Crafty Senior Plus Sale

When:
October 23, 2014 @ 10:00 am – October 25, 2014 @ 8:30 pm
Where:
Manhattan Town Center, 100 Manhattan Town Center, Manhattan Town Center, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
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The Crafty Senior Plus Sale will be held on October 23rd through October 25th at the Town Center Mall from 10:00 am to 8:30 pm daily.  This will be the last sale before Christmas.  Checkout all the wonderful handmade gifts for your Christmas presents.  You will find a variety of items.

Soup Supper

When:
October 23, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Where:
Riley County Senior Center, 301 North 4th Street, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
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The Riley County Senior Center will have a Soup Supper & Silent Auction on Thursday, October 23rd from 5:00 to 6:30 pm at the Senior Center.  Tickets are $6.00 in advance or $7.00 at the door. They will have 14 soups from 12 different restaurants, rolls and dessert. They will have a gift basket auction.  Supper benefits the program and activities of the Senior Center.

Domestic Violence Task Force

When:
October 23, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where:
Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
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The Riley County Domestic Violence Task Force will host a discussion of domestic violence in our community on Thursday, October 23rd at 7:00 pm in the Groesbeck Room of the Manhattan Public Library.  Following brief presentations by panelists representing the Riley County Police Department, Office of the Riley County Attorney, Sunflower Bridge Child Exchange and Visitation Center, Pawnee Mental Health Services’ Batterer Intervention Program, Fort Riley Family Advocacy Program, and Crisis Center, Inc., task force members will take questions from the audience.  The public is invited to attend.  For additional information, contact Judy Davis at 785-539-7935.

Children’s Halloween Carnival

When:
October 24, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – October 25, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
Where:
Wonder Workshop, 506 South 4th Street, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
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The Wonder Workshop is hosting a Children’s Halloween Carnival on October 24th & 25th at 507  S 4th.  There will be trick or treating, games, crafts and treats.  Join them for a safe Halloween  event.   Admission if $3 in advance or $4 at the door.  Members get in free.  Each ticket is good for an additional visit to the Wonder Workshop until December 21st.

Paxico Sacred Heart Parish Sausage Supper

When:
October 26, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where:
Parish Hall-Newbury
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Paxico Sacred Heart Parish old fashioned smoked German sausage supper.
Buffet style
Mass 10:30am
Bingo/games, and a silent auction.

Located 1 1/2 miles north of Paxico, KS.

Teen Town Reunion & Dance

When:
October 26, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Where:
Peace Memorial Auditorium, 1101 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
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Dance to the music from the 1940s through the 1970s.
Appropriate for all ages
Free, with donations appreciated for the future restoration of Peace Memorial Auditorium.

Dress for the period (optional)- poodle skirt, zoot suit, tie dye, etc.

The History of Voting Rights In Kansas

When:
October 30, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where:
Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
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Author and independent historian Diane Eickhoff will lead a discussion entitled “Women Rising: How Kansas Women Gained The Vote, 1859-1912.” The discussion is based on research Eickhoff did when writing her book Revolutionary Heart: The Life Of Clarina Nichols and the Pioneering Crusade for Women’s Rights.

The Good Books Club is organized and facilitated by staff at the Manhattan Public Library. The club is free and open to the public.

 

 

Bewitching in Westloop

When:
October 31, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Where:
Westloop Shopping Center, Westloop Place, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
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The Westloop Shopping Center will present the annual “Bewitching in Westloop” treat trail. This year’s event will be held from 4:00 – 6:30 pm on October 31st.  All young people are invited to attend.

USD 384 Board Meetings

When:
November 3, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where:
McCormick Elementary School
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USD 384 will be holding two meetings with patrons for the purpose of information sharing on the proposed board resolution to increase the current LOB from 30 to 33% starting with the 2015-2016 school year. The first meeting will be Monday, November 3rd at McCormick Elementary School at 7:00 pm and the second on Thursday, November 6th at 7:00 pm in the BVHS Cafeteria.

Big Blue River Flood Mitigation Open House

When:
November 5, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where:
Manhattan Fire Station, 2000 Denison Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
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Manhattan, Riley County, and Pottawatomie County officials and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will host the Big Blue River Flood Mitigation Open House from 6:30 to 8:30 pm Wednesday, November 5th , at the Manhattan Fire Station Headquarters.  The open house is part of the Big Blue River Silver Jacket Project to research and develop a management plan to lessen the flood risks for property owners, residents and business owners along the Big Blue River.  For more information please visit www.knowyourfloodriskMHK.com, or follow Know Your Flood Risk MHK on Facebook or Twitter to keep up to date on the Big Blue River Project.