Calendar

Apr
27
Sun
Clay Center Free Dental Mission @ Clay Center Family Dental Care
Apr 27 @ 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
FREE DENTAL CARE FRIDAY APRIL 25TH 

WHERE:           Clay Center Family Dental Care; 714 Liberty St. – Clay Center, KS

HOW:               First come, First Served – Tickets available beginning at 5:30 am –
Services begin at 7:30 am
 

                 **** You MUST have a ticket to be admitted ****
WHAT:             Exams, X-Rays, Fillings, Extractions and Cleanings
WHO:               Adults only who have no dental insurance and who are struggling
financially and have no other means to pay for dental care
QUESTIONS:     www.claycenterdentalmission.com - Do NOT telephone the office
Jul
24
Thu
The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association’s Tough Enough to Wear Pink Rodeo @ Wells Arena, Cico Park
Jul 24 @ 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association’s eighth annual Tough Enough to Wear Pink Rodeo, a special night at the Kaw Valley Rodeo, will be Friday, July 25, to raise awareness of breast cancer and other cancers and support Kansas State University’s Johnson Cancer Research Center.

In conjunction with the Riley County Fair, the Kaw Valley Rodeo will be at 8 p.m. July 24-26 at Wells Arena in CiCo Park, Manhattan.

Spectators are encouraged to wear pink, and a pink balloon launch will honor cancer survivors during the grand entry. Pink T-shirts, bandanas and more will be available for purchase, with all proceeds going to the cancer research center.

Nicki, the pink firetruck, will again be on display. The Wichita chapter of Guardians of the Ribbon, a group of firefighters and their friends, drive Nicki to cancer-related events around the state and beyond to help philanthropies raise money for their local cancer-related causes.

A benefit spaghetti dinner is also planned for 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 13, at the First Presbyterian Church, 801 Leavenworth St., Manhattan. Tickets for the all-you-can-eat dinner, which is sponsored by Cox Bros. BBQ, are $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 5 to 12, and free for children 4 and younger. They are available from the center, 1 Chalmers Hall, 785-532-6705.

The Johnson Cancer Research Center advances cancer research at Kansas State University and helps train future scientists. Its programs are made possible by private donations. More information about the center is at http://www.cancer.k-state.edu.

Jul
25
Fri
Funiture Amnesty Day @ City Park, Wilson Field
Jul 25 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Furniture Amnesty Day will be held on Friday, July 25th, at City Park – Wilson Ball Field.  Drop off Furniture from 7:00am to 5:00 pm.  Public Sign-in is at 8:00 am.  Public Pick-up is from Noon to 5:00 pm.  To schedule Furniture Pick-up, contact kays@cityofmhk.com, 785-587-2454.

The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association’s Tough Enough to Wear Pink Rodeo @ Wells Arena, Cico Park
Jul 25 @ 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association’s eighth annual Tough Enough to Wear Pink Rodeo, a special night at the Kaw Valley Rodeo, will be Friday, July 25, to raise awareness of breast cancer and other cancers and support Kansas State University’s Johnson Cancer Research Center.

In conjunction with the Riley County Fair, the Kaw Valley Rodeo will be at 8 p.m. July 24-26 at Wells Arena in CiCo Park, Manhattan.

Spectators are encouraged to wear pink, and a pink balloon launch will honor cancer survivors during the grand entry. Pink T-shirts, bandanas and more will be available for purchase, with all proceeds going to the cancer research center.

Nicki, the pink firetruck, will again be on display. The Wichita chapter of Guardians of the Ribbon, a group of firefighters and their friends, drive Nicki to cancer-related events around the state and beyond to help philanthropies raise money for their local cancer-related causes.

A benefit spaghetti dinner is also planned for 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 13, at the First Presbyterian Church, 801 Leavenworth St., Manhattan. Tickets for the all-you-can-eat dinner, which is sponsored by Cox Bros. BBQ, are $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 5 to 12, and free for children 4 and younger. They are available from the center, 1 Chalmers Hall, 785-532-6705.

The Johnson Cancer Research Center advances cancer research at Kansas State University and helps train future scientists. Its programs are made possible by private donations. More information about the center is at http://www.cancer.k-state.edu.

Jul
26
Sat
Birding with Dr. Ted Cable @ Tuttle Creek Lake
Jul 26 @ 8:00 am – 8:30 am

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake invites the public to attend “Birding with Dr. Ted Cable” on Saturday, July 26th at 8:00 am.  Dr. Ted Cable, Kansas State University Professor of Park Management and Conservation, avid birder and author, will conduct the program.  Cable will be discussing local birds of Kansas while he leads a short walk down the Blue River Trail.  After the walk, he will have a book signing at Shelter #3 where he will have several of his birding and children’s books available for purchase.  All are encouraged to bring a pair of binoculars and a good pair of walking shoes for the trail.  Participants should meet at shelter #3 in Outlet Park for a short walk down the Blue River Trail.  The program is free, and no vehicle permits are required.  All ages are invited to attend.  For further information on this program please contact the Corps of Engineers Office at 5020Tuttle  Creek Blvd or call 785-539-8511.

5th Grade Manhattan Indians @ Northview Elementary
Jul 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

The 5th Grade Manhattan Indians are looking for players for the 2014 youth tackle football season.  Open Practice/Tryouts will be held on Saturday, July 26th from 9:00 to 11:00 am in the open field just to the east of the Northview Elementary.  No experience necessary.  Boys should wear shorts and tennis shoes (or cleats) for this practice.  For questions please contact Coach Akin jakin73@yahoo.com.

Matt and Gabby Rebuild Fund @ Energy Center
Jul 26 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

On July 12th, a fire took the home and all its possessions from a member of the Energy Center family of technicians. To help Matt and Gabby through these hard times the Energy Center is having a Hog Roast Fundraiser on July 26th from 11am to 6 pm at 528 Pillsbury Drive just across the bridge from the Discovery Center to enjoy a great meal for a great cause.  Pulled pork sandwiches – $6.00;  Complete meal deal is $10.00 or Pre-buy whole pork butt for $50.00.  Donations can be sent to 528 Pillsbury Dr., Manhattan, KS  66502 marked for the Matt and Gabby Rebuild Fund.  For more information call 785-776-5118 or visit the Energy Center Manhattan Pool Facebook page.

Benefit Dance @ American Legion Post #17
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Sons of the American Legion Post #17 will hold a Benefit Dance in support of Ft. Riley’s Soldier & Family Assistance Center Warrior Transition Battalion on Saturday, July 26th from 7-10 pm.  Benefit includes: Dance, Silent Auction & Raffle Items such as gift cards, hair, meals, car, electronics from various places in town and much more!  There is no admission charge but donations are welcome.

Sons of the American Legion Post 17 Benefit Dance @ American Legion Post #17
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

In support of Ft. Riley’s Soldier & Family Assistance Center. Benefit includes dance,  silent auction, & raffle items such as gift cards to various places around town. No admission charge, but donations are welcome.

The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association’s Tough Enough to Wear Pink Rodeo @ Wells Arena, Cico Park
Jul 26 @ 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association’s eighth annual Tough Enough to Wear Pink Rodeo, a special night at the Kaw Valley Rodeo, will be Friday, July 25, to raise awareness of breast cancer and other cancers and support Kansas State University’s Johnson Cancer Research Center.

In conjunction with the Riley County Fair, the Kaw Valley Rodeo will be at 8 p.m. July 24-26 at Wells Arena in CiCo Park, Manhattan.

Spectators are encouraged to wear pink, and a pink balloon launch will honor cancer survivors during the grand entry. Pink T-shirts, bandanas and more will be available for purchase, with all proceeds going to the cancer research center.

Nicki, the pink firetruck, will again be on display. The Wichita chapter of Guardians of the Ribbon, a group of firefighters and their friends, drive Nicki to cancer-related events around the state and beyond to help philanthropies raise money for their local cancer-related causes.

A benefit spaghetti dinner is also planned for 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 13, at the First Presbyterian Church, 801 Leavenworth St., Manhattan. Tickets for the all-you-can-eat dinner, which is sponsored by Cox Bros. BBQ, are $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 5 to 12, and free for children 4 and younger. They are available from the center, 1 Chalmers Hall, 785-532-6705.

The Johnson Cancer Research Center advances cancer research at Kansas State University and helps train future scientists. Its programs are made possible by private donations. More information about the center is at http://www.cancer.k-state.edu.