Calendar

Jun
25
Sat
Amateur Radio @ Long's Park
Jun 25 – Jun 26 all-day

Manhattan Area Amateur Radio Society will be demonstrating Amateur Radio at Long’s Park from Saturday, June 25th until 1:00 pm Sunday.  This installation is part of the annual Field Day event staged every June by amateur radio operators throughout North America.  The public is invited to come and see what Amateur Radio is all about… and perhaps learn about a skill that will help them be prepared when disaster strikes.  Visitors to the site will have the chance to try their hand at making contacts with at a Get On the Air station.  Ham operators will be there to answer questions.

Jun
26
Sun
Homebuyer Readiness Workshop @ Manhattan Public Library
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm

There will be a Homebuyer Readiness Workshop: Home Insurance on Tuesday, July 26th, 7:00 pm, at the Manhattan Public Library, Groesbeck Room.  They will be discussing the many options for Home Insurance coverage.  This is free and open to the public.

Jun
28
Tue
Municipal Band Concert @ City Park
Jun 28 @ 7:30 pm

The Manhattan Municipal Band under the direction of Dr. Frank Tracz will present its weekly concert Tuesday, June 28th at the City Park’s Larry Norvell Band Shell at 7:30 pm.  The concert will include Irving Berlin’s “Songs For America”, a “Dixieland Medley”, and “Sinatra In Concert” consisting of popular hits from Frank Sinatra.  Don Linn will be featured as trumpet soloist performing “Valdres March”.  The weekly concerts are free and open to the public.

Jun
29
Wed
USDA Commodities @ Flint Hills Breadbasket
Jun 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

USDA Commodities drive-thru distribution will be Wednesday, June 29th, from 3-4 pm at the Flint Hills Breadbasket.  This is available for all income eligible Riley County Residents.  All commodities are first come first serve.  Product available includes: Green Beans, Orange Juice, Canned Potatoes, Frozen Chicken Leg Qtrs., Raisins, Dried Pinto Beans, Canned Red Salmon, and Rice Cereal.

Jul
3
Sun
1st Annual Bike Show @ American Legion
Jul 3 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Independence Day 1st Annual Bike show will be held on Sunday, July 3rd from 4 – 9 pm at the American Legion, 114 McCall Road.  Bike registration begins at 4:00 pm with awards given for Best in Show; Best Metric; Best Paint; People’s Choice; Best Cruiser; and Best Paint.  All makes are welcome.  They will have a beer garden, food, music, hog raffle and fireworks.  Contact Pearce-Keller American Legion Post 17, 785-776-4556, lbachelor@cox.net for more information.

Jul
10
Sun
Aggieville Through the Years @ Manhattan Public Library
Jul 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Riley County Genealogical Society is sponsoring a program, “Aggieville Through The Years”, on Sunday, July 10th at the Manhattan Public Library from 2:00 to 3:00 pm.  The program is free and open to the public.  For more information go to www.aggievillearchives.com.

Jul
11
Mon
Homeowner Orientation @ Manhattan Public Library
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm

Become a homeowner! Attend an orientation to find out if you’re eligible to purchase a home from Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity.  You may be eligible if you: Have a need for adequate housing; Have a steady income and fall within the income guidelines; are willing to contribute sweat equity hours; can make regular mortgage payments on an affordable loan; and you reside in Riley or Pottawatomie counties.  RSVP at http://mahfh.org/and click on “How we Help”

Aug
8
Mon
Olympic Fun Camp @ Westview Community Church
Aug 8 @ 8:30 am – Aug 12 @ 5:30 pm

Need childcare the week before school starts back up?  Register your elementary child for Olympic Fun Camp hosted by Westview Community Church from August 8-12!  Kids will enjoy marital arts, gymnastics, bowling and MORE hands on fun throughout the week.  Area athletes and internationals will challenge campers with the Olympic 2016 motto, Live Your Passion! Go to www.westviewcommunity.com and click on Olympic Fun Camp to learn more or call 537-7173.  Space is limited.  Reservations will be granted on a first come, frist serve, basis.