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!


Succession Planning & Communication Seminar @ Riley County Public Works Facility
Feb 17 @ 12:30 pm

Charlie Griffin and Charlotte Shoup Olsen will be the featured speakers at a seminar on Succession Planning and Communications, to be held on 12:30 pm on Friday, February 17th.  The meeting will be held at the Riley County Public Works Facility.  Griffin and Olsen have been asked to help workshop participants learn better communication skills – skills that will help them start conversations about estate and succession planning, or other farm business decisions.  The goal is to encourage better communication with family, landlords, and business partners, and to encourage discussions that will make farm businesses stronger.  This meeting is a part of the Women Involved in Agriculture-2 series, but everyone is welcome, not just Women in Ag class members.  Spouses are also invited and encouraged to attend.  There is a $10 registration fee that includes lunch.  Lunch will be served at 12:30, with the meeting following, and adjournment by 4:00 pm.  Reservations may be made online at, or by calling 785-537-6350.

MHS Booster Club Fundraiser @ Manhattan High School
Feb 17 @ 6:00 pm

The Manhattan High School Booster Club will doing a silent auction fundraiser of $1000’s in prizes at Senior Night Men’s Basketball game on February 17th.

Soul Food Dinner @ Kaw Blue Lodge
Feb 18 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm

There will be a Soul Food Dinner at the Kaw Blue Lodge #107 on Saturday, February 18th from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm.  Dinners are $10.00.  They will have field peas or collard greens; macaroni/cheese; corn bread/bread; choice of meats: fish, chicken/pig feet.  Gumbo will be available extra.  They will have meals to go. For more information contact PM Harris 785-375-6571 or PM John R Thomas 785-341-4461.

Riley Co. Genealogical Society Meeting @ Manhattan Public Library
Feb 19 @ 2:00 pm

Riley County Genealogical Society “DNA Test Results – What now?”  This event will be held on Sunday, February 19th at 2:00 pm at the Manhattan Public Library Auditorium.  Presented by Jill Meyers Frese – Local Genealogist with experience of over 35 years.  DNA testing has become a popular tool for genealogist looking for additional information on your family roots.  The different tests (FTDNA, Ancestry, 23andme) will be discussed and what do you do with this information after you get your results and how they are significant to your genealogy.  This program is free and open to the public.

Community Conversation @ Arrow Coffee
Feb 19 @ 3:00 pm

Join the Community Conversation Affordable Housing Action Group Meeting on Sunday, February 19th at 3:00 pm at Arrow Coffee (Lounge), 1800 Claflin Road, Manhattan.

Visually Impaired Support Group @ Senior Center
Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm

The Visually Impaired Persons (VIP) Support Group invites you to join them at their meeting on Tuesday, February 21st at 2:00 pm at the Riley County Senior Center to learn about the Telecommunication Access Program (TAP).  Kansas TAP is an equipment distribution program.  The purpose of the program is to provide specialized telephones and other telecommunication devices to Kansans with disabilities who can not use traditional phones.  Nancy Stork from ATK (Assistive Technology for Kansans) will talk about the program and will have hands-on demonstrations of some of these devices.  For more information, please contact Nancy Stork at 1-800-526-9731 or Kathy at 539-1973.