Calendar

November – December 2014

Nov
21
Fri
Keep The Drive Alive Blood Drive @ St Thomas More Church
Nov 21 @ 7:30 am – 1:00 pm

The American Red Cross will hold the fifth annual Keep the Drive Alive blood drive Nov. 20-21 in memory of Kevin Coffey, a 2009 Manhattan High School graduate and committed blood donor.

The blood drive will be from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, and from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, at St. Thomas More church, 2900 Kimball Ave. Appointments are not required but are recommended; walk-in donors are welcome. To make an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), visit www.redcrossblood.org , or download the American Red Cross Blood Donor mobile app.

Wamego High School – “Pippin” @ Wamego High School Auditorium
Nov 21 @ 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Wamego High School Drama Department will present “Pippin” one of the musicals now appearing on Broadway.  There will be outstanding singing, music with great local musicians awesome choreography, and colorful costuming.  They will present two shows with the first being Friday, November 21st at 7:30 pm.  There will be a Saturday afternoon matinee on November 22nd at 2:00 pm.  Tickets are $4.00 at the door.  There is free parking behind the school  They will host “Pippin Players” their children’s event for children in grades K-5th, on Saturday before the matinee from 12:45 – 1:45 pm.  This event costs $10 per child and includes a keepsake and a ticket for the main show.  For more information, please contact Jennifer Topliff at topliff@usd320.com or call 785-456-2214.

Nov
22
Sat
League Health Care Committee @ Meadowlark Hills
Nov 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

The League Health Care Committee will be holding an informational meeting on Saturday, November 22nd from 9:30 – 11:00 am in the Meadowlark Room at Meadowlark Hills.  This is a League Meeting but interested parties could come to listen.

Screening of “The Journey” @ Pawnee Mental Health Services
Nov 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

November 22 is International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day, a day when suicide loss survivors gather to find strength in the knowledge that they are not alone.

Pawnee Mental Health Services will host a screening of The Journey, a new documentary that tells the stories of a diverse group of suicide loss survivors. After the film, a member of Pawnee’s treatment team will host a post screening discussion and Q & A session.

The screenings will be held on Saturday November 22 from 12:00pm to 1:30pm at the Pawnee offices located at:

210 West 21st St in Concordia, KS
814 Caroline Avenue in Junction City, KS
2001 Claflin Road in Manhattan, KS

Nov
24
Mon
Public Input Meeting @ Riley Centre
Nov 24 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The second meeting to allow the public to review and comment on two draft public building commission documents will be held on Monday, November 14th at 7:00 pm at the Riley Centre in Riley.  Everyone is welcome to attend.

Dec
5
Fri
10th Annual Country Christmas @ Deep Creek Community Center
Dec 5 @ 2:00 pm – Dec 6 @ 12:00 pm

Deep Creek Needlecraft Club will have their 10th Annual Country Christmas at the Deep Creek Community Center located southeast of Manhattan on Hwy 177 then 3 1/2 miles on Deep Creek Road,  on Friday December 5th from 2:00 – 6:00 pm and on Saturday,  December 6th from 9:00 am to 12 Noon.  There will be handmade wearable and decorating items as well as homemade cookies, breads, pies, jellies and candies.  One of the members has donated a quilt to be given away during the festivities.  Samples of baked goods along with hot drinks will be available both days.