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All-University Open House 9:00 am
All-University Open House @ Kansas State University
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Students, visitors and community members are invited to find out why the future is built at Kansas State University.  On Saturday, April 1st, the Manhattan, Olathe and Polytechnic campuses will offer activities, learning, fun and
Optimist Spaghetti Supper 5:00 pm
Optimist Spaghetti Supper @ Pottorf Hall - CiCo Park
Apr 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The 2017 Manhattan Breakfast Optimist Club 9th Annual Spaghetti Supper will be held on Saturday, April 1st from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at Pottorf Hall – CiCo Park.  The menu will include spaghetti (meat and
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Head Start Recruiting
Head Start Recruiting @ Head Start
Apr 5 – May 31 all-day
USD 383 Head Start, which serves the Manhattan, Ogden, and Riley County School districts, is accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year.  Head Start is a free, federally funded preschool program that serves families with
Church Spring Dinner 4:00 pm
Church Spring Dinner @ United Methodist Church
Apr 5 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Westmoreland United Methodist Church Spring Dinner will be held on Wednesday, April 5th.  Serving times will be from 4:00 to 7:00 pm.  Menu includes Homemade Chicken and Noodles; Mashed Potatoes; Vegetables; Salads; and Homemade
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“Thirsty Land” Documentary 1:30 pm
“Thirsty Land” Documentary @ K-State Student Union
Apr 6 @ 1:30 pm
The Kansas Center for Agricultural Resources and the Environment and the Kansas Water Resources Institute at Kansas State University are hosting a free screening of the documentary film”Thirsty Land” at 1:30 pm, Thursday, April 6th,
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Pink & Purple Polyester Party 7:00 pm
Pink & Purple Polyester Party @ K-State Alumni Center
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Dig out your polyester bell bottoms and platform shoes, and disco for a cure with Kansas City band Disco Dick & the Mirrorballs.  Cast your vote in the “Off the Hook” bra art contest and enjoy
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Give Kids A Smile Day 9:00 am
Give Kids A Smile Day @ Manhattan Area Technical College
Apr 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Saturday, April 8th will be Give Kids A Smile Day at the Manhattan Area Technical College from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm for kids ages 3-14.  There will be free Cleaning Sealants and Fluoride Treatment.
Adult Easter Egg Hunt 7:00 pm
Adult Easter Egg Hunt @ Wilson Baseball Field City Park
Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm
An Adult Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 8th at Wilson Baseball Field at City Park.  $10 in advance/$15 at the event.  Over 1,000 eggs filled with prizes, candy and more!  Prizes
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Thundering Cats Big Band 7:00 pm
Thundering Cats Big Band @ Methodist Church
Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm
Come hear Manhattan’s Community Big Band play great music of the big bands: Tod Kerstetter on Clarinet with Artie Shaw’s “Temptation” “Georgia on My Mind” with Nate McClendon on Alto Sax.  How about a Big
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Homeowner Orientation 7:00 pm
Homeowner Orientation @ Manhattan Public Library
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm
Become a Homeowner!  Attend an orientation to find out if you’re eligible to purchase a home from Manhattan Habitat for Humanity on Monday, April 10th, 7:00 pm, at the Manhattan Public Library.  You may be
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Easter Family Fun Day 10:00 am
Easter Family Fun Day @ Wefald Pavilion, City Park
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
An Easter Family Fun Day will be held on Saturday, April 15th from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm.  The Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt will be at 10:00 am followed by the Family Fun Day
Walk for Water 10:00 am
Walk for Water @ Kansas State University Bosco Plaza
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am
Nearly two billion people lack access to safe water, and the Rotaract Club wants to make a difference.  Come on out to the KSU Rotaract Club Manhattan Walk for Water benefiting Water Mission at 10:00
Kaw Blue Lodge BBQ 11:00 am
Kaw Blue Lodge BBQ @ O'Reilly Auto Parts Store
Apr 15 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Kaw Blue Lodge #107 BBQ will be held on Saturday, April 15th at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Store from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Spare Ribs, Brauts, and Hot Links will be served.  For more
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Fair Housing Seminar 7:30 am
Fair Housing Seminar @ Fire Station Headquarters
Apr 18 @ 7:30 am – 12:30 pm
The City of Manhattan and Manhattan Housing Authority will host the 2017 Fair Housing Seminar on April 18th at Fire Station Headquarters.  Space is limited.  Pre-register by 5 pm April 14th online or by calling
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Rehearsal For Murder 7:00 pm
Rehearsal For Murder @ Manhattan High School
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – Apr 21 @ 10:00 pm
MHS Performing Arts and Thespian Troupe #941 will present the suspenseful mystery: Rehearsal For Murder on April 19th, 20th and 21st at 7:00 pm at the MHSW, Rezac Auditorium.  Students: $4; Adults $5.
Art of Healing Exhibit 4:00 pm
Art of Healing Exhibit @ Columbian Theatre
Apr 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Columbian Theatre, Museum and Art Center will have an Opening Reception for the new “Art of Healing” exhibit on Wednesday, April 19th, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm with remarks at 5:00 pm.  Refreshments will
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Biscuits & Waffles 7:30 am
Biscuits & Waffles @ College Avenue UMC
Apr 22 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
  There will be a Biscuits & Gravy Waffles & Fruit Breakfast on Saturday, April 22nd from 7:30 am to noon at the College Avenue UMC.  Adults: $6.00 – Children (4-12): $3.00.  Ticket proceeds benefit
3rd Annual Wildcat Warrior 5K 8:00 am
3rd Annual Wildcat Warrior 5K @ Gen Richard B Myers Hall
Apr 22 @ 8:00 am
The 3rd Annual Wildcat Warrior 5K will be held on Saturday, April 22nd at the General Richard B Myers Hall, Kansas State University.  Registration: 8:00 am.  5K Start: 9:00 am. Fun Run Start: 10:00 am.
Cancer Screening 9:00 am
Cancer Screening @ Masonic Lodge
Apr 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Local Masonic Lodges are hosting two free cancer screening events on Saturday, April 22nd.  The first one is from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at 621 Humboldt Street in Manhattan and the second is from
Explore with Restore 11:00 am
Explore with Restore @ Restore
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
You and your family are invited to Explore with Restore will be held at 2711 Amherst Avenue on Saturday, April 22nd, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.  There will be crafts for kids, workshops demonstrations,
Geary County Orchestra Celebration 3:00 pm
Geary County Orchestra Celebration @ Junction City Middle School
Apr 22 @ 3:00 pm
Geary County Schools USD 475 will be hosting a festival celebrating ten years of orchestra in the schools on Saturday, April 22nd at Junction City Middle School.  There will be a free concert at 3:00
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Enid Stover Poetry Recitation 2:00 pm
Enid Stover Poetry Recitation @ Manhattan Public Library
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Echoes, the Enid Stover Poetry Recitation, will be held on Sunday, April 23rd from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at the Manhattan Public Library.  Join to read or recite a poem you love.  Refreshments will be
Ethiopia Reads Run/Walk 2:00 pm
Ethiopia Reads Run/Walk @ Bosco Plaza
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm
Join The KMortar Board on Sunday, April 23rd, as they host a family-friendly 5K/2.5K run/walk benefiting Ethiopia Reads!  The race will start at Bosco Plaza at 2:00 pm and will be officially timed by Manhattan
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Heartland Support Group Meeting 5:00 pm
Heartland Support Group Meeting @ Community First National Bank
Apr 25 @ 5:00 pm
Walking the Heartland Support Group Meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 25th at 5:00 pm at the Community First National Bank at 215 South Seth Child Road.  For more information, contact Curt Herrman at
Resume Workshop For Teens 5:30 pm
Resume Workshop For Teens @ Manhattan Public Library
Apr 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
From 5:30 to 7:00 pm on Tuesday, April 25th, at Manhattan Public Library, teens will learn to apply for summer jobs and volunteer positions.  The Manhattan Public Library is hosting a resume and interview workshop
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Fort Riley Career Fair 9:00 am
Fort Riley Career Fair @ Riley's Conference Center
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Fort Riley hosts the 10th annual Hiring Heroes Career Fair Wednesday, April 26th at Riley’s Conference Center.  The event runs from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm and features more than 80 employers.  This event is
Heart Failure Program 2:00 pm
Heart Failure Program @ Via Christi Hospital
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join them at Via Christi Hospital for a free heart failure support and education program, presented by the cardiac rehab registered nurse.  You learn about: Fluids – how much are you allowed? Salt – maintaining
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Pig Out For Parkinson’s 11:00 am
Pig Out For Parkinson’s @ Cox Bros BBQ
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
The 7th Annual Pig Out For Parkinson’s benefiting the Meadowlark Parkinson’s program will be held on Thursday, April 27th from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm at Cox Bros BBQ.  Autographs & photos with Coach Bill
Flint Hills Masterworks Chorale 7:30 pm
Flint Hills Masterworks Chorale @ First United Methodist Church
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm
The Spring Concert for the Flint Hills Masterworks Chorale will be at 7:30 pm on April 27th at the First United Methodist Church, 629 Poyntz Avenue.  It will feature Nanie by Johannes Brahms and Mass
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Great Strides 9:00 am
Great Strides @ Kansas State University
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am
On Saturday, April 29th at 9:00 am at Kansas State University, join co-workers, family and friends for Great Strides, the Cystic Fibrosis foundation’s walk event that raises money to find a cure for cystic fibrosis.
Walk To Cure Arthritis 9:00 am
Walk To Cure Arthritis @ Sunset Zoo
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am
Join in for the Walk to Cure Arthritis!  This event will be held on Saturday, April 29th at 9:00 am at Sunset Zoo.  Enjoy a leisurely stroll amidst 200-plus animals at Sunset Zoo.  Fundraising prizes
Aviation Career Day 10:00 am
Aviation Career Day @ Manhattan Regional Airport
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Flex Air is offering free plane rides, tours and expo at Aviation Career Day on Saturday, April 29th.  Some area high school students will get to take to the skies for a free airplane ride
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The Building of the Tuttle Creek Dam 2:00 pm
The Building of the Tuttle Creek Dam @ Manhattan Public Library
Apr 30 @ 2:00 pm
A free educational program,  The Building of the Tuttle Creek Dam, will be held on Sunday, April 30th, at 2:00 pm at the Manhattan Public Library.  This program will give a review of and the
Hymn Festival 3:30 pm
Hymn Festival @ First United Methodist Church
Apr 30 @ 3:30 pm
Noted church musician and composer, John Behnke will lead a Hymn Festival at the First United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 30th at 3:30 pm.  The church is located at 612 Poyntz Avenue.  The theme