April 2014 – April 2015

Spring Music Festival @ Manhattan Town Center
Apr 15 @ 1:30 pm – May 7 @ 2:30 pm
Spring Music Festival @ Manhattan Town Center
Apr 22 @ 1:30 pm – May 14 @ 2:30 pm
St. Xavier Alumni Game presented by The Pampered Pet @ St. Xavier Catholic School
Dec 17 @ 2:45 pm – 3:45 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
Free Bible Class @ Manhattan Christian College
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 29 @ 10:00 pm

Manhattan Christian College will hold a Free Bible Class five Wednesday nights in April, April 1st –  29th from 6:00 – 10:00 pm.   The topic will be the book of Genesis, including some extra-biblical information about the creation and the flood, and the historical narrative beginning with Adam and concluding with Joseph. Class size is limited.  Register online at or contact Brody Bliss,

Healing Arts Event @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum
Apr 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

A Healing Arts Event for Military Families will be held at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art on the K-State Campus on Thursday, April 2nd from 6:30 – 8:00 pm.  Anyone is invited who is currently or previously connected with the military to join them for dessert and an art workshop, including military families, couples, spouses (with or without your other half), veterans. MCEC staff will also provide an information session.  Museum staff will provide activities for your children while you enjoy fellowship with other military-connected families and spouses from the area.  Questions? Please contact Briana Goff at 785-532-1490 or

Blue Ribbon Month Kick-off @ 100 Courthouse Plaza
Apr 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.  The Pinwheel has been adopted nationally as a symbol of child abuse/neglect prevention.  It symbolizes the stable, healthy and protected childhood all children deserve.  Pinwheels and pinwheel gardens help to create awareness of the issue and of the role all of us can and should play in insuring the development and growth of all children.  Shining in the sun, the pinwheel is reflective of the bright future all children deserve.  Join everyone from Noon-1:00 pm on Friday, April 3rd at the Riley County Courthouse Plaza for Blue Ribbon Month Kick-off!

Royal Bunny Tracs 5K @ Northeast Community Park
Apr 4 @ 7:30 am – 8:00 am

Royal Bunny Tracs 5K & Kids Rabbit Dash with Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 4th at the Northeast Community Park.  There will be food, games, activities and fun for the whole family.  5K Run/Walk Registration is at 7:30 am with the race beginning at 8:30 am.  Kids games and inflatables: 9:00 am; Kids Rabbit Dash Registration: 9:30 am; Kids Rabbit Dash begins 10:00 am; Easter Egg Hunt begins: 11:00.  Lunch will be available.  For more information go to;; or call Glenda Newkirk at 785-776-9620.

Bunny Brunch @ Westview Community Church
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Bunny Brunch is a FREE family fun event on Saturday, April 4th, 10:00 am to 11:30 am at Westview Community Church.  Enjoy all you can eat pancakes, bounce house, bunny & egg hunt, pics with the Easter bunny and MORE! For more info, call 537-7173.  Everybunny welcome!

Lion’s Club Easter Egg Hunt @ City Park
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

The Manhattan Lions Club Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 4th at 10:00 am on the west side of City Park.  There will be separate hunts for different age groups – ages 2-8 altogether.  It is a free family friendly event!

Final Plan Adoption: Manhattan City Commission @ Manhattan City Commission Room
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

A Public Hearing: Final Plan Adoption: Manhattan City Commission meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 7th at 7:00 pm in the Commission Room, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Avenue. This meeting is for the final plan adoption for the Manhattan Area Comprehensive Plan and the Manhattan Area Transportation Strategy.  Please plan to attend to show your support.  For more information contact Project Director, Eric Cattell, City of Manhattan, at 785-587-2412.