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Upcoming Events – 2017

December 14, 2017 Topeka Sunflower Journeys 2017 - Funky Locations & Events
Special Projects
December 19, 2017 Wamego A Lost Lady by Willa Cather
TALK
December 21, 2017 Topeka Sunflower Journeys 2017 - Historic Tourism
Special Projects
December 25, 2017
–January 14, 2018
Leawood The Most Important Kansas Basketball Player You May Not Have Heard Of - Archiver Podcast
Humanities Grant
– 2018
January 1, 2018
–January 31, 2018
Overland Park Civil Rights Photo Exhibit by Ken Thompson
Humanities Grant
January 6, 2018 Paola Women Soldiers of the Civil War
Speakers Bureau
January 6, 2018 Junction City Kansas Weather in Life, Literature, and Photography
Speakers Bureau
January 6, 2018
–February 18, 2018
Junction City Water/Ways Smithsonian Exhibition
MoMS
January 13, 2018 Overland Park Whose Streets? (2017) - Film Screening
Humanities Grant
January 15, 2018
–February 4, 2018
Leawood When Did Kansas Change - Archiver Podcast
Humanities Grant
January 16, 2018 Wamego A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen
TALK
January 18, 2018 Eudora Immigration in Kansas Today
Speakers Bureau
January 20, 2018 Junction City Water in Kansas: Past & Present
Speakers Bureau
January 23, 2018 Overland Park Lena's Voice: Black Women Representation during MLK
Humanities Grant
January 28, 2018 Marysville Koester House Museum Library: Telling the Stories - Open House
Heritage Grant
February 1, 2018
–February 28, 2018
Shawnee Mission Segregated KC - Mobile Device Tour App
Humanities Grant
February 5, 2018 Highland Children of the Promised Land
Speakers Bureau
February 12, 2018 Junction City A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen
TALK
February 17, 2018 Marysville Koester House Museum Library: Telling the Stories - Open House
Heritage Grant
February 18, 2018 Topeka The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger
TALK
February 19, 2018 Highland The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown
Speakers Bureau
February 20, 2018 Wamego A Yellow Raft in Blue Water by Michael Dorris
TALK
February 21, 2018 Topeka Epitaph for a Peach by David Mas Masumoto
TALK
February 22, 2018 Manhattan None to Accompany Me by Nadine Gordimer
TALK
February 23, 2018 Kansas City Black Enuf (2017) - Film Discussion
Humanities Grant
March 2, 2018 Lenexa Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor
TALK
March 3, 2018 Basehor Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
Speakers Bureau
March 3, 2018 Osawatomie Women Writers on the Santa Fe Trail
Speakers Bureau
March 11, 2018 Topeka Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
Speakers Bureau
March 12, 2018 Junction City The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
TALK
March 18, 2018 Topeka Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead
TALK
March 21, 2018 Topeka Miriam's Kitchen by Elizabeth Ehrlich
TALK
March 22, 2018 Bonner Springs Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
Speakers Bureau
March 29, 2018 Manhattan The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
TALK
April 1, 2018
–April 30, 2018
Lawrence Home Front in the Heartland, Revisited - Display
Heritage Grant
April 6, 2018 Lenexa The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis
TALK
April 7, 2018 Manhattan Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
Speakers Bureau
April 9, 2018 Junction City A Lost Lady by Willa Cather
TALK
April 12, 2018 Topeka Tender at the Bone by Ruth Reichl
TALK
April 14, 2018 Topeka William Allen White Sesquicentennial Film - KTWU Airing
Humanities Grant
April 18, 2018 Prairie Village Women Soldiers of the Civil War
Speakers Bureau
April 18, 2018 Topeka Empire Falls by Richard Russo
TALK
April 19, 2018 Kansas City East is East and West is West: The History of Segregation in KC - Panel Discussion
Humanities Grant
April 20, 2018
–April 21, 2018
Kansas City Strength in Numbers: Continuing the Interpretation of Quindaro - Symposium
Humanities Grant
April 26, 2018 Manhattan So Long a Letter by Mariama Ba
TALK
April 26, 2018 Lawrence William Allen White Sesquicentennial Film - Discussion
Humanities Grant
May 3, 2018 Topeka Legislative Legacy - Public Event
Heritage Grant
May 4, 2018 Lenexa Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
TALK
November 3, 2018 Lawrence Garden City Works - Film Discussion
Humanities Grant
December 1, 2018 Topeka Garden City Works - Film Discussion
Humanities Grant

Ongoing Events – 2017

June 10, 2017
–June 10, 2018
Overland Park Becoming Johnson County - Exhibition
Humanities Grant
November 29, 2017
–December 24, 2017
Leawood Lawrin: Down the Stretch He Comes - Archiver Podcast
Humanities Grant