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Sunday-Evening-at-the-Museum: “Making the World a Better Place for Birds: Women’s Authorship and Activism in Ornithology,” Dr. Kim Perez

Kauffman Museum 27th & Main St., North Newton, KS, United States

April 21, 2024 | Dr. Kim Perez will explore the role and impact of pioneering women in birdwatching in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, focusing on figures like Mabel Osgood Wright and Florence Merian Bailey and their relationship to the burgeoning field of ornithology, their activism, and their role as authors. Dr. Kim […]

Faspa: Mennonite Charcuterie

Kauffman Museum 27th & Main St., North Newton, KS, United States

Our Spring Celebration! Celebrate the coming of spring with a take-away Faspa meal. Mennonite communities have been sharing faspa, a light evening meal of bread, meat, jam, and cheese, for centuries. Here's your chance to share in that tradition! Register for a meal and pick up raffle tickets for prizes here: Faspa: Mennonite Charcuterie 2024.

Sunday-Afternoon-at-the-Museum: “Birds and Birding Connect Kansas to the World” – Stan Senner, Vice President for Bird Conservation (retired), National Audubon Society

Kauffman Museum 27th & Main St., North Newton, KS, United States

May 5, 2024 | Stan Senner will draw on 50 years’ experience in ornithology and natural-resource conservation to describe the amazing feats of migratory birds, how they connect Kansas to distant lands and peoples, and what their migrations mean for bird conservation at home and abroad.