EVENTS"It is such a happiness when good people get together, and they always do." Emma
JASNA Greater Sacramento has three types of meetings: Regular, reading group and board. All members are encouraged to attend. The public is welcome to the regular meetings.
Regular MeetingsWe meet quarterly on a Saturday afternoon in March, June, September and December. The meetings are usually held in Sacramento County Public Library branches. Our meetings are open to the public and generally are free of charge.
If you are interested in the life, works and times of Jane Austen, we invite you to attend an upcoming meeting.
Saturday, December 8, 2018, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Westminster Presbyterian Church
1300 N St., Sacramento
The afternoon will include a visual presentation by Jennifer Le Blanc, actress and playwright, who adapted Jane Austen’s Persuasion which saw productions with the San Jose Stage Company, Acacia Theatre Company, The Ross Valley Players and Livermore Shakespeare Festival.
Harpist Alanna O’Neill will grace us with Regency-era music while we indulge in artisan tea and gourmet tea food on 3 tiers, catered by The Novel Tea.
There will be our very popular raffle drawing, an ice breaker that is sure to delight and introduce you to new Janeite friends.
you’re persuaded to attend you can mail in the reservation form. Click here or on the reduced-size image to the right or here to get the full-sized printable form.
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Reading Group MeetingsThis group of JASNA Greater Sacramento Region members meet monthly to discuss readings chosen in advance. The goal is to deepen the understanding and appreciation of Jane Austen's novels, life and culture using her works and those of others. For more information, email Lynn Ossolinski at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All Reading Group meetings are at
Reading Group Meetings
- Saturday, October 20th, 2018, 2:30 - 4:30
The Mystery of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe, first half of book
- Saturday, November 17th, 2018, 2:30 - 4:30
The Mystery of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe, finish the book
- Saturday, December 15 (2:30 - 4:30)
No book discussion -- Jane Austen Mystery Theater
Board MeetingsThe officers meet three or four times a year to conduct regional business as well as to conduct annual program planning and to organize logistics for upcoming regular meetings. Additionally, the officers meet to plan and organize the logistics for the quarterly regular meetings. All members are cordially invited and welcome to attend.
None currently scheduled
Past Events page.
The most recent two Regular Meetings were:
Saturday, October 6. 2018
Nina Edmondson, our Regional Coordinator, in recognition of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Persuasion, gave us a presentation on "The Hidden Captain Wentworth". She showed how Jane Austen's knowledge of the British Navy through her brothers allowed her to create such a realistic character as Captain Wentworth.
Saturday, June 23, 2018