SUNDAY

Mommy & Me: Bear Love, 2 p.m.

Canvas & Cork: Tweet Hearts, 6 p.m. Thursday.

Painting for a Pair: Follow the Yellow Brick Road, 6 p.m. Saturday.

For information and to register, visit straightuppstudio.com.

Straight Upp Creative Studio.

Rural | Urban Art Closing Reception, 2 p.m.

Featuring five rural and five urban artists.

The Volland Store, Alma.

Register now for classes in art, clay, music, MACademy Youth Theatre, and Community School for the Performing Arts. Scholarships available for school-age students who qualify for free or reduced lunch. For information, visit manhattanarts.org.

MONDAY

1s and 2s Storytime, 9:30 a.m. Monday and Tuesday. 11 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

Baby Rhyme Time, 11 a.m.

Yack & Yarn, 2 p.m. Also at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Tabletop, 4 p.m. Board games and more for teens.

3s and 4s Storytimes, 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Tech Workshop: Drop-in Tech Training, 2 p.m.

Chess Club/Game Night, 6 p.m. Tuesday.

K-State Rodeo Storytime, 10 a.m. Friday.

Family Fun Storytime, 11 a.m. Saturday.

Little Women Anniversary Book Discussion, 2 p.m. Saturday.

Try DIY for teens, 2 p.m. Saturday.

For a complete list of storytimes and events, visit mhklibrary.org.

Manhattan Public Library.

Riley County Historical Society Program: “Artist, Mentor, Teacher: Early Leaders in Kansas Art Education” by Katherine Schlageck, 7 p.m.

Manhattan Public Library.

On the Spot, 8 p.m.

K-State Student Union Forum Hall.

TUESDAY

Homeschool Tuesdays: The Photos of Pete Souza and portrait workshop, 1-2:30 p.m.

Cost: $3 per child, $1.50 for military families, must be accompanied by an adult. Register at 785-532-7718.

Beach Museum of Art.

WEDNESDAY

USD 383 Early Expressions Student Art Show, through Saturday. Celebrating the work of the district’s students and their teachers, on display in the UMB Theatre. Public reception from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday. Sponsored by the Manhattan-Ogden Public Schools Foundation.

Beach Museum of Art.

ARTSmart: Celebrate Chinese New Year’s: The Year of the Pig, 10:30-11 a.m. for toddlers-two and 4-5 p.m. for all ages. Also at 10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursdays for ages 3-5, 4-5 p.m. for school age, and 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday and 1:30-2:30 p.m. Saturday for all ages.

Cost: $3 per child, $1.50 for military families, must be accompanied by an adult. Register at 785-532-7718.

Beach Museum of Art.

THURSDAY

UPC Film: “The Hate U Give,” 7 p.m. Thursday in Town Hall, Leadership Studies. Free.

Also at 7and 9:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

The 7 p.m. Saturday will be closed captioned.

Cost: Free for K-State students, $3 for adults, $1 off for military ID and children under 12.

K-State Student Union Forum Hall.

FRIDAY

Wonder Workshop Children’s Museum Discovery Days, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

For first- through sixth-grade students. Register by Tuesday.

For more information, visit wonderworkshop.org, call 785-776-1234 or email wonder@wonderworkshop.org.

Trivia, 5-8 p.m.

HyVee Market Grille.

Game Night: 90s Throwback, 6-8 p.m.

Liquid Art Winery.

Fifteenth annual K-State Drag Show: A Rainbow Through Time, 7 p.m.

Featuring TyWoo, LilKim Chi, Victoria Fox, Sarah Jessica Darker, Penny Tration, Jada Pinkett Fox and Valaree Love. Pre-show featuring Allie Monet and Starla Nyte at 6:30 p.m.

For a mature audience.

Tickets: free for K-State students and $7 plus fees and tax for non-students. Tickets available Tuesday.

McCain Auditorium.

SATURDAY

Daniel Valentine Memorial Art and Bake Sale, 1-5 p.m.

Auntie Mae’s Parlor.

Teen Zone Try DIY: string hearts and other Valentine’s art, 2 p.m. Saturday.

Manhattan Public Library.

Miracle Network Dance Marathon, 3-9 p.m.

Featuring food, games, raffles, t-shirts and more for Stormont Vail Hospital.

Live music; Joy Camp at 4:15 p.m., Pink Royal at 5:30 p.m. and Telehope at 7 p.m.

MAC Gym, Chester E. Peters Rec Complex.

SUNDAY

Auditions for “West Side Story,” 6-7:30 p.m. Also 7-9 p.m. Monday, or Tuesday.

Attend either night, be prepared to sing a short song and wear comfortable clothes and shoes for a short dance audition. Performances are April 19-21, April 26-28 and May 3-5. Directed by Penny Cullers.

Manhattan Arts Center.

McCain Performance Series presents Potted Potter, 7:30 p.m.

All seven Harry Potter books in seventy hilarious minutes in this unauthorized Harry experience in this parody by Dan and Jeff.

Tickets are available at the box office, by calling 785-532-6428, or at k-state.edu/mccain.

McCain Auditorium.

SUNDAY

Jazz brunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Bluestem Bistro.

Student Recital: Samantha Carpenter, 2:30 p.m.

Guest Artist: Matthew Coley, percussion, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Kirser Hall, McCain Auditorium.

MONDAY

Open Mic Night, 8 p.m.

Wildcat Chambers.

TUESDAY

McCain Performance Series presents Beìla Fleck & Abigail Washburn, 7:30 p.m.

Praised as the “the king and queen of the banjo” per Paste magazine, Fleck and Washburn have a musical partnership like no other.

Tickets are available at the box office, by calling 785-532-6428, or at k-state.edu/mccain.

McCain Auditorium.

WEDNESDAY

Student Recital: Taylor Crawford, 7:30 p.m.

Faculty Artist: Steve Maxwell, tuba, 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

All Faiths Chapel.

THURSDAY

Maria Elena, 9 p.m.

Timmy Roberts Jazz Quartet, 7 p.m. Friday.

Cost: $5.

Auntie Mae’s Parlor.

FRIDAY

William Clare Green with The Lawless, 7 p.m.

For tickets, visit theahatksu.com.

The Hat.

SATURDAY

BirdHouse Fine Acoustic Music Series: Bill and the Belles, 7:30 p.m.

Bill and the Belles have captured the freewheeling, lighthearted approach to music that has endeared them to listeners of every generation. With a spirited sound that falls somewhere between old-time country and vaudeville, the group puts its own spin on a golden era of music, specifically 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s.

General admission: $18 adult, $11 military, students and children. For tickets and information, call 785-537-4420 or visit manhattanarts.org.

Manhattan Arts Center.

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