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.
January 6, 2018, 1:00 PM - February 18, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Geary County Historical Society
Geary County Historical Society in Junction City is the location among seven Kansas communities to host this traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution, sponsored by Kansas Humanities Council. Water/Ways focuses on the numerous relationships between people and water. How has water shaped our history and traditions? How does it impact our daily life? What does the future hold for water?
February 8, 2018, 7:30 PM - February 11, 2018, 9:00 PM @ Nichols Hall
Poignant story of an African-American boy coming of age amid harsh, painful realities of life in segregated America. Story weaves magical qualities of humanity: pain, love and laughter.
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 8, 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 8, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 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 8, 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 a different kids' book series, and kids can choose which book from the series they would like to read. No registration required.
February 8, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Erin Wiersma has consistently explored and pushed the boundaries of drawing as a fully-realized artistic expression. Wiersma's new and ongoing works draw from the Konza Prairie, becoming both the medium and subject matter. This event is a Prairie Studies Initiative program.
February 8, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Look back at Manhattan during the pivotal period of the 1880s; explore finances, fashion, fads, foods and residents ... famous and infamous. Riley County Historical Museum staff present three-part series of programs to kick off commemoration of Wolf House Museum’s 150th anniversary in 2018. Wolf House Museum’s standing exhibit interprets Manhattan home life of the 1880s.
Come play a thought-provoking video game and stay for a discussion of the major themes beyond the scope of gaming. Registration required.
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 8, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Columbian Theatre
Back by popular demand, Columbian Theatre in Wamego hosts another Whiskey Business. This time, Irish Whiskey. Join Craft Spirits Manager, Adam Clary on this whiskey tasting experience, in partnership with Standard Beverage and Spirits of 76. Slainte!