jun 5:00pm
Location: Cafe Express

Tue 27 Jun 7:00pm
Location: ACA Library

About Us

Center for Inquiry-Austin is a secular community dedicated to fostering science, reason, freedom of inquiry, and humanist values in our communities and society.

Check out our events and join us as we celebrate community based on secular values.

CFI-Austin | PO Box 300036 | Austin, TX 78703

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