Calendar

April – September 2014

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
Sep
19
Fri
VFW Grand Reopening @ VFW Post 1786
Sep 19 @ 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The grand reopening of the Manhattan VFW Post 1786 will take place on Friday, September 19th at 7:30 pm with a POW – MIA flag ceremony and then on Saturday at 1:00 pm, the post will be open all day.  If you have questions you may call Commander Gary Kraner at 785-477-1889.

Sep
20
Sat
Aggieville’s 125th Birthday Street Fair and Dance @ Aggieville
Sep 20 all-day

Aggieville is celebrating it’s 125th anniversary. There will be a Mini Maker Faire (see www.makerfaire.com for more info), a kid’s carnival, an antique car show, a State Fair Food Cook-Off, an ice cream social, a giant donut birthday cake, bands and local performance groups, and historical events dedicated to Kansas’ oldest business business district. This will all lead up to the street dance.

The KSU marching band will perform at 5:00pm, and Willie will also be making an appearance.

Roll & Read @ Riley County Resource Center
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Pack the kids in the stroller & roll on over! Walk, push a stroller, or pull a wagon over a one-mile course – stopping along the way for three Story Time Stations!  This event will be held on Saturday, September 20th from 10:00 – 12:00 pm at the Riley county Family & Child Resource Center, 2101 Claflin.  Please feel free to come & go as you please.  There will be free books for the 1st 200 children that attend.  (birth – PreK)  RCPD will also be doing Child Safety Seat Checks.  For more info call: 785-587-2058.

Touch-A-Truck @ Goody's Plaza
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The seventh annual Touch-A-Truck program sponsored by the Dorothy Bramlage Public Library will be held on Saturday,  September 20th, from 10 am to noon at Goody’s Plaza on East Chestnut Street.  Here families can get an up-close look at a host of working and recreational vehicles and indulge their fascination with “things that go.”  For more information please contact Susan Moyer at 238-4311.

Sep
21
Sun
National Back To Church Sunday 2014 @ Manhattan Christian Fellowship Church
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

You are invited to attend the Sunday Worship Service at the Manhattan Christian Fellowship Church, 2740 Pillsbury Drive on September 21st at 10:00 am for National Back to Church Sunday 2014.  After the service there will be a fellowship together at the Sirloin Stockade from 1:00 to 4:00.  Tickets must be purchased in advance.  Proceeds will go to the building fund.  Ticket prices are $14.00 for 15 years and older; $7.00 for 11  – 12 years;  $5.00 for 4 – 10 years and free for 3 years and younger.  For more information call the church at 785-587-0969 or Tamie and 785-370-5354.

Sep
23
Tue
Tech Tuesday @ Manhattan Public Library
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Tech Tuesday workshop “How to Download eBooks” will be held on Tuesday, September 23rd at 2:00 pm.  This class will walk you through the steps of downloading eBooks from the Sunflower eLibrary onto your mobile devices and computers.  Bring your device or computer with you and leave with great new eBooks and audiobooks.

Sep
24
Wed
Transportation Open House @ C.L. Hoover Opera House
Sep 24 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization (FHMPO) and its consultant team will be hosting an open house on Wednesday, September 24th from 4:30 – 7:00 pm at the C.L. Hoover Opera House.  As part of the development of the region’s first long-range transportation plan, the Flint Hills Transportation Plan, the FHMPO is seeking public feedback regarding roadway conditions, bicycle and pedestrians facilities, transit service and more.  The open house allows citizens to come and go as they please and have informal conversations with FHMPO staff or the consultant team members.  There will be a formal presentation at 5:30 pm.

Transportation Open House @ Manhattan City Commission Room
Sep 24 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization (FHMPO) will be hosting an open house on Wednesday, September, 24th from 4:30 – 7:00 pm at the Manhattan City Commission Room.  As part of the development of the region’s first long-range transportation plan, the Flint Hills Transportation Plan, the FHMPO is seeking public feedback regarding roadway conditions, bicycle and pedestrians facilities, transit service, and more.  This open house format allows citizens to come and go as they please and have informal conversations with FHMPO staff or the consultant team members.  There will be a formal presentation at 5:30 pm.