Calendar

Apr
28
Sat
A Pour for A Paw Fundraiser @ Wareham Opera House
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm

The Riley County Humane Society has their third annual A Pour for A Paw Fundraiser coming up on Saturday, April 28th at 7:00 pm at the Wareham Opera House in Manhattan.  It is a wine and cheese themed fundraiser with a live and silent auction, raffle, and live music.  It is a really fun event!

May
3
Thu
National Day of Prayer @ House of Prayer
May 3 @ 7:00 pm

National Day of Prayer will be held on Thursday, May 3rd at 7:00 pm at the House of Prayer, 328 Poyntz Avenue.  All faiths are welcome, a community service.

May
5
Sat
Walk Kansas 5K for the Fight
May 5 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am

Walk Kansas 5K for the Fight will be held on Saturday, May 5th.  This includes 1.5-Mile Fun Walk & Kids’ Fun Run.  This event will be from 8:00 am to 10:30 am and will be Fiesta-themed for Cinco de Mayo.  The Walk Kansas 5K for the Fight is a benefit for the Kansas State University Johnson Cancer Research Center.  It also celebrates K-State Research and Extension’s health initiative.  Walk Kansas, an 8-week program offered through Extension offices across the state and helps more than 12,000 people a year reach health and fitness goals.  Run or walk in the timed 5K, or opt for the untimed 1.5-mile Fun Walk.  Children age 10 and under can also do the Kids Fun Run (50-yard dash).

May
8
Tue
Spring Concert @ First Methodist Church
May 8 @ 7:30 pm

The Spring Concert by the Flint Hills Masterworks Chorale will feature “The Peacemakers” by Karl Jenkins.  Held on May 8th at 7:30 pm, the concert will be at First United Methodist Church, 630 Poyntz Avenue.  The chorale, directed by Dr. Julie Yu, will be joined by the Flint Hills Children’s Choir and K-State’s University Choir.  There is no admission charge, but donations will be accepted to help defray the cost of the performance.

May
15
Tue
Timeless A Cappella @ Manhattan Arts Center
May 15 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Whether you’d like to do some “California Dreamin” or be moved by “Battle Hymn of the Republic,” a variety of music from traditional to pop will be performed by Timeless A Cappella, Tuesday, May 15th, at the Manhattan Arts Center.  The one hour concert begins at 7:30 pm.  Also performing on May 15th is The 4 Gems Quartet.  The quartet has performed at numerous church, community and civic groups.  A free will donation will be collected at the concert.