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:


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

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



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.



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

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



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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