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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (4)
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  3. Calendar Overlay Conventions & Meetings (2)
  4. Calendar Overlay Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts (6)
  5. Calendar Overlay For the Kids! (1)
  6. Calendar Overlay Kansas State Wildcats athletics (2)
  7. Calendar Overlay Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings (1)
  8. Calendar Overlay Recreational sports activities/events (1)
  9. Calendar Overlay Special Events (4)

Art Exhibits

  1. Picturing Kansas

    October 5, 2018, 10:00 AM - June 1, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Scenic prairies, bucolic farms and the architecture of Kansas’ agricultural industry, exhibition features more than 100 years of works by Kansas artists reflecting sense of place. Cornerstone for museum’s popular “Picturing Kansas” school tour program which integrates art, history, environmental and agricultural science, and language arts.

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  2. Creatures Great and Small

    January 11, 2019, 10:00 AM - February 23, 2019, 5:00 PM @ SNW Gallery

    Featuring works by Jean Cook, Elaine Lierly Jones, Marie Mason, Nora Othic, Bobbie Rieger and David Rintoul.

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  3. Armin Mühsam: The Unburdened Present

    February 9, 2019, 12:00 PM - April 28, 2019, 5:00 PM @ The Volland Store

    Because the present is a product of the past and thus of history, there is no such thing as an unburdened present, neither in life nor in art. This ironic meaning of "The Unburdened Present" does not stop with Armin Mühsam’s art but extends to historical events and fates of people whose lives are dramatized in programming that accompanies the show.

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  4. Black History 101 Mobile Museum

    February 22, 2019, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ K-State Alumni Association

    Learn about black history at this mobile museum that features artifacts that date back to the late 1800s.

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Community Events

  1. Film: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

    February 22, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Wildcat Chamber, First floor, K-State Student Union

    In an effort to thwart Grindelwald's plans of raising pure-blood wizards to rule over all non-magical beings, Albus Dumbledore enlists his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world.

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  2. Legislative Coffee

    February 23, 2019, 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM @ Sunset Zoo

    Discuss issues important to Manhattan with local legislators to include Sen. Tom Hawk, Rep. Sydney Carlin and Rep. Tom Phillips.

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  3. Annual Book Sale

    February 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - February 24, 2019, 4:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library

    Find thousands of books for sale at bargain prices! Library's 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), audiobooks on CD ($4), CDs ($1).

    Sunday prices will reflect special deals on the remaining materials.

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  4. Film: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

    February 23, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Wildcat Chamber, First floor, K-State Student Union

    In an effort to thwart Grindelwald's plans of raising pure-blood wizards to rule over all non-magical beings, Albus Dumbledore enlists his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world.

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  5. Empty Bowls 2019: Bowl Making Days

    February 24, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Come make a bowl in the MAC clay studio. Try the wheel or build one from a slab. Volunteers will be available to lend a hand. Empty Bowls is a fundraiser to fight hunger in MHK. All proceeds from the event will be donated locally to Common Table and Cats Cupboard.

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  6. Whisk(e)y and Cheese Pairing at Arrow Cocktail Lounge

    February 26, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Arrow Cocktail Lounge

    Did you know that whiskey and cheese were best friends? The Cheese Expert from Mimi's cheese will be selecting cheeses and Craft Spirits specialist Adam Clary from Standard Beverage will be selecting a wide range of whisk(e)y to pair!

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Conventions & Meetings

  1. Woman's World 42nd Annual Conference

    February 22, 2019 - February 23, 2019 @ Kansas State University

    Non-denominational event helps women understand their significance to God. Practical seminars, dynamic keynote speaker, buffet meals, times of worship and more. “Everyday Heroes” theme celebrates how simple matters make a difference and how lifestyle evangelism benefits the Kingdom of God. Fun, inspirational break from winter months. Since 1978, Woman's World a ministry of Manhattan Christian College.

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  2. MHK Bridal Show

    February 24, 2019, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ K-State Alumni Center

    Area-wide vendors display products and services to fulfill all your wedding needs. Register online and sign up to win prizes, including $1,000 in bridal bucks, tuxedo package, men's wedding band and other door prizes.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Voices: Art Linking Asia and the West

    December 4, 2018, 10:00 AM - December 21, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    One section of the Seaton Gallery will highlight the back-and-forth exchange of aesthetics and ideas between East and West through objects in the museum’s permanent collection, made by artists who traveled between the two regions. This project is a collaboration between curator Aileen June Wang and University of Kansas art history professors Sherry Fowler and Maki Kaneko.

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  2. Pete Souza: Two Presidents, One Photographer

    February 5, 2019, 10:00 AM - April 27, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Pete Souza served as official photographer to presidents Reagan and Obama, and developed an abiding respect for both men. The artist’s intention is to have these images contribute civility and respect across party lines during lead-up to 2020 elections. Beach Museum is proud to be the first venue for this historic exhibition.

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  3. McCain Performance Series: Shakespeare's King Lear

    February 21, 2019, 7:30 PM - February 23, 2019, 11:00 PM @ McCain Auditorium

    Confronting the role of the monarch in the balance between authority and chaos, "King Lear" reveals the beauty of selfless love, the heartache of betrayal and the descent of civilization into brutishness when selfless greed has run amuck. Founded in 1975, Actors from the London Stage is one of the oldest touring Shakespeare theater companies in the world.

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  4. Mame

    February 22, 2019, 7:30 PM - February 23, 2019, 9:30 PM @ Columbian Theatre

    "Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death!:" The motto of Mame Dennis, one of musical theater's all-time greatest heroes in this brassy, tuneful, hilarious and touching adaptation of Patrick Dennis' bestseller, Auntie Mame. With spirit, humor and class, "Mame" is sure to thrill audiences for generations to come!

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  5. Our Town

    February 22, 2019, 7:30 PM - February 24, 2019, 10:00 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center

    Touching and timeless drama, Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama is a landmark American play. Set in Grover’s Corners, N.H., play follows the lives of the Gibbs and Webb families over 12 years. Wilder explores the universal truths about humanity, which never change from generation to generation. Directed by Kim Riley.

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  6. Jon Wolfe in concert

    February 23, 2019, 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM @ The Hat

    Singer-songwriter Jon Wolfe's latest release is "Any Night in Texas." Buy tickets in advance at The Hat's website.

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For the Kids!

  1. Storytelling Saturday

    February 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Part of Flint Hills Discovery Center's "Framed: Step into Art" and "Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites" exhibitions, celebrate storytelling with live music, puppet show, art activities (Beach Museum) and more, all focused on early childhood literacy (ages 2-8). Event includes access into the new exhibitions; made possible by USD 383 K-LiNK literacy grant. Visit Flint Hills Discovery Center today!

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Kansas State Wildcats athletics

  1. Men's basketball: Oklahoma State vs. K-State

    February 23, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Bramlage Coliseum

    Lavender jersey throwbacks as Cowboys ride into Bramlage seeking a reboot after losing three straight in the series. Just two home games remain for Wildcats (Baylor, Oklahoma) who play at Kansas and at TCU on the season-closing Big Monday games. Lindy Waters and Cameron McGriff among top returners for Oklahoma State.

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  2. Women's basketball: West Virginia vs. K-State

    February 27, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Bramlage Coliseum

    K-State posted its first Big 12 win of 2018 on the road at Morgantown, stunning No. 12 West Virginia behind Peyton Williams' 22 points. In 2019, the Wildcats stand 7-7 in Big 12 play with four remaining games.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. The Truth Hurts: Black History, Honesty and Healing the Racial Divide

    February 22, 2019, 7:00 PM @ K-State Alumni Association

    Khalid el-Hakim lecture from founder and curator of Black History 101 Mobile Museum, a collection of 7,000-plus original artifacts of black memorabilia. Lecture cosponsored by Black Student Union and African Student Union.

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Recreational sports activities/events

  1. Jump and Flex

    January 10, 2019, 6:00 PM - March 7, 2019, 8:00 PM @ Paragon Performance Sports

    Four-week special event program emphasizes jump techniques, leg strength and body flexibility for cheer. Program instructed by Matt Barley, NYSCA certified instructor with five years all-star cheer experience.

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Special Events

  1. Framed: Step Into Art

    January 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - May 12, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Life inside a painting may sound like a Twilight Zone episode remake. Until now. Center guests immersed into different paintings to grow appreciation for artistic creations. Exhibit "prompts" spark thoughtful conversations and connections. Plus, experience favorite children’s books come to life at the second-floor children's exhibition area! Life-sized scenes from popular children’s novels allow visitors to feel part of the story.

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  2. Storytelling Saturday

    February 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Part of Flint Hills Discovery Center's "Framed: Step into Art" and "Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites" exhibitions, celebrate storytelling with live music, puppet show, art activities (Beach Museum) and more, all focused on early childhood literacy (ages 2-8). Event includes access into the new exhibitions; made possible by USD 383 K-LiNK literacy grant. Visit Flint Hills Discovery Center today!

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  3. Wild & Scenic Film Festival

    February 27, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ K-State Student Union

    Friends of the Kaw brings the Wild & Scenic Film Festival to MHK as the largest film festival of its kind, showcasing the best and brightest in environmental and adventure films. South Yuba River Citizens League sponsors the festival which features more than 150 films in multiple venues with workshops, filmmaker and activist talks, family-friendly programs, art exhibitions, parties and more. The 17th annual festival brings together an incredible selection of films to change your world.

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  4. Unstock the Harry's Basement

    February 28, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Harry's restaurant

    Harry's unstock its basement collection so you can try some delicious, unique and highly sought-after libations. Imagine an evening with top-tier wines and other offerings from across the globe. Harry's Team opens its favorites from past to present. No sit-down class just you, your friends or significant others in a casual cocktail environment.

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