Great Plains Chapter - Americans United For Separation of Church and State

Darwin Day Mixers

Darwin Day 2018

Darwin Day 2018 will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2018, at the Olive Tree Banquet Hall on 29th Street near Rock Road. More details to come...

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Darwin Day 2017

Darwin Day is coming up February 10, 2017! Celebrate Charles Darwin's birthday with us! Come hear WSU psychology professor, Dr. C. Brendan Clark, speak about "the Biological Versus Cultural Evolution of Human Cooperation." Enjoy a delicious dinner and mingle with a thoughtful crowd. $25 admission at the door.

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Darwin Day 2016

Darwin Day 2016 is coming up fast, this February 12, 2016! Celebrate Charles Darwin's birthday with us! Come hear K-State geology professor, Dr. Keith Miller, speak about "Perspectives on an Evolving Creation." Enjoy a delicious dinner and mingle with a thoughtful crowd. $25 admission at the door.

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Darwin Day 2014

The Great Plains Chapter of AU hosted guest speaker, KU professor, historian, and author of "The Scopes Trial: A Brief History with Documents," Jeffrey Moran. Moran discussed the cultural milieu surrounding the 1925 Scopes Monkey Trial.

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Thanks for Making Darwine Day 2013 a Success!

Approximately 100 people attended our third annual Darwine Day, and heard Dr. Teresa MacDonald, Director of Education, KU Natural History Museum (part of the Biodiversity Institute) at the University of Kansas. Her presentation focused on the ways she has tried to make the Theory of Evolution more accessible the varied audiences that visit the KU Natural History Museum.

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Record Turnout for 2012 Darwine Event

A record turnout with no space to spare was the result of the Great Plains chapter's Darwin Day Celebration on February 11th, at the Candle Club. Dr. Alan Maccarone from Friends University presented about Darwin as a husband and scientist, and reminded us all how one man's quiet study and examination of the natural world propelled science into a new age of discovery.

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1st Annual Darwine Mixer (2011)

Our featured speaker for our first annual Darwine Day, Wichita State University Evolutionary Biologist Dr. Maryliz Jameson, gave an excellent presentation on Charles Darwin's many contributions to science and humanity.

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