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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (3)
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  3. Calendar Overlay Conventions & Meetings (1)
  4. Calendar Overlay Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts (5)
  5. Calendar Overlay Kansas State Wildcats athletics (4)
  6. Calendar Overlay Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings (1)
  7. Calendar Overlay Recreational sports activities/events (1)
  8. Calendar Overlay Special Events (5)

Art Exhibits

  1. Picturing Kansas

    October 5, 2018, 10:00 AM - June 1, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Scenic prairies, bucolic farms and the architecture of Kansas’ agricultural industry, exhibition features more than 100 years of works by Kansas artists reflecting sense of place. Cornerstone for museum’s popular “Picturing Kansas” school tour program which integrates art, history, environmental and agricultural science, and language arts.

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  2. Rural / Urban Invitational

    November 3, 2018 - February 3, 2019 @ The Volland Store

    Five rural and five urban artists exhibit their work.

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  3. Creatures Great and Small

    January 11, 2019, 10:00 AM - February 23, 2019, 5:00 PM @ SNW Gallery

    Featuring works by Jean Cook, Elaine Lierly Jones, Marie Mason, Nora Othic, Bobbie Rieger and David Rintoul.

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Community Events

  1. MLK Jr. Community Celebration

    January 19, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Peace Memorial Auditorium

    Share in words and music of the Civil Rights movement, experience creative work of finalists from the MLK Jr. Art and Writing contest, and honor recipient of the 2018 Spirit of Martin Luther King Community Service Award. Speaker Corey Williamson, Executive Director of Kansas State University Student Union, presents "More than the Eye Can See."

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  2. MLK Jr. Prayer Breakfast

    January 21, 2019, 8:00 AM @ Four Points by Sheraton

    Join in prayer, reflection and breakfast. Speaker: Dr. David L. Griffin Sr., former Assistant Dean, College of Education, Director of the Center for Student and Professional Services at Kansas State University. Entitled: "Responding to the Dream."

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  3. Child Internet Safety Event

    January 27, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Manhattan Area Technical College

    Who says teenagers cannot fall for country’s princes offering them a million dollars? They might even fall for scams that are available for pricing. Teenagers are an easy target for scams because they often are not vigilant. As with phishing, cybercriminals visit sites popular with children to identify potential preys and promise something worthy like a parents' credit card information for use.

    What teenager resists this urge? The best protection against this is letting teens know that if an offer sounds too good to be true, it probably isn't true. Teach your children on how to be conscious of online offers that promise too much,

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Conventions & Meetings

  1. Kansas Natural Resources Conference

    January 31, 2019, 1:00 PM - February 1, 2019, 4:00 PM @ Manhattan Conference Center

    Emphasis toward need for protection and improvement of state's natural resources, connections with groups, agencies and people working for healthy Kansas ecosystems. This year’s discussion, “Celebrating Conservation Past & Present,” features Dr. Mamie Parker, former assistant director for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Lance Irving (Sand County Foundation) and Howard Vincent (Pheasants Forever/Quail Forever).

    Pre-conference workshop speakers from Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Kansas Forest Service provide overview of key concepts to engage landowners in natural resources outreach programs.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Dueling Pianos

    January 18, 2019, 7:30 PM - January 19, 2019, 9:30 PM @ Columbian Theatre

    Fifth annual Dueling Pianos concert features classics, dance music, country, jazz standards and current hits. Surround the pianos, sing together to the "Big Songs" you know like Don't Stop Believin', Piano Man, Hey Jude, Lean On Me and many more. A magical evening for all !

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  2. Live Music with Holly Beth

    January 24, 2019, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Tallgrass TapHouse

    Live Music in the Firkin, so come early and grab your spot as The Firkin will be open seating (no cover charge)!

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  3. Red State Blues Band

    January 26, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center

    Red State Blues Band plays a wide variety of music with blues as core, and radiates into jazz, folk, rock and country. Lineup features Susan Hancock, vocals; John Blair, guitar; Rick Smith, bass; Brandon Collins, drums; John Fellers, vocals and harmonica; and Walter Dodds, harmonica and vocals. Combined musical talents produce strong RSBB sound and something for everyone.

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  4. Randall King in concert with Shotgun Rider

    January 26, 2019, 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM @ The Hat Manhattan

    West Texas Plains singer-songwriter moved by influences of classic country legends, synchronized in perfect harmony. Randall King grew up fourth-generation hay hauler with many of his songs written and inspired by his deep southern heritage and family roots. King was raised listening to rich and soulful, classic country sounds from Keith Whitley, George Strait and Alan Jackson,

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  5. McCain Performance Series: Anne Frank, Words from the Shadows

    January 29, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ McCain Auditorium

    This work of extraordinary beauty and grace is choreographed by Walter Matteini and Ina Broeckx of Italy’s Imperfect Dancers Company. Dedicated to Anne Frank and made to commemorate the 70th anniversary of her arrest and deportation. Upon liberation of Auschwitz, Anne’s father returns to retrieve his daughter's diary, only to discover aspects of her life he did not expect and thereby relive tragic events that followed.

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Kansas State Wildcats athletics

  1. Men's basketball: Texas Christian vs. K-State

    January 19, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Bramlage Coliseum

    TCU Horned Frogs have ascended the ranks of the Big 12 Conference, finished in the upper division in 2017-18 with 21 wins and advanced to the NCAA tournament under head coach Jamie Dixon. Frogs return backcourt of Jaylen Fisher and Alex Robinson. Legends Weekend at Bramlage as basketball alums return to MHK.

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  2. Men's basketball: Texas Tech vs. K-State Wildcats

    January 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Bramlage Coliseum

    Pair of Elite Eight squads meet in the Gateway to the Flint Hills before each program diverges out of conference for Big 12-SEC Challenge on Jan. 26. Tech swept the 2018 meetings and powered its way to a second-place tie in conference standings.

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  3. Women's basketball: Oklahoma State vs. K-State

    January 23, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Bramlage Coliseum

    Teams split 2018 meetings as each won on home floors. O-State finished four games out of second place behind Texas in conference standings.

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  4. Women's basketball: TCU vs. K-State

    January 30, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Bramlage Coliseum

    Texas Christian posted .500 conference record and 23-13 overall mark, accepted WNIT bid and advanced to tournament semifinals before being ousted by Indiana.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. Commerce Bank and W.T. Kemper Presidential Awards for Diversity Reception

    January 29, 2019, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ K-State Alumni Center

    Diversity and inclusion reception part of Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Week events at Kansas State University.

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Recreational sports activities/events

  1. Jump and Flex

    January 10, 2019, 6:00 PM - March 7, 2019, 8:00 PM @ Paragon Performance Sports

    Four-week special event program emphasizes jump techniques, leg strength and body flexibility for cheer. Program instructed by Matt Barley, NYSCA certified instructor with five years all-star cheer experience.

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Special Events

  1. Beer & Cheese Pairing

    January 21, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Pool House Kitchen & Bar

    What better combination to introduce just 20 days into 2019? Pool House partners with Mimi's cheese shop to pair favorite beers with the perfect cheeses.

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  2. Friends Trivia

    January 22, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Tallgrass TapHouse

    Firkin Room venue first-come, first-served. Teams should consist of between 3-6 guests (TapHouse reserves the right to combine teams if needed to accommodate majority of attendees). Arrive early (6 p.m. doors open).

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  3. Framed: Step Into Art

    January 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - May 12, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Life inside a painting may sound like a Twilight Zone episode remake. Until now. Center guests immersed into different paintings to grow appreciation for artistic creations. Exhibit "prompts" spark thoughtful conversations and connections. Plus, experience favorite children’s books come to life at the second-floor children's exhibition area! Life-sized scenes from popular children’s novels allow visitors to feel part of the story.

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  4. Kansas Day Celebration

    January 27, 2019, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Celebrate Kansas Day a few days early! Kansas Day is Jan. 29, and Flint Hills Discovery Center gives the adoring public a chance to prematurely celebrate Kansas' statehood. Interactive stations present where visitors see, touch and feel state symbols of Kansas. Enjoy the day at Flint Hills Discovery Center.

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  5. Wine & Cheese Pairing

    January 29, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Arrow Cocktail Lounge

    Aquam Vinos Wine Importers collaborates with MiMi's Cheese! Wines hand-selected by certified Sommelier and cheeses paired with expert from MiMi's Cheese Shop.

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