History of Friends University Lecture

Posted on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 13:30

Wednesday, September 12 1:30 p.m.
Wichita Public Library - Advanced Learning Library, 711 W. 2nd St.

Learn more about this historic west-side university, which has been in Wichita since the late 1800s.  Current and former directors of the Edmund Stanley Library at Friends (Anne Crane & Max Burson) will trace the high points of this community treasure.  For more informatiion, call (316) 261-8500 or visit

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September 2018 Delano Dispatch

Posted on Friday, August 31, 2018 - 12:00

The electronic September, 2018 Delano Dispatch is online.


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Great Neighborhood

Posted on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 08:11

Our neighborhood received honorable mention as a Best Neighborhood in Kansas for 2018 in "The Journal" published by Kansas Leadership Center (KLC).  Chris Green, managing editor of The Journal, said "Great neighborhoods are more than the sum of their property values or the test scores of the nearest elementary school. These places have a distinct look and style. They honor history, but they aren’t trapped by it. They comfort residents, sure. But they also challenge them".  Read the full press release below:


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84th NBC World Series

Posted on Friday, July 20, 2018 - 18:39

July 27th - August 11, 2018 at Lawrence Dumont Stadium

Watch teams from across the nation compete in baseball at its best in the National Baseball Congress.

The popular "baseball round-the-clock" continues when this elimination tournament literally plays all night long. For more information, tickets, and teams, visit

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July 2018 agenda

Posted on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 08:06

Delano Neighborhood Association
General Meeting

July 17, 2018
West Douglas Church of Christ
1924 West Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS 67203
6:30 P.M.


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May 2018 minutes

Posted on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 14:51

The May 14th Delano Neighborhood Meeting was called to order at 7:08 PM. 26 attended including three firemen and three officers. Board members present were president Vincent, Vice President Mistie, Treasurer Dorothy and our district directors, LaVerne Blasi and Leslie Kinder.


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July 2018 Delano Dispatch

Posted on Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 10:27

The electronic July, 2018 Delano Dispatch is online.


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Delano B&B Grand Reopening

Posted on Friday, June 22, 2018 - 12:22

Friday, June 29, 3 PM - 10 PM
305 S Elizabeth St, Wichita, KS

The Delano Bed & Breakfast is under new ownership.  Tour the historic home, stroll through the gardens, enjoy tea in the garden room, enjoy the original European artwork on display throughout the home and view the showcased artwork by Sean Whalen, Sam Hutchinson, and Jesse Skupa.  For more information, visit

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Diva Dash 5K

Posted on Friday, June 15, 2018 - 10:20

Saturday, June 23, 7:30 AM - 10 AM
WaterWalk Plaza, 515 S Main St, Wichita, KS

The Diva Dash 5K and Lil' Princess girls run is just for women and girls! Get your inner Diva on at this fun event! Participants in the 5K receive a race shirt, custom bib number and large finisher's medal. Lil' Princess participants receive a shirt, tiara, and princess medal! Pull on your tutus and let's have a great time while raising money for Girls on the Run Sedgwick County.  Course information at

Delano street closures:


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Advanced Learning Library Book Brigade

Posted on Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 16:02

The Library needs volunteers to help recreate the Book Brigade. We'll be moving material from the old Central Library to the new Advanced Learning Library at 8am on Sat. Jun 16. If you would like to participate, signup on their website. and meet us at the Chome Longhorn in Delano Park at 7:50a.


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