October – November 2014
The Westloop Shopping Center will present the annual “Bewitching in Westloop” treat trail. This year’s event will be held from 4:00 – 6:30 pm on October 31st. All young people are invited to attend.
Manhattan Town Center’s annual Boo Party invites kids twelve and under to trick-or-treat at participating stores from 5:30 to 7:30 pm on Friday, October 31st. Don’t forget to take a can of food for the Flint Hills Breadbasket and receive a FREE trick or treat bag. Limit one bag per child while supplies last at the Customer Service Center.
On Friday, October 31st, Halloween activities for Trick or Treating in Junction City will be from 6 to 8 pm. At 8 pm the “Witches Wail” (Storm Sirens) will be activated to signal the end of Trick or Treating. Extra Police will be out in force monitoring the City throughout the evening many in unmarked Police cars. Parents are reminded to accompany their children during Trick or Treating activities and to carefully inspect all candies received before consumption. Children should wear loose light colored clothing, and carry flashlights with them to illuminate their paths. Should any issues arise, please do not hesitate to call the Junction City Police Department on 911 or 785-762-5912. Let’s makes this a “Kid Safe” year for our children.
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.
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