November 5, 2019, 10:00 AM - October 3, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
An installation by expedition geologist and artist Charles Lindsay, who directs the artist-in-residence program for SETI (Search For Extra Terrestrial Intelligence). The installation will delve into earth's geological and cultural pasts, using scientific equipment salvaged from space exploration archaeology. Specimens and artifacts in Field Station 4 provoke musings on human perceptions of time and space.
January 26, 2020 - December 31, 2020 @ Cassias Gallery, Regnier Hall
May 12, 2020 - August 31, 2020 @ Chang Gallery, Seaton Hall
July 12, 2020, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Prairiewood
We love sharing our prairie spaces with you, and we want to continue offering community access as we responsibly balance the re-opening of our properties to private guest groups.
Starting in June, we will moved to a new Open Trail Day schedule of EVERY SUNDAY, 4-8PM.
We'll likely be making some updates to our check-in station and procedures as restrictions change, but you can always park by the Blue Sage Barn at 1484 Wildcat Creek Rd., and pick up a trail map from a staff person on site.
As the weather warms up, remember to bring water and bug spray with you, as needed. Remember to please leave pets at home.
July 16, 2020, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Downtown Manhattan
Visit Downtown every Third Thursday from May until September!
Come see art exhibits, enjoy various performers, and listen to live music as you peruse Poyntz! Grab a bite from any of our local Downtown eateries and enjoy one of the many drink specials offered from our restaurants and bars. Then explore what's new in the neighborhood - activities will be available for those young in age and young at heart, your favorite Downtown shops will stay open late, and there will be something new to discover every month!
July 19, 2020, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Prairiewood
July 23, 2020 - July 27, 2020 @ Riley County Fair Grounds
Fun, festive atmosphere of a county fair fills the air beginning July 23 in CiCo Park. The Kaw Valley Rodeo is a big part of the schedule on July 23-27, along with the fair's many 4-H projects, judging and Ottaway Amusements Carnival. Home delicacies and homemade pies among many menu items.
July 26, 2020, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Prairiewood
July 10, 2020, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ City Park
Live music every Friday in City Park.
July 17, 2020, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ City Park
July 24, 2020, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ City Park
July 31, 2020, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ City Park
July 23, 2020 - July 25, 2020 @ Cico Park
July 12-Junior Rodeo at the Fair Grounds, Hubert Hall, registration at noon
July 19-Sponsor Appreciation Steak Fry night; reservations required
July 20-KVRA meeting, Wells Arena at 6:30pm and work night
July 22-Work night, Wells Arena at 6pm
July 23-Kids Nights-Free with can food donation to the Flint Hills Breadbasket
July 23-Military Appreciation Night (picnic 5:30pm-7pm then attend the rodeo) Contact Janet Nichols, firstname.lastname@example.org or 785-776-8829 for more information on where to get tickets.
July 24-Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night Promotion of Cancer Research.
July 25-Final night - Brummett Award and Appreciation Recognition
Mutton Bustin': each night of rodeo: sign up starts at 6:30, each night at the Main Gate southwest of the arena.
Ages 5-7, under 60 lbs, limited to the first 15 kids in line. No flip flops or sandals.
Calf Scramble: each night, for Kids 8-11 years old. No flip flops or sandals.
July 27, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
"Workshop: Senior Living and Care Options. As we age or experience our parent’s aging, we hear terms we don’t understand, and we seek services that are confusing to us. St. Paul's Senior Services is here to make a senior living and the idea of living in a nursing home less stressful through our Educational Series, “Plan for Tomorrow, Today.”
Each event will address your most asked questions and include guidance from some of San Diego’s most knowledgeable people in senior care to help you make this journey with confidence.
Topics that we will cover:
- Living and Care Options Explained: Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living.
- Navigating the Medical System: Hospitals, Skilled Nursing, and Discharge Plan
- VA Benefits for Senior Care
- Selling Your Home and Downsizing
- Find the right nursing home that fits your needs
For more information contact:
St. Paul's Senior Services
328 Maple Street, San Diego, CA 92103
July 11, 2020, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Big Blue River @ Linear Park
The Little Apple Paddle one-day event attracts more than 300 paddlers from across the state for a 10 mile, down river excursion that docks in the quaint little town of St. George. Boaters launch in Manhattan, on the Big Blue River, at Linear Park Trailhead, located at the Kansas Highway 24 boat ramp by the Big Blue River bridge. After lunch there will be bus rides provided back to Manhattan.
July 26, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Wildwood Adventure Park
Sign up soon as spaces are limited for this unique kid’s 3rd Annual event that is sure to challenge each and every young outdoor thrill enthusiast. Kids ages 5-14 will be sure to enjoy this fun 1-mile course that will involve running, climbing, jumping, and sliding. Each participant will receive a finish medal and a shirt! Also included will be professional pictures and finish videos for parents of their kids competing and giving it their all. Every registered participant will receive more information leading up to the event with detailed information about their specific times, parking and everything you need to know. See you soon IF you accept the Challenge!!
May 23, 2020, 10:00 AM - September 13, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Play Ball! Behind-the-scenes secrets of baseball, which gained American popularity on an amateur level nearly 200 years ago. You'll want to hop off the bench, grip a bat and belt one out of the park! There are multiple layers of involvement within the sport: player, manager/coach, umpire, scorekeeper or voracious fan. This exhibition contends with how each facet of the game is broken down into math and science.
July 10, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM @ https://www.punch-pedal.com/
Spin and Boxing Bootcamp Classes
July 10, 2020, 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Pool House Kitchen & Bar
Pool House Kitchen & Bar has partnered with the folks at The Jammin Jamaican Cuisine Food Truck to bring this socially distanced, outdoor event!
Beginning Friday July 10th at 4pm, the back parking lot to Pool House will become an outdoor dining area. We’ll be serving a selection of fresh, tropical cocktails including Jamaican Rum Punch as well as $2 beers, $5 wine and fun non alcoholic drinks!
The Jammin Jamaican Cuisine Food Truck will be serving from 5-9 (or while supplies last) and will offer Jerk Chicken, Jerk Pork Burgers & Fries, and Jerk Nachos!
July 11, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM @ https://www.punch-pedal.com/
July 11, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Midwest Dream Car Collection
Join us in July as we explore the backstory of this luxury car, just don't call it a Lincoln! Featured Car Talks last approximately 30 minutes and are geared toward adults but all ages are welcome. Regular museum admission applies while members attend for free.
July 12, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM @ https://www.punch-pedal.com/
July 13, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM @ https://www.punch-pedal.com/
July 14, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM @ https://www.punch-pedal.com/
July 15, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM @ https://www.punch-pedal.com/
July 15, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Virtual
Wednesday, July 15: "Hydrangeas for the Garden" presented by Dennis Patton, Johnson County horticulture extension agent.
Hydrangeas are a popular garden plant, providing plenty of season-long summer color. Unfortunately, with the ever-changing Kansas climate, hydrangeas can sometimes be a challenge to grow. Patton will explain which species are best suited to your garden conditions and share tips for their success. Once you learn these secrets, you will want to add more hydrangeas to the garden to enjoy the beauty for yourself.
July 16, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM @ https://www.punch-pedal.com/
July 17, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM @ https://www.punch-pedal.com/
July 17, 2020, 7:30 PM @ The Hat
Catch Logan Mize in acoustic concert from The Hat in Aggieville. It's a BYOB and Lawn Chair event. Be sure to get tickets online.
July 18, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM @ https://www.punch-pedal.com/
July 18, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Midwest Dream Car Collection
July 18, 2020, 7:30 PM @ The Hat
July 19, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM @ https://www.punch-pedal.com/
July 20, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM @ https://www.punch-pedal.com/
July 21, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM @ https://www.punch-pedal.com/
July 22, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM @ https://www.punch-pedal.com/
July 22, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Virtual
Wednesday, July 22: "Pesticide Label Safety" presented by Lynn Loughary, Wyandotte County horticulture extension agent.
Unlock the truth about pesticides and separate fact from internet fiction. Loughary will walk you through how pesticides are developed and which situations will provide you optimal control with the least environmental impact. Learn what you need to know in order to safely use these products and achieve the most effective results.
July 25, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Kansas State University Gardens
Annual Iris Sale will be held Sat. July 25th from 8 a.m. till noon (or until we sell out) at the Kansas State University Gardens Hundreds of locally grown varieties (many award winners) of beautiful iris to choose from. Rhizomes sell for $2.00-$7.00 each (cash or check only). Proceeds benefit the KSU Gardens and the sale is sponsored by the Flint Hills Iris Society.
July 29, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Virtual
Wednesday, July 29: "How to Choose Potting Media for Gardening Success" presented by Cheryl Boyer, K-State nursery crop production extension specialist.
Selecting a bag of potting media at the garden center can be a confusing experience. Fortunately, there is solid science behind engineering quality soils for growing plants. Boyer will cover purposes, materials, mixes and how to manage soil-less potting media for container-gardening success.