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Darwin Days 2017: Exploring Human Evolution

What does it mean to be human? How did humans evolve in the past and how are we evolving now? When and where did major points in our evolution happen, and why is it important? Learn the answers to all of these questions and more with the Paleontological Research Institution and Tompkins County Public Library through “Darwin Days 2017: Exploring Human Evolution,” hosted as part of “Ithaca Explores Human Origins.” Featuring family-friendly activities, film screenings, guest speakers and more, join us for our annual celebration of the life and ideas of Charles Darwin. Taking place February 12th-18th, visit for a full schedule of events.

Supported by: Tompkins County Tourism Program, New York Council for the Humanities, Cornell University, Derek and Leora Kaufman Charitable Fund, Ithaca's Discovery Trail  

Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 12:00am to 11:59pm

Paleontological Research Institution Locations vary; visit for specific event locations

Event Type

Educational/Workshops/Lectures, Entertainment

Age Range

All Ages


$, Free



Most events are free


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