InfoZone Events

Educators Workshop on Teaching Human Evolution registration here.

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FEBRUARY

What Makes Us Human? Film Series: Decoding Neanderthals Wednesday, Feb. 3, 6:30pm, InfoZone Theater

Catch the PBS NOVA special on Decoding Neanderthals in preparation for the Smithsonian exhibit Exploring Human Origins.

  Southern Colorado Photography Society Photo Show Reception
Friday, Feb. 5, 5-8pm, Ryals Room, Rawlings Library, 4th floor

Join us for a reception to celebrate the work from the 2016 Southern Colorado Photo Society Photography Show. Refreshments served.
 

What Does It Mean To Be Human? A Buddhist Perspective from David Cockrell
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 6:30 pm, InfoZone Theater

Cockrell, the meditation instructor for the Wet Mountain Sangha, will discuss Human Origins from a Buddhist perspective and share insight on the religion.

 

African American Soldiers from Pueblo
Thursday, Feb. 11, 6:30pm, Infozone Theater

Ray Brown, a student of military history, will discuss his journey of discovery of the active role African Americans played in their own emancipation during the Civil War. He will also discuss African American veterans who lived and died in Pueblo and are buried in the Roselawn Cemetery and his work in properly identifying and honoring them.

 

Arkansas Valley Audubon Society (AVAS) Program - Environmental Pollution and Songbirds
Saturday, Feb. 20, 11am InfoZone Theater

Dr. Claire Varian Ramos will present an overview from her research on the effects on mercury pollution on songbirds. Songbirds, because of their migratory patterns, are especially vulnerable to environmental pollutants. Light refreshments served at 10:45am, free and open to the public.

 

Independent Film: To Kill A Man (Spanish with English Subtitles)
Saturday, Feb. 20, 6:30pm, InfoZone Theater

An attack on his daughter leads a mild-mannered family man (Daniel Candia) to take revenge on the vicious street thugs who have tormented him and his family for a long time.

 

DNA Interest Group presents Deena Coutant
Thursday, February 24, 6:30 p.m. Ryals Room, 4th Floor

Deena Coutant, Genetic Genealogist will give a genetic genealogy overview on 3 main types of testing, cost, genetic genealogy standards, legal and ethical issues, and the difference between genetic trail vs paper trail family trees.

 

Night of Guitars II
Thursday, Feb. 25, 6:30pm, InfoZone Theater
Creating music is one aspect of what makes us human. Join us for the second Night of Guitars featuring Roberto Martinez playing classical and Espiritu de Flamenco guitar followed by a Rock Review featuring mostly Pink Floyd music by Jacob Hernandez and Thad Stelter.

APRIL Educators Workshop on Teaching Human Evolution
Friday, April 8, 2016 1 - 4 pm

An educator's workshop on teaching human evolution led by Dr. Briana Pobiner and Dr. Connie Bertka. Please register here.

More info here

Human Origins Smithsonian Events here