Crafty Senior Plus Spring Sale @ Manhattan Town Center
May 5 @ 10:00 am – May 7 @ 8:30 pm

The Crafty Senior Plus Spring Sale will be held on May 5th, 6th and 7th at the Manhattan Town Center Mall from 10:00 am to 8:30 pm each day.  Area citizens offer a variety of unique hand-made items for sale.  It is a wonderful time to find that just right gift for mom or a new baby, or sister or friend.  Come look at the high quality items you won’t find any place else.

Let’s Camp America @ Tuttle Creek State Park
May 7 @ 9:30 am

Let’s Camp America will be held on Saturday, May 7th at Tuttle Creek State Park.  Eagle nesting program and short trail hike will begin at 9:30 am at Park Office.  Free Canoe Rental from 1:00 to 2:00 pm.  For more information call 785-539-7941 or go to

Forty Years Fallen: A Remembrance Exhibit @ Manhattan High School
May 7 @ 7:30 pm

Forty Years Fallen: A Remembrance Exhibit explores the stories of individuals and families who were part of this mass exodus from Vietnam.  The exhibit includes visual art, historical artifacts, archival photos, and the refugee performance memoir.  This event will be presented at 7:30 pm, Saturday, May 7th in the Black Box Theatre, located at Manhattan High School.  Admission if free for the families of Vietnamese refugees, veterans of the Vietnam War, and active members of the U. S. Military.  $10 General Admission or $7 Students/Seniors tickets are available at the door or in advance at:

The Butcher’s Son @ Manhattan High School
May 7 @ 7:30 pm

The Kansas State University Department of Theatre and the Manhattan High School Thespians presents The Butcher’s Son, a refugee performance memoir.  Vietnam-born, Kansas-raised.  Equal parts sea salt and wheat fields.  A refugee story and All-American tale.  7:30 pm, Saturday, May 7th at the Black Box Theatre, Manhattan High School.  Tickets available at the door or in advance at

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive
May 14 all-day

Saturday, May 14th, the local letter carriers will conduct their annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.  All the food that is collected will go towards feeding hungry people in Manhattan.  Please leave non-perishable food items at your mailbox and they will pick it up on Saturday, May 14th.  Help us Stamp Out Hunger.

Caregivers Seminar @ Geary County Senior Center
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

“A Heart for Caregiving,” a free seminar for caregivers and families of older Kansans, will be held Thursday, May 19th from 9:00 to 11:30 am at the Geary County Senior Center.  This event is sponsored by the North Central-Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging. The public is invited. To reserve your spot or more information call Marsha Rogers at the Area Agency on Aging toll-free at 800-432-2703 or email

Pancake Feed @ First United Methodist Church
May 21 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

A Pancake Feed will be held on May 21st from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm in The First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.  All proceeds will go to Morning Star Inc, a local non-profit agency that works with the mentally ill promoting recovery and wellness and reducing hospitalization and incarceration.  Thank you for your support!

Vacation Bible School @ Peace Lutheran Church
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – Jun 10 @ 12:00 pm

First Lutheran Church and Peace Lutheran Church are teaming up for VBS this year!  VBS is for children entering Kindergarten through 6th grade.  There will be a preschool program and nursery care for siblings and children of volunteers.  This event will be held June 6th – June 10th from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Register now to be a part of this exciting week.  Registration deadline is May 23rd.  For more information call 785-539-7371.