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Upcoming Events

  • Week of Sunday, June 29, 2014

  • June 29, 2014
  • 12:00 am Joan Backes: Where the Heart Belongs @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    The open structures created by artist Joan Backes invite various interpretations and questions about the notion of “house” and “home.”

  • 12:00 am Intentional Beauty @ Strecker-Nelson Gallery

    Abstract expressionist paintings by Jennifer Rivera and sculptural ceramics by Carol Long.

  • 12:00 am Manhattan Public Library Summer Reading Program: Fizz Boom Read @ Manhattan Public Library

    People of all ages from babies to teens to grandparents can participate. It’s free to sign up, and all you have to do is keep track of the time you spend reading in order to win fun prizes, like free books and gift certificates to local restaurants.

    Last year more than 3,000 people participated in summer reading and together logged more than 1 million minutes of reading time.

    Registration for the 2014 program begins June 1, either online at http://www.MHKLibrary.org or at the library.

    Reading logs will begin June 1 and continue until July 31.

  • 11:00 am Jazz Brunch @ Bluestem Bistro

    Weekly on Sundays.

  • 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!

  • 2:00 pm Welsh History and the Community of Bala, Kansas @ Sedalia Community Church

    Riley County Genealogical Society Program Committee presents “Welsh History and the Community of Bala, Kansas” by Jane Roth and Phil Parry. Roth is the granddaughter of Welsh immigrants. In 2012, Roth and her husband visited Wales and located family sites. Both have done extensive research on the community of Bala and Welsh Genealogy Free and open to the public.

  • 6:00 pm Scott Senn, Jazz pianist @ della Voce
  • June 30, 2014
  • 12:00 am Joan Backes: Where the Heart Belongs @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    The open structures created by artist Joan Backes invite various interpretations and questions about the notion of “house” and “home.”

  • 12:00 am Intentional Beauty @ Strecker-Nelson Gallery

    Abstract expressionist paintings by Jennifer Rivera and sculptural ceramics by Carol Long.

  • 12:00 am Manhattan Public Library Summer Reading Program: Fizz Boom Read @ Manhattan Public Library

    People of all ages from babies to teens to grandparents can participate. It’s free to sign up, and all you have to do is keep track of the time you spend reading in order to win fun prizes, like free books and gift certificates to local restaurants.

    Last year more than 3,000 people participated in summer reading and together logged more than 1 million minutes of reading time.

    Registration for the 2014 program begins June 1, either online at http://www.MHKLibrary.org or at the library.

    Reading logs will begin June 1 and continue until July 31.

  • 11:30 am Baby and Toddler Play Date @ Manhattan Public Library

    A fun play time with blocks, puppets, and other activities for your babies and toddlers to enjoy.

  • 4:05 pm Happy Hour 405 @ della Voce

    Featured tapas and drinks, only $4.05

  • July 1, 2014
  • 12:00 am Joan Backes: Where the Heart Belongs @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    The open structures created by artist Joan Backes invite various interpretations and questions about the notion of “house” and “home.”

  • 12:00 am Manhattan Public Library Summer Reading Program: Fizz Boom Read @ Manhattan Public Library

    People of all ages from babies to teens to grandparents can participate. It’s free to sign up, and all you have to do is keep track of the time you spend reading in order to win fun prizes, like free books and gift certificates to local restaurants.

    Last year more than 3,000 people participated in summer reading and together logged more than 1 million minutes of reading time.

    Registration for the 2014 program begins June 1, either online at http://www.MHKLibrary.org or at the library.

    Reading logs will begin June 1 and continue until July 31.

  • 8:00 am Footsteps in the Flint Hills: Epoch Animals @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Explore animals that traveled through the Flint Hills during the Ice Age with the help of the summer traveling exhibit, Ice Age Imperials. We will discover what type of animals lived in the Ice Age Epoch and how they survived the intense climate.

    Animals such as the woolly mammoth, the saber-toothed cat and the giant ground sloth will be studied. We will discuss the short faced bear, dire wolf and ancient bison. Experience firsthand why fat isn’t all that bad as we learn about their cold climate adaptations. Work with ice and learn how real paleontologists discover the mysteries of the Ice Age by digging into the frozen past.

    For ages K-second grade.

    To register, visit www. flinthillsdiscovery.org/ ecommerce.

  • 9:00 am Sundown Salute: Let Freedom Ring @ Heritage Park

    Featuring live music, Ottaway Carnival, mud bog races, and more. Fireworks at 10:30 p.m. Friday.

  • 4:05 pm Happy Hour 405 @ della Voce

    Featured tapas and drinks, only $4.05

  • July 2, 2014
  • 12:00 am Joan Backes: Where the Heart Belongs @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    The open structures created by artist Joan Backes invite various interpretations and questions about the notion of “house” and “home.”

  • 12:00 am Manhattan Public Library Summer Reading Program: Fizz Boom Read @ Manhattan Public Library

    People of all ages from babies to teens to grandparents can participate. It’s free to sign up, and all you have to do is keep track of the time you spend reading in order to win fun prizes, like free books and gift certificates to local restaurants.

    Last year more than 3,000 people participated in summer reading and together logged more than 1 million minutes of reading time.

    Registration for the 2014 program begins June 1, either online at http://www.MHKLibrary.org or at the library.

    Reading logs will begin June 1 and continue until July 31.

  • 8:00 am Footsteps in the Flint Hills: Epoch Animals @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Explore animals that traveled through the Flint Hills during the Ice Age with the help of the summer traveling exhibit, Ice Age Imperials. We will discover what type of animals lived in the Ice Age Epoch and how they survived the intense climate.

    Animals such as the woolly mammoth, the saber-toothed cat and the giant ground sloth will be studied. We will discuss the short faced bear, dire wolf and ancient bison. Experience firsthand why fat isn’t all that bad as we learn about their cold climate adaptations. Work with ice and learn how real paleontologists discover the mysteries of the Ice Age by digging into the frozen past.

    For ages K-second grade.

    To register, visit www. flinthillsdiscovery.org/ ecommerce.

  • 9:00 am Sundown Salute: Let Freedom Ring @ Heritage Park

    Featuring live music, Ottaway Carnival, mud bog races, and more. Fireworks at 10:30 p.m. Friday.

  • 4:05 pm Happy Hour 405 @ della Voce

    Featured tapas and drinks, only $4.05

  • 8:00 pm Trivia Smack Down @ Auntie Mae’s Parlor
  • July 3, 2014
  • 12:00 am Joan Backes: Where the Heart Belongs @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    The open structures created by artist Joan Backes invite various interpretations and questions about the notion of “house” and “home.”

  • 12:00 am Manhattan Public Library Summer Reading Program: Fizz Boom Read @ Manhattan Public Library

    People of all ages from babies to teens to grandparents can participate. It’s free to sign up, and all you have to do is keep track of the time you spend reading in order to win fun prizes, like free books and gift certificates to local restaurants.

    Last year more than 3,000 people participated in summer reading and together logged more than 1 million minutes of reading time.

    Registration for the 2014 program begins June 1, either online at http://www.MHKLibrary.org or at the library.

    Reading logs will begin June 1 and continue until July 31.

  • 8:00 am Footsteps in the Flint Hills: Epoch Animals @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Explore animals that traveled through the Flint Hills during the Ice Age with the help of the summer traveling exhibit, Ice Age Imperials. We will discover what type of animals lived in the Ice Age Epoch and how they survived the intense climate.

    Animals such as the woolly mammoth, the saber-toothed cat and the giant ground sloth will be studied. We will discuss the short faced bear, dire wolf and ancient bison. Experience firsthand why fat isn’t all that bad as we learn about their cold climate adaptations. Work with ice and learn how real paleontologists discover the mysteries of the Ice Age by digging into the frozen past.

    For ages K-second grade.

    To register, visit www. flinthillsdiscovery.org/ ecommerce.

  • 9:00 am Sundown Salute: Let Freedom Ring @ Heritage Park

    Featuring live music, Ottaway Carnival, mud bog races, and more. Fireworks at 10:30 p.m. Friday.

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

    Our specialty martinis are $5 each.

  • 6:30 pm Sundown Salute @ Heritage Park

    Charlotte Embry & Soigne, The Killer, The King, and Cash (The Tribute to Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis and Johnny Cash) and Edge of Forever (The Tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd)

  • July 4, 2014
  • 12:00 am Joan Backes: Where the Heart Belongs @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    The open structures created by artist Joan Backes invite various interpretations and questions about the notion of “house” and “home.”

  • 12:00 am Manhattan Public Library Summer Reading Program: Fizz Boom Read @ Manhattan Public Library

    People of all ages from babies to teens to grandparents can participate. It’s free to sign up, and all you have to do is keep track of the time you spend reading in order to win fun prizes, like free books and gift certificates to local restaurants.

    Last year more than 3,000 people participated in summer reading and together logged more than 1 million minutes of reading time.

    Registration for the 2014 program begins June 1, either online at http://www.MHKLibrary.org or at the library.

    Reading logs will begin June 1 and continue until July 31.

  • 7:30 am Manhattan Solar Kiwanis Club Pancake Feed @ Pottorf Hall

    Featuring pancakes, sausages, juice and coffee.

    Cost: $6 adults, $3 children. Proceeds support local children.

  • 8:00 am Footsteps in the Flint Hills: Epoch Animals @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Explore animals that traveled through the Flint Hills during the Ice Age with the help of the summer traveling exhibit, Ice Age Imperials. We will discover what type of animals lived in the Ice Age Epoch and how they survived the intense climate.

    Animals such as the woolly mammoth, the saber-toothed cat and the giant ground sloth will be studied. We will discuss the short faced bear, dire wolf and ancient bison. Experience firsthand why fat isn’t all that bad as we learn about their cold climate adaptations. Work with ice and learn how real paleontologists discover the mysteries of the Ice Age by digging into the frozen past.

    For ages K-second grade.

    To register, visit www. flinthillsdiscovery.org/ ecommerce.

  • 9:00 am Sundown Salute: Let Freedom Ring @ Heritage Park

    Featuring live music, Ottaway Carnival, mud bog races, and more. Fireworks at 10:30 p.m. Friday.

  • 6:00 pm Wamego Independence Day Celebration

    Featuring the 143rd Annual Parade, Evans Midland Empire Shows Carnival, and more. Fireworks show at 10 p.m. The carnival runs July 2-5.

    For a complete list of events, visit visitwamego.com.

  • 6:00 pm Sundown Salute @ Heritage Park

    Change of Heart (A Tribute to the Music of Heart), Travelin’ Band (The Tribute to Creedance Clearwater) and Hells Bells (The Tribute to AC/DC), The Banned (80’s Cover Band), Firehouse and Warrant.

  • July 5, 2014
  • 12:00 am Joan Backes: Where the Heart Belongs @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    The open structures created by artist Joan Backes invite various interpretations and questions about the notion of “house” and “home.”

  • 12:00 am Manhattan Public Library Summer Reading Program: Fizz Boom Read @ Manhattan Public Library

    People of all ages from babies to teens to grandparents can participate. It’s free to sign up, and all you have to do is keep track of the time you spend reading in order to win fun prizes, like free books and gift certificates to local restaurants.

    Last year more than 3,000 people participated in summer reading and together logged more than 1 million minutes of reading time.

    Registration for the 2014 program begins June 1, either online at http://www.MHKLibrary.org or at the library.

    Reading logs will begin June 1 and continue until July 31.

  • 11:00 am All Ages Storytime @ Manhattan Public Library
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