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Upcoming Events

  • Week of Sunday, October 13, 2013

  • October 13, 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!

  • October 14, 2013
  • 4:05 pm Happy Hour 405 @ della Voce

    Featured tapas and drinks, only $4.05

  • October 15, 2013
  • 4:05 pm Happy Hour 405 @ della Voce

    Featured tapas and drinks, only $4.05

  • 7:30 pm ACS: Geri Allen, Terri Lyne Carrington, Esperanza Spalding

    ACS is pianist Geri Allen, drummer Terri Lyne Carrington and bassist/vocalist Esperanza Spalding; three groundbreaking musicians whose careers intersect across the landscape of contemporary jazz.

    Geri Allen is an internationally renowned composer and pianist. Since 1982 she has recorded, performed or collaborated with Ravi Coltrane, Dianne Reeves, Bill Cosby, Ron Carter, Ornette Coleman and many others.

    Drummer Terri Lyne Carrington has been at the top of the music industry for almost 25 years, collaborating with Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Al Jarreau, Stan Getz, David Sanborn, Joe Sample, Cassandra Wilson, Clark Terry, Nancy Wilson, George Duke, Dianne Reeves and more.

    In one of the most stunning achievements in jazz history, bassist Esperanza Spalding captured the world’s attention upon earning the title of Best New Artist at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards. A gifted performer with a hypnotic voice, Spalding stretches the boundaries of jazz.

  • October 16, 2013
  • 1:00 pm Preparing your estate

    Financial planner, Austin Graham will be teaching a three part investment series at the Seniors’ Center, 301 N. Fourth St.  The Oct. 16 class will be Preparing Your Estate Plan on Oct 16.  All classes are free and will begin at 1 p.m.  To register or for more information call 537-4040.

  • 4:05 pm Happy Hour 405 @ della Voce

    Featured tapas and drinks, only $4.05

  • 5:00 pm Lee School BBQ

    The 61st Annual Lee School Chicken BBQ, sponsored by the Lee School PTO and KState Federal Credit Union, will take place Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale in the Lee School office, 701 Lee St. All dinners include drink, dessert, beans and a roll. Advance ticket prices are $10 for a 1/2 chicken dinner, $8 for a 1/4 chicken dinner, $5 for a Longhorn ( hot dog) dinner and $22 for a family pack, which includes two Longhorns and two 1/4 chicken dinners. Tickets are $1 more at the door.

  • 7:00 pm Kansas Riverkeeper

    The Northern Flint Hills Audubon Society will host “Kansas Riverkeeper” with Laura Calwell at 7 p.m. Oct. 16 in the Groesbeck Room at the Manhattan Public Library. In 2001 the Friends of the Kaw became a member of the Waterkeeper Alliance, an international organization of over 190 members. The program is free and open to the public.

  • October 17, 2013
  • 9:30 am State employee open enrollment

    State of Kansas Retiree/Direct Bill Open Enrollment meetings will be on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at Cico Park in the Konza Room in Pottorf Hall in Manhattan. Open enrollment materials will be available at the meetings.

  • 1:30 pm State employee open enrollment

    State of Kansas Retiree/Direct Bill Open Enrollment meetings will be on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at Cico Park in the Konza Room in Pottorf Hall in Manhattan. Open enrollment materials will be available at the meetings.

  • 2:00 pm Kansas State University — 150 Years and Counting

    people can review the highlights of K-State’s unique history in research, instruction, athletics and student life. Participants are encouraged to share their own memories about KSU.

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

    Our specialty martinis are $5 each.

  • 7:30 pm Columbinus

    Over fourteen years have passed but the tragic events of the Columbine High School shooting still resonate today. Examining bullying, alienation, hostility and social pressure in high schools, Columbinus explores “the dark recesses of American adolescence.” The Washington Post called it “An ambitious examination of the suburbanization of evil, directed with a surefire sense of theatricality!”  Directed by Jennifer Vellenga

  • October 18, 2013
  • 7:00 pm High school football: Topeka at Manhattan

    Topeka Trojans vs. Manhattan High Indians.

  • 7:30 pm Columbinus

    Over fourteen years have passed but the tragic events of the Columbine High School shooting still resonate today. Examining bullying, alienation, hostility and social pressure in high schools, Columbinus explores “the dark recesses of American adolescence.” The Washington Post called it “An ambitious examination of the suburbanization of evil, directed with a surefire sense of theatricality!”  Directed by Jennifer Vellenga

  • October 19, 2013
  • 9:00 am Flint Hills EGGtoberfest

    The Flint Hills EGGtoberfest will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Energy Center Manhattan Pool. The event will benefit The Homestead Ministry of Manhattan. The Homestead Ministry, founded in 2011, was created as a safe residential house for women 18 years and older needing a place to stay who have left the sex industry and have been through a measure of their healing and recovery. The women live there free of charge; enroll in school or get a job; continue with support and recovery work; and begin to move from being under a 100-percent supervisory program to 100-percent independence in a productive, life-giving, and contributing way. EGGtoberfest is an outdoor barbecue event with live cooking demonstrations taking place throughout the day.  The menu, consisting of pork, chicken, beef, casseroles, desserts and more, will be prepared on the ceramic cooker known as the Big Green Egg. For more information, visit www.energycentermanhattanpool.com or call 785-776-5118.

  • 11:30 am FAO reunion

    The 18th Annual FAO Reunion will be at the Little Apple Brewing Company. All former Fort Riley Finance and Accounting (Military Pay) employees are invited to attend.

  • 12:00 pm Trick-or-treat among the animals

    Trick-or-Treat Among the Animals at the Sunset Zoo will take place on Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4:30 p.m. Wear costumes and visit five candy trails sponsored by local businesses and not-for-profit organizations. A zoo-full of activities occurs all weekend, including a Pumpkin PlayZone inside the Nature Exploration Center located at the zoo’s entryway. The PlayZone features a straw bale maze, pumpkin-themed games and live animal encounters.

  • 4:30 pm Carnival

    Amanda Arnold Elementary PTO will be having its annual carnival. The event will include games, rides and food.

  • 7:00 pm Wildcat volleyball vs. Texas Tech

    K-State fans will see the Wildcats take on Big 12 foe, the Red Raiders of Texas Tech, on October 19 at 7 pm. Texas Tech enters raucous Ahearn Field House coming off a straight-sets loss to #23 Kansas in Lubbock this past Wednesday. The Red Raiders’ lone win this season in the Big 12 was a five-set victory at TCU on Oct. 12.

  • 7:30 pm Columbinus

    Over fourteen years have passed but the tragic events of the Columbine High School shooting still resonate today. Examining bullying, alienation, hostility and social pressure in high schools, Columbinus explores “the dark recesses of American adolescence.” The Washington Post called it “An ambitious examination of the suburbanization of evil, directed with a surefire sense of theatricality!”  Directed by Jennifer Vellenga

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