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.
January 26, 2020 - December 31, 2020 @ Cassias Gallery, Regnier Hall
September 12, 2020, All Day
This is a self-directed activity available for all ages, but especially aimed at teens. We have placed geocaches in public parks and trails around town for you to find. Each of our caches has a young adult book inside, free for the taking.
Read the library events page description for more information, and go to www.geocaching.com to find "Library Cache #" geocaches on the map. Event will be available from August to December 2020.
September 12, 2020, All Day @ Starts at Manhattan Public Library
Recommended for PreK - Grade 6
StoryWalk® Downtown starting at the Library. Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library sometime to pick out a sticker or button. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc.
September 12, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Midwest Dream Car Collection
Get your kicks on Route 66! Design and create your own Route 66 adventure map. Kids Studio is geared toward children 4-10 years of age, but all ages are welcome. Ten dollars per child will be charged for supplies. Activity is limited to the first 20 participants. Regular museum admission applies for parents to access the exhibit floor.
September 12, 2020, All Day @ Bill Snyder Family Stadium
September 12, 2020, All Day @ 3rd Street in Manhattan
Manhattan Parks & Recreation officially opens the first annual Public Outdoor Art Exhibition on Saturday, September 12th with a self-guided Second Saturday Art Walk. This diverse collection of outdoor art pieces is displayed along the 3rd Street Corridor between the 3rd Street Pocket Park and Blue Earth Plaza. Before you go, visit https://www.mhkprd.com/490/Outdoor-Art-Exhibition to download the art walk map or view the exhibition catalog online at https://bit.ly/2YZ2B2E. This is a virtual event, and no registration is needed.
Bring the kids, grab some grub, and take a stroll in the fresh air. The walk is approximately 0.3 miles along city sidewalks.
May 23, 2020, 10:00 AM - September 13, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Play Ball! Behind-the-scenes secrets of baseball, which gained American popularity on an amateur level nearly 200 years ago. You'll want to hop off the bench, grip a bat and belt one out of the park! There are multiple layers of involvement within the sport: player, manager/coach, umpire, scorekeeper or voracious fan. This exhibition contends with how each facet of the game is broken down into math and science.
September 12, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Go on a StoryWalk Downtown, starting at the Library! Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. and nearby streets while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean.
After you read the book's first pages in the windows of the library, continue walking down Poyntz and look for the following pages in business windows. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity.
After completing the walk, you can visit the library or the Downtown Manhattan office for a small prize. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc. This StoryWalk will be available from September 1-30.
September 12, 2020, 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Join in us for our first
Beer, Bands and Barks
September 12, 2020
Tickets will be available soon