Friday, May 29, 2015


Directory of Organizations

  • A3SG, support group for adolescents 16+ and adults with autism and Asperger’s and their families, 7-8 p.m., second Tuesdays of month, Room 30, First Lutheran Church, 930 Poyntz. contact A3SGroupMHK@gmail.com.
  • A capella singing, The Barbershop Harmony Society’s Little Apple Chorus, 7:30 p.m., Thursdays, First United Methodist Church, 530 Poyntz Ave.
  • AA Meetings, • Sunday: The Week that Was, 6:30 & 7:30 p.m., The Alan Lee Center, 621 Humboldt St. 
  • • Mon.: Noon Group, 12:05 p.m., Blue Valley United Methodist, 835 Church Ave.; Poyntz Ave. Group women’s meeting, 6 p.m., First Lutheran Church, north basement entrance, 930 Poyntz Ave.; The Week that Was, 7:30 p.m., The Alan Lee Center, 621 Humboldt St. 
  • • Tues.: Noon Group, 8:30 a.m., 12:05 p.m., Blue Valley United Methodist Church; The Week That Was, 7:30 p.m., The Alan Lee Center, 621 Humboldt St. The Spoke Group, 8 p.m., Green Valley Community Center, 3770 Green Valley Road.
  • •Wed.: Noon Group, 12:05 p.m., 835 Church Ave.; Turning Point Group, 7 p.m. College Avenue United Methodist Church, 1609 College Ave.
  • • Thurs.: Noon Group, 8:30 a.m., 12:05 p.m., Blue Valley United Methodist Church; The Week That Was, 7:30 p.m., The Alan Lee Center, 621 Humboldt St. 
  • • Fri.: Noon Group, 12:05 p.m., 835 Church Ave.; Poyntz Avenue Group, 5:30 p.m., First Lutheran Church, north basement entrance, 930 Poyntz; The Week That Was, 7:30 p.m., The Alan Lee Center, 621 Humboldt St. 
  • • Sat.: Noon Group, 12:05 p.m. 835 Poyntz Ave.; Poyntz Avenue Group, 8:30 a.m., 7 p.m., 310 1/2 Poyntz Ave.
  • • Manhattan AA Hotline: 537:8511
  • A.A.R.P., 9 a.m., third Thurs., Sept. through June, Senior Center.
  • American Association of University Women (AAUW), Branch dinner meeting and program, 2nd Monday September through May. AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. More info at http://manhattan-ks.aauw.net/ or email manhattanksaauw-@gmail.com
  • AFS Intercultural Programs, foreign exchange student programs at monthly meetings; host family opp. Info. Rich Senften, 539-8028. 
  • Aglow International, meets monthly to equip the believing person and to share Jesus with those who are searching. Info. Barbara Laflin, 468-3529.
  • Al Anon, Sunday: Sunday Night Steppers, College Avenue Methodist Church, 7:30 p.m.; Monday, Wamego AFG, St. Bernard’s Education Center, 1006 Eighth St., Wamego, 7 p.m.; Tuesday, Serenity AFG, St. Paul Episcopal Church, Sixth and Poyntz, 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Hugs AFG, First Christian Church, Fifth and Humboldt, 8 p.m.
  • Alzheimer’s Support Group, 1:30 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of each month at the Seniors’ Center, 301 N. 4th  St. This group is designed specifically for caregivers and family members of Alzheimer’s patients. Info., 537-4040 or rcseniors@sbcglobal.net.
  • American Cancer Society, info., 1-800-359-1025.
  • American Diabetes Association — Kansas Affiliate, education meeting, 6-7 p.m., 2nd Thurs., Mercy Regional Hospital, Sunset Campus, 1105 Sunset Ave.; Wamego Support Group, 2nd Tues., 6-7 p.m., Wamego City Hospital. Info., 587-5481.
  • American Legion Pearce-Keller Post 17 and Auxiliary, 6 p.m., first Mon., 114 McCall Rd.; Info., Susan Bergsten (785) 293-2170.
  • American Legion Post 207, bar hours, Thurs.-Sun., open 5 p.m.; meetings: second Thurs.
  • American Legion, Ogden Post, 515 Riley Ave., Ogden, bingo every Fri. and Sat., at 7 p.m.
  • American Red Cross of the Flint Hills, Providing relief to victims of disaster and helping people prepare for, prevent and respond to emergencies. Volunteers needed. Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED classes bi-weekly. Info., call 537-2180 or go to http://www.thinkred.org.
  • Bereavement Support Group,  noon to 1 p.m., second Tues., First Baptist Church, Info, 537-0688.
  • Better Breathing Club, 1 p.m. first Thurs., Midland Medical Inc., 620 Tuttle Creek Blvd., for info. call 539-7005.
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Manhattan,  305 S. 4th St., for information call 776-9575.
  • Big Lakes Regional Council, economic dev., community improvements, planning info. in Geary, Marshall, Pottawatomie and Riley counties; J. Everett Mitchell, 776-4859.
  • Blue Valley Riders Motorcycle Club, 7 p.m., first Wednesday, Brooks Yamaha, 8070 E. U.S. Highway 24. 
  • Boy Scouts of America, Coronado Area Council, P.O. Box 938, Manhattan, info. Glen Hawkins, district director, 776-6788.
  • Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan, Educational and recreational activities for youth ages 6-18. Located at 220 S. 5th St. More info., call 785-539-1947 or visit http://www.bgclubmanhattan.com. ;
  • Breast Cancer Support Group, 1st Tues. every month, 7 p.m. College Ave. Methodist Church. Contact Janet Kiser, 776-9936.
  • Breastfeeding Education Programs and Support, Mercy Health Center, 587-5413.
  • Campus Life, weekly in Manhattan, Riley, Junction City, St. George, Chapman and Westmoreland for high school and middle school youth.
  • Cardiac Support Group, 10 a.m., first Wed., Mercy Health-College, info., 776-2868.
  • Caregivers Support Group, 10 a.m., second Wed.; Riley County Seniors’ Service Center, info., 537-4040.
  • Childbirth Preparation Classes, weekly info., Mercy Health-College, 776-3322.
  • Childbirth and Expectant Parent Education Classes, weekly Sun. through Thurs., Mercy Health-Sunset, info., 587-4275.
  • Crisis Center Inc., Free domestic violence and sexual assault services. 800-727-2785. Offers: shelter, emotional support, counseling, safety planning, assistance with protection orders, support groups, advocacy, emergency transportation and children’s services.
  • Dance Club 2000, members and guests enjoy six dinner-dances/year in the KSU ballroom. For info. call Linda at 785-313-6141 or e-mail llmc61842@gmail.com.
  • Daughters of the American Revolution, 9:30 a.m. on varying Saturdays each month. Info, Polly, Ogden Chapter Regent Ila Morrill - Chapter Regent, 410-0403 or ila.morrill@cox.net
  • Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, 6:30 p.m., 1st, 3rd Thurs., First Christian Church basement, 5th and Humboldt, info., Jenny, 341-4393 or John Jagger, 236-2366.
  • Delta Delta Delta Alumnae,  contact Janet Cooper at 537-1324.
  • Diabetes Education Group,  10:30 a.m., 2nd Wed., Seniors’ Service Center, info., 537-4040
  • Disabled American Veterans,  7 p.m.,  3rd Thurs., American Legion Post 17, 114 McCall Road. Info.,  776-6905 or 532-9264.
  • DAV Transportation,  For transportation to Topeka VA call 537-7497.
  • Dutch Mill Swingers, 7:30 p.m., first, third Sun., Louisville Gym, info., 456-7993.
  • Eagles Lodge, Aerie and Auxiliary, 7:30 p.m., first, third Thurs., Auxiliary officers, first Thurs., 6:30 p.m., Eagles Aerie Home, 312 S. Fourth.
  • Emotion Anonymous, 7 p.m. Mondays, Mercy Regional Health Center Bella Mercy Room No. 2. Info: Jeramy, 323-0365.
  • Enlisted Spouses Club, 7 p.m last Wed. of the month at the Armed Services YMCA in Junction City. Info., Heather Johnson at 784-3670.
  • Even Start, family reading program, monthly workshops and home visits, Lina Guebert, 587-2080.
  • First Aid Training, Mercy Health Center, 587-5413.
  • Flint Hills Alliance Inc., a GLBT organization, meetings: 1st Thurs. 7:30 p.m., potlucks: 3rd Thurs. 6:30 p.m. Homepage: http://www.debtay-lor.com
  • Flint Hills Autism Spectrum Parent/Caregiver Support, 7-8:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Amanda Arnold Elementary School Library, 1435 Hudson St. For more information, e-mail Cheryl Richt at asdflinthills@yahoo.com.
  • Flint Hills Breadbasket, office hours: 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Mon. through Fri. 905 Yuma St., Info., 537-0730.
  • Flint Hills Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Support Group, 1st & 3rd Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m., 1st Christian Church, info., dbsa.manhattanks. org.
  • Flint Hills Down Syndrome Families Group, meetings/events held quarterly. Group is open to all ages, and family members are welcome to attend events with member who has Down Syndrome. Call Briana at 456-2137, email: bnelson@ksu.edu or find Facebook page: Flint Hills Affected by Down Syndrome.  
  • Flint Hills Gymnastics Assoc., 7:15 p.m., second Wed., Waddell and Reed, Town East Shopping Center, 445 E. Poyntz.
  • Flint Hills Harmony, a Sweet Adelines women’s barbershop chorus. Practice at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the West Side Baptist Church in Topeka (4th and Fillmore). For more information please contact Nancy Urbauer at nurbauer@bluevalley.net.
  • Flint Hills  Harriers Running Club, 3rd Tuesday of each month, info., 539-5568.
  • Flint Hills Jeep Club, 2nd Sat., 10 a.m., Randy Moon, 620-491-0785, Jim Crawford, 785-776-1205, call before 9 p.m. Visit http://www.flinthillsjeepclub.com/ or www.facebook.com/fhjc2. 
  • Flint Hills Masterworks Chorale, 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Manhattan Christian College, info. call Mary Ann Buhler at 539-3571.
  • Fort Riley Duplicate Bridge Club, 1 p.m. Sun., Officer’s Club, Fort Riley. Champagne breakfast 10 a.m.
  • Fort Riley Enlisted Spouses Club, 7 p.m. Thurs. for any spouse enlisted E1-E9 active duty, retired or deceased. Info., Steffany, 784-4532.
  • 4-H Clubs, call R.C. Extension, 537-6350.
  • Friends of Konza Prairie, Info. call 587-0441.
  • Full Gospel Businessman’s Fellowship, third Fri., KSU Union Ballroom, info, 537-1940.
  • Girl Scouts of Northeast Kansas and Northwest Mo.,  info. about troops, membership and programs, 215 Southwind Place, Suite 101, Manhattan, KS, 66502, (785) 776-1488.
  • Grandparents Raising Granddhildren Support Group, 5-6 p.m. 3rd Monday of the month, Ogden Community Center, 220 Willow St., Ogden, KS, 66517. Child care available. Call Charlee Schmidt (785) 341-9862.
  • Habitat for Humanity — Manhattan Chapter, a non-profit organization that provides decent, affordable and environmentally sound housing for persons whom such aspirations might otherwise be impossible, info. 537-7545.
  • Harmony Rebekah Lodge 689, 7:30 p.m., 2nd and 4th Tues., Senior Center, 412 Leavenworth St.,Contact Nancy Drumm at 785-539-7713.
  • Historic Districts Review Board, 7 p.m., 4th Tuesday, Riley County Historical Society.
  • HIV/AIDS Support Group, One group only for those infected with HIV/AIDS and another group for HIV+ and their partners and families. Call 587-1999 for info.
  • Home-based Business Assoc., meets the 3rd Thurs. at the Friendly Cooker in Wamego. Info., 456-8668.
  • Human Resource Management Network (HRMN) is an organization for human resource professionals and is affiliated with the Society for Human Resources Management. We provide networking, education, and professional development opportunities for our members. HRMN meets every third Wednesday; please visit our website for times, locations, and additional information - hrmn.shrm.org or email us at hrmn.shrm@gmail.com.
  • Independent Order of Oddfellows, 7:30 p.m., 2nd, 4th Tues., Senior Center, 412 Leavenworth St., Robert Leazenby at 785-410-6717.
  • Infant-Toddler Services Network of Riley County, early intervention services for children birth to age 3 with developmental delays or disability; info., 776-6363.
  • International Association of Administrative Professionals, info., Susan 532-4023.
  • Junior League of the Flint Hills, 6:30 p.m., 4th Mon., info., email info@jlfh.org.
  • Interstitial Cystitis Support Group, every 2nd Wed. of the month at 10 a.m. in the Hy-vee clubroom (second floor), 601 3rd Place, call Marilyn, 539-4362. 
  • K-State Flying Club, promoting all aspects of general aviation.  Info., 456-2795.
  • Kansas Pharmacists Association, Kansas Pharmacy Technician Academy Chair Beth Ann Riley, CPht. Manhattan, contact: 
  • bethriley_45832@yahoo.com for more infromation regarding the association and resources for pharmacy technicians and pharmacists, (785) 346-4911.
  • Kansas State Nurses Association, third Tues., info., 776-7732 or 539-4759.
  • Kappa Kappa Gamma, contact Miriam Milleret, 539-3677. 
  • KAPE, 7:30 p.m., 2nd Tues. Call Hall, info., 776-5345.
  • Kaw Blue Lodge, No. 107, 7:30 p.m., first, third Tues., Masonic Temple, 930 Yuma.
  • Kaw Valley Muzzle Loaders, 2nd Sun., 9 a.m., Zeandale, Bayer Quarry, 776-6365.
  • Kaw Valley Rodeo Association, 7:30 p.m., fourth Mon., Pottorf Hall.
  • Konza Beekeepers Association, 7 p.m., second Tues. at Sunset Zoo. Visit konzabeekerps.org.
  • Konza Prairie Quilters Guild, 9 a.m., second Mon., St. Thomas More Catholic Church.
  • KPL/Westar Retirees, 11:30 a.m.,  first Thurs., Sirloin Stockade.
  • KSU Retired Classified Employees, meet at Sirloin Stockade, 2nd Thursday of every month, 11:30 a.m. 456-9591.
  • Lafayette Lodge No. 16, A.F. & A.M., Fellowship at 6:30 p.m., Business meeting 7 p.m., the Masonic Hall, 322 Houston St., Ste. A, 1st and 3rd Thurs. Home page: http://www.lafayettelodge16.org
  • La Leche League, 10 a.m. & 7 p.m., fourth Tues., breastfeeding info. and support organization; info., Brenda, 539-3993 or Emily, 395-6127.
  • Lamaze classes, Mercy Health-College, info., 587-5413.
  • Landlords of Manhattan, for meeting times or information call Roger Luthi at 539-4357.
  • Lions Club (Manhattan), 6:15 p.m., 2nd and 4th Mon., for meeting location call Don Robertson, 770-8305.
  • Lions Club (Sunflower), 6:30 a.m., second, fourth Mon., Vista Drive Inn on Tuttle Creek Blvd., Chuck Tannehill, 537-8867.
  • Little Apple Optimist Club, meets every Tuesday at noon at the Holiday Inn at the campus.  Info., http://www.littleappleoptimist.com
  • Little Apple Pilot Club, 6 p.m., third Mon., at the Holiday Inn on campus.
  • Little Apple Task Force on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, 7:30 p.m., first Mon., MHS library.
  • Lone Wranglers Square Dance Club. Dances at Senior Citizen Center, 7:30 p.m. 1st and 3rd Tuesday. Tom Hollingberger, 539-0144.
  • Lupus Support Group, call 776-0308.
  • LWV of Manhattan/Riley County, several meetings per month. Contact Jean Lee, 537-9372. Membership open to anyone interested in promoting political responsibility through informed and active participation in government and acting on selected governmental issues. http://lvw.manhattanks.org. Mail: P.O. Box 835. Manhattan, Ks., 66505-0835. 
  • Lyme Disease Support Group, trying to form a group. Call 539-0118.
  • Manhattan Alliance For Peace and Justice, info., 537-2025 or 539-6076.
  • Manhattan Area Builders Association,  third Wed., 6:30 p.m. , location TBA, info, 532-9080, http://www.mabaonline.org ;
  • M.A.R.J., Manhattan Area Rail Joiners (Railroad Modelers) 1223 Pierre St., Don Clagett, 537-7624 or Robert Stewart 537-8730.
  • Manhattan Area Retired Teachers Association, 9:30 a.m., first Wed., Seniors’ Center.
  • Manhattan Area Weavers and Spinners Guild, 1st Tues., 7 p.m., info., 776-3894.
  • Manhattan Breakfast Optimist Club, Wednesdays, 6:30 a.m., Holiday Inn.
  • Manhattan Celiac Sprue Support Group, third Sunday of each month, 5-8 p.m. Info.,  Julie Griffith, 537-8526.
  • Manhattan Coin Club, 7:30 p.m. second Tues., American Legion, 114 McCall Road.
  • Manhattan High School Alumni Association. Pres. Dave Fiser, 537-9123; V.P. Cam Feltner, 539-7861.Call for info.
  • Manhattan Jaycees, 7:30 p.m., first Monday, Pizza Hut, Aggieville. Info, 341-6581.
  • Manhattan Kansans For Life, meetings 3rd Thurs., different locations.
  • Manhattan Kennel Club, 7:30 p.m., second Thurs., Hunters Island Community Bldg.
  • Manhattan Kiwanis Club, 6 p.m., Tues., Clarion Hotel, 323-0871.
  • Manhattan Konza Rotary Club, 7 a.m. Friday, Meadowlark Hills Community Room.
  • Manhattan Library Association, support group for public library, info., 776-4741.
  • Manhattan Living Wage Coalition (MLWC), for more information see Manhattan Living Wage Coalition/Facebook.
  • Manhattan Mineral, Gem and Fossil Club, 7:30 p.m., second Thurs., U.F.M., 1221 Thurston.
  • Manhattan Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Support Group meets every third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Manhattan Public Library Groesbeck Room. For more information, please contact Jennifer Bixby, 913-980-5366 or Mary Bowen, 785-317-3302.
  • Mercy Regional Health Center Auxillary, membership is open to anyone interested in promoting or supporting Mercy Regional Health Center. Fees are $10 annually or a one-time lifetime membership fee of $100. Contact Judy Hughey at 537-1623 or Bev Fulton at 539-3039 for info. 
  • Manhattan/Riley County Preservation Alliance, Inc., P.O. Box 1893, 7 p.m., 2nd Thurs., usually at the Union Pacif Depot, Contact Kathy Dzewaltowski at 785-539-8937 for info. 
  • Manhattan Rotary Club, noon Thurs., Ramada Inn.
  • Manhattan Solar Kiwanis Club, luncheon meeting at noon Mondays, Little Apple Brewing Co. Details, Ronald Williams,sec., 587-4122.
  • Manhattan Toastmasters, 6-7 p.m., 2nd and 4th Mon., Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Ave., info. Jim at 776-1706.
  • Manhattan Wood Carvers, First and third Mondays of each month in the basement of the First Christian Church of Manhattan, at 5th & Humboldt, at 6:30 p.m. For info call Jim at (785) 341-6603.
  • BGC Teen Center, Fun and safe place for youth ages 13-18 to engage in positive behaviors. Located at 305 S. 4th St.; Fri.-Sat., 6 -10 p.m. More info., call Joyce Glasscock, executive director, 539-1947.
  • Memory Cafe, 10:30 a.m. the second and fourth Fridays of each month at the Seniors’ Center, 301 N. 4th St. This social group is open to people with mild to moderate dementia. The individual’s caregiver is welcome. For more info. call 537-4040 or email rcseniors@sbcglobal.net
  • Mercy Regional-Diabetes monthly support group hold regular meetings.Check the website for meeting times.
  • Mercy Regional Health Center Auxiliary, membership open to anyone interested in promoting, supporting Mercy Regional. $10 annual fee or $100 lifetime fee. Contact Eileen Hinkin (785) 539-4597 or Bev Fulton (785) 539-3039 for info.
  • Military Council of Catholic Women, Thurs., 7 p.m., Morris Hill Chapel, Ft. Riley. Jackie: 239-4691.
  • Mood Disorder Support Group, 1st Monday, Peace Lutheran Church.
  • Morning Star C.R.O. is run for and by consumers of mental health services, with severe and persistent mental illness, open Mon. and Thurs., 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Sat. 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., at 1018 Poyntz Ave.Stan Wilson, 313-5488.
  • Mothers of Disordered Eaters (MODE), for parents of an anorexic or bulimic child. Meets 2nd Mon., 7-:8:30 p.m. at Cornerstone Family Counseling, 1408 Poyntz Ave. Info., Sherri Massey, LCMFT, 776-4105.
  • Mother to Mother Ministry, two to three women are teamed with one mother of limited income. 539-0836.
  • Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS), 9-11:30 a.m., first and third Tue. Westview Community Church. Info,  456-8257.
  • Multiple Connections, a support group for families of twins and triplets. Contact Cathlene, 565-0794. 
  • NAACP-Manhattan Chapter, 7 p.m., 3rd Mon., Douglass Center.
  • Narcotics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m. Mon., University Christian Church, 2800 Claflin Road, 8 p.m.; Thurs. 7:30 p.m.; University Christian Church.
  • Nathan W. Thatcher Consistory, No. 107, A.A.S.R., (PHA), 7:30 p.m., fourth Wed., Masonic Temple, 930 Yuma.
  • National Active & Retired Federal Employees (NARFE), 11:15 a.m., third Wed., R.C. McGraw’s, 2317 Tuttle Creek Blvd. For information, call A. Domsch (785) 565-1590.
  • National Alliance On Mental Illness (NAMI Kansas-Flint Hills) ,  meets 3rd Wed. of each month, except July, at 7 ;.m., at Pawnee Mental Health, 2001 Claflin Rd., Manhattan. For info, call Paul or Janet Smith (785) 776-9288.
  • North Central-Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging, Inc., Older Kansans Employment Program (OKEP) Computer Class, Would you like to learn basic computer skills? Come to our computer class every 2nd and 4th Monday at Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Ave., contact K. Hubbard to RSVP or for more information at 785-776-9294 or 1-800-432-2703.
  • North Central-Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging, Inc., Older Kansans Employment Program (OKEP) Job Club, every 2nd Wednesday of the month, Riley County Senior Service Center, 412 Leavenworth St., contact K. Hubbard at 785-776-9294.
  • Northern Flint Hills Audubon Society, For meeting time, program times, contacts and membership information, please visit http://www.nfhas.org.
  • Ogden 60+ Club, 6 p.m. potluck dinner, 2nd Tuesday, Ogden Community Center, 220 Willow St. No dinner in July and Aug. Contact Judy Grossnickle, 537-2457.
  • Ogden Friendship House of Hope, 226 Riley Ave., Ogden. Thrift store open to all. Food pantry and emergency aid also available for Ogden residents only. Hours Tues-Fri from 1 to 4 p.m. and Sat. from 9 a.m. until noon. Director: Rev. Diana Chapel, 785-537-5116.
  • Ogden V.F.W. Post No. 11374, 7 p.m. 1st Monday, Gasthaus Zum Adler, 212 Riley, Ogden, info. Ernest L. Duchatel.
  • Outdoor Club, weekend outings including hiking, bicycling and canoeing. Info., 539-6643.
  • Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) Flint Hills Chapter, First Congregational Church, 700 Poyntz., third Tues. every month, 7 p.m., info, 340-2815, fhpflag@sbcglobal.net
  • Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) Flint Hills Chapter Support Group, a safe place for parents, friends and family of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people to discuss their issues and concerns. Meets the first Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon. Please phone 785-340-2815 for location.  
  • Parent Support Group, 7 p.m., third Tues., Jeff Mathis, 587-4235.
  • Parents As Teachers, educational and support program for all families prenatally to age 3, Info., 587-2058.
  • Parents to Parents, support group for parents and children with special needs. Call Vi LeBlanc at 539-8427.
  • Parkinson’s Support Group-Flint Hills, 2 to 3 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at Meadowlark Hills, 2121 Meadowlark Road. For more information, call 323-3874.
  • P.E.O. Chapter BD, 1 p.m., fourth Tues.; Chapter DE, 1:30 p.m., 2nd Tues.; Chapter GX, 1st, 3rd Thurs., info., 537-0460; Chapter GU, 1:30 p.m., 2nd Tues., info., 776-3416; Chapter IL, 7:30 p.m., 2nd, 4th Wed.; Chapter IU, 7:30 p.m., 2nd, 4th Wed., in homes, 776-6252; Chapter IW, 9:45 a.m., 2nd Wed.
  • Pet Hotline, Pet Hotline Youth Group, monthly meetings, info., 1-456-2592, 1-494-8415.
  • Pilot Club of Manhattan, 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, noon, Kansas Farm Bureau, 2627 Kansas Farm Bureau Plaza. First Wednesday meetings are business, second meetings feature speakers from the region. Visit http://www.pilotclubofmanhattan.org.
  • Sunflower Pilot Club, 1st and 3rd Thurs., noon, Holiday Inn, info., Karen Thompson, 537-7319.
  • Pottawatomie County Democratic Party, chair, Richard Pikul, 458-6444. 
  • Prairie Star Quilters Guild, 2nd Mon., 7:15 p.m., Wheat Room, Pottorf Hall, CiCo Park. Details, Karen Spaeth, 539-1363.
  • Prairie Roots Garden Club, 7 p.m. 2nd Tues., information, 236-0380.
  • Pregnancy Testing Center, 1445 Anderson Ave., Joy Bullock, 539-3338. Pregnancy testing, free, confidential. Call for appt. Also:  peer consultation, emotional support, post abortion help and practical help with children, infant, maternity items. Educational services: prenatal development, parenting skills more. Prenatal classes currently serving single moms only. Contact Jeannie.
  • Prenatal and Postpartum exercise, Mercy Health Center, 587-5485.
  • Regional AIDS Project Inc.,  and services for those HIV positive and those close to them, info., 587-1999 or 2601 Anderson Ave., Suite 200-B.
  • Republican Women of Pottawatomie County, info., Diana K. Clark, president, 785-494-2486, vice chair Kerri Ebert, 785-494-2436.
  • Republican Women of Riley County, info., Dixie Roberts, president, 537-1590.
  • Riley County Association for Family and Community Education, call Riley County Extension, 537-6350.
  • Riley County Corrections Advisory Board, 4 p.m., 3rd Thursday, 115 N. 4th St., second floor; info., 776-1084.
  • Riley County Community Corrections Advisory Board, 4 p.m., 3rd Tuesday, 105 Courthouse Plaza.
  • Riley County Social Services Association, noon-1 p.m., 2nd Wed., Senior Center, 537-4040 to register, bring lunch.
  • Riley County Democratic Party, chair, Kathryn Focke, 770-3987.
  • Riley County Fish and Game Assoc., 7:30 p.m., first Thurs., Green Valley School,Paul Miller, 539-7154. 
  • Riley County Fliers, 2 p.m., first Sunday of each month, at the club field. If inclement weather, meet at 7:30 p.m. the following Monday at the Manhattan Town Center food court. For info call Gary, 537-9981, or Todd, 776-1608, or visit http://www.rileycountyfliers.com. Visitors are always welcome. 
  • Riley County Genealogical Society, library, 2005 Claflin Rd., Info, 565-6495.
  • Riley County Historical Society, 2309 Claflin Road, quarterly dinner meetings in January, April, July and October, info., 565-6490.
  • Riley County Humane Society, 7 p.m., 2nd Monday, First United Methodist Church Activity Center, 530 Poyntz Ave.
  • Riley County Republican Party, chair, Lee Modesitt, 313-4514. Information available at http://www.rileycountyrepublicans.com.
  • Riley County Seniors’ Service Center, 301 N. 4th St., 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Mon.-Fri. Offers classes,strength training & yoga, computer access & WiFi, meeting space, meals on site and home delivered. For more information call 537-4040 or email rcseniors@sbcglobal.net.
  • RSVP of the Flint Hills, Provides meaningful volunteer opportunities for persons 55 years of age and older. 417 Houston St. Contact Executive Director Lori Bishop at 776-7787 or  online at rsvp.manhattanks.org.
  • Scoot-A-Boot Country Dancers’ Assoc., meets every Tues. at 7:30 p.m. at R.C. McGraws. County dance lessons are free, open to public. Info: 537-3225 or 539-9184.
  • Self-Help Network of Kansas, Monty, 1-800-445-0116.
  • Sertoma Evening Club, 6:15 p.m., 1st & 3rd Mon., at Blue Hills Room. Info., Cecil, 539-2627.
  • Sertoma Luncheon Club, noon, 2nd and 4th Tuesday, Little Apple Brewing Co.
  • SAA Serenity Manhattan, meets 7 p.m. Fridays. Call/text John Green, 317-8112 or email jgreen512@hotmail.com for interview, info. & location.
  • Shepherd’s Crossing, service of Riley County churches, 621 Humboldt, Tues., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Thurs., 2 to 5:30 p.m. Info., 776-1470.
  • Singles — Konza Connection, 6:30 p.m. Fri., Manhattan Town Center - ; info. 537-6202.
  • Singles — Sunflower Loners on Wheels,  singles camping group, info. 565-4152.
  • Supersitters, classes for children grades 5-8. Mercy Health Center. 587-5413.
  • Support Groups, • Westview Community Church: chronic illness, divorce care, military life transitions and depression, all meet on Tuesdays, 6;45 p.m.  Info, 537-7173.
  • • First United Methodist Church, 612 Poyntz Ave. Divorce and separation care, GriefShare,   and women’s cancer groups. Call (785) 776-8821 or email mmartin@fumcmanhattan.com for more information.
  • Transitions, Pet Loss Support Group, 7 p.m., 1st and 3rd Thurs., KSU small animal hospital room E-107, info. 532-5690.
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group, 4th Thurs. of month at 5:30 p.m. College Ave. United Methodist Church, 1609 College Ave. Info. Jane Garcia, 532-6879. 
  • Three Rivers Independent Living Resource Center, disability issues, 1-800-555-3994.
  • Topeka Rose Society, 2nd Tues., 7 p.m., Preston Hale Room at Ward Meade Park, 124 NW Fillmore, Topeka. Info., (785) 266-0997.
  • TOPS, Weight loss support group, Meetings and weigh-in, 9 a.m. Tues., 1609 College Ave., United Methodist Church. Contact Beverly 316-755-1055.
  • United Nations Assoc./USA, Flint Hills Chapter, Dan Talab, pres., 539-9329.
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars Post & Auxiliary 1786, second Monday, 7:30 p.m., Post Home, 3003 Anderson Ave., Suite 961, Marvin Ketterer, commander, 776-4177. http://www.vfw1786.org
  • Visually Impaired Persons,  2 p.m., 3rd Tues., Seniors’ Service Center, info., 539-1973.
  • Weight Watchers, Meeting Times: Mon., 6 p.m.; Tues., 9:30 a.m., 5:30 p.m.; Thurs., 12:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m.; Sat., 7:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. 601 3rd Place--Hyvee Club Room. Info., 1-800-651-6000.
  • Welcome Club of Manhattan, promotes friendships between new residents and longtime members. Luncheons 3rd Thurs. Info 776-9099/776-6167. 
  • •Bunko: 1 p.m., $3, info. Maurine Pruitt 785-313-2602.
  • Widowed Persons Group,  Men’s Coffee - 9a.m., 1st Tuesday of month at Vista; Afternoon Social - 2 p.m., 3rd Thursday of month at west Dairy Queen; Luncheon - 1 p.m., 4th Tuesday of month at Sirloin Stockade; Breakfast - 9 a.m., fifth Tuesday of month at IHOP. Info call 537-4040 or email rcseniors@sbcglobal.net..
  • Women and Men Against Rape, 7 p.m., Thursday., Room 203, KSU, info., 776-7623.
  • World Friendship, 9:30-11 a.m., Tues. when University is in session, First Presbyterian Church, 8th and Leavenworth. Transportation provided. Info., Mary Alice Schlesener, 776-8519. 
  • Yard Art Classic Car Club, 2nd Fri./month, 7 p.m., 1st United Methodiist Church Harris Activity Center, 530 Poyntz Ave. Fellowship of automotive enthusiasts, no matter what year the car is. Lonnie Paquette, 539-4847; Dave Adams, 539-4078.

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