March 4, 2017, 9:00 AM - February 28, 2018, 4:45 PM @ Eisenhower Presidential Library
Great War's influence on Dwight Eisenhower’s budding leadership abilities. World War I proved crucial to the making of this American icon and future president.
April 1, 2017, 9:00 AM - May 30, 2018, 4:45 PM @ Eisenhower Presidential Library
Rare artifacts and historic photographs of life along the Chisholm Trail to celebrate the trail's sesquicentennial. Learn origins of the cowboy boot, and how the phrase “real McCoy” became a familiar phrase in American lexicon. Legendary stories behind near mythical figures like Wild Bill Hickok and others. Dwight Eisenhower developed a love for all things western ... find out why. This lil' cowtown raised a President!
October 7, 2017, 10:00 AM - April 1, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Exhibition explores complexity of borders and frontiers in the Midwest through the work by artists Artemio Rodríguez and Fidencio Fifield-Perez. Rodríguez's practice transcends the boundaries of printmaking, and engages the public through mobile printmaking studio/gallery, the GraficoMovil. Born in Mexico and raised in the U.S., Fifield-Perez explores issues of migration, labor, and the politicization of borders through the manipulation of maps, newspaper cuttings and paper.
February 13, 2018, 8:00 AM - March 9, 2018, 5:00 PM @ William T. Kemper Art Gallery
K-State Prairie Fire Printmakers created screen-printed posters to address issues of democracy, freedom, diversity and unity relevant to the Living Democracy Project. This exhibit aims to promote dialogue among K-State students and serves as a setting for events hosted throughout the week.
February 13, 2018, 10:00 AM - May 26, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
"Waterplaces" is a suite of 101 drawings on vellum paper. The exhibition will also present the artist’s 2018 Friends of the Beach Museum of Art Gift Print, "Dancing on the Table." This work reflects Benson's interest in water sources that flow under ground such as the Ogallala Aquifer in parts of Western Kansas and surrounding states. Benson brings attention to this hidden natural treasure in a chine colle´ lithograph with gold leaf and coloring applied by hand.
February 16, 2018 - February 25, 2018 @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Week-long series of discussions, performances and other programs conceived by K-State students. The latest iteration of Los Angeles-based artist Linda Pollack’s ongoing effort to help communities explore the benefits and responsibilities of living in an open, democratic society.
February 20, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
In celebration of 50th anniversaries, UFM Community Learning Center and Manhattan Public Library along with North Central Kansas Libraries System have partnered to present a 1968 film series. Join the fun with trivia games, prizes, and public viewings of these iconic films. 1968 Film Series schedule: The Green Berets (Feb. 20); The Odd Couple (Feb. 27).
February 23, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
First night of the sale open to all members of Manhattan Library Association. Support the library and get first choice of books when you purchase a membership at the door (starts at $10).
February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - February 25, 2018, 3:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Find thousands of books for sale at bargain prices! Annual book sale raises money to support library programs and purchases. Hardcover books ($1.50), softcover books (trade paperbacks: $1), children's hardcover books ($1), mass market paperbacks ($0.50), DVDs ($2), audio books on CD ($4) and CDs ($1).
February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Teen Library Advisory Board’s Annual Bake Sale will offer goodies to book sale goers. All proceeds fund the TLAB end of summer party.
February 24, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Pottorf Hall
The poverty rate for Riley County is 23.6 percent, and poverty is a reality for many individuals and families. Without experiencing poverty it's difficult to comprehend. This interactive immersion experience will help explain the realities of living in poverty. Volunteers are needed to fill the roles within the simulation of community providers, businesses and agencies.Event sponsored by Flint Hills Wellness Coalition, Thrive!, Riley County Health Department, K-State Extension, Everybody Counts, MAPJ and the Healthy Communities Lab.
February 25, 2018, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Manhattan Meat Market
Join Chef Alli in her Let's Get Cookin' Kitchen at MHK Meats and learn why electric pressure cooking is all the rage. Alli shows how this life-changing small appliance is not only furious, but also incredibly speedy, flavor-intensifying, and energy saving.Class includes full demonstration of three dinner recipes (each includes meat), complete recipe handouts, tastings of each dish and Chef Alli's insider tips and tricks. Get 10 percent off meat cuts used in the dishes; you'll be all set to get cookin'! Class fee includes glass of wine + appetizers and chance to meet Manhattan Meat Market team.
February 27, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Celebrate 50th anniversaries. UFM Community Learning Center and Manhattan Public Library along with North Central Kansas Libraries System partner to present this 1968 film series. Join the fun with trivia games, prizes and public viewings of these iconic films.
Hosted by K-State Chess Club; evening of chess for all ages.
February 23, 2018 - February 24, 2018 @ K-State Student Union
Long-standing conference for women provides a complete schedule of practical seminars, Bible studies, meals and times of worship. "In the Eye of the Storm," hope as strong and trustworthy anchor for our souls. Hebrews 6:19. Keynote Speaker: Robyn Dykstra.
February 20, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bring knitting, crocheting or other crafting project to the library and relax with other crafters. Program open to all fiber crafters, regardless of skill level. Supplies will be on hand, but please bring your own projects to work on.
February 27, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
February 20, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ McCain Auditorium
The Prairie Ascendant was composed by Laurel Littrell, professor at K-State Libraries, as part of the Prairie Studies Initiative. The work depicts the prairie throughout time, accompanied by images that illuminate the art, science and events of the prairie. The Cross-Disciplinary Art-Science Workshop in July 2016, sponsored by the Beach Museum and the Konza Prairie, provided transformative inspiration.
February 22, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ McCain Auditorium
One of the few existing ensembles of the piano instrumentation, Berlin Philharmonic Piano Quartet has existed as a Berlin Philharmonic chamber music ensemble since 1985. Outstanding ensemble committed to represent the standard repertoire of classical, romantic and modern pieces, and to find undiscovered masterpieces.
February 22, 2018, 9:00 PM @ Auntie Mae's Parlor
Psychedelic, folk and rock ‘n roll songs that range from introspective to social commentary.
February 23, 2018, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery
Celebrating Kansas wetlands, waterways and their inhabitants with Taking Flight. This exhibit features works by Kim Casebeer, Betsy Forcade, Sue Godwin, Kristin Goering, Cally Krallman, Joseph Loganbill, John Louder, Bill McCall, Carol McCall, Doloris Pederson, Susan Rose, Isaac Shue, Cristine Sundquist and Ye Wang.
February 23, 2018, 7:30 PM - February 24, 2018, 9:00 PM @ Purple Masque Theatre
Light-hearted musical comedy as Jack falls in love with Anna, which reconnects him to their shared Lebanese culture.
February 23, 2018, 7:30 PM - February 25, 2018, 4:00 PM @ CL Hoover Opera House
Comedy takes place in 1934 Cleveland and gives new meaning to the phrase, "The show must go on!"
February 23, 2018, 7:30 PM - February 25, 2018, 9:30 PM @ Columbian Theatre
Cowboy Curly and farm hand Jud have fallen in love with headstrong farm girl Laurey. She plays hard-go-get with earnest Curly and accepts dangerous Jud's invitation to the upcoming social, causing tensions to arise between the men.
February 23, 2018, 7:30 PM - February 25, 2018, 9:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center
When a house guest of Broadway star William Gillette is murdered, the festivities in his isolated home quickly turn dangerous. It's up to Gillette, in the persona of his beloved Sherlock Holmes, to track down the culprit before there's another victim. Glittering whodunit won the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award for Best Play.
February 24, 2018, 9:00 PM @ Auntie Mae's Parlor
Manhattan space jazz band Jade Archetype in the Aggieville underground on a Saturday night in the 'Ville.
February 25, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ McCain Auditorium
Brand new production of The Sound of Music comes to McCain in February 2018. Spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences. 2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the film version, which continues to be the most successful movie musical in history.
January 16, 2018, 11:00 AM - March 6, 2018, 11:25 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
A storytime designed for infants and young toddlers with their parents or caregivers. Enjoy bouncy songs, nursery rhymes, short books, and fun music. Suggested for 0-18 months. Caregivers participate with children.
February 19, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
An active storytime for toddlers with their parents or caregivers. Fun stories, action rhymes, and music will get toddlers moving and learning. Suggested for 18-36 months. Caregivers participate with children.
February 19, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Video games, crafts, and hot will be open to all teens in the Groesbeck Meeting Room (2nd floor)! Come when you can and leave when you need.
February 20, 2018, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
An active story time for toddlers with their parents or caregivers. Fun stories, action rhymes, and music will get toddlers moving and learning. Suggested for 18-36 months. Caregivers participate with children.
February 21, 2018, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
Pre-K kids ages 3 and up can hear engaging stories, rhymes, and silly songs based on the weekly theme. Every session will also feature interactive activities including a parachute or shakers. Caregivers attend with ages 2 and under.
February 21, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
February 22, 2018, 9:30 AM - 9:55 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
A story time designed for infants and young toddlers with their parents or caregivers. Enjoy bouncy songs, nursery rhymes, short books, and fun music. Suggested for 0-18 months. Caregivers participate with children.
February 22, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
February 22, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Teens seventh to 12th grades: Want to have a say about what's going on at the library? Join TLAB (Teen Library Advisory Board)! No signup necessary. Just show up and join the conversation!
February 22, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Kids grades K-6 invited to join library book club on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month. Each month features different kids' book series, and kids can choose which book from the series they would like to read. No registration required.
February 23, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
Zoofari Tails Storytime features animal stories presented by Sunset Zoo staff. Children can also explore interesting animal artifacts from the zoo, such as furs, feathers, and skulls!
February 23, 2018, 7:00 PM @ Forum Hall, Ground floor, K-State Student Union
Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.
February 23, 2018, 9:30 PM @ Forum Hall, Ground floor, K-State Student Union
February 24, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
A lively storytime with great picture books, action songs, and music. Families are encouraged to attend together, and an adult caregiver must attend with children ages 2 and under.
February 24, 2018, 7:00 PM @ Forum Hall, Ground floor, K-State Student Union
February 24, 2018, 9:30 PM @ Forum Hall, Ground floor, K-State Student Union
February 26, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
February 26, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
February 27, 2018, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
February 28, 2018, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
February 28, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
February 20, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ K-State Student Union
Discussion facilitator Micah Kubic leads this forum about American elections voter fraud and suppression, and foreign influences over U.S. elections.
February 20, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Stop by the Groesbeck Room to get one-on-one help with your technology questions and conundrums. Registration is not required but feel free to do so if you know you will be stopping by.
February 21, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ K-State Student Union
Discussion facilitated by Jeremiah L. Platt is a 2001 Kansas State University graduate and member of the Kansas Bar Association and Riley County Bar Association.
February 21, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Douglass Community Center
From hardware to software, come learn the basic terminology and components that make up a computer. Tech class will be held at the Douglass Community Center; 900 Yuma Street; Manhattan, KS. Registration required.
February 22, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Theme for 2018 KHC book talk discussion series is "Women Around the World". February's choice is "None to Accompany Me," by Nadine Gordimer. Books will be available to check out at second floor reference desk in early January 2018. Enjoy the read and gather with our group to delve into this story and enjoy sharing with others.
February 22, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ KSU Alumni Center Ballroom
Award-winning film maker Peter Bratt will screen his new documentary, Dolores, a portrait of United Farm Workers co- founder Dolores Huerta. In partnership with the Lou Douglas Lecture Series, UFM Community Learning Center, LGBT Resource Center, Department of American Ethnic Studies, and Manhattan Nonviolence Initiative. Bratt is an award winning screenwriter and independent filmmaker. Beach Museum of Art co-sponsors this film showing and lecture, in conjunction with the exhibition Fronteras/Frontiers.
February 24, 2018, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ K-State Student Union
Discussion facilitated by Mary Beth Tinker, known for “Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District” 1969 Supreme Court Case, which established precedent for student school speech.
February 25, 2018, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ K-State Student Union
Michelle Ewert in Baltimore litigated subsidized housing cases in state and federal court and administrative agencies. Professor Ewert has represented low-income clients, including survivors of domestic violence and the homeless, in both urban and rural settings and has been actively involved in the legal services community. Ewert is a graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University, received a Masters in public policy from the University of Minnesota and earned her J.D. from the University of Wisconsin.
February 27, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Learn basics of Heritage Quest, our online genealogy resource that you can use from home. Registration required.
February 27, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
To adult is to act like a grown-up, even if you don’t feel like one. In this series you will learn the basics of everyday stuff that school doesn’t always cover. Recommended for teens (grades 7-12) and adults. Registration required.
February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Liquid Art Winery and Estate
Does it get much better than yoga and wine? Night of relaxation, laughter and drinks, with yoga instructed by Lindsey Volz of Wellness Motivator and Orange Sky Yoga. All guests invited, yoga newbies and yoga pros alike. You're encouraged to bring a yoga mat if you have one.
February 24, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1300 Research Park Drive (driveway outside Kansas Agriculture building and K-State Innovation Center)
Point-to-point, fast downhill mile in heart of Manhattan (course closed to traffic). Starting line on Manhattan Avenue (Research Park Drive); route heads south along the east side of Kansas State University campus. Use parking lots on northwest corner of Claflin Road/Manhattan Avenue. Awards ceremony in Triangle Park following races.Parking designated in lots B16-17 behind Weber Hall, northwest corner of Claflin Road and Manhattan Ave. Walk uphill to the start line and make a short walk back from the finish line.
February 24, 2018, 10:30 AM @ Fairmont Park
Lutheran Campus Ministry Ice Bowl charity disc golf tournament.
January 27, 2018, 9:00 AM - April 29, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Explore one of the Earth's most mysterious habitats, and learn through an intricate maze that resonates with the sights and sounds of a tropical rainforest. Make multiple visits and discover new elements that make the rainforest a fascinating ecosystem.
February 1, 2018, 12:00 PM - February 28, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Sunset Zoo
During February, love is in the air. Buy one adult admission and get one free; perfect for a date with your little lovebird!
February 20, 2018, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Bourbon & Baker
Exciting collaboration between Bourbon & Baker's bar and culinary team; featured by Basil Hayden Dark Rye, Bourbon & Baker Jim Beam Single Barrel, Tin Cup 10 year and Wathen's Barrel Proof. Each whiskey either new or limited release, paired with a unique small plate created by Sous Chef Zach Filbert and Pastry Chef Kirsten Spear. Booze portion of the tasting led by Adam Clary, knowledgeable and talented craft spirits development manager at Standard Beverage.
February 22, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Harry's Restaurant
Too naughty for explanation? An array of wine and touch of naughtiness to enjoy a night of burlesque at Harry's Restaurant in Downtown Manhattan.