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Jan
21
Sat
Gardening Education @ Pottorf Hall CiCo Park
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

K-State Research and Extension will hold Gardening Education Events on Saturday, January 21st beginning at 9:00 am with Growing in Riley County.  Herb Gardening will be at 10:00 am and Creating a Water Feature at 11:00 am.  For more information contact Gregg Eyestone, Extension Agent at 785-537-6350.

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Jan
22
Sun
MLK, Jr. Community Celebration @ Manhattan Fire Station
Jan 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

MLK, Jr. Community Celebration will be held at the Manhattan Fire Station on Saturday, January 22nd from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.  Featuring the art and writing contest winners from local schools (Bluemont, Theodore Roosevelt, Manhattan Catholic School, Manhattan High School) music, fellowship, recognition of the annual Spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr. Award winners, and speaker Zelia Wiley, interim provost for the diversity at K-State.  The title of her talk is “2017”: Education, Diversity & Dr. King’s Dream.”

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American Guild of Organists @ First United Methodist Church
Jan 22 @ 3:00 pm

The Kansas State University/Manhattan Chapter of the American Guild of Organists will present a recital on Sunday, January 22nd, at 3:00 pm at First United Methodist Church.  A wide variety of organ music will be performed and there is no admission charge.

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Jan
23
Mon
Health Insurance Event @ Dorothy Bramlage Public Library
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

People seeking help selecting a health insurance plan for 2017 or wanting to know whether they would qualify for a health insurance tax exemption have an opportunity to talk to experts on Monday, January 23rd from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Dorothy Bramlage Public Library.  There is no cost to attend this event, but  people should call the Area Agency on Aging at 800-432-2703 to schedule an appointment.

 

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Jan
26
Thu
Gardening Education @ Nelson's Landing
Jan 26 @ 4:34 pm – 5:34 pm

K-State Research and Extension will have a Gardening Education Event Totally Tomatoes on January 26th from 10:30 am to noon at Nelson’s Landing.  For more information contact Gregg Eyestone, Extension Agent at 785-537-6350.

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Jan
27
Fri
Free Dental Services @ National Guard Armory
Jan 27 @ 5:30 am

The Kansas Dental Charitable Foundation is hosting Free Dental Services on January 27th-28th at the National Guard Armory, 721 Levee Drive.  Doors open at 5:30 am.  No appointments – First come, First Served.  Children and Adults.  Patient information: Continue taking any prescription medications as directed and bring them along so a dose is not missed.  Bring a list of current medications, allergies, and health condition.  No eligibility, income, or residency requirements needed.  Services include cleanings, fillings, and extractions…NO dentures.  Nearly 700 patients will be treated each day so be prepared to wait several hours.  Biscuits and gravy for breakfast and a sandwich for lunch will be provided at no charge.  Bring snacks and water.

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Feb
1
Wed
Free Tax Preparation @ Manhattan Public Library
Feb 1 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Manhattan Public Library, Computer Lab will hold a Free Tax Preparation beginning February 1st.  Hours will be Tuesdays, 10 am – 3 pm; Wednesdays and Thursdays 1 – 8 pm with extended hours February 1st – 17th.  The site prepares simple IRS 1040 tax returns and Kansas returns.  They cannot itemize returns or prepare returns for members of the military, international students or state other than Kansas.  Maximum household income: $54,000.  To set up an appointment beginning January 20th, call 565-6426 or email vitataxes@gmail.com or book online at www.riley.ksu.edu.  Contact the Riley County Extension Office at 785-537-6350 with questions.

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Feb
7
Tue
Fairy Godmother Celebration @ Holiday Inn
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm

This year’s Manhattan Fairy Godmothers’ Annual Celebration and Auction revolves around the theme “Experience This….”.  Items for the auction will be baskets and containers filled with various products, food and drink, get aways and experiences lucky ladies may be able to take home.  This celebration will be Tuesday, February 7th beginning at 5:00 pm in the Holiday Inn at the Campus.  The evening begins with a social hour followed by dinner, remarks from outgoing president, Linda Puntney, the silent auction and bake walk.  To RSVP for the 10th Annual Celebration and Auction, please call the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation at 785-587-8995, or stop by the office at 555 Poyntz Avenue, Suite 269.  The cost of the event is $20 per person and in required no later than January 31st.

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Feb
10
Fri
Campus Mobile Food Pantry @ Chester E Peters Recreation Complex
Feb 10 @ 4:00 pm – Apr 14 @ 6:00 pm

Campus Mobile Food Pantry will have fresh produce at no cost in Parking Lot C-1 of the Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex on February 10th, March 10th and April 14th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm while supplies last.  Open to all K-State and Manhattan community members.  Questions? Contact HandsOn Kansas State at 785-532-3670 or via email at handson@k-state.edu.

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Feb
25
Sat
MLK,Jr. Prayer Breakfast @ Four Points by Sheraton
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am

MLK, Jr. Prayer Breakfast, will be held at the Four Points by Sheraton on Monday, February 25th starting at 9:00 am.  The lecture will be by Featuring Gretchen Cassel Eick, civil rights activist and author of “Dissent in Wichita: the Civil Rights Movement in the Midwest, 1954-72.”  The lecture is free, but if eating, the breakfast buffet cost app. $11.

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