Spring ‘Brown Bag’ lunch program underway

Johnetta Hebrlee, right, Finney County Historical Museum Education Coordinator, speaks during a past Brown Bag Lunch presentation at the museum. The free program is available at noon on the second Wednesday of each month through April.

The Finney County Historical Museum’s 2019 Brown Bag Lunch series began Jan. 9 and continues through April 10.

The Brown Bag Lunch series includes hour-long programs at noon on the second Wednesday of each month at the museum, 403 S. Fourth St. Those who attend are welcome to bring their own lunch, with the museum providing beverages and dessert.

Noon-hour spring sessions include:

Jan. 9 — “What’s in Your Cabinet”, focusing on Pyrex, Glasbake, FireKing and other vintage bakeware, offered by Johnetta Hebrlee, museum education coordinator;

Feb. 13 — “What’s in a Name?”, exploring stories behind the names of Garden City streets, also by Hebrlee;

March 13 — “Forging Ahead”, with an outline of new developments in Finney County Extension, presented by Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Jennifer LaSalle and additional Extension personnel;

April 10 — “The Lewis and Clark Expedition”, during which Neal Bachman of Garden City will recall the 1804-1806 trek of discovery dispatched by President Thomas Jefferson after completing the Louisiana Purchase.