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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
3:00 p.m. at the Dole Institute
Everest to the Top with mountaineer, IAN TAYLOR
Taylor, whose trekking company supports a school for children in Uganda, will take us on the journey through the Khumbu region to Mt. Everest, up to the summit, and then back down, with inside information on the politics of the mountain and the physical challenges involved. He will also discuss how his leadership and training has brought success to mountain expedition teams around the world. This program is free, open to the public and includes a DVD sale.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
7:00 p.m. at the Dole Institute
Historical Interpretation by Leslie Goddard
Join this annual summer event, appropriate for all ages, and see Goddard bring a great Kansas woman to life in her historical performance of Amelia Earhart, a real first lady of aviation.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 BOOK TALK
“Willard Garvey: An Epic Life” with author Maura McEnaney
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, McEnaney, spent six years putting together the story of Willard Garvey’s life. She discusses Garvey’s idea of a Good Samaritan and how he affected housing in the United States and around the world, and his efforts to limit government control over the media. From the Great Depression and world war to millionaire entrepreneur and humanitarian, find out about the storied life of this unique and accomplished Kansan.