The Jane Austen Society of North America

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



2019 Member Events

*Open to the Public



February 29

Juvenilia Reading Group with Jenni Frangos and Jenny Rytting

12:00-2:00 pm

Crestwood Condominiums


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



Boxhill Picnic

Date TBD



Jane Austen Festival, Louisville, Kentucky

July 10-12


August 8

Annual JASNAKC Planning Meeting


August 16

These Old Shades by Georgette Heyer Book Discussion


October 9-11

Annual General Meeting in Cleveland, Ohio



Jane Austen Birthday Tea

Lending Library 

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Lending Library


Thoughts on Northanger Abbey

by Ted Benditt

Members met Saturday, May 25 at the Crestwood Condominiums to enjoy a liverly presentation and discussion about Austen's Northanger Abbey. Thank you to Leah and Becky for providing delicious tea and treats!

Ted Benditt