Day or Night, Wichita Kansas is the jewel of the prairie! Be sure to see downtown Wichita, the sunflowers on the prairie and The Keeper of the Plains statue on the Arkansas Riverwalk.
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Upcoming Events


January 26
Quarterly Meeting
10:00am
CHANGE: MEETING WILL BE AT MT. VERNON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (3700 E. Mt. Vernon, Wichita, KS 67218)

February 23
World Friendship Day
9am - 1pm
Hebrew Congregation (1850 N Woodlawn, Wichita, KS 67208)

March 7
Board Meeting
10:00am
Watermark Books (4701 E Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS 67218)

March 19 - April 6
New Zealand Outgoing Journey

April 27
Quarterly Meeting
10:00am
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church (1101 N. River Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203)

May 13 - 20
Fukuoka, Japan Incoming Journey

June 6
Board Meeting
10:00am
Watermark Books (4701 E Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS 67218)

June 18
Tuesday on the Terrace
Botanica (701 Amidon St, Wichita, KS 67203)

July 4
Fireworks at Pressnall's Residence

July 20
Quarterly Meeting
10:00am
University Congregational Church (9202 E 29th St N, Wichita, KS 67226)
(Week early due to FFI Conference)

July 23 - 27
FFI World Conference
Boulder, CO

August 17
Augusta Day
Motorcycle Museum, Dinner, Movie

August TBD
Kazakhstan Pioneer Outgoing Journey

September 5
Board Meeting
10:00am
Watermark Books (4701 E Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS 67218)

October 6
Wine Tasting
Prairie Hill Vineyard

October 29 - November 4
Columbia Cascade FF, Oregeon, Incoming

November 14
Bus Trip to LaCompton, KS

Photo Album

2014 Russia Exchange

May 25, 2014 sixteen Friendship Force members arrived in Moscow. They were met by members of the Friendship Force of Korolev. Highlights of the first week were a visit to a Russian Orthodox monastery, a tour of the Moscow subway, visits to the Kremlin, Red Square, and the Tretyakov Gallery Art Museum. They also met some children who were learning English in the Kids English Club and were exposed to Russianfolk traditions and dancing. Most of the hosts spoke English; all were very warm and welcoming. Saturday they boarded a train to Kotelnich and traveled through the night. They then boarded a bus to Darovskoy.They were greeted by club members with accordion music, singing, and a maypole. Few of the hosts there spoke English. In the area a small Russian Orthodox church, a bird museum, dinosaur museum, and a historical museum were visited. At the historical museum they painted eggs in a Russian style. Through out the visit they were well fed with a great variety of foods. Some members extended their stay with a trip toSt. Petersburg where they toured Catherine's Palace, the Hermitage, Peterhof, the Peter and Paul fortress,and Alexander Nevsky's castle. While seeing historic places is wonderful, best of all is spending time getting to know people from other places and gaining a better understanding of their lives.

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Photo Gallery
Welcome at Darovskoy
Welcome at Darovskoy
Preschool children and teachers in Darovskoy
Preschool children and teachers in Darovskoy
Friendship Force members with city administrators in Darovskoy
Friendship Force members with city administrators in Darovskoy
Kids English Club in Korolev
Kids English Club in Korolev
Visit to monastery near Korolev
Visit to monastery near Korolev
Visit to the cultural center near Korolev where we participated in a Russian wedding reenactment and feast
Visit to the cultural center near Korolev where we participated in a Russian wedding reenactment and feast
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