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Upcoming Events – 2017

May 3, 2017 Kansas City Mules and Men by Zora Neale Hurston
TALK
May 3, 2017 Lawrence The Murder of Emmett Till
Speakers Bureau
May 4, 2017 Atchison The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon
TALK
May 5, 2017 Lenexa Walking Across Egypt by Clyde Edgerton
TALK
May 5, 2017 Winchester At Home on the Range
Speakers Bureau
May 11, 2017 Shawnee Women Writers on the Santa Fe Trail
Speakers Bureau
May 16, 2017 Wamego The Cloud Atlas by Liam Callanan
TALK
May 17, 2017 Topeka Langston's Lawrence - Film Discussion
Humanities Grant
May 23, 2017 Tonganoxie Soda Fountains of Kansas
Speakers Bureau
May 30, 2017 Overland Park Bootlegger's Daughter by Margaret Maron
TALK
June 7, 2017 Kansas City All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren
TALK
June 9, 2017 Leavenworth The Egg and I by Betty MacDonald
TALK
June 10, 2017 Overland Park Becoming Johnson County - Exhibition Opening
Humanities Grant
June 10, 2017
–June 10, 2018
Overland Park Becoming Johnson County - Exhibition
Humanities Grant
June 12, 2017 Abilene Sod and Stubble by John Ise
TALK
June 16, 2017 Ottawa Ottawa Water Treatment and Water Reclamation Plant Tours
Mini Grant
June 16, 2017 Frankfort The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown
Speakers Bureau
June 20, 2017 Wamego When the Elephants Dance by Tess Uriza Holthe
TALK
June 24, 2017 Kansas City Exhibit Opening: Dam, That Took A Long Time (Water/Ways in Kansas City)
Mini Grant
June 24, 2017
–August 6, 2017
Ottawa Crossings: Getting Over, Around, and Through Water in Franklin County
Mini Grant
June 24, 2017
–August 6, 2017
Kansas City Water/Ways in Kansas City - Exhibition
Mini Grant
July 1, 2017 Kansas City Park Clean Up Day (Water/Ways in Kansas City)
July 5, 2017 Wathena Women Soldiers of the Civil War
Speakers Bureau
July 8, 2017 Kansas City Water Cycle Game and Activities (Water/Ways in Kansas City)
Mini Grant
July 8, 2017
–September 17, 2017
Lawrence Exhibiting African American Story Quilts at the Spencer Museum of Art
Humanities Grant
July 11, 2017 Leavenworth In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash by Jean Shepherd
TALK
July 15, 2017 Kansas City Activity: Make Your Own Rain Barrel (Water/Ways in Kansas City)
Mini Grant
July 18, 2017 Wamego The Gardens of Kyoto by Kate Walbert
TALK
August 14, 2017 Perry Kansas Legends and Folktales
Speakers Bureau
August 14, 2017 Abilene The Last Cattle Drive by Robert Day
TALK
September 1, 2017 Lenexa Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen
TALK
October 4, 2017 Shawnee At Home on the Range
Speakers Bureau
October 5, 2017 Topeka Sunflower Journeys 2017
Special Projects
November 3, 2017 Lenexa The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
TALK
December 1, 2017 Lenexa Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver
TALK
December 9, 2017 Topeka Oral History of Topeka's Germans from Russia
Heritage Grant

Ongoing Events – 2016

September 6, 2016
–May 1, 2017
Lansing Faces of the Kansas State Penitentiary - Exhibiton
Heritage Grant