Manhattan Junior Crew
Aug 22 @ 3:15 pm – Sep 2 @ 5:30 pm

The Manhattan Junior Crew is holding its fall two-week introduction to rowing for high school aged kids beginning Monday, August 22nd, through Friday, September 2nd.  No prior experience required.  Practices run Monday through Friday 3:15-5:30 pm.  This will include fundamental rowing training, calisthenics, and a swim test.  For more information, please email

MHS Alumni Picnic in the Park @ Wefald Pavilion-City Park
Aug 28 @ 5:30 pm

The Manhattan High School Alumni Association (MHSAA) is holding their annual Picnic in the Park on Sunday, August 28th at Wefald Pavilion in the City Park.  All Manhattan High Alums and families are welcome. Social hour begins at 5:30 pm followed by the potluck dinner at 6:00.  MHSAA will provide the hot dogs/buns, condiments, drinks and paper service.  Bring a side dish, salad, or dessert to share.  The entertainment for the evening will be provided by the Manhattan Pops Choir.  MHSAA will hold their annual meeting immediately after the picnic.

Healthcare Issues Discussion @ Manhattan Public Library
Aug 31 @ 6:30 pm

The Manhattan Chapter of Women for Kansas will be sponsoring, Sheldon Weisgrau, director of the Health Reform Resource Project for the Kansas Association for the Medically Underserved.  He will be speaking at the Manhattan Public Library on Wednesday, August 31st at 6:30 pm.  He will be discussing healthcare issues pertaining to medicare, mental health, prescriptions and other relevant impacts to the local community.  Everyone is invited to attend.

Personal Digital Archiving @ Manhattan Public Library
Sep 17 @ 2:00 pm

A free program, Personal Digital Archiving, by Cliff Hight, university archivist at Kansas State University will be held on Saturday, September 17th at 2:00 pm at the Manhattan Public Library.  Personal Digital Archiving, a presentation of the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board, will include guidance on digital preservation and examples of personal digital archiving, which is the practice of preserving our own digital records of continuing value.  There also will be time for attendees to try some of these activities with their own electronic files.