The Douglass Community Recreation Center, 900 Yuma Street, will host a Spring Salsa Social from 7 to 10 pm Friday, March 7th. Take a salsa lesson, hear music by a DJ and have some refreshments. Fun for all ages and free to the public; however, a $5.00 donation is suggested. All donations benefit the Douglass Community Recreation Center. If you have any questions, please contact Dave Baker at 785-587-2777.
Flint Hills Christian School will be hosting their annual Kindergarten and Pre-Kinder roundup on Friday, March 7th. There will be a morning and evening session. The morning session begins at 9 am and the evening session will begin at 6:30 pm. This is a good opportunity to learn about the K & PK program at FHCS. You can contact the school office at 785-776-2223 for more information or to sign up to attend. Pre-registering is not required but encouraged. There will be teacher directed activities for your K and PK children during the event.
A Soldier Appreciation Celebration will be held on Saturday, March 8th from 3:00pm – 2:00 am at the American Legion Post #207, 515 Riley Avenue, Ogden. Get out and celebrate. We thank and appreciate all that you do and have done for all of us. Enjoy music, dancing, prizes, food and fun.
University Christian Church, Manhattan Christian College and Crestview Christian Church have teamed up to bring All Sons and Daughters “A Night of Worship” to Manhattan on March 8th. The concert will be held at University Christian Church’s Family Life Center at 7:00 pm. Music lovers worldwide are a captivated, swept up in the surging wave of modern folk as heard in the likes of Mumford and Sons, The Avett Brothers, Neon Trees, The Civil Wars and others. Organic, acoustic and packed with live energy and freedom, it’s the unpolished imperfection and open invitation to sing along that has catapulted these artists into the spotlight and up the charts.
Elwood P. Dowd is a friendly man with an imaginary friend Harvey – a six foot tall pooka resembling an anthropomorphic rabbit. Elwood introduces Harvey to everyone he meets, to the horror of his social-climbing sister Veta. A trip to Chumley’s Rest will help determine who’s really crazy. Come ready for a laugh filled time at “Harvey”, at the Manhattan Arts Center. Show dates are March 7th – 9th. Showtimes are 7:30 pm Friday & Saturday, with a 2:00 pm Matinee on Sunday. Tickets start at just $10, and a military discount is available. Call 537-4420, or visit www.ManhattanArts.com for more information.
Cynthia Kiser Murphey, president and chief operating officer of New York-New York Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, will present the 40th annual Shugart Lecture at 1:30 pm, Monday, March 10th, in the K-State Student Union’s Forum Hall at Kansas State University. The lecture is free and the public is welcome.
David C. Everitt, a former John Deere division president, will present “Combining business objectives, appropriate technology and social support programs to help feed a hungry world” at 1:30 pm, Tuesday, March 11th, in Fiedler Hall Auditorium at Kansas State University. The event is part of the College of Engineering’s Eyestone Lecture Series and is open to the public. Everitt is a native of Concordia, KS and is a 1975 graduate of Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering.
K-State Research and Extension and HCCI of Manhattan partner to present: Your Credit and You on Tuesday, March 11th from 5:30 to 7:00 pm, 323 Poyntz Avenue, Conference Room. Speakers from Housing and Credit Counseling will present information on how credit reports and credit scores affect life decisions. Why a good credit score is important; How to build good credit; How to get your credit report; Reading your credit report; How to dispute errors; and Ways to establish or increase a credit score. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited and registration is required by calling Connie at 1-800-383-0217 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Crafty Seniors Craft Show originally scheduled to take place at Manhattan Town Center February 6-8 has been rescheduled for March 13th – 15th. Stop by for a chat and look over all the sale items. Woodworking, crocheting, tea towels, small speciality items and many things for baby. Everything is handmade and good quality.
The 2nd Annual JW’s Hope Epilepsy Walk will be held on Saturday, March 22nd at Tuttle Creek State Park at 11:00 am. Shirt pickup will be at 10:30. Entry fee is $15 per walker or $45 for families of 4 or more. At the gatehouse you will need to mention you are there for this walk and they will waive the parking fee and point you to the meeting point. The walk is approximately 1 mile long. Lunch will be served following the walk. For more information go to www.jwshope.com or email: email@example.com. Last year the walks raised enough money for JW to get a seizure response dog and they are currently on the waiting list. JW will have to have expensive testing done in the spring to check for scar tissue and check for any seizure activity.