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 @ 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
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
Come meet with wedding professionals, enjoy taste testing, specials and prizes!


Book Discussion Group @ Senior Center
Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Manhattan Book Discussion Group and the VIP (Visually Impaired Persons) Support Group will meet on Tuesday, March 21st, at the Riley County Senior Center.  The Book Group will meet at 1:00 pm.  The title this month is “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald.  The VIP meeting will follow from 2:00 – 3:00.  There will not be a guest speaker.  Instead there will be a share meeting.  They will discuss daily living issues.  Any Questions, please contact Kathy at 539-1973.

Race and Reconciliation @ Manhattan Public Library
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Conversation on Race and Reconciliation: a Faith-Based Dialogue – Deepening Understanding, Developing New Perspectives, Discussing Community Initiatives.  This event will be held on Thursday, March 30th from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at the Manhattan Public Library.  All are welcome.

All-University Open House @ Kansas State University
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Students, visitors and community members are invited to find out why the future is built at Kansas State University.  On Saturday, April 1st, the Manhattan, Olathe and Polytechnic campuses will offer activities, learning, fun and food as part of the annual All-University Open House.  Open House will take place from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on the Manhattan campus, and from 9:00 am to 2:00 on the Olathe and Polytechnic campuses.  This all-ages event is an opportunity to discover your future at K-State while exploring some of the university’s 475-plus clubs and organizations and 250 majors and options.  Visit to learn more about the annual event.

Pink & Purple Polyester Party @ K-State Alumni Center
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Dig out your polyester bell bottoms and platform shoes, and disco for a cure with Kansas City band Disco Dick & the Mirrorballs.  Cast your vote in the “Off the Hook” bra art contest and enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres and late-night munchies, desserts and a cash bar, as well as the costume contest and fun photo station.  Party with your friends while helping K-State fight cancer.  Cost is $60/person, $500/10-person table, with all proceeds supporting K-State’s Johnson Cancer Research Center.

Give Kids A Smile Day @ Manhattan Area Technical College
Apr 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Saturday, April 8th will be Give Kids A Smile Day at the Manhattan Area Technical College from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm for kids ages 3-14.  There will be free Cleaning Sealants and Fluoride Treatment.  For all surrounding communities.  Students will provide quality care under the supervision of experienced dentist and licensed hygienists.  No appointment needed.  Please call for more details – 785-320-4532.  Give your child a brighter smile!

Homeowner Orientation @ Manhattan Public Library
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm

Become a Homeowner!  Attend an orientation to find out if you’re eligible to purchase a home from Manhattan Habitat for Humanity on Monday, April 10th, 7:00 pm, at the Manhattan Public Library.  You may be eligible if you: Have a need for adequate housing; Have a steady income and fall within the income guidelines; are willing to contribute sweat equity hours; can make regular mortgage payments on an affordable loan; and you reside in Riley or Pottawatomie counties.  If you are interested in becoming a Habitat homeowner, you must attend one of our orientation sessions to receive an application.  To learn more, visit