Fairy Godmother Celebration @ Holiday Inn
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm

This year’s Manhattan Fairy Godmothers’ Annual Celebration and Auction revolves around the theme “Experience This….”.  Items for the auction will be baskets and containers filled with various products, food and drink, get aways and experiences lucky ladies may be able to take home.  This celebration will be Tuesday, February 7th beginning at 5:00 pm in the Holiday Inn at the Campus.  The evening begins with a social hour followed by dinner, remarks from outgoing president, Linda Puntney, the silent auction and bake walk.  To RSVP for the 10th Annual Celebration and Auction, please call the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation at 785-587-8995, or stop by the office at 555 Poyntz Avenue, Suite 269.  The cost of the event is $20 per person and in required no later than January 31st.

Coffee Shop Agronomy @ Nelson's Landing
Feb 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Kraig Roozeboom will discuss crop rotations at the Coffee Shop Agronomy meeting to be held on Thursday, February 9th at Nelson’s Landing.  Reservations are requested by noon the day before the meeting.  Contact Greg McClure at the Riley County Extension Office, 785-537-6350 for more information.

Campus Mobile Food Pantry @ Chester E Peters Recreation Complex
Feb 10 @ 4:00 pm – Apr 14 @ 6:00 pm

Campus Mobile Food Pantry will have fresh produce at no cost in Parking Lot C-1 of the Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex on February 10th, March 10th and April 14th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm while supplies last.  Open to all K-State and Manhattan community members.  Questions? Contact HandsOn Kansas State at 785-532-3670 or via email at

Dinner Mystery Theater @ American Legion
Feb 11 @ 6:00 pm

American Legion Unit #17 invites you to a Dinner Mystery Theater to benefit the Kansas State University Terry C Johnson Cancer Research Center.  This event will be held on Saturday, February 11th at 6:00 pm at 114 McCall Road, Manhattan.  Advanced ticket sales only.  Tickets are $40.00 and can be purchased from aux members and/or at the bar/office.  Make reservations today and come for an enjoyable evening of dining and mystery.

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.

MLK,Jr. Prayer Breakfast @ Four Points by Sheraton
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am

MLK, Jr. Prayer Breakfast, will be held at the Four Points by Sheraton on Monday, February 25th starting at 9:00 am.  The lecture will be by Featuring Gretchen Cassel Eick, civil rights activist and author of “Dissent in Wichita: the Civil Rights Movement in the Midwest, 1954-72.”  The lecture is free, but if eating, the breakfast buffet cost app. $11.

Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge @ Pottorf Hall CiCo Park
Mar 14 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Are you a high schooler living in Riley County that has an idea for a new product or service? Do you have a concept that could lead to a future business?  Youth entrepreneurs are invited to participate as individuals or in teams to compete in the 2017 Riley County Youth Entrepreneur Fair on Wednesday, March 14th, 9:30-Noon at Pottorf Hall in CiCo Park.  Top products, concepts, and ideas will be awarded CASH PRIZES for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers based on: Business Plan; Two-minute Elevator Speech; 5-6 Minute Tradeshow Presentation.  Contact John Jobe or Jennifer Wilson at the Riley County Extension Office for further details about this amazing opportunity.  110 Courthouse Plaza, Room B220 – 785-537-6350.