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Upcoming Events

  • Week of Sunday, September 15, 2013

  • September 15, 2013
  • 2:00 pm R.E.A.D. with Dogs @ Manhattan Public Library

    Children can sign up to read to a certified therapy dog for 15-20 minutes. The R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dogs) program gives kids the opportunity to practice and enjoy reading in a fun environment. Come read to the friendliest dogs around!

  • 8:00 pm UPC presents “Monsters University”

    A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University—when they weren’t necessarily the best of friends.

  • September 16, 2013
  • 4:05 pm Happy Hour 405 @ della Voce

    Featured tapas and drinks, only $4.05

  • September 17, 2013
  • 1:00 pm Book Discussion Group meetings

    Talking Book Discussion Group and the VIP (Visually Impaired Persons)  Support Group will meet Tuesday at the Riley County Senior Center located at the corner of Fourth and Leavenworth streets in Manhattan.

    The Book Group will meet at 1 p.m.  The title for this month is “Sunday Nights at Seven: The Jack Benny Story” by Joan Benny.

    The VIP Group will meet at 2 p.m. following the Book Group meeting. Wandean Rivers from the Manhattan Public Library’s Assistive Technology Center will be our guest speaker. She will share information about a recent Assistive Technology Expo she attended in Topeka. This will be an opportunity to learn about what was featured at the Expo and the services offered at the Manhattan Library’s ATC (Assistive Technology Center).

    Anyone with an interested in either or both groups is welcome to attend.

    For more information, please contact Kathy Smith at 539-1973.

  • 4:05 pm Happy Hour 405 @ della Voce

    Featured tapas and drinks, only $4.05

  • 7:00 pm Revivals

    The Pilgrim Baptist Church will host its 2013 revival from Sept. 17 to 19. It will hold revivals at 7 p.m. on each night at 831 Yuma St. The guest evangelist is the Rev. Robert Daniels from Jordan Missionary Baptist Church in Delray Beach, Fla.

  • September 18, 2013
  • 4:05 pm Happy Hour 405 @ della Voce

    Featured tapas and drinks, only $4.05

  • 7:00 pm Revivals

    The Pilgrim Baptist Church will host its 2013 revival from Sept. 17 to 19. It will hold revivals at 7 p.m. on each night at 831 Yuma St. The guest evangelist is the Rev. Robert Daniels from Jordan Missionary Baptist Church in Delray Beach, Fla.

  • 7:30 pm The Intergalactic Nemesis Live-Action Graphic Novel Book One: Target Earth

    Inspired by “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “Star Wars” and the pulp serials of the 1930s, “The Intergalactic Nemesis” is a treat for the kid in everyone. “The Intergalactic Nemesis” is a one-of-a-kind mash-up of radio drama and comic book adventure. Three actors voice dozens of characters, a Foley artist creates hundreds of sound effects, a keyboardist performs a score while more than 1,250 individual, full-color, hand-drawn, high-resolution, blow-your-mind comic book images are projected on an enormous screen. The year is 1933. Are you ready for the adventure?

    At the very moment that Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Molly Sloan and her intrepid assistant Timmy Mendez find their story on international pelt smuggling at a dead end, their contact is assassinated right before their eyes. Yes, Molly and Timmy have stumbled upon the story of the century: an impending invasion of sludge monsters from the planet Zygon.

    “Pitch-perfect…totally nuts and a ton of fun! Do not miss it!” — The Austinist

  • September 19, 2013
  • 9:00 am AARP meeting

    Speaker Jami Ramsey will speak on “What’s Going On at the Senior Center?” The event is free and open to the public.

  • 5:00 pm Thursday: Martini Night @ della Voce

    Our specialty martinis are $5 each.

  • 7:00 pm Revivals

    The Pilgrim Baptist Church will host its 2013 revival from Sept. 17 to 19. It will hold revivals at 7 p.m. on each night at 831 Yuma St. The guest evangelist is the Rev. Robert Daniels from Jordan Missionary Baptist Church in Delray Beach, Fla.

  • 7:30 pm The Intergalactic Nemesis Live-Action Graphic Novel Book One: Target Earth

    Inspired by “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “Star Wars” and the pulp serials of the 1930s, “The Intergalactic Nemesis” is a treat for the kid in everyone. “The Intergalactic Nemesis” is a one-of-a-kind mash-up of radio drama and comic book adventure. Three actors voice dozens of characters, a Foley artist creates hundreds of sound effects, a keyboardist performs a score while more than 1,250 individual, full-color, hand-drawn, high-resolution, blow-your-mind comic book images are projected on an enormous screen. The year is 1933. Are you ready for the adventure?

    At the very moment that Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Molly Sloan and her intrepid assistant Timmy Mendez find their story on international pelt smuggling at a dead end, their contact is assassinated right before their eyes. Yes, Molly and Timmy have stumbled upon the story of the century: an impending invasion of sludge monsters from the planet Zygon.

    “Pitch-perfect…totally nuts and a ton of fun! Do not miss it!” — The Austinist

  • 7:30 pm The Intergalactic Nemesis Live-Action Graphic Novel Book Two: Robot Planet Rising

    When the robot emissary Elbee-Dee-Oh disappears in deep space, it’s up to Molly Sloan to rescue him. At the same time, and unbeknownst to her, her former fiancé Dr. Lawrence Webster has arrived on Robonovia, the Cerebretron is malfunctioning, Timmy has only just begun to master his telekinetic powers, a sinister robot named Alphatron is up to something terribly nefarious, and the Soviet spy Natasha Zorokov has followed Dr. Webster through the Galactascope. Will it all get sorted out or is there another, more evil thread to this complex tapestry?

    “Pitch-perfect…totally nuts and a ton of fun! Do not miss it!” — The Austinist

  • September 20, 2013
  • 7:00 pm POW/MIA ceremony

    The Veterans of Foreign Wars will host a POW/MIA ceremony from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at the VFW post at Fourth and Pierre streets. Anyone who knows a prisoner of war or someone who has been missing in action and would like to participate in the ceremony can contact Greg Penfield at 785-210-9577. The ceremony is free and open to the public.

  • 7:30 pm The Intergalactic Nemesis Live-Action Graphic Novel Book One: Target Earth

    Inspired by “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “Star Wars” and the pulp serials of the 1930s, “The Intergalactic Nemesis” is a treat for the kid in everyone. “The Intergalactic Nemesis” is a one-of-a-kind mash-up of radio drama and comic book adventure. Three actors voice dozens of characters, a Foley artist creates hundreds of sound effects, a keyboardist performs a score while more than 1,250 individual, full-color, hand-drawn, high-resolution, blow-your-mind comic book images are projected on an enormous screen. The year is 1933. Are you ready for the adventure?

    At the very moment that Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Molly Sloan and her intrepid assistant Timmy Mendez find their story on international pelt smuggling at a dead end, their contact is assassinated right before their eyes. Yes, Molly and Timmy have stumbled upon the story of the century: an impending invasion of sludge monsters from the planet Zygon.

    “Pitch-perfect…totally nuts and a ton of fun! Do not miss it!” — The Austinist

  • 8:00 pm UPC presents “Man of Steel”

    A young itinerant worker is forced to confront his secret extraterrestrial heritage when Earth is invaded by members of his race.

  • September 21, 2013
  • 10:00 am 11th Annual Celebration Walk for Breastfeeding

    The 11th Annual Celebration Walk for Breastfeeding will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Manhattan City Park, Poyntz Ave. Shelter. This event is open to the public. Free family activities, including pony rides and inflatable bounce houses, will be at the Poyntz Avenue Shelter. This event is sponsored by La Leche League of Manhattan. For more information, contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or (785) 370-4356.

  • 12:00 pm Lutherpalooza Festival

    Lutherpalooza, a free Christian music festival, will take place from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Norvell Band Shell in City Park. Money raised will be donated to the Fort Riley USO. The event will feature praise teams from Manhattan on two stages as well as food vendors, silent auctions and drawings. The headlining musical act is nationally known band Remedy Drive.

  • 7:00 pm UPC presents “Man of Steel”

    A young itinerant worker is forced to confront his secret extraterrestrial heritage when Earth is invaded by members of his race.

  • 10:00 pm UPC presents “Man of Steel”

    A young itinerant worker is forced to confront his secret extraterrestrial heritage when Earth is invaded by members of his race

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