USD 384 will be holding two meetings with patrons for the purpose of information sharing on the proposed board resolution to increase the current LOB from 30 to 33% starting with the 2015-2016 school year. The first meeting will be Monday, November 3rd at McCormick Elementary School at 7:00 pm and the second on Thursday, November 6th at 7:00 pm in the BVHS Cafeteria.
The Westmoreland United Methodist Church Election DayTurkey Dinner will be held on Tuesday, November 4th from 4:30 to 7:00 pm. Adults: $8.00; Under 13: $4.00. For Delivery or Carry-out call 785-457-3491.
Blue Valley Memorial United Methodist Church, 835 Church Avenue, will hold their annual soup luncheon on Wednesday, November 5th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, in Page Hall. Vegetable beef soup and chicken noodle soup, sandwiches, sloppy joes, and pie will be served. Hamballs and baked goods will also be for sale.
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.
A Veteran’s Day Forum will be held on Tuesday, November 11th at 4:00 pm at the Wareham Opera House, 410 Poyntz Avenue. A panel discussion featuring veterans of the war in Vietnam. Everyone is welcome. The forum will be broadcast on KMAN 1350.
The Veteran’s Day Parade will be held on Tuesday, November 11th at 9:30 am along Poyntz Avenue from 3rd Street to 14th Street. The library will give away copies of “The Things They Carried” during the parade. Make sure to visit the library in November to sign a postcard thanking deployed soldiers for their service.
Books and Brew will be held on Thursday, November 13th at 6:00 pm . Join librarians at the Little Apple Brewery for an evening of discussion and camaraderie. Hors d’oeuvres will be provided. Make sure to call the library or visit their website to reserve a place at the table for the event. Spots are limited!
Healing Arts for Military Families will be held on Thursday, November 20th from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at The Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art K-State Manhattan Campus. Everyone is invited who is currently or previously connected with the military to join us for dessert and an art workshop, including military families, couples, spouses (with or without your other half:), veterans, MCEC staff will also provide an information session. Museum staff will provide activities for your children while you enjoy fellowship with other military-connected families and spouses from the area. Space is limited so sign up today. Questions please contact Briana Goff at 785-532-1490 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis will visit the Pathfinder.
Jennifer will be sharing slides and stories, answering questions, and reading excerpts from her new book Called Again. She will be selling and signing books afterwards.
re:Voiced a cappella experience will hold a full concert on Monday, November 17th at 8:00 pm at Rock Creek Jr/Sr High School. These guys have toured around the world, and members performed on NBC’s hit show, The Sing Off! A portion of proceeds benefits the Rock Creek music department. Get your tickets now at musicrevoiced.com/rockcreek, at the Jr/Sr High School Front Office, and by calling 785-494-8591. Tickets are also available at the door while they last