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Kansas City Athenaeum 2015-2016 meetings and events


September 11, 2016
Volunteering at the Information & Raffle boothes at the

Kansas City Chalk & Walk Festival

Reassembly Day - September 16, 2016

October 12, 2016

Walking tour of Union Cemetery
Susan Ford showed us the highlights

October 10, 2016
Bingo Benefit for Amethyst Place at Hamburger Mary's.

October 26, 2016
We volunteered at Harvesters

On November 9, 2016

We met at Union Station and got on the Streetcar

and rode to 19th Street to view the art at the
Kemper at the Crossroads

then got back on the Streetcar and rode
to the The Farmhouse restaurant in the River Market

December 14, 2016

At L'Ecole Culinaire on the Country Club Plaza

we learned how to
pull fresh mozzarella cheese

then had a lovely luncheon prepared and served by the students

Delicious !!

January 11, 2017

We took a docent-guided tour of the
American Art collection
at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
And lunched
in the museum's
Rozelle Courtyard   

February 8, 2017

We toured the Ronald McDonald House

at 2502 Cherry St, Kansas City, MO

and learned about their amazing work
and volunteer opportunities

March 5, 2017

As a part of Women's History Month
and the Kansas Public Library's
Missouri Valley Special Collections
Speaker Series
we presented a program on the
Kansas City Athenaeum's
history and contributions to Kansas City.

In March the MVSC staff completed cataloging the archival material donated by the Club in 2012.
Members spent hours going through the 100+ years of scrapbooks, meeting minutes, etc. to prepare this talk and PowerPoint presentation.

Missouri Valley Room

Instead of our traditional Annual Breakfast,
a 1:00 p.m. Tea was held on the mezzanine
of the Central Library.

April 12, 2017
We toured the 1855 Harris-Kearney House in Westport

& went on a guided walking history tour
of Old Westport.
Lunch at
Ragazza Neighborhood Italian Restaurant
on Westport Road

May 24, 2017

To celebrate our 123rd Birthday, we met in the Garden House in Loose Park, home of the
Laura Conyer Smith Municipal Rose Garden.

It was a jovial, rosy event

Recognitions and Appreciations were espressed

2017-2018 Officers were installed

June 13, 2017                               
                              A Bonus Outing !
Jane Albright gave us an expert tour
of the Wizard of Oz exhibit at the
The National Museum of Toys/Miniatures




to see



We lunched al fresco at The Mixx on Main Street

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