Calendar

October – November 2014

Oct
20
Mon
Soup Supper @ VFW Post 1786
Oct 20 @ 5:30 am – 6:30 am

The VFW Ladies Auxiliary will be having an All-You-Eat Soup Supper on Monday, October 20th from 5:30 to 6:30 pm.  Join them at their new location behind Ray’s Apple Market at 3003 Anderson Avenue.

Oct
21
Tue
Book Group @ Riley County Senior Center
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Manhattan Book Group and VIP (Visually Impaired Persons) Support Group will meet on Tuesday, October 21st, at the Riley County Senior Center.  The Book Group will meet at 1:00.  They will discuss ‘The Ghost Map” by Steven Johnson.  The VIP Group will meet following the Book Group from 2:00 – 3:00.  This will be a “Share” meeting.  They will cover a variety of topics including recent travels and attendance at meetings of interest to our members. For more information, please contact Kathy at 539-1973.

K-State Orchestra @ McCain Auditorium
Oct 21 @ 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The K-State Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. David Littrell, will present music by composers from the Czech Republic (formerly Bohemia and Czechoslovakia).  Composers represented are Dvorak, Martinu, and Smetana.  The Flint Hills Masterworks Chorale, conducted by Dr. Julie Yu, will join the Orchestra for Dvorak’s Te Deum.  The October 21st concert is at 7:30 pm in the McCain Auditorium.  Admission is free.

Oct
22
Wed
Church Fall Supper @ Randolph United Methodist Church
Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Randolph United Methodist Church will hold their Fall Supper on Wednesday, October 22nd from 5 to 7:30 pm.  They will be serving Swedish Meatballs;  Creamed Chicken;  Mashed Potatoes; Vegetables;  Salads & Relishes;  Homemade Bread;  Homemade Pie;  Coffee, Tea or Water.  Cost: Pre-School Free;  K-6th $2.50 and Adults $8.00.

Oct
23
Thu
Crafty Senior Plus Sale @ Manhattan Town Center
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – Oct 25 @ 8:30 pm

The Crafty Senior Plus Sale will be held on October 23rd through October 25th at the Town Center Mall from 10:00 am to 8:30 pm daily.  This will be the last sale before Christmas.  Checkout all the wonderful handmade gifts for your Christmas presents.  You will find a variety of items.

Domestic Violence Task Force @ Manhattan Public Library
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Riley County Domestic Violence Task Force will host a discussion of domestic violence in our community on Thursday, October 23rd at 7:00 pm in the Groesbeck Room of the Manhattan Public Library.  Following brief presentations by panelists representing the Riley County Police Department, Office of the Riley County Attorney, Sunflower Bridge Child Exchange and Visitation Center, Pawnee Mental Health Services’ Batterer Intervention Program, Fort Riley Family Advocacy Program, and Crisis Center, Inc., task force members will take questions from the audience.  The public is invited to attend.  For additional information, contact Judy Davis at 785-539-7935.

Oct
26
Sun
Paxico Sacred Heart Parish Sausage Supper @ Parish Hall-Newbury
Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Paxico Sacred Heart Parish old fashioned smoked German sausage supper.
Buffet style
Mass 10:30am
Bingo/games, and a silent auction.

Located 1 1/2 miles north of Paxico, KS.

Teen Town Reunion & Dance @ Peace Memorial Auditorium
Oct 26 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Dance to the music from the 1940s through the 1970s.
Appropriate for all ages
Free, with donations appreciated for the future restoration of Peace Memorial Auditorium.

Dress for the period (optional)- poodle skirt, zoot suit, tie dye, etc.

Oct
31
Fri
Bewitching in Westloop @ Westloop Shopping Center
Oct 31 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

The Westloop Shopping Center will present the annual “Bewitching in Westloop” treat trail. This year’s event will be held from 4:00 – 6:30 pm on October 31st.  All young people are invited to attend.

Nov
5
Wed
Big Blue River Flood Mitigation Open House @ Manhattan Fire Station
Nov 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Manhattan, Riley County, and Pottawatomie County officials and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will host the Big Blue River Flood Mitigation Open House from 6:30 to 8:30 pm Wednesday, November 5th , at the Manhattan Fire Station Headquarters.  The open house is part of the Big Blue River Silver Jacket Project to research and develop a management plan to lessen the flood risks for property owners, residents and business owners along the Big Blue River.  For more information please visit www.knowyourfloodriskMHK.com, or follow Know Your Flood Risk MHK on Facebook or Twitter to keep up to date on the Big Blue River Project.