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  1. Calendar Overlay Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings (14)

Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. Poetry Reading via Zoom: Bridget Lowe & Jenny Molberg

    April 2, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Zoom, courtesy of the K-State EWnglish Department

    Lowe is the author of the poetry collections "My Second Work" and "At the Autopsy of Vaslav Nijinsky,". Her poems have appeared widely in publications including The New Yorker. Her honors include the Emily Dickinson Award from the Poetry Society of America, a "Discovery"/Boston Review Prize, a scholarship and fellowship to the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. Molberg is the author of "Marvels of the Invisible," winner of the Berkshire Prize, Tupelo Press, 2017; and "Refusal: Poems," LSU Press, 2020. She coedited the Unsung Masters Series collection "Adelaide Crapsey: On the Life & Work of an American Master." Her poems have appeared in Ploughshares, and other publications. She is the recipient of a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts as well as scholarships from the Sewanee Writers Conference, the C.D. Wright Conference, and Vermont Studio Center. She currently teaches at the University of Central Missouri, where she directs Pleiades Press.

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  2. CANCELLED Home Improvement Without Risks

    April 2, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Hale Library

    One of the main specialists of the 1800 Garage Doors company and the team of speakers will hold a series of meetings in the USA and Canada dedicated to establishing contact between contractors and customers.
    The following questions will be discussed:
    1) how to choose the best garage door repair service?
    2) how not to be cheated by the door repair company?
    3) how to save your money?
    4) when can you repair your door by yourself?
    5) what materials will be the best solution for your garage door?
    The team will answer the questions from the audience. The entrance to the event is absolutely free and open to the public.

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  3. CANCELLED Chester E. Peters Lecture Series In Student Affairs: Dwaine S. Campbell

    April 3, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ K-State Student Union- Forum Hall

    The 2020 Chester E. Peters Lecture Series in Student Affairs presents Dwaine S. Campbell, licensed psychologist and assistant director of psychology training at the University of Michigan Counseling and Psychological Services, as this year's featured speaker.
    Campbell will present "'I am My Brother’s Keeper': Outreach Programs for Men of Color" at 10 a.m. Friday, April 3, in Forum Hall in the K-State Student Union. The lecture is open to the public and free of charge.

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  4. CANCELLED Ekdahl Lecture: Alan Organschi

    April 6, 2020, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Regnier Hall, Regnier Forum

    A trained cabinet-maker and builder as well as a teacher, Alan had developed a practice and pedagogy that seeks to link broad based conceptions of architectural space, form, and program to the physical means and methods of producing them. He is the founding principal of the construction company JIG Design Build, an offshoot of his work at Gray Organschi Architecture. Alan has lectured on architecture, technology, and the ecological impacts of building at universities and both public and professional forums in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.

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  5. CANCELLED Genealogy Basics: Ancestry.com

    April 14, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Collaboration Space and Classroom, Manhattan Public Library

    Take your genealogy research a step further and learn the basics of ancestry.com, which can be accessed for free at the library. Registration required.

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  6. CANCELLED Tablets and iPads

    April 15, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Douglass Community Center Annex

    Learn the basics, like how to download an app and change the settings on your device. Registration required.

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  7. CANCELLED Bike Safety & Commuting Course

    April 15, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Manhattan Fire Department Headquarters

    Want to get more use out of your bike or start riding for transportation? The Bike Safety and Commuting Course is for you!
    Join on Wednesdays from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM starting April 15, and ending May 6.
    If you are interested in attending the course but do not have a working bike/helmet, or if you have any questions, please contact the instructor.

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  8. CANCELLED Science on Tap

    April 15, 2020, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Tallgrass Tap House

    A monthly gathering at Manhattan's Tallgrass Taphouse, featuring public discussion on engaging science topics. Held in a relaxed (and fun!) setting on the third Wednesday of the month August through April, Science on Tap features a brief, informal presentation by a local scientist followed by lively conversation. The goal is to build our community’s enthusiasm for science in a fun and unique way.
    Science on Tap takes places at Manhattan's Tallgrass Taphouse, 320 Poyntz Avenue. Each month features different topics so community members will learn something new each time they attend. Free, interactive program begins at 7pm in the Tap House's Firkin Room. Be sure to arrive early to grab dinner and drinks, and make sure to let Taphouse staff know you are there for "Science on Tap".

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  9. CANCELLED Kansas Humanities Book Talks

    April 16, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library

    Our Humanities Kansas "Talk About Literature in Kansas" book discussion series theme for Springs 2020 is "Living with the Land." The characters in this series ask themselves what the place of nature can or should be when the world is becoming increasingly complex and "unnatural." Books will be available for check out at the Reference Desk on the 2nd floor. Sponsored by Manhattan Library Association and Humanities Kansas.

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  10. CANCELLED Walk & Talk: Fungus with Lyndzee Rhine

    April 18, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Join fungus enthusiast and naturalist, Lyndzee Rhine from Wichita's Great Plains Nature Center for a look up close at the mushrooms and fungus of the Flint Hills.
    Meeting location to be determined. We will update registered participants with the location within one week prior to the event.
    Pre-registration is required by April 17 at 5:00 PM. Please register online, by calling 785-587-2726, or in person at the Flint Hills Discovery Center.

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  11. CANCELLED Bike Safety & Commuting Course

    April 22, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Manhattan Fire Department Headquarters

    Want to get more use out of your bike or start riding for transportation? The Bike Safety and Commuting Course is for you!
    Join on Wednesdays from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM starting April 15, and ending May 6.
    If you are interested in attending the course but do not have a working bike/helmet, or if you have any questions, please contact the instructor.

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  12. CANCELLED Sonia Kovalevsky Day: Math workshops for middle school students

    April 25, 2020, 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM @ Cardwell Hall, Mathematics Department, Kansas State University

    The Kansas State University mathematics department will host Sonia Kovalevsky Day from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 25 at Cardwell Hall. This event is open to all middle school students, grades 6-8, and is free — including lunch. Registration closes on April 10.
    The goal for this event is to increase girls' interest in mathematics, assist them in the transition to high school math and encourage their pursuit of STEM disciplines. The event is open to all genders. Participants will engage in hands-on activities through a series of workshops on exciting math topics, and will have the chance to interact with other participants, math graduate and undergraduate students and math professors.
    Space is limited — learn more and register at math.k-state.edu/events/k-12/skday by April 10.

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  13. Tablets and iPads

    April 28, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Collaboration Space and Classroom, Manhattan Public Library

    Learn the basics, like how to download an app and change the settings on your device. Registration required.

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  14. CANCELLED Bike Safety & Commuting Course

    April 29, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Manhattan Fire Department Headquarters

    Want to get more use out of your bike or start riding for transportation? The Bike Safety and Commuting Course is for you!
    Join on Wednesdays from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM starting April 15, and ending May 6.
    If you are interested in attending the course but do not have a working bike/helmet, or if you have any questions, please contact the instructor.

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