Geary County Blood Drive

When:
April 24, 2014 @ 11:30 am – 6:00 pm
Where:
Junction City Municipal Building, 700 North Jefferson Street, Junction City, KS 66441, USA
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Make a difference this spring by rolling up a sleeve for patients in need. Visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767 to learn more and schedule an appointment.

All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

Geary County Blood Drive

When:
April 25, 2014 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where:
Junction City Municipal Building, 700 North Jefferson Street, Junction City, KS 66441, USA
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Make a difference this spring by rolling up a sleeve for patients in need. Visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767 to learn more and schedule an appointment.

All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

10th Annual Enid Stover Poetry Recitation

When:
April 26, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where:
Manhattan City Park, Manhattan City Park, Fremont Street, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
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In honor of Edin Stover, and who love reciting poetry. All are invited to share your favorite poem from memory and listen to others recite theirs.

Chairs will be provided (lawn chairs and blankets also welcome)

Light refreshments, certificates, and a gift drawing

Optional bad weather location: Manhattan Public Library Auditorium

Hypnosis Unleashed

When:
April 26, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where:
White City High School Gymnasium, 414 East Goodnow Street, Wilsey, KS 66873, USA
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Hypnosis Unleashed will be presented on Saturday, April 26th at 7:00 pm in the White City High School Gymnasium.  The show will be presented by Brad Clark.  Brad has traveled the country entertaining thousands of people with his UNLEASHED Hypnosis comedy show. You will never see the same show twice because every show has a stage full on new entertainers.  It’s all real and you have the opportunity to experience the state of hypnosis on stage or from your seat in the audience. Advance Tickets: Adults, $8; Students K-12, $5.  At-the-Door Tickets: Adults $10; Students K-12, $7.  Pre-School Children: Free w/adult.  Tickets available at: Central National Bank and Town & Country Beauty Shop, White City.  Gieswein Insurance Agency, Council Grove or from any WC CNB Relay for Life Team member.  All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.

Run for the Hills!

When:
May 3, 2014 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am
Where:
Blue Earth Plaza, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
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Runners and walkers of all ages are invited to “Run for the Hills!” on Sat., May 3, at the third annual fun run/walk sponsored by the North Central-Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging (NC-FH AAA).

“Run for the Hills!” kicks off the first Flint Hills Day that includes food, geo caching and Indian dancing at Blue Earth Plaza, while the Discovery Center presents “Footsteps in the Flint Hills: Insectify.”

Proceeds from the race benefit “Solutions for Seniors”. Funds support essential services needed by many Kansas seniors and their caregivers such as in-home care services, Medicare counseling and more than 2,040 meals served every day at 41 seniors or delivered by volunteers to homes through Friendship Meals/Meals on Wheels.

The race will begin and end at the Blue Earth Plaza located outside of the Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 S. 3rd St., Manhattan, KS. Registration begins at 7 am with the race starting at 8am. Awards and prizes will be given to the top finisher in the male and female categories. Medals will be given to the top male and female 5K finishers in each age group.

To register for the run/walk, contact NC-FH AAA or go online to the Manhattan Running Company at manhattanrunningco.com. Registration prior to April 11 is $25 for the chip timed 5K and $20 for walkers.

For more information about the run/walk or the volunteer program, please call Cindy Brake toll free at (800) 432-2703 or (785) 776-9294 or send an email to cindyb@ncfhaaa.com.

Flint Hills Day

When:
May 3, 2014 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am
Where:
Flint Hills Discovery Center, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
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Flint Hills Day is the celebration of the ecoregion and the culture and history of the Kaw Indian Nation. Activities outside the Discovery Center kick off at 7 a.m. with Run for the Hills fun run/walk, followed by a geocaching event from 10 a.m. to noon. Activities inside the FHDC from noon to 4 p.m. include: live raptor demonstration by Milford Nature Center, Kaw Nation displays and activities for all ages, music by “The Skirts,” food vendors and gift store displays. At 6 p.m. the Kaw Nation will dance in the Blue Earth Plaza. Visit www.flinthillsdiscovery.org/ecommerce to purchase general admission tickets to the Discovery Center.

Run For The Hills 5K

When:
May 3, 2014 @ 8:00 am – 8:30 am
Where:
Blue Earth Plaza, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
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The North-Central Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging, Inc., a private, non-profit organization, plans, coordinates and sponsors services across 18 counties in Kansas. This race benefits “Solutions for Seniors” provided by the NC-FH AAA. These solutions include Friendship Meals /Meals on Wheels, In-Home Care Services, Medicare Counseling and other essential services needed by many seniors and their caregivers.
41 Senior Centers serve 2,041 meals to seniors and caregivers each day.
Four Regional Offices provide Options Counseling, information & assistance and answers to questions.

Race options include a 5k run/walk. Awards presentation follows the finishing of the 5k. The race is open to everyone. Those under the age of 18 must have a guardian sign off on the waiver of liability portion in this brochure. Dogs, skateboards, roller skates and motorized vehicles are not allowed on the race course. The race will start and finish at the Blue Earth Plaza located outside of the Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 S. 3rd Street, Manhattan, KS 66502.

TO REGISTER GO TO: http://manhattanrunningco.com/ai1ec_event/run-for-the-hills-5k/?instance_id=402#.Ur37ofRDt_g