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.