Military Book Lecture

When:
October 1, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Where:
K-State Alumni Center, K-State Alumni Association, Kansas State University, 1720 Alumni Ctr, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
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Kansas State University Military Affairs Presents a Military Book Lecture with Phil Klay, Redeployment, on Wednesday, October 1st at the K-State Alumni Center from 4:00 – 5:30 pm. There will be a book sale and signing session at 3:00 pm.  Public response following the lecture.

Larry Kendall Lecture

When:
October 2, 2014 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Where:
K-State Alumni Center, K-State Alumni Association, Kansas State University, 1720 Alumni Ctr, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
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Larry Kendall, founding partner of The Group Inc, and author of “Ninja Selling,” will be the fall 2014 speaker for the Kansas State University College of Business Administration’s Distinguished Lecture Series.  Kendall’s lecture will be at 9:30 am on Thursday, October 2nd, in the ballroom at the K-State Alumni Center.  The event is free and open to the public.

Tech Tuesday

When:
October 7, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Where:
Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
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The workshop “Basic iPad” will be held on Tuesday, October 7th at 2:00 pm, the first of two iPad workshops this fall.  Although all levels are welcome, this class is designed for beginners with very little experience with their tablet, and focuses on exploring the basic setup and navigation of this popular device.

Fall Lecture Series: Real Stories of Innocence

When:
October 8, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where:
Flint Hills Room, K-State Student Union, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
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The Fall Lecture Series: Real Stories of Innocence will be held on Wednesday 8th at 7:00 pm in the Flint Hills Room of the K-State Student Union (2nd Floor).  Parking is available in garage next door.  Eddie Lowery was wrongfully convicted of rape and burglary in 1981.  He spent 10 years in prison, and it was 11 years after prison before he was finally able to prove his innocence through DNA testing.  Ray Krone was sentenced to death in 1992 for rape and murder in Arizona.  He spent 10 years in prison before being exonerated in 2002.

Disaster Responder Boot Camp

When:
October 10, 2014 – October 11, 2014 all-day
Where:
Topeka Red Cross Office, 1221 Southwest 17th Street, Topeka, KS 66604, USA
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When disaster strikes, Kansans respond generously to help their friends and neighbors who are suffering.  to help equip people with the skills necessary for disaster response, the chapter is offering a Disaster Boot Camp event on Friday, October 10th and Saturday, October 11th at the Topeka Red Cross office.  Anyone interested in becoming a local disaster volunteer is invited to the free event.  The only requirement is a desire to help those in need.  Disaster Boot Camp is free and open to anyone age 18 and older.  To register, call 785-234-0568 or email valerie.cundy@redcross.org.

Chef Alli’s Project Pot Roast

When:
October 11, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where:
St. George Elementary School, 200 Blackjack Road, St. George, KS 66535, USA
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Chef Alli’s Project Pot Roast will be held on Saturday, October 11th from 9:00 am to noon at the St. George Elementary School.  Learn the three essential ingredients God placed in us to make our marriage all it was meant to be! For women only.  RSVP by October 6th to womens@westviewcommunity.com.  There will be Fellowship, Learning, Giveaways & Fun!  Bring a cutting board, sharp knife & we washcloth in a baggy.

Hydrofracking Impacts on Water Resources

When:
October 15, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where:
Throckmorton Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
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Nationally recognized geoscientist Susan Brantley will present the 31st annual Roscoe Ellis Jr Lectureship in Soil Science at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, October 15th in 1018 Throckmorton Hall on the Kansas State University campus.  The title of the lecture is “Water Resource Impacts During Unconventional Shale Gas Development with Hydrofracking: The Pennsylvania Experience.”  The lecture is free and open to the public.  Refreshments will be provided before the lecture at 3:30 pm in the lobby of Throckmorton Hall.

Huck Boyd Lecture

When:
October 16, 2014 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Where:
Forum Hall, K-State Student Union, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
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Jim McClean, the executive editor of the Kansas Health Institute News Service, will be the speaker for Kansas State University’s 15th annual Huck Boyd lecture in Community Media at 9:30 am Thursday, October 16th at the K-State Student Union.  His topic will be “Health coverage in Community Media.”

Senior Resource Fair

When:
October 16, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where:
Wamego Senior Center, 501 Ash Street, Wamego, KS 66547, USA
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The 5th Annual Senior Resource Fair will be held on Thursday, October 16th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Wamego Senior Center.  Services available will be be Flu Shots (w/Medicare & Prescription D card); Hand & Shoulder  Massages;  Foot Checks; Vision; Hearing; Glucose; Blood Pressure and Checks in Lions Club Screening Units.  Free Give-Aways, Cash and Grocery Gift Cards.  Lunch is available at the Wamego Senior Center.  Please call ahead for reservations, 785-456-2260.

K-State Orchestra

When:
October 21, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Where:
McCain Auditorium, McCAIN Auditorium, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
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The K-State Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. David Littrell, will present music by composers from the Czech Republic (formerly Bohemia and Czechoslovakia).  Composers represented are Dvorak, Martinu, and Smetana.  The Flint Hills Masterworks Chorale, conducted by Dr. Julie Yu, will join the Orchestra for Dvorak’s Te Deum.  The October 21st concert is at 7:30 pm in the McCain Auditorium.  Admission is free.