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Upcoming Events – 2017

August 21, 2017 Newton I Hear the Reaper's Song by Sara Stambaugh
TALK
August 31, 2017 Wichita Film & Discussion: The 13th (Candid Conversations Wichita)
Special Projects
September 4, 2017
–December 10, 2017
North Newton Voices of Conscience: Peace Witness in the Great War
Humanities Grant
September 10, 2017 North Newton Voices of Conscience: Peace Witness in the Great War
Humanities Grant
September 12, 2017 Lindsborg Head 'Em Up & Move 'Em Out
Speakers Bureau
September 16, 2017 Caldwell Head 'Em Up & Move 'Em Out
Speakers Bureau
September 19, 2017 Wichita Politics on Paper
Speakers Bureau
September 20, 2017 Newton Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya
TALK
September 20, 2017 Kinsley How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life by Mameve Medwed
TALK
September 21, 2017 Hutchinson Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
TALK
September 21, 2017 Moundridge Finding Common Ground
Speakers Bureau
September 23, 2017 McCracken Women Writers on the Santa Fe Trail
Speakers Bureau
September 26, 2017 Pratt Typical American by Gish Jen
TALK
September 30, 2017
–November 12, 2017
Greensburg Exhibition: Water/Ways in Greensburg
Mini Grant
October 2, 2017 Newton Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
Poet Laureate
October 5, 2017 Clearwater Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
Speakers Bureau
October 9, 2017 Haysville Mules and Men by Zora Neale Hurston
TALK
October 11, 2017 Wichita Cowboys and Clerics
Speakers Bureau
October 12, 2017 Nickerson Half Broke Horses by Jeanette Wall
TALK
October 14, 2017 Park City Foam on the Range
Speakers Bureau
October 17, 2017 Hutchinson Waiting by Ha Jin
TALK
October 18, 2017 North Newton Free Speech in Times of Crisis
Speakers Bureau
October 18, 2017 Kinsley Quite a Year for Plums by Bailey White
TALK
October 23, 2017 Newton Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin
TALK
October 23, 2017 Haysville The Day of the Locust by Nathanael West
TALK
October 24, 2017 Pratt Caramelo by Sandra Cisneros
TALK
October 24, 2017 Halstead Kansas Weather in Life, Literature, and Photography
Speakers Bureau
October 29, 2017 North Newton Voices of Conscience: Peace Witness in the Great War
Humanities Grant
November 2, 2017 Newton Immigration in Kansas Today
Speakers Bureau
November 6, 2017 Lyons Kansas Weather in Life, Literature, and Photography
Speakers Bureau
November 9, 2017 Nickerson Waterlily by Ella Cara Deloria
TALK
November 11, 2017 Park City Well Owners and Groundwater Citizenship
Speakers Bureau
November 14, 2017 Hutchinson An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro
TALK
November 15, 2017 Kinsley Walking Across Egypt by Clyde Edgerton
TALK
November 16, 2017 Clearwater Immigration in Kansas Today
Speakers Bureau
November 18, 2017
–December 31, 2017
Hesston Water/Ways Smithsonian Exhibition
MoMS
November 19, 2017 Newton The Harvey Girls
Speakers Bureau
November 20, 2017 Haysville The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan
TALK
November 28, 2017 Pratt Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat
TALK
– 2018
January 29, 2018
–March 31, 2018
Lyons Water/Ways in Rice County: Our Relationship With Water
Mini Grant
January 31, 2018 Lyons Exhibit Opening: Our Relationship With Water (Water/Ways in Rice County)
Mini Grant
February 9, 2018 Lyons Water and Wildlife at Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area (Water/Ways in Rice County)
Mini Grant
March 27, 2018 Lyons Presentation: Water District Development (Water/Ways in Rice County)
Mini Grant

Ongoing Events