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


October 4-6

AGM in Williamsburg, Virginia


October 13

Sanditon Discussion

2:00-4:00 with dinner following

Crestwood Condominiums

For more information contact Leah Wilson

November 9 

*Jane Austen Regency Ball

6:30-9:30 PM

Place: Immanuel Lutheran Church

Volunteers are needed!
For information contact

Leah Wilson


December 15 

Jane Austen Birthday Tea

2:00-5:00 PM

Speaker: Julienne Gehrer

 Kansas City Country Club
6200 Indian Lane
Mission Hills, KS

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2020 Member Events
Stay tuned for more information

February 15

Juvenalia Reading Group with Jenni Frangos and Jenny Rytting

2:00-4:00 pm

Crestwood Condominiums


March 21

Jane Austen and Crime
Speaker: Ted Benditt

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

Borrow from our
Lending Library 

 Book List



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