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Dragonflies and Damselflies
Jim Johnson

HGP member Jim Johnson returns to tell us more about his hobby (and his passion). Following a general discussion about dragonflies and damselflies, Jim will give a summary of a trip he took to Ecuador this Spring and will also bring some specimens for our viewing.

Reform at Victory
Michele Ulriksen

In this non-fiction memoir, author Michele Ulriksen describes her experience in a locked-down, unlicensed fundamentalist Baptist reform school when she was a teenager. Her purpose in writing the book is to raise public awareness about such facilities that still thrive today. In her presentation, she will talk about her book and her year-long experience at the “school,” and she will share some alarming facts associated with these types of facilities, including false accreditation, documented deaths, and illegal rules. She will also discuss how they are able to operate without licensing and regulation and how they get some of their funding. To learn more about the book and/or these facilities, please visit

Creationism & Intelligent Design: What are they and why do we care?
Dr. Duane Ray

As a scientist, HGP member Duane Ray has worked to understand how Creationists can believe what they believe and also why we cannot easily resolve the questions surrounding Intelligent Design. His quest for understanding has led him to attend many of their talks, read their books and literature, and even watch their movies! He will define the terms, discuss their beliefs, and then share what he has discovered, including his concerns for the future. Don’t be left behind!

The Big Bang Origin of Our Universe, Our Solar System, and US!
Dr. Duane Ray

Presented by HGP's own Duane Ray, PhD. We are fortunate to live in a time when the most advanced revelations of science are made available to us in a form understandable by the interested layperson. The generally accepted scientific ideas of the creation of the universe, the development of our solar system, and the occurrence of life will be presented. Our existence is then placed on the timeline of the universe. It’s awesome; it’s humbling.