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
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 flinthillsbridalshow.com
Come meet with wedding professionals, enjoy taste testing, specials and prizes!
The Manhattan Municipal Band under the direction of Dr. Frank Tracz will begin its 97th Season by presenting two Memorial Day Concerts. The morning concert will be held at Sunset Cemetery in conjunction with the American Legion Post 17 Memorial Day Program beginning at 9:30 am. The evening concert will be held at City Park’s Larry Norvell Band Shell at 7:30 pm. The concerts will consist of the traditional marches “National Emblem”, “Semper Fidelis” and “Stars and Stripes Forever”, and “Armed Forces Salute” which honors each branch of the United States Military. The evening concert will feature vocalist John Richard performing “God Bless the USA”. The concerts are free and open to the public.
The Kansas Veterans Cemetery at Ft. Riley-Manhattan will honor fallen veterans and their loved ones on Monday, May 29th at 11:00 am at 5181 Wildcat Creek Road, (near the Manhattan Airport). this year’s program will feature guest speaker Robert Boyd, Jr., the Little Apple Chorus and the Kansas Territorial Pipes and Drums. Please bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on as seating usually fills up quickly. This event, as always, is free and open to the public.
The annual Memorial Day ceremony at Fort Riley takes place on Monday, May 29th at 11:40 am at the Post Cemetery. The observance honors the men and women who died while serving in our country’s armed forces. Fort Riley and 1st Infantry Division Acting Senior Commander Brig. Gen. Patrick Frank will provide remarks. The ceremony is open to the public; however, those without a Department of Defense ID card need to arrive early at the Henry Gate visitor control center (Exit 301 of I-70) to obtain a pass to the installation.
It is the tradition of the Great Plains Society of American Foresters to offer their blessings to Habitat for Humanity families by sponsoring the cost and planting of trees at new Habitat for Humanity home sites. On Saturday, June 3rd, at 2:00 pm, members of Great Plains Society of American Foresters (GPSAF) will lead a tree planting ceremony at the Habitat for Humanity home of Ernest and Kayla Wilhoite, at 1026 Yuma. A butterfly magnolia, has been selected by the Wilhoite’s to be planted in the back yard.