Clay Center Free Dental Mission @ Clay Center Family Dental Care
Apr 27 @ 7:30 am – 4:30 pm

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: - Do NOT telephone the office
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, 785-587-2454.

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

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.

National Day of the Cowboy @ Lazy T Ranch
Jul 27 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Nashville recording artist and native Kansan Rusty Rierson will perform at a Kansas celebration of the National Day of the cowboy, with a luncheon to be held at the Lazy T Ranch near Manhattan at 1:00 pm on Sunday, July 27th.  Rusty is an extraordinary musician who grew up on a Kansas Flint Hills farm and studied agriculture at K-State.  This will be a perfect way to honor the American cowboy.  The public is invited to come out and join in this celebration.  Online registration are available on a first-come, first served basis at  At 1:00 pm, barbecue picnic lunch with all the trimmings will be served.  A Manhattan-area band, The Flint Hills Oldtimers, will also perform classic cowboy songs.

204th Army Band Concert @ Larry Norvell Band Shell, City Park
Jul 29 @ 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The 204th Army Band, United States Army Reserve, from Vancouver, Washington, in cooperation with the City of Manhattan, KS and Dr. Frank Tracz of Kansas State University, will present a free concert at the Larry Norvell Band Shell in Manhattan, KS on July 29th, 2014, at 7:30pm.

Riley County Health Department & USD 383 Central Enrollment Vaccine Clinic @ Manhattan High School- West Campus
Jul 30 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

The vaccines recommended by the RCHD are recommended by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention). The vaccines may be given at the same time and some vaccines may require follow-up doses. If your child has insurance the RCHD will bill insurance. If your child qualifies for the VFC program (Vaccines for Children), the RCHD participates in the VFC program and there may be a $14 injection fee.