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Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, History/Science
The History of Roller Skating
Where: Visitor Center Presented by James Vannurden, Curator at Old Cowtown Museum Did you know that the first patented roller skate had only three wheels? Come and learn the history of roller skating from its infancy of spools tied onto wooden blocks t...
Old Cowtown Museum
Wichita, KS

Sun 2/26/17 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Class/Workshop
Adventures in Learning
Sessions will be held every Thursday for six weeks and include a choice of 6 classes each week, a luncheon and an entertainment program with afternoon activities.
West Heights United Methodist Church
Wichita, KS

Thu 3/2/17 at 9am-3pm
Thu 3/9/17 at 9am-3pm
Thu 3/16/17 at 9am-3pm
Thu 3/23/17 at 9am-3pm
Thu 3/30/17 at 9am-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Life, Love & Mercy - Christopher West
Catholic author and speaker Christopher West will offer a presentation open to the general public titled “Life, Love and Mercy”
St. Francis of Assisi
Wichita, KS

Fri 3/3/17 at 6:30pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Catholic Men's Conference of Wichita: This is my Body: Into the Wild of the Masculine Soul"
Catholic author and speaker Christopher West, known for his work on the Theology of the Body, will highlight the annual Men's Conference of Wichita this year.
St. Francis of Assisi
Wichita, KS

Sat 3/4/17 at 8am-3pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books), Talks/Lectures, Signing/Readings
David Baldacci Reading and Signing
Watermark Books & Cafe will host author David Baldacci on Sunday, March 5 at 3:00 p.m. The event will take place at Abode Venue, located at 1330 E. Douglas in Wichita, KS. Baldacci will read from and discuss his book The Width of the World, the third book ...
Abode
Wichita, KS

Sun 3/5/17 at 3pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Scott Novosel Author Talk and Signing
Watermark Books & Cafe will host former KU basketball star and author Scott Novosel for an author talk and signing of his graphic novel "Fieldhouse" on Monday, March 6 at 6:00 p.m.
Watermark Books & Cafe
Wichita, KS

Mon 3/6/17 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Tom Clavin Author Talk and Signing
Watermark Books & Cafe will host bestselling author, journalist, and historian Tom Clavin for an author talk and signing of Dodge City on Wednesday, March 8 at 6:00 p.m.
Watermark Books & Cafe
Wichita, KS

Wed 3/8/17 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Air Quality and Environmental Justice in 67214
Sunflower Community Action is hosting several public education presentations on the environmental justice and air quality issues that are present in the Zip Code of 67214. This particular presentation will be at the Sunflower Community Action Offices in th...
Sunflower Community Action
Wichita, KS

Thu 3/9/17 at 5:30pm-6:30pm
Talks & Readings: History/Science
Dennis Reuter - NASA Guest Lecture
Dr. Reuter is an astrophysicist with an emphasis on planetary studies at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland. He serves as a team leader and instrument scientist for OVIRS. OVIRS is one of a suite of instruments on the spacecraft OSIRIS-REx,...
Winfield Public Library
Winfield, KS

Thu 3/9/17 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: History/Science, Talks/Lectures
A History of Music Stores in Wichita, 1875-1925
Where: Visitor Center Presented by Keith Wondra, Assistant Curator at Old Cowtown Museum Throughout the city’s early history Wichitans had a fascination with music, especially the piano, and there were music stores to cater to the growing trend. Keith ...
Old Cowtown Museum
Wichita, KS

Sun 3/12/17 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Candid Conversations: Racial Profiling
Throughout 2017, the Wichita Public Library will be conducting a series of programs designed to highlight race and ethnicity, particularly in relationship to law enforcement. All events are free and open to the public. Hear about the research conducted ...
Hughes Metroplex
Wichita, KS

Tue 3/14/17 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Peter Heller Author Talk and Signing
Watermark Books & Cafe will host Peter Heller, the best-selling author of "The Painter" and "The Dog Stars", for an author talk and signing of "Celine" on Tuesday, March 14 at 6:00 p.m.
Watermark Books & Cafe
Wichita, KS

Tue 3/14/17 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: History/Science
Glen Fountain - NASA Guest Lecture
Mr. Fountain is a semi-retired project manager for the John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. He began working on the New Horizons Mission to Pluto in 2000, guiding a multi-organizational team of engineers and scientists through spacecraft de...
Winfield Public Library
Winfield, KS

Thu 3/16/17 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Jung Yun Author Talk and Signing
Watermark Books & Cafe will host debut author Jung Yun for an author talk and signing on Thursday, March 16 at 6:00 p.m. for her novel "Shelter".
Watermark Books & Cafe
Wichita, KS

Thu 3/16/17 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 3/18/17 at 1pm-3pm
Sat 4/15/17 at 1pm-3pm
Sat 5/20/17 at 1pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Josh Barkan Author Talk and Signing
Watemark Books & Cafe will host former Wichita State professor and author Josh Barkan for an author talk and signing of Mexico on Monday, March 20 at 6:00 p.m.
Watermark Books & Cafe
Wichita, KS

Mon 3/20/17 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, History/Science
David Nichols Author Talk and Signing
Watermark Books & Cafe will host author and historian David Nichols on Tuesday, March 21 at 2016 at 6:00 p.m. for his book Ike and McCarthy.
Watermark Books & Cafe
Wichita, KS

Tue 3/21/17 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Environmental Justice and Air Quality in 67214
Sunflower Community Action is hosting several public education presentations on the environmental justice and air quality issues that are present in the Zip Code of 67214. This particular presentation will be at the Sunflower Community Action Offices in th...
Sunflower Community Action
Wichita, KS

Wed 3/22/17 at 5:30pm-6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Victorian Gardens
Where: Visitor Center. Presented by Anthony Horsch, Education Director at Old Cowtown Today, gardens are a pleasant hobby for some, but not a large part of most people’s lives. Many are concerned that their lawn look nice, but that is the extent for m...
Old Cowtown Museum
Wichita, KS

Sun 3/26/17 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: science, History/Science
Cary Zeitlin- NASA Guest Lecture
Dr. Zeitlin is a Senior Research Scientist at Lockhead Martin. He has thirty-plus years' experience on both accelerator-based and spaceflight measurements of energetic charged particles. He also studies the effect of space radiation on human explorers.
Winfield Public Library
Winfield, KS

Thu 3/30/17 at 7pm-8pm
    

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