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‘The Magic Flute,’ TEDxMHK, Irish dance and more

By Ben Hopper


Read with a Dog, 2 p.m.
Manhattan Public Library.
K-State School of Music, Theatre, and Dance presents “The Magic Flute,” 2:30 p.m.
Mozart’s last opera is set in a mythical land between the sun and the moon.
Costs: $19.50 general public, $14 students and youth, $17.50 senior, military, faculty and staff.
For tickets, visit ksu.universitytickets. com.
McCain Auditorium.


Toddler Wiggleworms, 9:30 p.m.
For more storytimes and events, visit mhklibrary. org.
Manhattan Public Library.
CanTEEN, 4 p.m.
Featuring video games, crafts and snacks.
Manhattan Public Library.
MAC Community Studios: Drawing Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays.
An open studio to create in community. Bring your own materials. Cost: $5 per month.
Additional studios include a clay studio from 6-9 p.m. on Sundays and Wednesdays. Cost: $10 per visit, does not include the cost of clay, no outside clay allowed.
Watercolor Studio, 9-11a.m. Wednesdays. Cost: $60 per year. Bring your own materials. Oil & Acrylic Studio, 6:30-8:30p.m. Thursdays. Cost: $5 per month Bring your own materials.
Manhattan Arts Center.


MAC Class: Acting Technique, 1011:30a.m. Tuesdays through April 11.
For information, visit manhattanarts. org.
Manhattan Arts Center.
Chess Club, 5:30 p.m.
Manhattan Public Library.
TEDxMHK Simulcast, 6-9 p.m. Free. K-State Student Union Courtyard. McCain Performance Series presents Shaolin Warriors, 7:30 p.m.
Representing over a thousand years of Chinese martial arts culture, Shaolin Warriors is a wildly popular theatrical experience performed by masters of Kung Fu. In this fully choreographed stage production, Shaolin Warriors brings the remarkable skill, stunning artistry and death-defying martial-arts prowess of more than 20 Kung Fu masters to stages throughout the world.
For information and tickets, visit k-state. edu/mccain or call 785532-6428.
McCain Auditorium.


English Department Colloquium: “Mind the Gap: Harry Potter and the Fantasy (of) Genre” by Karin Westman, department head and associate professor, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
226 K-State Student Union.
“Nutshell,”6 p.m.
Explore the dark comedy of Ian McEwan’s “Nutshell.”This suspenseful and comedic spinoff of Hamlet, casts Hamlet as a fetus overhearing the plans to murder his father.
Made possible by the grant for the Shakespeare’s First Folio project. Manhattan Public Library.


UPC Spring Debate Series: Climate Change, 12:20-1 p.m.
K-State Student Union Courtyard.
Severe Weather Awareness and Information presented by the National Weather Service from Topeka, 7 p.m.
Four Points by Sheraton.


The Columbian Theatre presents an Irish Dance Spectacular, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $5.
Columbian Theatre.
Wonder Workshops Discovery Day: Traveling to the Outback Camp, 8:30a.m.5:30 p.m.
No school, no problem. Students begin at the Wonder Workshop and travel to the Outback Camp for making Walking-Talking hiking sticks.
Featuring the zipline, climb the wall and build forts on the beach.
Cost: $35 per person.
For information, visit wonderworkshop. org, call 785-776-1234 or email wonder@kansas. net.


Thirty-ninth St. Patrick’s Day Road Race and Parade, 10 a.m.
Contagious Intelligence, 10-11:30 a.m.
K-State’s Chemistry Club will be at it again! Combine different mixtures that produce solids, create the craziest bubbles on Earth, or make things go BOOM.
Cost: $5 per person.
For information, visit wonderworkshop. org, call 785-776-1234 or email wonder@kansas. net.
Wonder Workshop.


Free genealogy presentation: Getting Started with Your German Family History, 2 p.m.
Learn about things you need to know in both American and German records to begin tracing your German roots. The presenter, Kelsee Walker, has a bachelor’s degree in family history and genealogy from Brigham Young University. She has completed family history internships in Austria, England, and in the Family History Library at the International Records Reference Desk. She has worked for FamilySearch.
Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Riley County Genealogical Society.
Manhattan Public Library Auditorium.



Jazz brunch, 11 a.m.1 p.m.
Bluestem Bistro.
Student recital: Kodi Shouse and Matt Hiteshew, clarinet, 3 p.m.
All Faiths Chapel.
Scott Senn, Jazz pianist, 6-8:30 p.m. dellaVoce. Student recital: Jack Donovan, percussion, 7:30 p.m.
Kirmser Hall, Mc- Cain Auditorium.


K-State Chamber Orchestra Ireland Tour Concert, 7:30 p.m.
Farwell concert before the Ireland Tour.
All Faiths Chapel.


Curtis Gulledge, recital on spiritual and gospel music, 7:30 p.m.
Kirmser Hall, Mc-Cain Audiotirum.


Student Recital: Bassoon Studio of Susan Maxwell, 7:30 p.m.
Kirmser Hall, Mc-Cain Auditorium.
Student Recital: Voice Studio of Amy-Rosine, 7:30 p.m.
All Faiths Chapel.


General Student Recital, 11:30 a.m.
All Faiths Chapel.
Student Chamber Music Recital: Alex Wakim, piano; Josh Peterson, clarinet; and Eve Rosebuck, cello, 7:30 p.m. All Faiths Chapel.
Student Recital: Flute Studio of Karen Large, 7:30 p.m. Kirmser Hall, Mc- Cain Auditorium. Dueling Pianos, 9-11:30 p.m. Cost: free for K-State students with K-State and state-issued photo IDs, $5 for non-students at the door.
The Hat.


Push and Pull, now open.
Wonder Workshop Children’s Museum, 506 Fourth St. Marlin Fitzwater: From Wheat Fields to White House, through March 17. Featuring items Fitzwater, K-State journalism alumnus and former press secretary to presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, donated to the Richard L.D. and Marjorie Morse Department of Special Collections at Kansas State University. The exhibit is on the fifth floor of K-State’s Hale Library. Collective Progression: an exhibit by KSU MFA candidates, through April 1. Explore the latest work by Kansas State University Master of Fine Art candidates. Features work in a variety of mediums. Manhattan Arts Center, noon-5:30p.m. Monday-Friday and 1-4p.m. Saturday. Stan Herd: Cairnes on the Beach, through May 1, 2017. Beach Museum of Art, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.8p.m. Thursdays and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.
The Riley County Historical Museum: Celebrating 100 Years of History and Heritage, through 2017. Showcasing more than 100 artifacts and photographs significant to the history of Riley County. Riley County Historical Museum, 8:30a.m.-5p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 2-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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