The K-State Student Union Program Council offers more than 150 events each year. One of their more popular programs is its weekly film series.

This spring, films will be showing at 7 and 9:15 p.m. Friday and Saturday. New this spring is “Subtitle Saturday.” The 7 p.m. Saturday screening will be closed captioned.

UPC films are shown in Forum Hall or Wildcat Chambers in the K-State Student Union. Admission is free for K-State students and $3 for adults, but a $1 off for military ID and children under 12.

This week’s film is “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.” Future films this semester include “Venom,” “The Hate U Give,” “Instant Family” and more.

For a complete list of films and other UPC events, visit


East Meets West Game Night, 5-7 p.m.

Many of the games we play today, including Go, Parcheesi, Snakes and Ladders, Chess and Mancala, originated in Asia and the Middle East. Enjoy games, hot chocolate, and cookies,.

Beach Museum of Art.

Canvas & Cork: Snow Covered Bridge, 6 p.m.

For information and to register, visit

Straight Upp Creative Studio.

Trivia Night benefitting the Riley County Humane Society, 7:30 p.m.

Teams of six or fewer. Cost: $5/person, donated to the RCHS.

Arrow Coffee.

Holly Beth, 8 p.m.

Tallgrass TapHouse.

Headlight Rivals, 9 p.m.

Solars Jazz Trio, 7 p.m. Friday.

Cost: $5.

Auntie Mae’s Parlor.


Zoofari Tails Storytime: Rabbits, 10 a.m.

For a complete list of storytimes and events, visit

Manhattan Public Library.

Happy Trees Painting, 7 and 9 p.m.

Sign up at


MLK Jr. Day of Service: “Everybody can serve,” 9 a.m.-noon

Breakfast and service kick-off at Staley School of Leadership Studies. Service will take place at various locations around Manhattan.

Individuals and groups can register to volunteer at Previous service sites have included the Manhattan Emergency Shelter, Flint Hills Breadbasket, and Ogden Friendship House of Hope. For more information or to volunteer, contact: or 785-532-6085.

Boy Scout Troop 223 Chili Feed, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

All the chili (beef, veggie, and their “special” chilies) and hot dogs you can eat. Baked goods available for sale.

For tickets and information, call 785-813-1649.

Cost: $5 donation. Children under 5 eat free.

Pottorf Hall, CiCo Park.

Randall King and Shotgun Rider, 7 p.m.

For tickets, visit

The Hat.

Red State Blues Band, 7:30 p.m.

Twelve years ago, the Red State Blues Band played its first concert at the MAC. The band is back with a wide array of music with blues as a core, but radiating into jazz, folk, rock and country.

General admission tickes: $14 adult, $10 military, $7 student/child. For tickets and information, visit or call 785-537-4420.

Manhattan Arts Center.


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

Bluestem Bistro.

Kansas Day Celebration at the FHDC, noon-5 p.m.

This year marks the 158th anniversary of the day that Kansas was granted statehood. Celebrate while learning about the state’s history with interactive stations will allow guests to see, touch and feel the state symbols of Kansas.

Regular admission rates apply: $9 for adults (18-64 years old), $7 for military, students, educators, or seniors (65-plus), $4 for youth (2-17 years old), free for children under two years old and free for FHDC members.

For more information, visit, call 785-587-2726 or visit 315 S. Third St.

Child Internet Safety Event, 2-4 p.m.

Manhattan Area Technical College.