Calendar

Apr
22
Sat
3rd Annual Wildcat Warrior 5K @ Gen Richard B Myers Hall
Apr 22 @ 8:00 am

The 3rd Annual Wildcat Warrior 5K will be held on Saturday, April 22nd at the General Richard B Myers Hall, Kansas State University.  Registration: 8:00 am.  5K Start: 9:00 am. Fun Run Start: 10:00 am.  $30 – 5K/ghost Runners; $25 — Per Team Participant (4 runners per team); $15 — Fun Run (1 Mile).  For more information go to http://manhattanrunnigco.com/event/wildcat-warrior-5k-2/.  Register by April 1st to be guaranteed a t-shirt.  All proceeds from the Wildcat Warrior 5K will go to improving the William Grimm Memorial.

Cancer Screening @ Masonic Lodge
Apr 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Local Masonic Lodges are hosting two free cancer screening events on Saturday, April 22nd.  The first one is from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at 621 Humboldt Street in Manhattan and the second is from 2:00 to 5:00 pm at 519 Lincoln Avenue in Wamego.  The screenings are free and open to the public.  The events include skin and prostate screenings as well as Screen-to-Save colon cancer risk assessments – with free home screening kits for those who qualify.  In addition, bone density tests and facial sun damage assessments will be available, along with mammography services from Diagnostic Imaging Services.  Mammography services may incur a fee.  For more information call 913-945-7533 or llong2@kumc.edu.

Apr
27
Thu
Flint Hills Masterworks Chorale @ First United Methodist Church
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm

The Spring Concert for the Flint Hills Masterworks Chorale will be at 7:30 pm on April 27th at the First United Methodist Church, 629 Poyntz Avenue.  It will feature Nanie by Johannes Brahms and Mass in Time of War by Franz Joseph Haydn.  Admission is free, bot donations will be accepted at the door to offset the cost of the performance.

May
6
Sat
Walk Kansas 5K For The Fight @ Johnson Cancer Research Center
May 6 @ 9:00 am

The acclaimed statewide fitness motivation program, Walk Kansas, which is organized by K-State Research & Extension, will hold its 2nd Annual Walk Kansas 5K for the Fight, 1.5-Mile Fun Walk and 50-yard Kids’ Fun Run on May 6th, and donate all proceeds to K-State’s Johnson Cancer Research Center.  It is open to everyone, not just Walk Kansas participants.  For more information go to http://cancer.k-state.edu/newsevents/WalkKansas5k.html

May
10
Wed
Military Spouse Luncheon @ Beach Musuem of Art K-State Campus
May 10 @ 8:40 pm – 9:40 pm

The Institute for the Health & Security of Military Families at Kansas State University cordially invites you to the 2nd Annual Military Spouse Appreciation Day Luncheon on Wednesday, May 10th, 12:00 to 1:30 in the afternoon at the Beach Museum of Art K-State Manhattan Campus.  Celebrate and enjoy a complimentary lunch.  Program will include a guest speaker and special military spouse recognition.  Limited seating available.  Please RSVP by April 30th: tinyurl.com/msaeo51017.

Jul
14
Fri
2017 Sunflower State Games
Jul 14 – Jul 30 all-day

The 28th annual Sunflower State Games will be held July 14th – 30th.  The Sunflower State Games is Kansas’ largest amateur sports festival.  With over 45 different events there is something for people of all ages and skill levels.  In 2017 they will be adding Cornhole (Bags) and Drone Racing to the list of events.  Registration for the Sunflower State Games opens on March 1st, deadlines to register vary for each sport.  Complete event information and registration procedures can be found at www.sunflowergames.com.