WHAT: A Spooky History of Halloween
Get the high-brow low-down on Halloween before the trick-or-treating begins. With videos of actual witches flying, Guy Fawkes Day celebrations, and much more, UCSF psychologist Patrick O’Reilly will explore Halloween’s Celtic origins and its modern international manifestations.
WHO: Dr. Patrick O'Reilly, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, U.C. San Francisco.
WHEN: 7:30PM Thursday October 13
WHERE: La Peña, 3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley [Map]
HOW: Presented free by the Bay Area Skeptics.
WHY: Because science is fascinating!
Skeptical Movie Night: San José
WHEN: 7PM Friday 14 October (2nd Friday each month)
WHERE: Humanist House, 1180 Coleman Avenue, San José. [Map]
If ye value critical thinking, and if ye scorn the flim-flam man, join us, your friends. We are a group who informally discuss the latest in science or pseudoscience over good eats & ale. Sponsored by Bay Area Skeptics.
WHEN: 7PM Wednesday 26 October (4th Wednesday each month)
WHERE: Fiddlers Green, 333 El Camino Real, Millbrae. A 10 minute stroll from the Millbrae BART & Caltrain station. [Map]