Little Apple Pride was in full swing this weekend, as members of the community gathered in Manhattan City Park Saturday afternoon. The morning kicked off with a parade that made its way through Aggieville. Pride co-chair, Jonathan Mertz remarked how pleased he was to see the community grow from the start of the parade, to [...]
Cops N’ Kids was held at the Manhattan Walmart on Saturday morning. Underprivileged children from around the county were allowed to shop through the store with the help of Riley County law enforcement. Retired officer and event coordinator, Rod Cook, said that this event, which was first established 32 years ago, has grown immensely thanks [...]
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The 4th annual Manhattan Walk to End Alzheimer’s was held Saturday with nearly 600 people gathering at City Park to bring awareness to Alzheimer’s and dementia. Chairman of the Manhattan Walk to End Alzheimer’s, KelLee Parr, said that he enjoys seeing members of the community jump on board to participate in this event every year, [...]
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The magic of Oztoberfest returned to Downtown Wamego on Saturday. After the cancellation of last year’s Oztoberfest, community members, and Wizard of Oz enthusiasts alike, gathered to enjoy the many Oz themed activities and entertainment that they had been missing. A costume contest, magic shows, car shows, children’s story time, special guests, and a variety [...]
Manhattan City Park was the site of the 10th annual C. Clyde Jones 5K and Midge’s Mile Saturday. Participants gathered to show support for Shepherd’s Crossing, which is also celebrating its 20th anniversary. Development Officer and event namesake C. Clyde Jones says the event has evolved over the past decade and now allows people to [...]
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