The Jane Austen Society of North America

Metropolitan Kansas City Region
(Including Kansas and Western Missouri)
Founded 1995

 

 
 

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2019 Member Events

*Open to the Public

 

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February 29

Juvenilia Reading Group with Jenni Frangos and Jenny Rytting

12:00-2:00 pm

Crestwood Condominiums

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March 21

Jane Austen and Crime


Speaker: Ted Benditt

2:00 - 4:00pm

Crestwood Condominiums

April 25

Super Regional Conference in Omaha: Vote for Jane

Cost: $130 for members

Hotel: Omaha Marriott
Jasna member $103

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May/June

Boxhill Picnic

Date TBD

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July

Jane Austen Festival, Louisville, Kentucky

July 10-12

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August 8

Annual JASNAKC Planning Meeting

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August 16

These Old Shades by Georgette Heyer Book Discussion

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October 9-11

Annual General Meeting in Cleveland, Ohio

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December

Jane Austen Birthday Tea

Lending Library 

Borrow from our

Lending Library

 

Jane Austen Birthday Tea

Webster House

Members enjoyed a celebration of our Jane's birthday at the historic Webster House. Happy Birthday, Jane! 

Dr. Sheryl Craig shared a fascinating presentation about "Women's Rights in Georgian England" with us as we raised a cup in Jane's honor. 

Our Tea Menu

Cucumber & herb cheese on focaccia bread
Curried chicken salad in phyllo cup
Prosciutto & Brie wrapped asparagus tips
Lemon tartlets with Italian meringue
Fresh fruit tartlets
Cranberry, white chocolate scones with lemon curd on the side
Chocolate mousse “shots”
& Tea