Feb 07 Tuesday
The Internet Age brought a seemingly endless supply of advantages, from the ease of communication to entertainment streaming. But for young people who never knew a world before the World Wide Web, there are social and psychological pitfalls to living life online. Join us for Engage ICT as we discuss ways to live well in a technologically immersive world.
Feb 15 Wednesday
KMUW's monthly book club features selections made by KMUW staff. For February we're reading The Survivalists by Kashana Cauley.
To learn more about Cauley and her debut novel, check out this interview from NPR.
We'll meet at KMUW for a group discussion over dinner and drinks from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15. Dinner is provided by Public.
Feb 01 Wednesday
ShowerUp: Mobile Showers And Personal Care
ShowerUp serves those experiencing homelessness and anyone in need by providing mobile showers, hygiene resources, and personal care. It’s our goal to Shower Grace, Hope, and Love with everyone.
On view January 13 through February 26:
Art That Touches Your Heart: Black Art From Across the US, a multi-artist annual exhibit in the Main Gallery and Hallway, Sending Joy and Happiness- From Behind Prison Bars by Royal Clark in the Balcony Gallery and Unfinished Love - The Art of Malina Kae Finn Wagner in the Boardroom Gallery.
Bring knitting, crocheting, quilting or other needlecraft and share your love of needlecrafts. Learn from others and advise those who are just beginning.
A native of Wichita, painter Keith Jacobshagen spent childhood afternoons in his father’s airplane flying over the Kansas prairie. Jacobshagen says his lifelong fascination with the sky surely “goes back to early humans and having some sense that the sky is what allowed us to live, it brought rain, it brought warm sun.” The Expansive Sky serves as an intimate retrospective of Jacobshagen’s career, featuring recently-acquired works dating from the 1970s through 2021.
Image: Keith Jacobshagen, "Blue Sunday," 2020. Oil on canvas, 50 x 40 inches. Wichita Art Museum, Museum purchase, Burneta Adair Endowment Fund
Children 3-6 will develop literacy skills through active listening, singing, movement, and sharing a love of stories in a group setting.
Children ages 3-6 will develop literacy skills through active listening, singing, movement, and sharing a love of stories in a group setting.
Learn about what is needed to protect your personal computer and its content. Also, find out how to recognize scams and stay safe on the Internet. Registration is required; call (316)261-8500, or register online.
A gathering for food, faith, and friendship. Enjoy upbeat music, a light meal, neighborly conversation, an encouraging word, and some fun! Experience where you belong. Come as you are – all ages. A trusted, safe place to gather weekly as we break the bonds of isolation. Come as strangers, leave as friends. In the Family Life Center, west side, enter door D. See you there!
This course provides a broad overview of the fundamental concepts, principles, and practices of mindfulness. With interactive exercises to help students explore their own attitudes, mental habits and behaviors, Foundations of Mindfulness offers a pathway for living with more freedom, authenticity and ease. Featured components of the course include experiential exercises, guided meditations, personal reflection and interactive discussions. Learning Circles are lightly facilitated study groups for learners who want to take online courses together. The series is free, but registration is required. Call (316) 261-8500 or visit p2pu.org/wichita to register.
American political scientist, professor, and author Virginia Eubanks will present “Automating Care: Technology, Caregiving and the Labors of Love” on the Newman University campus Wednesday, Feb. 1 at 6 p.m. in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center.
Eubanks will discuss her past and future works, including her recent book “Automating Inequality: How High-tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor.”
This event is free and open to all!
Until 2006, amateur radio operators were required to demonstrate proficiency in Morse code as a part of licensing requirements. Today many ham radio operators still enjoy and actively use Morse code to communicate worldwide sometimes with low power and very simple radios. John Nicholas is a recently licensed amateur radio operator. John will share his view of code communications and his path to learning and using Morse Code. Co-sponsored by the Wichita Amateur Radio Club.
The ostomy support group meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Child Advocacy Center on Lincoln between Emporia and Topeka in the Education Center. We welcome ostomates and their support people to a time of learning, networking and support at 6:30 p.m. monthly. For more information call Valerie at 316-799-9456.
Feb 02 Thursday