February 1, 2020 - February 29, 2020 @ Sunset Zoo
Enjoy the zoo this winter with limited hours. Bring a date to the zoo this February- buy one adult admission and get one free.
February 13, 2020, 11:00 AM - March 13, 2020, 9:00 PM @ Cox Bros BBQ
On Thursday, February 13th Homecare & Hospice and Cox Bros. BBQ will team up once again to host the 5th Annual Hearts 'n BBQ event! On that day, Cox Bros. will be donating a portion of their proceeds to the Homecare & Hospice Employee Education Fund, a fund established by the family of former hospice client Rhoda Culberston, which is designed to offer funding to any Homecare & Hospice employee seeking to further their education.
There will be a lunch slider buffet from 11AM - 12PM, a whole hog buffet from 5PM - 8PM as well as live music and raffle items.
All you have to do to participate is to swing by Cox Bros. anytime between 11AM - 9PM that day to enjoy some BBQ and spread some love!
February 18, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Preschool-age children (ages 3-5) begin discovering the wonder of the Flint Hills where they live, but look beyond the city limits in their exploration. Every session includes a story time, snack and themed craft or activity! It’s time to do some experiments! We will find out if different items float or sink. Join us for some science fun! Pre-registration is required. Pre-register online, by phone at 785-587-2726 or in person at the Flint Hills Discovery Center.
February 20, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library, Groesbeck Meeting Room
Necessary supplies will be provided for each of these fun and relaxing craft nights. Sign up individually, with friends, or meet new friends when you arrive. All craft nights will take place in the Groesbeck Meeting Room on the 2nd floor, on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 7-8:30 PM. Registration required. Projects include: Origami Light Strings, Decorative Yarn Balls, Beeswax Wraps, Farmhouse Floral Arrangement, and Barn Quilts.
February 23, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community
Projects and programs at the Great Plains Welsh Heritage Project in Wymore, Nebraska are centered on Welsh settlements in the Great Plains region. This is the only museum dedicated to the Welsh settlers on the Plains in the U.S. and Canada. At this presentation you will learn about Wales and the Welsh legacy here in the Midwest, as well as the fantastic resource at the Great Plains Welsh Heritage Center in Wymore.
Presenter Gwenith Closs-Colgrove, President of the Great Plains Welsh Heritage, will also talk about Saint David's Day and how it is celebrated in Welsh Communities.
February 27, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Find books for sale at bargain prices and support the Manhattan Public Library! Volunteers work year-round to gather and sort donated hardback books, paperbacks, children’s books, DVDs, audiobooks, CDs, and vinyl in order to put on this huge sale for the public. All of the money raised will be used to fund library programs and purchases such as new books, furniture, special events for children, and summer reading programs.
February 28, 2020 - February 29, 2020 @ Manhattan Public Library
Preview night for MLA Members only. Memberships sold at the door starting at $10. Find books for sale at bargain prices and support the Manhattan Public Library! Volunteers work year-round to gather and sort donated hardback books, paperbacks, children’s books, DVDs, audiobooks, CDs, and vinyl in order to put on this huge sale for the public. All of the money raised will be used to fund library programs and purchases such as new books, furniture, special events for children, and summer reading programs.
February 28, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
Each month, children can hear animal stories presented by Sunset Zoo staff. Children can also explore interesting animal artifacts from the zoo such as furs, feathers, and skulls! Zoofari Tails will take the place of 3’s & 4’s storytime on these dates. (*5/22 at Sunset Zoo)
February 29, 2020 - March 1, 2020 @ National Guard Armory
The annual showcase of home innovations, contractors, craftsmen, renovators, designers, roofing, lighting, flooring and more.
Come browse to find inspiration, or to get your next project off the ground!