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Darwin Day in Berkeley


Please come to Darwin Day, the annual celebration of science and the birthday of Charles Darwin, originator of the theory of evolution.

Speakers:

Randy Schekman, 2013 Nobel Prize winner in Physiology/Medicine for his discovery of new transport systems in cells,  UC Berkeley professor, speaking on “The Evolution of the Cell, and Making Science Available to Everyone”

David Seaborg, evolutionary biologist, environmental leader, and founder and President of the World Rainforest Fund, which is dedicated to saving rainforests worldwide. David will be dressed as and impersonate Charles Darwin, as he lectures on his radical new theory: “The Tendency of Life to Co-operate and Build Symbiotic Alliances to Create Higher Biodiversity”

Saturday, February 8, 12:30 to 5:00 PM, at the Art House Gallery and Cultural Center, 2905 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, 2 blocks from the Ashby BART station, 1 block from Ashby Avenue.

Only $20.00 if paid in advance via Eventbrite—see below.

$26.00 at the door.

Private reception with speakers after the event, from 5:00 to 5:45 PM; $99.00 in advance; $119.00 at the door.

Please purchase advance, reduced price tickets at this link, from Eventbrite:

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/darwin-day-tickets-10321974303

If you have any questions, please phone David Seaborg, at (925)-938-9206.

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  • Joe H.

    Interesting, but not very relevant to atheism

    February 8, 2014

  • Jenny

    Anyone going in from Frisco? Can this cat hitch a ride? Don't want to get my fur wet :o)

    1 · February 7, 2014

    • Jenny

      Yes, I know, but its going to pour tomorrow like today.

      February 7, 2014

    • Jenny

      <DING> <DING> <DING> Last plead! I'm running home to hibernate soon. Any frisky Friscans driving? No cat carrier needed :o)

      February 7, 2014

  • Jenny

    Are we to purchase tickets for the private reception too? Those are $$$!

    February 3, 2014

    • Susan F.

      You are not required to buy those, just the regular admission tix.

      February 7, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Late in affirming but I'll be there.

    February 6, 2014

  • Joe H.

    How about parking?

    February 3, 2014

  • JULIE

    And Greek restaurant, as well.

    February 3, 2014

  • JULIE

    There's a burrito shop next door, and the Bowl is across the street.

    February 3, 2014

  • Joe H.

    Is any lunch available?

    February 3, 2014

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