Darwin Day stuff

I haven’t found very much about Darwin Day in Florida yet, but here is what I know about. If you have an event I missed, mention it in the comments.

Tampa Bay United Coalition of Reason presents: Darwin’s Gift, Science brings New Hope For Humanity
Saturday, February 9th 2013, at 10 AM
Event cost: $15. (includes Lunch)
At Clearwater Unitarian Universalist Octagon, 2470 Nursery Road, Clearwater, FL 33764
Hear Sean Faircloth of the Dawkins Institute; Jim Strayer, noted Biologist; and Ryan Craygun Ph.D., Anthropologist – UT.
Phone (727) 733-7855 for tickets
Pre-registration required. Recommended for adults; suitable for children 10 up

Darwin Day seminar
(also see this link)
Thursday, Feb 14 3:30p to 4:30p, USF Marshall Student Center Room 2100A Tampa, FL
As part of USF’s annual Darwin Day celebration of Charles Darwin’s birthday, the Department of Integrative Biology and Biology Graduate Student Organization are hosting Dr. Lee Dugatkin from the University of Louisville. His talk is titled, “Darwin, genes and culture: mate choice in guppies and humans.”

Humanists of Sarasota Bay
Feb 16, 2013, Café Baci, 4001 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL. Sign in will begin at 11:30 AM followed by a three course lunch with an entre of your choice. The cost per person for the entire event will be $21.25 which includes meal, tax and gratuity. We will be accepting payment at the door with reservations. Seating is open.
This year we will be welcoming John Stinespring, Ph.D, Associate Professor Emeritus, who will speak to us on the topic of “The Socio-Political Implications of Recent Human Evolution.”
Reservations are necessary so please contact Sandie Zellick (sandie34293@comcast.net ) or Judy Helgager (JLHelgager@comcast.net) to reserve. At that time you will be asked to submit your lunch choice…vegetarian, chicken or fish (flounder).
The deadline for submitting reservations is Feb. 12, 2013.

About Brandon Haught

Communications Director for Florida Citizens for Science.
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