UFM Lifetime Learning Lunch & Learn: The Woman's Reason -A History of Suffrage in Riley County, Kan.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 11:30am

Location: Prairie Star Restaurant at Meadowlark

In this program, learn about visits to Riley County by national suffrage leaders such as Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton and how local leaders, including Matie Toothaker Kimball, helped organize for the right to vote. We will also discuss some of the locations in our community where suffrage activity occurred and continue to celebrate the 101st anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment. 

For Lunch & Learn classes, bring your own lunch or arrive early and purchase from the menu at Meadowlark's Prairie Star Restaurant.

Instructor: Allana Parker, Curator of Design with Riley County Historical Museum

Class meets Sept. 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sign up by visiting visiting www.tryufm.org or call (785) 539-8763. Meadowlark residents can attend UFM classes at Meadowlark at no charge. Passport members are eligible for a 20-percent discount.