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2022 Calendars Are (finally!) on Their Way

What a topic for our 2022 calendar. I thought honoring Judy Garland’s centenary with a look at times her life intersected with Oz would be fun. We could celebrate the most well-known Dorothy while hig...

Pop Culture Oz: new Club display at The Oz Museum

Oz in popular culture is now presented in Case #14 at the Oz Museum in Wamego, Kansas, courtesy of The Oz Club. Visitors will see Oz and Oz characters in food marketing, toys and collectibles, music, ...

Bring your Lynn Beltz stories Dec. 18

Topic: Celebration of Lynn Beltz Time: Dec 18, 2021 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Link:  Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 845 3744 4231 Passcode: Memories One tap mobile +13017158592,,84537444231...

Wonderful Witchy Fun

Thanks to all who helped make our Wicked Witch Wednesday a success!  Anthony Whitaker, Zoe O’Haillin-Berne, and Victoria Calamito read us the original story of the Wicked Witch of the West (Chapter 12...

Oz Club meets and greets in Land of Oz

          That Yellow Brick Road in North Carolina gets me every time. During Autumn in Oz when Kansas and Oz come alive with costume characters and skipping children, there’s...

Playing Oz: Family Game Night

Looking for an evening of Oz family fun? Check out these traditional Oz board games, all of which are “new” enough to be readily available: Emerald City Opoly and Oz Monopoly The Wizard of...

Old Friends, Old Books, New Media

Such fun to join Cindy Ragni and Bill Thompson in the Rare Book Cafe to discuss collecting Baum and Oz!  Our friend Sophia Bogle of saveyourbooks.com recruited us for this streaming event hosted by Ed...

Publications

150 Bugles and Counting

I joined the Oz Club in 1971, making the winter 2020 Baum Bugle that just arrived my 150th. Every time, every issue I’m amazed at the ability of its editor, currently, Sarah Crotzer, to deliver one tu...

50 Years, 50 Stories: Oziana on Youtube

Like Oz stories? Follow The Official Oz Club Channel on Youtube this year as we serve up a different Oz story every week. Since it was first published in 1971 Oziana has given members an opportunity t...