There will be a Supper & Show featuring Tex & Mary on Sunday, September 14th at the Ashland Community Center. Supper is by donation with proceeds to the Ashland Community Center. Admission to full-length country and gospel concert is $7.00 per person. Supper is at 5:00 pm and show starts at 6:30 pm. Call 785-564-2106 with questions.
The Manhattan Book Group and VIP (Visually Impaired Persons) Support Group will meet on Tuesday, September 16th, at the Riley County Senior Center. The Book Group will meet at 1:00. They will discuss “And Hell followed With It – Life and Death in a Kansas Tornado. ” The VIP Group will meet following the Book Group from 2:00 – 3:00 pm. They will he having a Low Vision Technology Demonstration. Susan Brand from NanoPac will be the guest speaker. She will have hands on demonstrations of the latest in low vision technology. This event is free and open to the public.
The Seniors’ Center, 301 N 4th Street is hosting an open house Wednesday, September 17th from 9:00 am to Noon, to celebrate their recent renovations. Remarks by dignitaries will be at 10:00 am. Everyone is welcomed and refreshments will be provided.
The Seniors’ Center, 301 N 4th Street, is hosting a fall seminar series entitled, “Planning Smart Transitions” on Wednesday afternoons. The series is bringing together 29 local and regional speakers to discuss topics including Sorting, Appraising & Donating Your Stuff; Selling Personal Property; Home Care Options, and Paying for Long Term Care. The series will also preview a Retirement Living Fair and Tours in October. The series keynote speaker will be Connie Michaelis, newspaper columnist and marketing director from McCrite Plaza, Topeka on Wednesday, September at 1:oo pm. Please call the Center for the series schedule and to register, 537-4040.
The dinner show will begin at 5:30pm and will be catered by Cox Brothers. Tickets for the dinner show are $65. Tickets for just the early show and no dinner are $30 and doors open at 6:30pm. Late show tickets are $30 and doors open at 9:30pm with the show starting at 10pm.
Featured comedians are:
Karen Rontowski: As seen on The Late Show with David Letterman, Comedy Central and the Bob and Tom Radio Show.
Mark Pitta: As seen on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, and Jay Leno, Comedy Central, Totally Hidden Video on Fox, and Friday Night Videos on NBC
The Annual MHS Football BBQ Fundraiser will be held Friday, September 19th starting at 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at Bishop Stadium. A Complete Meal includes a BBQ Pork Sandwich, Chips, Pickle, Cooke & Drink for $5.00. Each item can be purchased separately as well. Support MHS Football!
The seventh annual Touch-A-Truck program sponsored by the Dorothy Bramlage Public Library will be held on Saturday, September 20th, from 10 am to noon at Goody’s Plaza on East Chestnut Street. Here families can get an up-close look at a host of working and recreational vehicles and indulge their fascination with “things that go.” For more information please contact Susan Moyer at 238-4311.
You are invited to attend the Sunday Worship Service at the Manhattan Christian Fellowship Church, 2740 Pillsbury Drive on September 21st at 10:00 am for National Back to Church Sunday 2014. After the service there will be a fellowship together at the Sirloin Stockade from 1:00 to 4:00. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Proceeds will go to the building fund. Ticket prices are $14.00 for 15 years and older; $7.00 for 11 – 12 years; $5.00 for 4 – 10 years and free for 3 years and younger. For more information call the church at 785-587-0969 or Tamie and 785-370-5354.
Tech Tuesday workshop “How to Download eBooks” will be held on Tuesday, September 23rd at 2:00 pm. This class will walk you through the steps of downloading eBooks from the Sunflower eLibrary onto your mobile devices and computers. Bring your device or computer with you and leave with great new eBooks and audiobooks.
The City of Manhattan is hosting a community Q&A event to address questions about changes to the area’s flood maps and flood insurance requirements. This event will be from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, Tuesday, September 30th at the Manhattan Fire Station Headquarters, 2000 Denison Avenue.