March 22, 2015: Tea at Patterson Homestead

The speakers for JASNA Dayton’s March 22 meeting are Bonny Wise and Alana Gillett, the organizers of JASNA’s next Annual General Meeting, which will take place October 9-11, 2015 in Louisville.  They will tell us about their plans for the event, whose theme is “Living in Austen’s World.”  Bonny and Alana are already well known for the splendid annual Jane Austen Festival they put on.  This AGM should be a truly memorable one—and the first in a very long time within convenient driving distance of Dayton. The meeting will be held at the historic Patterson House in Dayton (1815 Brown Street, Dayton, OH 45409) and will include a High Tea with a period menu, served by staff in 19th century attire.  The tea will feature tea breads, finger sandwiches, and desserts.  Guests are welcome to wear period or contemporary costume.                                                         

                                                                       Schedule:                 

                                     Gathering at 1:30 (including tours of this historic home)                                             

                                                                  High Tea at 2:00                                                 

                                                                       Talk at 3:15         

                           Further conversation and house tours for those who like to linger 4:15 – 5:00             

The cost will be $26 for JASNA members and $28 for guests.  RSVP with a check made out to JASNA Dayton.  Mail your check along with contact information (phone number or e-mail) to Mary Ann Gasior, 2727 Old Whipp Court, Centerville, OH 45440.


April 12, 2015: Reading Group Meeting

Schedule change announcement: The April Reading Group meeting will be extended, beginning half an hour earlier than usual at 2 pm and running until 5 pm. The first two hours of this meeting will be devoted to our usual discussion. From 4-5 pm we will discuss the future of the Reading Group. We welcome your ideas and suggestions!

The Reading Group will continue its discussion of Pride and Prejudice. This month we will read through Vol. II, Chapter 12 (Continuous: 28 – 35). Visit the Reading Group page for more information.


November 8, 2015: Reading Group Meeting

The Reading Group will continue its discussion of Pride and Prejudice. This month we will read through Vol. II, Chapter 19 (Continuous: 36 – 42). Visit the Reading Group page for more information.


January 10, 2016: Reading Group Meeting

The Reading Group will continue its discussion of Pride and Prejudice. This month we will read through Vol III, Chapter 5 (Continuous: 43 – 47). Visit the Reading Group page for more information.


February 14, 2016: Reading Group Meeting

The Reading Group will continue its discussion of Pride and Prejudice. This month we will read through Vol III, Chapter 12 (Continuous: 48 – 54). Visit the Reading Group page for more information.


April 10, 2016: Reading Group Meeting

The Reading Group will conclude its discussion of Pride and Prejudice. This month we will read through Vol III, Chapter 19 (Continuous: 55 – 61). Visit the Reading Group page for more information.


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