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Eowyn Ivey Author Talk and Signing
Watermark Books & Cafe will host Eowyn Ivey for an author talk and signing of To the Bright Edge of the World on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 6:00 p.m. An atmospheric, transporting tale of adventure, love, and survival from the bestselling author of The Snow Child...
Watermark Books & Cafe
Wichita, KS

Tue 9/19/17 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Those Who Lead, Read September Event
Dr. John Hofmeister, former president of Shell Oil Company and current non-executive director of Applus, Erin Energy Inc. and Hunting PLC, will discuss the book “Executive Leadership: A Practical Guide to Managing Complexity” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20....
Friends University
Wichita, KS

Wed 9/20/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Dyslexia 101
According to research, one out of every five students struggle academically because they have dyslexia. Unfortunately, because Kansas is a state that does not specifically address dyslexia, very few individuals actually have accurate information. Instead, ...
Fundamental Learning Center
Wichita, KS

Thu 9/21/17 at 5:30pm-6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
Gabriel Tallent Author Talk and Signing
Watermark Books & Cafe will host Gabriel Tallent for an author talk and signing of My Absolute Darling on Friday, September 22 at 6:00 p.m. A brilliant and immersive, all-consuming read about one fourteen-year-old girl's heart-stopping fight for her own so...
Watermark Books & Cafe
Wichita, KS

Fri 9/22/17 at 6:05pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Stephen Ministry Introductory Workshop
Pastors want to provide ongoing care to everyone who needs it--and a team of lay caregivers can make that vision a reality. This half-day workshop will show you how and teach you hands-on ministry skills.
First Presbyterian Church
Wichita, KS

Sat 9/23/17 at 9am-1pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
Betsy Carter & Shanthi Sekaran Discussion and Signing
Watermark Books & Cafe will host authors Betsy Carter and Shanthi Sekaran for an author conversation and signing on Monday, Sept. 25 at 6:00 p.m. Carter is the author of We Were Strangers Once, and Sekaran is the author of Lucky Boy.
Watermark Books & Cafe
Wichita, KS

Mon 9/25/17 at 6pm-7pm
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 10/5/17 at 9am-3pm
Thu 10/12/17 at 9am-3pm
Thu 10/19/17 at 9am-3pm
Thu 10/26/17 at 9am-3pm
Thu 11/2/17 at 9am-3pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Rick Riordan
Watermark Books and Cafe presents author Rick Riordan for a presentation of The Ship of the Dead, Book Three, Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard. This event is a presentation only; Rick Riordan will not be signing books at the event. A ticket to the ev...
Orpheum Theater
Wichita, KS

Sat 10/7/17 at 6pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Rick Riordan
Watermark Books and Cafe presents author Rick Riordan for a presentation of The Ship of the Dead, Book Three, Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard. This event is a presentation only; Rick Riordan will not be signing books at the event. A ticket to the ev...
Orpheum Theater
Wichita, KS

Sat 10/7/17 at 6pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books), Talks/Lectures
Rick Riordan Author Presentation
Watermark Books and Cafe, in partnership with the Orpheum Theatre, will host author Rick Riordan for a presentation of The Ship of the Dead, Book Three, Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard on Saturday, October 7 at 6:00 p.m. The event will take place at th...
Orpheum Theater
Wichita, KS

Sat 10/7/17 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Big Read Wichita Author Event
Hear from the author of this year's Big Read Wichita book! Kao Kalia Yang is a teacher, public speaker, and writer. She is the author of the award-winning book, The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir. Kao Kalia Yang is a member of the Hmong ethnic minori...
Newman University – De Mattias Fine Arts Center
Wichita, KS

Thu 10/12/17 at 7pm-9pm
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: 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: 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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