The Manhattan Lions Club Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 4th at 10:00 am on the west side of City Park. There will be separate hunts for different age groups – ages 2-8 altogether. It is a free family friendly event!
The 41st Grace M. Shugart Lecture at Kansas State University will be held on Thursday, April 16th at 1:30 pm in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union. This year’s honored speaker is Penny McConnell, MS, RD, SNS. Penny is the director of Food and Nutrition Services for the Fairfax County, VA public schools (a suburb of Washington, DC). Penny has a large and very diverse clientele, serving approximately 186,000 individuals daily in the 11th largest school district in the United States. Given the many recent changes in school nutrition over the past years, Penny will be speaking on the topic of “Navigating the Seas of Change”. Join in hearing this outstanding leader in the field of child nutrition!
A Healing Arts Event for Military Families will be held at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art on the K-State Campus on Thursday, April 2nd from 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Anyone is invited who is currently or previously connected with the military to join them for dessert and an art workshop, including military families, couples, spouses (with or without your other half), veterans. MCEC staff will also provide an information session. Museum staff will provide activities for your children while you enjoy fellowship with other military-connected families and spouses from the area. Questions? Please contact Briana Goff at 785-532-1490 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bunny Brunch is a FREE family fun event on Saturday, April 4th, 10:00 am to 11:30 am at Westview Community Church. Enjoy all you can eat pancakes, bounce house, bunny & egg hunt, pics with the Easter bunny and MORE! For more info, call 537-7173. Everybunny welcome!
For those wanting to plan an adventure in Kansas, Go See It! Lecture will be held on Thursday, April 16th from 6:30 – 7:30 pm at FHDC. Those who attend will hear about historical and cultural events in and around the Council Grove area. A guest historian from the Council Grove area will share stories unique to Morris County, including the Santa Fe Trail and famous trees in Kansas. This event is free and open to the public.
The parade begins at First Congregational Church on the corner of Poyntz Ave and Juliette Ave (7th st).
The festival with entertainment starts around 3pm at Triangle Park. This will be the ending location of the parade.
Manhattan Christian College will hold a Free Bible Class five Wednesday nights in April, April 1st – 29th from 6:00 – 10:00 pm. The topic will be the book of Genesis, including some extra-biblical information about the creation and the flood, and the historical narrative beginning with Adam and concluding with Joseph. Class size is limited. Register online at www.mccks.edu or contact Brody Bliss, email@example.com.
Manhattan Christian College will hold their annual Vision 360 Banquet on Friday, April 17th at the Hilton Garden Center at 6:00 pm. This banquet brings together current students, alum and friends of the college to celebrate what God is doing through MCC. Alumni awards and student awards are part of the program. This free event provides an opportunity for friends of the college to invite others who might be interested in knowing more about it. RSVP online www.mccks.edu or call 785-539-3571.
Royal Bunny Tracs 5K & Kids Rabbit Dash with Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 4th at the Northeast Community Park. There will be food, games, activities and fun for the whole family. 5K Run/Walk Registration is at 7:30 am with the race beginning at 8:30 am. Kids games and inflatables: 9:00 am; Kids Rabbit Dash Registration: 9:30 am; Kids Rabbit Dash begins 10:00 am; Easter Egg Hunt begins: 11:00. Lunch will be available. For more information go to royalbunnytracs5k.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; or call Glenda Newkirk at 785-776-9620.