|FREE DENTAL CARE FRIDAY APRIL 25TH
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
|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: www.claycenterdentalmission.com – Do NOT telephone the office|
The Fox on the Fairway – a play by Ken Ludwig
The Soldier for Life/Transition Assistance Program continues to offer events and programs to help transitioning soldiers. An All-University Career Fair will be held September 22nd & 23rd at Kansas State University Bramlage Coliseum from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. For more information, call the Soldier for Life/Transition Assistance program office at 785-239-2248 or visit http://www.riley.army.mil/Services/SoldierServices/SoldierForLife-TransitionAssistProg.aspx
The Manhattan Community Blood Drive will be held at Pottorf Hall in Cico Park On Tuesday, September 22nd from Noon to 6:00 pm and Wednesday, September 23rd, from 7:30 am to 1:00 pm. Blood donors will be greeted by Kansas pork farmers serving free pulled pork sandwiches and giving away pig-shaped stress relievers. A free drawing will be held for two grocery gift cards. Simply call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or for more information.
The Manhattan Public Library will host another exciting series of discussions about good books this fall. The series will start on Thursday, September 24th from 7:00 – 8:30 pm, with a guided discussion of “The Other Wes Moore,” led by Kylie Kinley, Learning Assistant Coordinator for the K-State First program and an English instructor at Kansas State University. This is a good time to gather at the library to explore great stories and meet fellow book lovers. For more information, call 785-776-4741 or visit the library’s website at www.MHKLibrary.org.
Proceeds benefit the educating, equipping, and enriching of Christian leaders at MCC.
Relay for Life of Riley County will be held on Friday, September 25th from 5:00 to 11:00 pm. Opening Ceremony and Survivor Lap will be at 6:00 pm at the Manhattan City Park. The Relay for Life event is an opportunity to honor, support and remember those who have fought or are fighting the battle against cancer. The fire department and police department will be doing a BBQ cook-off contest. There will be a bounce house, face painting, sno cones, and so much more! Since it is at the city park, dogs are allowed. The theme for the relay this year is “Lights, Camera, Relay” which means everyone is encouraged to dress up like their favorite movie character. There will be a costume contest ( and yes, dogs can enter)! For more information, go to www.relayforlife.org/rileycoks or on Facebook at Relay for Life of Riley County.
The Body First School Fitness Challenge is a fun run for local area schools to participate in and win money to give back to their school’s physical education program. This event has donated $46,500 to the physical education programs at area schools since 2008 and is expected to raise $12,000 in 2015.
For more information and to register, visit http://www.letsgorun.com/.
On September 26th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm the Junction City Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its tenth opportunity in five years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring you pills for disposal to the Junction City Police Department. The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. For questions call Chuck Leithoff at 785-762-5912 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Youth A Cappella Music Festival will be held for boys and girls in 8th grade through 12th grade on Saturday, September 26th. This event will be held at K-State University, McCain Auditorium from 12:00 noon to 9:00 pm. The community is invited to the FREE evening concert that begins at 6:30 pm in the All Faiths Chapel. Those singing are: Girls Chorus; Boys Chorus; Legacy Sweet Adeline quartet from Kansas City; Prairie Fire quartet from Wichita; K-State Cadence – college men singing a cappella; and the Little Apple Barbershop Chorus.