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
Pillow Cleaning @ American Legion
Sep 30 @ 7:30 am – 3:00 pm

Pillow Cleaning at the American Legion, 114 McCall Road on Tuesday, September 30th from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.   ONE DAY ONLY.  Make feather beds into pillows or renovate pillows (feather or foam) with new ticking.  Sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit #17.  If you have questions call Wanda Jepsen at 785-539-4816.

Community Meeting @ Manhattan Fire Station
Sep 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The City of Manhattan is hosting a community Q&A event to address questions about changes to the area’s flood maps and flood insurance requirements.  This event will be from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, Tuesday, September 30th at the Manhattan Fire Station Headquarters, 2000 Denison Avenue.

Military Book Lecture @ K-State Alumni Center
Oct 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Kansas State University Military Affairs Presents a Military Book Lecture with Phil Klay, Redeployment, on Wednesday, October 1st at the K-State Alumni Center from 4:00 – 5:30 pm. There will be a book sale and signing session at 3:00 pm.  Public response following the lecture.

Tech Tuesday @ Manhattan Public Library
Oct 7 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

The workshop “Basic iPad” will be held on Tuesday, October 7th at 2:00 pm, the first of two iPad workshops this fall.  Although all levels are welcome, this class is designed for beginners with very little experience with their tablet, and focuses on exploring the basic setup and navigation of this popular device.

Disaster Responder Boot Camp @ Topeka Red Cross Office
Oct 10 – Oct 11 all-day

When disaster strikes, Kansans respond generously to help their friends and neighbors who are suffering.  to help equip people with the skills necessary for disaster response, the chapter is offering a Disaster Boot Camp event on Friday, October 10th and Saturday, October 11th at the Topeka Red Cross office.  Anyone interested in becoming a local disaster volunteer is invited to the free event.  The only requirement is a desire to help those in need.  Disaster Boot Camp is free and open to anyone age 18 and older.  To register, call 785-234-0568 or email

Hydrofracking Impacts on Water Resources @ Throckmorton Hall
Oct 15 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Nationally recognized geoscientist Susan Brantley will present the 31st annual Roscoe Ellis Jr Lectureship in Soil Science at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, October 15th in 1018 Throckmorton Hall on the Kansas State University campus.  The title of the lecture is “Water Resource Impacts During Unconventional Shale Gas Development with Hydrofracking: The Pennsylvania Experience.”  The lecture is free and open to the public.  Refreshments will be provided before the lecture at 3:30 pm in the lobby of Throckmorton Hall.

Huck Boyd Lecture @ Forum Hall, K-State Student Union
Oct 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am

Jim McClean, the executive editor of the Kansas Health Institute News Service, will be the speaker for Kansas State University’s 15th annual Huck Boyd lecture in Community Media at 9:30 am Thursday, October 16th at the K-State Student Union.  His topic will be “Health coverage in Community Media.”

Senior Resource Fair @ Wamego Senior Center
Oct 16 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

The 5th Annual Senior Resource Fair will be held on Thursday, October 16th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Wamego Senior Center.  Services available will be be Flu Shots (w/Medicare & Prescription D card); Hand & Shoulder  Massages;  Foot Checks; Vision; Hearing; Glucose; Blood Pressure and Checks in Lions Club Screening Units.  Free Give-Aways, Cash and Grocery Gift Cards.  Lunch is available at the Wamego Senior Center.  Please call ahead for reservations, 785-456-2260.

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.