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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (6)
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  5. Calendar Overlay Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings (3)
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Art Exhibits

  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 collaboration between curator Aileen June Wang and University of Kansas art history professors Sherry Fowler and Maki Kaneko.

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  2. Beyond Gravity: Selections from the Permanent Collection

    April 2, 2019, 10:00 AM - November 30, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Apollo 11 mission commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin landed the lunar module Eagle on July 20, 1969. Exhibition celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon landing by Americans and complements Manhattan Public Library’s summer reading theme, "A Universe of Stories."

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  3. Jeremiah Ariaz: Louisiana Trail Riders

    August 6, 2019, 10:00 AM - December 9, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    2019 Friends of the Beach Museum of Art Gift Print Artist introduces Jeremiah Ariaz. Black Trail Riding Clubs have their roots in Creole culture formed in Southwest Louisiana in the eighteenth century. Trail rides are an opportunity for generations from rural parts of the state to gather and celebrate. These trail riders form a distinctive yet little known Louisiana subculture.

    Ariaz is a Great Bend product and associate professor of art at Louisiana State University who has captured these equestrian clubs in a series of photographs selected for this exhibition. One image chosen as 2019 Friends of Beach Museum of Art Gift Print.

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  4. De Gaulle/Eisenhower: Alliance & Friendship in War and Peace

    September 23, 2019, 9:00 AM - February 2, 2020, 4:45 PM @ Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum & Boyhood Home

    General de Gaulle and General Eisenhower both belong to the common national heritage of their respective countries. Their work is a source of reflection and inspiration for today’s world. The Charles de Gaulle Foundation and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, in partnership with the Eisenhower Foundation, strive to promote and honor the legacies of the great leaders. Together these institutions collaborated with the Musée de l’Armée (French Army Museum) to present this exhibition. With the generous support of The First Alliance Foundation, the exhibition will contribute to strengthen the bonds between France and the United States.

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  5. John Steuart Curry: The Cowboy Within

    September 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - March 21, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Best known for his depictions of Kansas, the American West also reveals itself as a significant subject in John Steuart Curry's work. Curry's earliest drawings reveal a boy under the spell of Western artists, e.g., Frederic Remington. Through 38 works, to include paintings and magazine illustrations, this exhibition explores Curry’s depictions of the West as a romantic and real environment.

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  6. Field Station 4: Charles Lindsay

    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.

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Community Events

  1. Holiday Meat Sale: Animal Sciences & Industry Meat Lab

    November 1, 2019 - December 4, 2019 @ KSU Meat Lab

    The Meat Lab in the animal sciences and industry department is now accepting orders for holiday meat. Place your Thanksgiving ham or turkey order by Wednesday, Nov. 6. Christmas orders are due Wednesday, Dec. 4.

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  2. $1 Off Admission with Donation to Flint Hills Breadbasket

    November 1, 2019, 12:00 PM - December 31, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Sunset Zoo

    On your next visit to the Zoo, bring a non-perishable food donation to the Flint Hills Breadbasket and Mayor's Holiday Food & Fund Drive, and receive $1 off Zoo Admission. $1 off discount must be taken at time of donation. Good through December 31, 2019

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Conventions & Meetings

  1. Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroon

    November 7, 2019, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Kansas Wheat Innovation Center

    Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom is hosting their annual meeting on November 7, 2019 at the Kansas Wheat Innovation Center

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  2. CDBG Consolidated Plan/Annual Public Meeting

    November 7, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ City Commission Room - City Hall

    The Public Input meeting will discuss needs and gather feedback, as well as proposals and possible projects that might be addressed through the CDBG PY 2020 Annual Action Plan.
    The City of Manhattan has opened its Public Input Period for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) 2020-2024 Consolidate Plan and 2020 Annual Action Plan. All residents of Manhattan, and representatives of local agencies and non-profits serving Manhattan residents are invited to submit input regarding issues that need attention, and suggestions for Projects or Public Services to be considered for funding the CDBG Program Year 2020 Annual Action Plan.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Live Music: Harper & Lee

    November 7, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Tallgrass Tap House

    Join us on November 7th at 7:00pm for live music featuring Singer/Songwriter duo, Harper & Lee.
    The performance will happen rain or shine, seating being first-come, first-served. There is no cover charge to attend!
    **Please do not reserve tickets. Tickets that you reserve do not guarantee you a spot, as our venues are always first-come,first-served for public events.

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  2. A Christmas Carol, the Musical

    November 7, 2019, 7:30 PM - November 9, 2019 @ McCain Auditorium

    Every four years, K-State Theatre brings Charles Dickens’ Ebenezer Scrooge to life in the Menken/Ahrens musical at McCain Auditorium. Don’t miss this holiday tradition! Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International. www. MTIShows.com

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  3. Live Music: Nate Hernandez

    November 7, 2019, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ The Bluemont Hotel

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  4. Open Mic Comedy @ Auntie Mae's

    November 7, 2019, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Auntie Mae's Parlor

    Join us for our monthly Comedy Open Mic at Auntie Mae's Parlor in Aggieville! It's free to get in, cheap to drink, and the therapy after is expensive. Get there early and sit close! Sign up at 8!

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. How Business Visa works and Immigration Attorney process

    November 4, 2019, 8:00 AM - November 13, 2019, 9:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Business visa information helps interpreters and companies to understand the importance of business visas and how this can benefit the growth of your company and business with Immigration Attorney or Immigration Lawyer.
    Understand the different types of business visa is a must for any organization. there is a wealth of information out there and many people do not know where to begin. we will cover topics that will include understanding basic company staff needs and immigration. types of business visas available and those that may be suitable for different organizations. The first steps to take when you identify the need for a business visa.

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  2. Personhood & Dementia Workshop with Linda Zimmer

    November 7, 2019, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ The Bluemont Hotel, Hartford Room

    Linda Zimmer, creative arts specialist and her therapy poodle, Toby, are the guests for the day. When her mother began showing signs of dementia Zimmer used her professional background as a puppeteer on "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" to infuse music, art and humor into the lives of residents in dementia care. Zimmer will share her "Playful Protocol," which focuses on creating joy through connections with the arts and our animal friends. Guests will acquire skills to improve connection and quality of life for people with dementia and their care partners.
    Guests will also have the opportunity to meet local working dogs and their human companions and learn how animals in the Manhattan area are spreading joy and enhancing connections.

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  3. Personhood & Dementia Workshop with Linda Zimmer

    November 7, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ The Bluemont Hotel, Hartford Room

    Linda Zimmer, creative arts specialist and her therapy poodle, Toby, are the guests for the day. When her mother began showing signs of dementia Zimmer used her professional background as a puppeteer on "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" to infuse music, art and humor into the lives of residents in dementia care. Zimmer will share her "Playful Protocol," which focuses on creating joy through connections with the arts and our animal friends. Guests will acquire skills to improve connection and quality of life for people with dementia and their care partners.
    Guests will also have the opportunity to meet local working dogs and their human companions and learn how animals in the Manhattan area are spreading joy and enhancing connections.

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Special Events

  1. Zoo In You: The Human Microbiome

    September 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - January 12, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Non-human organisms outnumber our human cells 10 to 1, as trillions of microbes colonize inside each one of us. Learn about our body’s constant microbial companions and ways scientists realize just how important these microbes are to overall health, Hands-on exhibit features: Meet the Microbes, Our Complex Ecosystems and Exploring Our Microbiome. Fun science and discovery in MHK!

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  2. Visions of the Flint Hills

    October 4, 2019 - November 21, 2019 @ Buttonwood Art Space

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