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Fourth annual Get Around 2 It event tonight

By Ben Hopper

If you’re looking for something to do then here is a chance for you to learn about the events and programs that your community has to offer.

More than 40 area attractions, business and organizations will be a part of the fourth annual Get Around 2 It from 5-8 p.m. tonight at the Blue Earth Plaza, next to the new Flint Hills Discovery Center.

Besides a plethora of information, there will be activities, prize drawings and live music.

Here’s a look at what is going on around town:

Today

KSU Concert Choir, 7:30 p.m. All Faiths Chapel.

Manhattan Arts Center presents “Funny Girl,” Also 7:30 p.m. tonight through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $15 adults and $10 military and students. Tickets can be purchased at the Manhattan Arts Center, 1520 Poyntz Ave, by phone at (785) 537-4420 or online at http://www.themercury.com.

Thursday Starts the Weekend, 10:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Bowling and billiards specials. K-State Student Union Recreation.

 

Friday

K-State Baseball vs Nebraska-Omaha, 6:30 p.m. Also 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. Tointon Family Stadium.

Washington Dance Studio presents Dance Dedications, 7:30 p.m. featuring older students. The 3 p.m. Sunday show features younger students. McCain Auditorium.

UPC Film: “Blues Brothers,” 8 p.m. Free. Student Union Little Theatre.

Three of a Kind, 8-11 p.m. Kites.

K-State After Hours: Comedienne Lauren Ashley Bishop, 10:30 p.m. Student Union Form Hall.

Rock’It Bowl, 10:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Bowling and billiards specials. K-State Student Union Recreation.

 

Saturday

Flint Hills Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Staples/Hobby Lobby parking lot.

Columbian Theatre’s Swogger Gallery photography workshop: Creative Camera Controls, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The class instructors are Scott Bean and Wayne Rhodus, who recently had a photography exhibit at the Columbian. The class is May 5th, 10 am to 4pm. Registration for these classes can be done at http://www.themercury.com.

Saturday Stories on the Lawn, 11 a.m. For preschool and K-6. Manhattan Public Library Lawn.

 

Sunday

Jazz Brunch, 10 a.m.-noon. Bluestem Bistro.

Riley County Genealogical Society Lecture: “Why Can’t I Find What I’m Looking For? Ways to Effectively Search Online Resources” by Jessica Edgar, Archives Specialist at National Archives at Kansas City, 2 p.m. This free program will help people find, sort and evaluate websites for effective genealogy research. Manhattan Public Library Auditorium.

Flint Hills Masterworks Chorale, 2:30 p.m. Featuring “Requiem” by Ellingboe. First United Methodist Church.

Wayne Goins Jazz Trio, 6-8 p.m. dellaVoce.









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