See local attractions with 5th-annual Get Around 2 It!

By Ben Hopper

The cold, rain, and snow can’t stop you from getting around to seeing the cool things to do in the Little Apple. The fifth annual Get Around 2 It! is tonight from 5-8 at the Nature Exploration Center at the Sunset Zoo. Learn more about area events, attractions and businesses. Here’s a look at other area events.


Beach Museum of Art: Military Couples Date Night, 6:30-8 p.m. Register at Beach Museum of Art.

The Manhattan Arts Center presents “Cabaret,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.  For tickets, visit or call (785) 537-4420. Manhattan Arts Center.

Tyler Gregory and the Bootleg Bandits with Sky Smeed, 10 p.m. Aggie Central Station.



Lecture: “Courting Trouble? The World-Historical Transformation of Love and Marriage” by Stephanie Coontz, 10:30 a.m. Free and open to the public. Student Union Forum Hall.

UPC Film: “Identity Thief,” 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. for $2. Also 8 p.m. Sunday for $3. Student Union Forum Hall.

K-State After Hours: Minute to Win It, 10 p.m. More than 40 prizes. Free. Student Union Courtyard.



May the Fourth Be with You and Cinco de Mayo, 5:30-10 p.m. Teens can celebrate two holidays. Public Library Auditorium.

C.L. Hoover Opera House presents Three Divas and a Mic, 7:30 p.m. Nobody under 18 will be admitted without being accompanied by a ticketed adult. Tickets: $20 adults, $18 military and senior (65+), $15 students 18 and under with adult. C.L. Hoover Opera House.

The Phaetons with 13th Step, 10 p.m. Aggie Central Station.



Riley Co. Genealogical Society Lecture: “Mexican American Workers Help Build the Kansas Economy” by Gene Chavez, 2 p.m. Free. Public Library Auditorium.

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