Calendar

Apr
1
Tue
Spring Music Festival @ Manhattan Town Center
Apr 1 @ 6:30 pm – Apr 23 @ 7:30 pm
Apr
8
Tue
Spring Music Festival @ Manhattan Town Center
Apr 8 @ 1:30 pm – Apr 30 @ 2:30 pm
Apr
15
Tue
Spring Music Festival @ Manhattan Town Center
Apr 15 @ 1:30 pm – May 7 @ 2:30 pm
Apr
22
Tue
Spring Music Festival @ Manhattan Town Center
Apr 22 @ 1:30 pm – May 14 @ 2:30 pm
Dec
17
Wed
St. Xavier Alumni Game presented by The Pampered Pet @ St. Xavier Catholic School
Dec 17 @ 8:45 pm – 9:45 pm
The Pampered Pet presents the St. Xavier High School Alumni Game!
December 20, 2014 7:00 PM

Help them to raise $50,000 by March 1st to keep the school open!

  • Chili Feed at 6:00 PM
  • Former coaches, priests, & players will be there
  • Auction and raffles during the game
  • Game starts at 7:30 PM
Aug
23
Sun
Flint Hills Bridal Show @ Four Points By Sheraton
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Flint Hills Bridal Show is August 23rd from 12-4pm at the Four Points By Sheraton in Manhattan!
Admission is free! Save time by pre-registering at flinthillsbridalshow.com
Come meet with wedding professionals, enjoy taste testing, specials and prizes!

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Jul
22
Sat
32nd Annual Prairie Run @ King Field House
Jul 22 @ 5:00 am

Fort Riley’s 32nd annual 10-5-2 Prairie Run is Saturday, July 22nd at King Field House.  This event provides options of three different courses: a 10-mile, 5-mile or 2-mile race.  For active-duty Soldiers, the 10-mile race acts as a qualifier for Fort Riley’s team that will compete at the Army 10-Miler in Washington D.C. in October.  Races of all distances are open to both military and civilian runners.  These races are not fun runs, so no pets, strollers, baby joggers, skateboards, roller blades, motorized vehicles, bicycles or headsets will be allowed on the race course.  Registration is available online at riley.armymwr.com and currently costs $20.  The deadline to register online is July 21st.  Runners can register on race day at King Field House, between 5 and 5:45 am.  For more information about this event, contact the Fort Riley Sports Office at 785-239-3724.

Jul
24
Mon
Battle of the Badges @ St Thomas More
Jul 24 @ 11:15 am – 6:30 pm

With lights flashing and sirens blaring, Manhattan police, fire and emergency medical services personnel often arrive first at emergencies, always ready to help.  Local first responders will also help endure blood is available during medical emergencies by partnering with the American Red Cross for the upcoming 14th annual Battle of the Badges blood drive, Monday, July 24th from 11:15 am to 6:30 pm and Tuesday, July 25th from 7:30 am to 1:30 pm at the St. Thomas More, 2900 Kimball Avenue.  During the annual Battle of the Badges blood drive, Riley county police Department, Riley county EMS and Manhattan fire department will compete to see who can recruit the most blood donors.  Everyone who comes to give can cast a vote to determine who will win this years bragging rights and trophy.  To make an appointment for the Manhattan Battle of the Badges, download the Red Cross Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

Jul
25
Tue
Fort Riley Childcare Hiring Event @ CYS Parent Central
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

A Fort Riley childcare-provider hiring event takes place Tuesday, July 25th from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at Fort Riley Child & Youth Services.  During the event, applicants will be considered for all levels of child and youth program assistant positions.  The pay for these jobs ranges from $12.14 to $15.00 per hour.  Those interested in applying should attend the event ready to be interviewed.  To speed the hiring process, applicants should bring an updated resume; high school diploma, GED or college transcripts; social security card; and birth certificate or passport.  Additionally, applicants are encouraged to apply early at www.usajobs.gov using keywords “NAF” and “Fort Riley”.  For more information about the hiring event, call 785-239-2325.

Jul
26
Wed
United States Coast Guard Band @ City Park
Jul 26 @ 7:30 pm

The United States Coast Guard Band, under the direction of Lieutenant Commander Adam R Williamson, will present a free concert on Wednesday, July 26th at 7:30 pm at the Larry Norvell Band Shell in City Park.  This event is open to the public.  No tickets required.