Fourth Annual Jane Austen Birthday Tea – and much more!

Fourth Annual Jane Austen Birthday Tea – and much more!

Just five days after the last day of Chanukah, ten days before Christmas, and one day before the 243rd birthday of Jane Austen, the Southwest Florida JASNA group held our Fourth Annual Jane Austen Birthday Tea on Saturday, December 15th. We gathered in Naples,...

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London High Society in Jane Austen’s Novels

Austen Social Scene On Saturday, March 3rd, our member Victoria Hinshaw and her guest and fellow presenter Susan Forgue delighted the group with their lecture on “London High Society in Jane Austen’s Novels.” The ladies have given this presentation at a...

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Third Annual Jane Austen Birthday Tea – Celebrating Jane’s Birthday

Third Annual Jane Austen Birthday Tea – Celebrating Jane’s Birthday

Third Annual Jane Austen Birthday Tea The Southwest Florida JASNA group held their third annual Jane Austen Birthday Tea on Saturday, December 9th at the home of JASNA Member Karla Benton. Karla graciously provided her lovely home, which has numerous framed Re...

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Jasna Florida Southwest Region Season is Here! – Fall 2017 Meetings Resume

Jasna Florida Southwest Region Season is Here! – Fall 2017 Meetings Resume

Jasna Florida Southwest Region Meetings Resumed It’s almost “Season” again here in Southwest Florida and many of our Snowbird members have returned. Yay! We are so glad to see them again!  It’s been a long summer break. The weather is...

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Lady Elliot Entertains

Lady Elliot Entertains

On April 29th, our group enjoyed giving a performance reading of “Lady Elliot Entertains” or “What Do We Do With Elizabeth?” We were delighted to have two new members attend the meeting and grateful to Ms. Susan Schumann-Skehan for hosting the event at...

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Sanditon – Presented by Dr. Sara Dustin April 1st

Sanditon – Presented by Dr. Sara Dustin  April 1st

  JASNA-Florida South West Meeting April 1, 2017 Regional Coordinator Dr. Sara Dustin delightfully diverted 14 of us on Saturday, April 1 with a preview of her upcoming break-out talk at the Huntington Beach, California, AGM October 6-8. Her topic “Sun,...

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Feb Meeting: Why Did Jane Love Her Bad Boys?

Feb Meeting: Why Did Jane Love Her Bad Boys?

Our meeting  on January 18,2017 at the South County Regional Library in Estero, Florida featured Mr. Jerry Vetowich discussing “Jane Austen’s Bad Boys.” As Jerry noted, he is a long-time member of JASNA in New York and has a great love of Jane Austen’...

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2016 Birthday Tea

2016 Birthday Tea

The Southwest Florida JASNA group held their second annual Jane Austen Birthday Tea at the Wisteria Tea Room on Saturday, December 17th. The group enjoyed a lively discussion about a variety of topics, and the Wisteria Tea Room delighted the attendees by singi...

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A delightful November meeting.

A delightful November meeting.

Dr. Cheryl Kinney gave the members a lively and fascinating presentation entitled “‘Where Health is at Stake’: Illness, Invalids and Healers in Highbury”; this talk was based on her presentation at the 2016 AGM.  Dr. Kinney began the talk wit...

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