March 28, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Have you ever been curious about your roots? Experts from the Riley County Genealogy Society will lead you through the basic steps to begin researching your family's history. Tools such as Ancestry.com and Heritage Quest are available for free through the library's website. Suggested for adults 18+
March 29, 2017, 2:00 PM - 11:59 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
"If you thought you were dying, what would matter most?" Join a dialogue taking place in communities across the country. Watch a screening of PBS's Frontline Special "Being Mortal," based on the bestselling book by Atul Gawande. The documentary underscores the importance of planning ahead and talking with family members about end-of-life decisions. Then stay for a discussion led by the K-State Center on Aging.
March 30, 2017, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous is national program of evening gatherings that brings artists and scientists together for informal presentations and audience conversations. K-State LASER series curated by art faculty member Carlos Castellanos; co-sponsored by DX Media Lab, College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Art, Beach Museum of Art, Prairie Studies Initiative, and Leonardo International Society for Arts, Science and Technology.
March 31, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Hemisphere Room
Best known for her memoir "The Truth Book: Escaping a Childhood of Abuse Among Jehovah's Witnesses," published in 2005. She also writes poetry and short fiction and has published two novels. Castro teaches at the University of Nebraska.