Calendar

December 2014 – July 2015

Dec
17
Wed
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
Jul
4
Sat
Pancake Feed @ Pottorf Hall - Cico Park
Jul 4 @ 7:30 am – 11:00 am

The Manhattan Solar Kiwanis Club would like to invite the community to their Annual Pancake Feed on July 4th at Pottorf Hall in Cico Park from 7:30 – 11:00 am.  This is their biggest fund raiser for the year.  Tickets are $6 for Adults and $3 for kids 12 and under.

Jul
11
Sat
Poker Run @ City Cycle Sales
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am

Wounded Warriors United is putting on a Poker Run on Saturday, July 11th.  It starts at City Cycle Sales in JC and finishes in Manhattan at RC McGraws.  Registration starts at 9:00 am at City Cycle Sales, cost is $20.00.  They will have Brats at the end of the run for everyone, food is free.

Jul
12
Sun
Spaghetti Dinner @ First Presbyterian Church
Jul 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Tough Enough to Wear Pink Spaghetti Dinner, catered by Cox Bros, will be 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Sunday, July 12th, at the First Presbyterian Church.  This all-you-can-eat dinner is $10 for adults, $5 for kids age 5-12, free for kids age 4 and under.  Proceeds support K-State’s Johnson Cancer Research Center.  Tickets are available from the center, 785-532-6705.

Jul
16
Thu
Westar Utility Roundtable @ Senior Center
Jul 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A Utility Roundtable to explain the Westar rate case and what it means for you is scheduled at the Riley County Senior Center on Thursday, July 16th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm and Manhattan Public Library from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Experts will share how energy efficiency and solar power are impacted by Westar’s proposal.

Jul
18
Sat
Homegrown Celebration @ Farmers Market
Jul 18 @ 8:00 am

Homegrown Celebration will be held on Saturday, July 18th at the Farmers Market.  They will have local tomatoes, corn, baked goods, peppers, onions, cut flowers, plants, jams and meats plus a lot more.  ESB Financial will host a Kids Watermelon Contest.  Registration will be at 9:00 am.  They will have MAC Kid Crafts, and a Watermelon Eating contest at 10:00.  Kinds 5 and under – Watermelon Rolling; 6-9 Year Old – Watermelon Eating and 10-13 Year Old – Watermelon Seed Spitting.  There will be lots of prizes and fun!

Jul
22
Wed
Fall Gardening Fever @ Senior Center
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am

Horticulturist Charles Marr will be at the Senior Center on Wednesday, July 22nd at 10:00 am to help you with your Fall Gardening Fever.  Learn tips and tricks about fall gardening and how it can give you the best crops of the gardening season.  For more information cal 785-537-4040.

Tour of KSU Women’s Rowing Center @ Senior Center
Jul 22 @ 1:15 pm

The Senior Center is offering a Tour of KSU Women’s Rowing Center on Wednesday, July 22nd at 1:15 pm.  Assistant Coach Hanna Wiltfong will be the guide.  Hanna will treat you to the history, training and facilities of the KSU women’s rowing.  Please sign up at the center.  You will carpool from the Center at 12:45 or meet at the KSU rowing facility on Kimball Avenue. (East of KSU Football Stadium), please use Gate #8.  For more information call 785-537-4040.

Jul
23
Thu
Training for Respite Workers and Caregivers @ Flint Hills Center
Jul 23 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Family members, volunteers or job seekers looking to learn or enhance skills to provide help to people caring for others at home are invited to attend an upcoming Respite Education and Support tools (REST) training.  The one-day training is slated on Thursday, July 23rd at the Flint Hills Center, 401 Houston St., Manhattan from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Cost is $25 for program materials and lunch.  Advance registration is required. Call 1-800-432-2703 to reserve your place.  The training, which covers topic for providing short-term care for people in all age groups, is sponsored by the North Central-Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging and the Kansas LifeSpan Respite Coalition.  For more information call 785-776-9294 or e-mail Cindy Brake at cindyB@ncfhaaa.com.

Jul
24
Fri
Furniture Amnesty Day @ Baker Field Parking Lot
Jul 24 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Furniture Amnesty Day will be on Friday, July 24th at Manhattan City Park Baker Field Parking Lot.  You may drop-off furniture from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Public sign-in will be at 8:00 am.  Public pick-up will be from noon – 5:00 pm.  To schedule a pick-up contact: hurtig@cityofmhk.com or call 785-587-2404.