Vancouver Skeptics

Welcome to the site for information about Vancouver Skeptics in the Pub and other science- and skepticism-related events and groups around Vancouver, BC, Canada. Vancouver Skeptics is a casual social group for local science enthusiasts who value reason, critical thinking, and skepticism. See our “What is Skepticism?” page to get an idea of what the group is all about.

To be notified about each new Vancouver Skeptics in the Pub night, please join our Facebook group and/or our Google+ community. Alternatively, you can subscribe to our RSS feed in your favourite RSS reader to see a new post about each upcoming event.

To see all the skepticism-related events around Vancouver, visit the Event Calendar page or subscribe to our calendar feed URL or ICS link in Google Calendar or your favourite calendar program. Email events@vancouverskeptics.org to submit items for the calendar.

For any other questions or comments email info@vancouverskeptics.org.

Upcoming events:

Tue. Jun. 27
  • June Café Sci: The Science of Food Allergies
    Tue. Jun. 27, 7:30pm at Fairview Pub

    https://www.facebook.com/events/1882347142035836/

    Did you know that some parents go to the emergency room parking lot to give peanut to their infant for the first time?

    This panel discussion will shed some light on hot topics in food allergy, especially the latest updates on preventing peanut allergy in infants and treating food allergy using oral or patch immunotherapy.

    We will also discuss interesting topics such as the role of oral food challenges as a diagnostic tool for food allergy, and anxiety in food allergy

    This panel discussion is for anyone who is interested in food allergy, especially those without any prior knowledge of food allergy or those who are newly diagnosed with food allergy.

    Panelists:

    Dr. EdmondChan,Pediatric Allergist Dr. LianneSoller, Post-doctoral Fellow Ingrid Baerg, Research Nurse Elaine Hsu, M.Sc.Student


Wed. Jun. 28
Thu. Jun. 29
Fri. Jun. 30
Sat. Jul. 1
Sun. Jul. 2
Tue. Jul. 4
Wed. Jul. 5
  • Skeptics' Trivia Night at Storm Crow Alehouse
    Wed. Jul. 5, 7:00pm at Storm Crow Alehouse, 1619 W. Broadway, Vancouver, BC

    Join us on the first Wednesday of the month for Skeptics' Trivia Night at Storm Crow Alehouse. The nerd trivia contest starts at 7pm and is put on by Storm Crow Alehouse and hosts Eric Fell and Mister Nickel. A few Vancouver Skeptics will arrive early to get a table and form a team, and then we'll combine our wits to compete against the other teams. All skill levels welcome.


Tue. Jul. 11
  • North Vancouver Skeptics in the Pub
    Tue. Jul. 11, 6:00pm at Rusty Gull Neighbourhood Pub, 175 E. 1st St., North Vancouver, BC

    Join us in North Vancouver on the second Tuesday of each month at 6pm for another evening of skeptical fun, food, drinks, and conversation at The Rusty Gull. Come out and discuss skepticism-related activities with your fellow science enthusiasts, rationalists, and critical thinkers, and maybe meet some new friends.


Sat. Jul. 15
  • Skeptics' Brunch at Storm Crow Alehouse
    Sat. Jul. 15, 11:00am at Storm Crow Alehouse, 1619 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC

    Come out on the third Saturday of the month to join your fellow skeptics and science enthusiasts for Saturday brunch around the back tables at the new Storm Crow Alehouse on Broadway about a block west of Granville. Check out the venue's extensive science fiction, fantasy, comic book, board game, nerd, geek, etc. decorations and memorabilia, not to mention their menu of thematically related food and drink options. Hope to see you there!


Tue. Jul. 18
  • Skeptics in the Pub Downtown
    Tue. Jul. 18, 7:00pm at The back room at Yagger's, 433 W Pender St, Vancouver, BC

    Join us on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00pm for another evening of skeptical fun, food, drinks, and conversation in the back room at Yagger's downtown. Come out and discuss skepticism-related activities in Vancouver with your fellow science enthusiasts, rationalists, and critical thinkers, and maybe meet some new friends.

    Frequent attendees: Please welcome any new attendees, and see if you share common interests in areas of science, skepticism, critical thinking, or life in general.

    New attendees: Please feel free to introduce yourselves if you wish, and join in any conversations that interest you.


Thu. Jul. 20
  • Surrey/Langley Skeptics in the Pub
    Thu. Jul. 20, 7:00pm at Browns Socialhouse, 9666 King George Hwy, Surrey, BC V3T 2V5, Canada

    Join us for drinks and food in a friendly atmosphere with Surrey/Langley area science enthusiasts who value critical thinking and skepticism. It's a great place to meet local skeptics, make new friends, and get involved and informed about new events and activities. We meet on the third Thursday of the month at Browns Socialhouse, Surrey Centre.


Sat. Jul. 22