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Wichita Audubon Society Program, Jim Griggs, Galapagos Islands - A World Away
Jim will share his adventures in one of the most amazing wildlife destinations on earth. In “Darwin’s Enchanted Islands,” birds and other wildlife are so easily approached one hardly needs binoculars.
Great Plains Nature Center
Wichita, KS

Tue 10/17/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Adventures in Learning
These sessions will be held every Thursday for six weeks and include a choice of classes, a luncheon and an entertainment program with activitites.
West Heights United Methodist Church
Wichita, KS

Thu 10/19/17 at 9am-3pm
Thu 10/26/17 at 9am-3pm
Thu 11/2/17 at 9am-3pm
Thu 11/9/17 at 9am-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Those Who Lead, Read October Event
Mark McCormick, executive director of The Kansas African American Museum, will discuss the book “Between the World and Me” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19. This book by Ta-Nehisi Coates gives an overview of the history of race in America and the current crisis...
Friends University
Wichita, KS

Thu 10/19/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Loudon Wainwright III in Conversation
Watermark Books & Cafe will host author and musician Loudon Wainwright III for his memoir Liner Notes: On Parents & Children, Exes & Excess, Death & Decay, & a Few of My Other Favorite Things on Friday, October 20 at 6:00 p.m. Wainwright will be in convers...
Wichita Art Museum
Wichita, KS

Fri 10/20/17 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Class/Workshop, Talks/Lectures, History/Science
Wichita Genealogical Society Monthly Workshop
The Wichita Genealogical Society (WGS) is an important link for gaining information, sharpening one's research methodologies, seeking and understanding sources, and applying acquired genealogical knowledge. Workshops covering various topics in genealogy an...
Wichita Public Library – Lionel D. Alford Branch
Wichita, KS

Sat 10/21/17 at 1pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Maggie Stiefvater Author Talk and Signing
Watermark Books & Cafe will host Maggie Stiefvater for an author talk and signing of All the Crooked Saints on Thursday, October 26 at 6:00 p.m. In order to get into the signing line, participants must purchase a copy of All the Crooked Saints. Maggie w...
Watermark Books & Cafe
Wichita, KS

Thu 10/26/17 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Big Read: Graphic Novel Reader's Theater
Enjoy a unique program as part of this year's Big Read Wichita program! Voice actors will read aloud from The Boat, a graphic novel based on the story by Nam Le and adapted by Matt Huynh, while images and sounds carry viewers into the narrative. It is the ...
Wichita Public Library – Central Library
Wichita, KS

Sat 10/28/17 at 2:30pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Kim Vogel Sawyer Book Signing & Discussion
Kansas Christian Fiction author Kim Vogel Sawyer will visit Faith & Life in Newton to sign copies of her newest book, "Bringing Maggie Home". Sawyer will sign books from 1-2pm followed by a book club discussion of the book from 2-3pm. Anyone is welcome t...
Faith & Life Bookstore
Newton, KS

Sat 10/28/17 at 1pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Andrea Cassell & Melanie Regier Koop Book Signing
Local author Andrea Cassell and local illustrator Melanie Regier Koop have teamed up for their second book together titled, "Kibby Gets a Little Sister'. The pair will be at Faith & Life in Newton to sign copies of the book on Saturday, November 18 from 1...
Faith & Life Bookstore
Newton, KS

Sat 11/18/17 at 1pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Confederate Bikers! New Book by Pat O'Connor
Reading and signing of THE SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS MECHANIZED CAVALRY--TWENTY YEARS ON THE ROAD
Haysville Library
Haysville, KS

Sat 11/18/17 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures, Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Clay Small Author Discussion
Author Clay Small will discuss how a writer taps into their own life experiences when crafting a novel. His fictional thriller, Heels Over Head takes the reader from Wichita to Buenos Aires. Clay is former Senior Vice President and Managing Attorney for ...
Wichita Public Library – Central Library
Wichita, KS

Mon 11/20/17 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Those Who Lead, Read December Event
Shelly Prichard, president and CEO of the Wichita Community Foundation, will discuss the book “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7. “Being Mortal” by Atul Gawande addresses the issues regarding end-of-life care. G...
Friends University
Wichita, KS

Thu 12/7/17 at 7pm
    

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