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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (6)
  2. Calendar Overlay Community Events (7)
  3. Calendar Overlay Conventions & Meetings (1)
  4. Calendar Overlay Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts (4)
  5. Calendar Overlay Festivals & Parades (23)
  6. Calendar Overlay For the Kids! (15)
  7. Calendar Overlay Kansas State Wildcats athletics (4)
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Art Exhibits

  1. CLOSED Field Station 4: Charles Lindsay

    November 5, 2019, 10:00 AM - October 3, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    An installation by expedition geologist and artist Charles Lindsay, who directs the artist-in-residence program for SETI (Search For Extra Terrestrial Intelligence). The installation will delve into earth's geological and cultural pasts, using scientific equipment salvaged from space exploration archaeology. Specimens and artifacts in Field Station 4 provoke musings on human perceptions of time and space.

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  2. CLOSED APDesign Design Charrette

    January 26, 2020 - December 31, 2020 @ Cassias Gallery, Regnier Hall

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  3. Magic Tree House Craft Giveaway

    September 18, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Pick up a free take and make craft bag at the library that celebrates the Magic Tree House books by Mary Pope Osborne! Be sure to join Ms. Hannah for the online Magic Tree House Party video, which will be released on September 21st. Craft materials will be available to pick up at the library from September 16-21, while supplies last. Recommended for kids in grades K-6.

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  4. Magic Tree House Craft Giveaway

    September 19, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Pick up a free take and make craft bag at the library that celebrates the Magic Tree House books by Mary Pope Osborne! Be sure to join Ms. Hannah for the online Magic Tree House Party video, which will be released on September 21st. Craft materials will be available to pick up at the library from September 16-21, while supplies last. Recommended for kids in grades K-6.

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  5. Magic Tree House Craft Giveaway

    September 20, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Pick up a free take and make craft bag at the library that celebrates the Magic Tree House books by Mary Pope Osborne! Be sure to join Ms. Hannah for the online Magic Tree House Party video, which will be released on September 21st. Craft materials will be available to pick up at the library from September 16-21, while supplies last. Recommended for kids in grades K-6.

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  6. Magic Tree House Craft Giveaway

    September 21, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Pick up a free take and make craft bag at the library that celebrates the Magic Tree House books by Mary Pope Osborne! Be sure to join Ms. Hannah for the online Magic Tree House Party video, which will be released on September 21st. Craft materials will be available to pick up at the library from September 16-21, while supplies last. Recommended for kids in grades K-6.

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Community Events

  1. Downtown Art and Architectural Scavenger Hunt

    September 20, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Downtown Manhattan

    ake a walk downtown between the Manhattan Public Library and the Blue Earth Plaza to find the features in our Downtown Manhattan Art and Architecture Scavenger Hunt. We have taken photos of some old and new unique aspects of our beautiful downtown community. Notice the details and different features of each building. What's old, what's new? Stop by the library atrium to pick up the scavenger hunt or download one using the link below. Write the address (or approximate location) under the corresponding photo. Fill it out and bring it back into the library for a small prize. As a fun addition, take a selfie in front of your favorite feature and post it! Tag us on social media! Download the scavenger hunt brochure at https://bit.ly/3beUqUR.

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  2. Chocolate, Tea & Wine

    September 20, 2020, 1:30 PM @ Midwest Dream Car Collection

    A silent and live auction event benefiting Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity.
    Join for an afternoon of music, laughter, delicious desserts, wonderful and varied auction items in all price ranges- all this while you support affordable housing in our community.

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  3. Open Trail Days at Prairiewood

    September 20, 2020, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Welcome Fall with continued weekly open trail days at Prairiewood, every Sunday 4-8pm. Check in and grab a trail map at the Blue Sage Gallery, part of our Blue Sage Barn at 1484 Wildcat Creek Rd. Be sure to bring water, good walking shoes, and bug spray if needed. Please leave pets at home.

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  4. CANCELLED: 2020 Annual Chili Crawl

    September 26, 2020, 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Johnny Kaw's Sports Bar

    Save the date for the 19th Annual Chili Crawl.

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  5. Downtown Art and Architectural Scavenger Hunt

    September 27, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Downtown Manhattan

    ake a walk downtown between the Manhattan Public Library and the Blue Earth Plaza to find the features in our Downtown Manhattan Art and Architecture Scavenger Hunt. We have taken photos of some old and new unique aspects of our beautiful downtown community. Notice the details and different features of each building. What's old, what's new? Stop by the library atrium to pick up the scavenger hunt or download one using the link below. Write the address (or approximate location) under the corresponding photo. Fill it out and bring it back into the library for a small prize. As a fun addition, take a selfie in front of your favorite feature and post it! Tag us on social media! Download the scavenger hunt brochure at https://bit.ly/3beUqUR.

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  6. Autumn Car Cruise - Midwest Dream Car Collection

    September 27, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Midwest Dream Car Collection

    There's nothing better than a leisurely Sunday drive! Join us for an afternoon cruise to welcome cool, crisp air and colorful leaves. We will depart MDCC at 1 pm, all cars are welcome. The museum is open from 12 pm - 5pm.

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  7. Open Trail Days at Prairiewood

    September 27, 2020, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Welcome Fall with continued weekly open trail days at Prairiewood, every Sunday 4-8pm. Check in and grab a trail map at the Blue Sage Gallery, part of our Blue Sage Barn at 1484 Wildcat Creek Rd. Be sure to bring water, good walking shoes, and bug spray if needed. Please leave pets at home.

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Conventions & Meetings

  1. Teen Library Advisory Board (TLAB) Online

    September 24, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Teens 7th - 12th Grade: Do you want to have a say about what's going on at the library? Or do you want to learn more about what the library has to offer teens? Join our TLAB (Teen Library Advisory Board). Register here to join the conversation in Zoom. Please read the ground rules before registering.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Live Theatre: Arsenic & Old Lace

    September 25, 2020, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center

    Meet the Brewster family. The charming and innocent ladies who populate their cellar with the remains of socially and religiously "acceptable" roomers; their nephew who thinks he is Teddy Roosevelt digging the Panama Canal; and the other nephew - whose activities require no further description here. A classic dark comedy. Performances: Sep 25-27 & Oct 2-4, 2020 Written by Joseph Kesselring Directed by Penny Cullers 2020-2021 Theatre Season Sponsor: CivicPlus

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  2. CANCELLED: Kolby Cooper Ft: Pecos & The Rooftops

    September 25, 2020, 8:00 PM - 11:30 PM @ The Hat

    We're coming for ya Kansas, & Pecos & the Rooftops kicks it off so be there early.

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  3. Live Theatre: Arsenic & Old Lace

    September 26, 2020, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center

    Meet the Brewster family. The charming and innocent ladies who populate their cellar with the remains of socially and religiously "acceptable" roomers; their nephew who thinks he is Teddy Roosevelt digging the Panama Canal; and the other nephew - whose activities require no further description here. A classic dark comedy. Performances: Sep 25-27 & Oct 2-4, 2020 Written by Joseph Kesselring Directed by Penny Cullers 2020-2021 Theatre Season Sponsor: CivicPlus

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  4. Live Theatre: Arsenic & Old Lace

    September 27, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center

    Meet the Brewster family. The charming and innocent ladies who populate their cellar with the remains of socially and religiously "acceptable" roomers; their nephew who thinks he is Teddy Roosevelt digging the Panama Canal; and the other nephew - whose activities require no further description here. A classic dark comedy. Performances: Sep 25-27 & Oct 2-4, 2020 Written by Joseph Kesselring Directed by Penny Cullers 2020-2021 Theatre Season Sponsor: CivicPlus

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Festivals & Parades

  1. Lazy T Ranch Corn Maze

    September 18, 2020, All Day @ Lazy T Ranch

    Lazy T Ranch Corn Maze Open weekly Wed. – Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Three miles from Manhattan! Mini-Maze for kids, Main Maze for anyone! Games, Food, Fun!

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  2. Lazy T Ranch Corn Maze

    September 19, 2020, All Day @ Lazy T Ranch

    Lazy T Ranch Corn Maze Open weekly Wed. – Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Three miles from Manhattan! Mini-Maze for kids, Main Maze for anyone! Games, Food, Fun!

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  3. Opening weekend of Pumpkin Patch at Britt's Garden Acres

    September 19, 2020, 9:00 AM - September 20, 2020, 6:00 PM @ Britt's Garden Acres

    It is finally time, Pumpkin patch season is here! We will have all our regular fantastic attractions plus new ones available for this weekend: Corn mazes, potato cannon, Hayrack rides, Giant slide, Petting Zoo, Rat Race, and more! As always, a small pumpkin is included with every paid admission. Opening weekend is always our slowest, so you can avoid a crowd by coming early. There will be an additional attraction or two set up after this weekend. Admission (including tax) is $13.00 per person with jumping pillow access or $11.00 per person without jumping pillows. Ages 3 and under are Free! Our seasonal pass special runs through Sunday and is only $25.00 per person. After this weekend, season pass will be $30.00 per person. Hours this weekend: Saturday 9 am until 7pm Sunday 10 am until 6 pm.

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  4. Fall Festival at A&H Farm

    September 19, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ A&H Farm

    The pumpkin patch will be opening soon. Come visit a working farm, have tons of fun and make lifelong memories. Our giant slide is the best in the area so you gotta try it out. We have a hayrack ride, petting zoo, corn maze, human fooseball, tricycle tract, culvert area ,tire play area, game area, hook ring and so much more. General admission is $10 per person, 2 and under is free. Stay tuned for some new activities!

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  5. Opening Day Fall Festival at A&H Farm

    September 19, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ A&H Farm

    The pumpkin patch will be opening soon. Come visit a working farm, have tons of fun and make lifelong memories. Our giant slide is the best in the area so you gotta try it out. We have a hayrack ride, petting zoo, corn maze, human fooseball, tricycle tract, culvert area ,tire play area, game area, hook ring and so much more. General admission is $10 per person, 2 and under is free. Stay tuned for some new activities!

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  6. Lazy T Ranch Corn Maze

    September 20, 2020, All Day @ Lazy T Ranch

    Lazy T Ranch Corn Maze Open weekly Wed. – Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Three miles from Manhattan! Mini-Maze for kids, Main Maze for anyone! Games, Food, Fun!

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  7. Fall Festival at A&H Farm

    September 20, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ A&H Farm

    The pumpkin patch will be opening soon. Come visit a working farm, have tons of fun and make lifelong memories. Our giant slide is the best in the area so you gotta try it out. We have a hayrack ride, petting zoo, corn maze, human fooseball, tricycle tract, culvert area ,tire play area, game area, hook ring and so much more. General admission is $10 per person, 2 and under is free. Stay tuned for some new activities!

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  8. Fall Festival at A&H Farm

    September 21, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ A&H Farm

    The pumpkin patch will be opening soon. Come visit a working farm, have tons of fun and make lifelong memories. Our giant slide is the best in the area so you gotta try it out. We have a hayrack ride, petting zoo, corn maze, human fooseball, tricycle tract, culvert area ,tire play area, game area, hook ring and so much more. General admission is $10 per person, 2 and under is free. Stay tuned for some new activities!

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  9. Fall Festival at A&H Farm

    September 22, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ A&H Farm

    The pumpkin patch will be opening soon. Come visit a working farm, have tons of fun and make lifelong memories. Our giant slide is the best in the area so you gotta try it out. We have a hayrack ride, petting zoo, corn maze, human fooseball, tricycle tract, culvert area ,tire play area, game area, hook ring and so much more. General admission is $10 per person, 2 and under is free. Stay tuned for some new activities!

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  10. Lazy T Ranch Corn Maze

    September 23, 2020, All Day @ Lazy T Ranch

    Lazy T Ranch Corn Maze Open weekly Wed. – Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Three miles from Manhattan! Mini-Maze for kids, Main Maze for anyone! Games, Food, Fun!

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  11. Fall Festival at A&H Farm

    September 23, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ A&H Farm

    The pumpkin patch will be opening soon. Come visit a working farm, have tons of fun and make lifelong memories. Our giant slide is the best in the area so you gotta try it out. We have a hayrack ride, petting zoo, corn maze, human fooseball, tricycle tract, culvert area ,tire play area, game area, hook ring and so much more. General admission is $10 per person, 2 and under is free. Stay tuned for some new activities!

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  12. Lazy T Ranch Corn Maze

    September 24, 2020, All Day @ Lazy T Ranch

    Lazy T Ranch Corn Maze Open weekly Wed. – Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Three miles from Manhattan! Mini-Maze for kids, Main Maze for anyone! Games, Food, Fun!

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  13. Fall Festival at A&H Farm

    September 24, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ A&H Farm

    The pumpkin patch will be opening soon. Come visit a working farm, have tons of fun and make lifelong memories. Our giant slide is the best in the area so you gotta try it out. We have a hayrack ride, petting zoo, corn maze, human fooseball, tricycle tract, culvert area ,tire play area, game area, hook ring and so much more. General admission is $10 per person, 2 and under is free. Stay tuned for some new activities!

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  14. Lazy T Ranch Corn Maze

    September 25, 2020, All Day @ Lazy T Ranch

    Lazy T Ranch Corn Maze Open weekly Wed. – Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Three miles from Manhattan! Mini-Maze for kids, Main Maze for anyone! Games, Food, Fun!

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  15. Fall Festival at A&H Farm

    September 25, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ A&H Farm

    The pumpkin patch will be opening soon. Come visit a working farm, have tons of fun and make lifelong memories. Our giant slide is the best in the area so you gotta try it out. We have a hayrack ride, petting zoo, corn maze, human fooseball, tricycle tract, culvert area ,tire play area, game area, hook ring and so much more. General admission is $10 per person, 2 and under is free. Stay tuned for some new activities!

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  16. Lazy T Ranch Corn Maze

    September 26, 2020, All Day @ Lazy T Ranch

    Lazy T Ranch Corn Maze Open weekly Wed. – Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Three miles from Manhattan! Mini-Maze for kids, Main Maze for anyone! Games, Food, Fun!

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  17. Fall Festival at A&H Farm

    September 26, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ A&H Farm

    The pumpkin patch will be opening soon. Come visit a working farm, have tons of fun and make lifelong memories. Our giant slide is the best in the area so you gotta try it out. We have a hayrack ride, petting zoo, corn maze, human fooseball, tricycle tract, culvert area ,tire play area, game area, hook ring and so much more. General admission is $10 per person, 2 and under is free. Stay tuned for some new activities!

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  18. Lazy T Ranch Corn Maze

    September 27, 2020, All Day @ Lazy T Ranch

    Lazy T Ranch Corn Maze Open weekly Wed. – Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Three miles from Manhattan! Mini-Maze for kids, Main Maze for anyone! Games, Food, Fun!

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  19. Fall Festival at A&H Farm

    September 27, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ A&H Farm

    The pumpkin patch will be opening soon. Come visit a working farm, have tons of fun and make lifelong memories. Our giant slide is the best in the area so you gotta try it out. We have a hayrack ride, petting zoo, corn maze, human fooseball, tricycle tract, culvert area ,tire play area, game area, hook ring and so much more. General admission is $10 per person, 2 and under is free. Stay tuned for some new activities!

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  20. Fall Festival at A&H Farm

    September 28, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ A&H Farm

    The pumpkin patch will be opening soon. Come visit a working farm, have tons of fun and make lifelong memories. Our giant slide is the best in the area so you gotta try it out. We have a hayrack ride, petting zoo, corn maze, human fooseball, tricycle tract, culvert area ,tire play area, game area, hook ring and so much more. General admission is $10 per person, 2 and under is free. Stay tuned for some new activities!

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  21. Fall Festival at A&H Farm

    September 29, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ A&H Farm

    The pumpkin patch will be opening soon. Come visit a working farm, have tons of fun and make lifelong memories. Our giant slide is the best in the area so you gotta try it out. We have a hayrack ride, petting zoo, corn maze, human fooseball, tricycle tract, culvert area ,tire play area, game area, hook ring and so much more. General admission is $10 per person, 2 and under is free. Stay tuned for some new activities!

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  22. Lazy T Ranch Corn Maze

    September 30, 2020, All Day @ Lazy T Ranch

    Lazy T Ranch Corn Maze Open weekly Wed. – Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Three miles from Manhattan! Mini-Maze for kids, Main Maze for anyone! Games, Food, Fun!

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  23. Fall Festival at A&H Farm

    September 30, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ A&H Farm

    The pumpkin patch will be opening soon. Come visit a working farm, have tons of fun and make lifelong memories. Our giant slide is the best in the area so you gotta try it out. We have a hayrack ride, petting zoo, corn maze, human fooseball, tricycle tract, culvert area ,tire play area, game area, hook ring and so much more. General admission is $10 per person, 2 and under is free. Stay tuned for some new activities!

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For the Kids!

  1. Storywalk® Downtown

    September 18, 2020, All Day @ Starts at Manhattan Public Library

    Recommended for PreK - Grade 6 StoryWalk® Downtown starting at the Library. Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library sometime to pick out a sticker or button. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc.

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  2. Storywalk® Downtown

    September 19, 2020, All Day @ Starts at Manhattan Public Library

    Recommended for PreK - Grade 6 StoryWalk® Downtown starting at the Library. Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library sometime to pick out a sticker or button. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc.

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  3. Storywalk® Downtown

    September 20, 2020, All Day @ Starts at Manhattan Public Library

    Recommended for PreK - Grade 6 StoryWalk® Downtown starting at the Library. Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library sometime to pick out a sticker or button. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc.

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  4. Storywalk® Downtown

    September 21, 2020, All Day @ Starts at Manhattan Public Library

    Recommended for PreK - Grade 6 StoryWalk® Downtown starting at the Library. Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library sometime to pick out a sticker or button. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc.

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  5. Online Magic Tree House Party

    September 21, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM

    Join Morgan le Fay and learn about four of the different places Jack and Annie visit in The Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne and follow the included instructions for crafts, games, and activities inspired by each of the places you learn about. Pick up a free take and make craft bag at the library that continues the Magic Tree House Fun! Crafts will be available in the Children's Room from September 16th until September 21st. One craft per child, while supplies last.

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  6. Online Magic Tree House Party & Craft Giveaway

    September 21, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Learn about four of the different places Jack and Annie visit in the Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne. Pick up a free take and make craft bag at the library that continues the Magic Tree House Fun! Crafts will be available in the Children's Room from September 16-21. One craft per child, while supplies last.

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  7. Storywalk® Downtown

    September 22, 2020, All Day @ Starts at Manhattan Public Library

    Recommended for PreK - Grade 6 StoryWalk® Downtown starting at the Library. Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library sometime to pick out a sticker or button. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc.

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  8. Storywalk® Downtown

    September 23, 2020, All Day @ Starts at Manhattan Public Library

    Recommended for PreK - Grade 6 StoryWalk® Downtown starting at the Library. Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library sometime to pick out a sticker or button. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc.

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  9. Storywalk® Downtown

    September 24, 2020, All Day @ Starts at Manhattan Public Library

    Recommended for PreK - Grade 6 StoryWalk® Downtown starting at the Library. Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library sometime to pick out a sticker or button. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc.

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  10. Storywalk® Downtown

    September 25, 2020, All Day @ Starts at Manhattan Public Library

    Recommended for PreK - Grade 6 StoryWalk® Downtown starting at the Library. Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library sometime to pick out a sticker or button. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc.

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  11. Storywalk® Downtown

    September 26, 2020, All Day @ Starts at Manhattan Public Library

    Recommended for PreK - Grade 6 StoryWalk® Downtown starting at the Library. Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library sometime to pick out a sticker or button. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc.

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  12. Storywalk® Downtown

    September 27, 2020, All Day @ Starts at Manhattan Public Library

    Recommended for PreK - Grade 6 StoryWalk® Downtown starting at the Library. Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library sometime to pick out a sticker or button. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc.

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  13. Storywalk® Downtown

    September 28, 2020, All Day @ Starts at Manhattan Public Library

    Recommended for PreK - Grade 6 StoryWalk® Downtown starting at the Library. Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library sometime to pick out a sticker or button. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc.

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  14. Storywalk® Downtown

    September 29, 2020, All Day @ Starts at Manhattan Public Library

    Recommended for PreK - Grade 6 StoryWalk® Downtown starting at the Library. Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library sometime to pick out a sticker or button. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc.

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  15. Storywalk® Downtown

    September 30, 2020, All Day @ Starts at Manhattan Public Library

    Recommended for PreK - Grade 6 StoryWalk® Downtown starting at the Library. Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library sometime to pick out a sticker or button. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc.

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Kansas State Wildcats athletics

  1. Soccer: TCU vs. K-State

    September 25, 2020, All Day @ Buser Family Park

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  2. Volleyball: Iowa State vs. K-State

    September 25, 2020, All Day @ Bramlage Coliseum

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  3. Football: Oklahoma vs. K-State

    September 26, 2020, All Day @ Oklahoma Memorial Stadium

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  4. Volleyball: Iowa State vs. K-State

    September 26, 2020, All Day @ Bramlage Coliseum

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. Morgan Family Lecture: Route 66

    September 26, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Midwest Dream Car Collection

    Take a drive down America’s historic main street – Route 66! From the early travelers fleeing The Dust Bowl to it’s heyday of vacationers in the 1950’s Route 66 offers a snapshot of Americana and a history lesson on wheels. Join guest speaker Doug Meloan for our 2nd Morgan Family Lecture in the meeting room on the West side of the exhibit floor. Regular museum admission applies.

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  2. Educational Series: Plan for Tomorrow, Today.

    September 28, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Manhattan Public Library

    "Workshop: Senior Living and Care Options. As we age or experience our parent’s aging, we hear terms we don’t understand, and we seek services that are confusing to us. St. Paul's Senior Services is here to make a senior living and the idea of living in a nursing home less stressful through our Educational Series, “Plan for Tomorrow, Today.” Each event will address your most asked questions and include guidance from some of San Diego’s most knowledgeable people in senior care to help you make this journey with confidence. Topics that we will cover: - Living and Care Options Explained: Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living. - Navigating the Medical System: Hospitals, Skilled Nursing, and Discharge Plan - VA Benefits for Senior Care - Selling Your Home and Downsizing - Find the right nursing home that fits your needs For more information contact: St. Paul's Senior Services 328 Maple Street, San Diego, CA 92103 619-239-6900 https://www.stpaulseniors.org"

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  3. Educational Series: Plan for Tomorrow, Today.

    September 28, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Manhattan Public Library

    "Workshop: Senior Living and Care Options. As we age or experience our parent’s aging, we hear terms we don’t understand, and we seek services that are confusing to us. St. Paul's Senior Services is here to make a senior living and the idea of living in a nursing home less stressful through our Educational Series, “Plan for Tomorrow, Today.” Each event will address your most asked questions and include guidance from some of San Diego’s most knowledgeable people in senior care to help you make this journey with confidence. Topics that we will cover: - Living and Care Options Explained: Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living. - Navigating the Medical System: Hospitals, Skilled Nursing, and Discharge Plan - VA Benefits for Senior Care - Selling Your Home and Downsizing - Find the right nursing home that fits your needs For more information contact: St. Paul's Senior Services 328 Maple Street, San Diego, CA 92103 619-239-6900 https://www.stpaulseniors.org"

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Recreational sports activities/events

  1. Konquer the Konza 25K and 10K

    September 20, 2020, 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Konza Prairie 100 Konza Prairie Ln, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA

    8th Annual Konquer the Konza 25k & 10k NEW THIS YEAR! All participants will receive a Long Sleeve Hooded T-shirt with entry! REGISTER Date: Sunday, September 20th, 2020 Address: 100 Konza Prairie Ln, Manhattan, KS 66502 Race Time: 10k – 7:30 am, 25k – 7:30 am On-Site Packet Pick Up: 6:00 am – 7:15 am Early Packet Pick-up: Manhattan Running Company – Friday Sept. 18 and Saturday Sept. 19 during store hours Prizes: 25k – Anyone who Konquers the Konza will receive a premium finishers medal as well as the top finisher in each age group will receive an award. 10k – Anyone who Konquers the Konza will receive a finishers medal as well as the top finisher in each age group will receive an award. Age groups are 19 and Under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-59, 60+ Entry Fees: Race is capped at 300 total runners

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  2. Eagles Golf and Mini Golf Tournaments

    September 20, 2020, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Wildcat Fitness and Fun

    Fraternal Order of Eagles is sponsoring a 9-hole golf tournament and mini golf tournament. Registration is only $15 for golf and $6 for mini golf! There will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes. Wildcat Fitness & Fun and the Eagles are offering membership sign up specials! New members of either organization will also receive a free lunch catered by the Eagles!

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  3. Open Trail Days at Prairiewood

    September 20, 2020, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Welcome Fall with continued weekly open trail days at Prairiewood, every Sunday 4-8pm. Check in and grab a trail map at the Blue Sage Gallery, part of our Blue Sage Barn at 1484 Wildcat Creek Rd. Be sure to bring water, good walking shoes, and bug spray if needed. Please leave pets at home.

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  4. Final Friday Slow Bike-Walk #BikeWalkMHK

    September 25, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Aggieville

    The #BikeWalkMHK community will meet up at The Public Hall starting at 6:00pm for the Books + Bikes event. The Books + Bikes event invites members of the community to converse and imagine what is required to grow a bike-walk culture in MHK. This is an informal meet and greet event. No reading is required to participate. At 7:30, a walking group will start off on a walking route through Aggievillle, City Park, and surrounding neighborhoods. Cyclists will convene along Moro Street and ride a 1-mile Loop moving south towards 4th street, Right on Poyntz, and around City Park into Aggieville. Following the ride, we will meet informally over pizza to identify key issues facing the #BikeWalkMHK community in Manhattan and hear about progress made on bicycle-walk campaigns. The point of this ride is to increase the visibility of cycling and walking as a mode of active transportation, healthy living, and recreation - so we'll be riding at a pace that is comfortable for all! All ages welcome!

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  5. Bleeding Kansas Gravelduro

    September 26, 2020, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Manhattan, Kansas

    Gravelduro: A Midwest hilly twist on the mountain inspired Grinduro. Manhattan, KS

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  6. C. Clyde Run 5K, Fun Run and Midge's Mile Fun Walk

    September 26, 2020, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Bosco Plaza

    Fundraising event to benefit Shepherd's Crossing

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  7. Walk & Talk: Family Fossil Hike

    September 26, 2020, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Tuttle Creek State Park

    Family Fossil Hike Saturday, September 26 2 Sessions Available: 9:00-11:00 AM OR 12:00-2:00 PM All ages; youth under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Join us for a guided hike through prehistory as we explore Flint Hills paleontology. Uncover ancient life from the interior seaway that once covered the Flint Hills. Guests will get professional instruction on fossil hunting and opportunities to explore the Tuttle Creek Dam Spillway. Please note that it is unlawful to remove fossil specimens from Tuttle Creek State Park. The fossil hike will be guided by David Pompeani, Postdoctoral Associate and Instructor in the Department of Geology at Kansas State University. Dr. Pompeani is an isotope geochemist and sedimentologist who studies past environmental change. Pre-registration is required by September 25 at 5:00 PM. Please register online, by calling 785-587-2726, or in person at the Flint Hills Discovery Center. Route to trailhead: https://goo.gl/maps/ZAwB7eSohknASHWw6

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  8. 2 Mile 20+ Obstacle Trail Run

    September 27, 2020, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Wildwood Adventure Park

    Come join is for a 2 mile run with 20+ obstacles at Wildwood Outdoor Adventure Park! Register at https://www.mhkadventures.com/events and click REGISTER NOW! Cost is $45 per person and a non perishable food item or monetary donation to the Flint Hills Breadbasket. This race features 20+ Obstacles and is made for all ages and levels, so bring on the family, friends, and adventure! Cancellation Policy: -Wildwood Adventure Park reserves the right to cancel or postpone the event in regard to safety concerns (weather, COVID-19. etc.). No refunds will be given if the event has to be cancelled. We will do our best to reschedule for a make up date should any circumstance arise. -Participants can cancel 7 days prior for full refund, no refund if canceled within 7 days.

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Special Events

  1. StoryWalk Downtown

    September 18, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Go on a StoryWalk Downtown, starting at the Library! Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. and nearby streets while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. After you read the book's first pages in the windows of the library, continue walking down Poyntz and look for the following pages in business windows. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library or the Downtown Manhattan office for a small prize. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc. This StoryWalk will be available from September 1-30.

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  2. Animationland

    September 19, 2020, 10:00 AM - January 3, 2021, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Dive into the world of storytelling and channel your creativity to develop your own animated production using storyboarding, sketching, stop-motion movie making and more! Animationland empowers visitors of all ages to experiment, learn and tell their own stories through animation.

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  3. StoryWalk Downtown

    September 19, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Go on a StoryWalk Downtown, starting at the Library! Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. and nearby streets while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. After you read the book's first pages in the windows of the library, continue walking down Poyntz and look for the following pages in business windows. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library or the Downtown Manhattan office for a small prize. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc. This StoryWalk will be available from September 1-30.

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  4. Staycation Sunday - Flint Hills Discovery Center

    September 20, 2020, All Day @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    No need to travel far and wide to find the perfect vacation destination. We're offering 20% Off General Admission AND 20% Off in the FHDC Gift Store every Sunday now through September 27!* Soak up the last bit of summer by exploring the history, culture and science of the Flint Hills through our interactive and immersive exhibits.

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  5. StoryWalk Downtown

    September 20, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Go on a StoryWalk Downtown, starting at the Library! Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. and nearby streets while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. After you read the book's first pages in the windows of the library, continue walking down Poyntz and look for the following pages in business windows. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library or the Downtown Manhattan office for a small prize. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc. This StoryWalk will be available from September 1-30.

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  6. StoryWalk Downtown

    September 21, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Go on a StoryWalk Downtown, starting at the Library! Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. and nearby streets while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. After you read the book's first pages in the windows of the library, continue walking down Poyntz and look for the following pages in business windows. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library or the Downtown Manhattan office for a small prize. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc. This StoryWalk will be available from September 1-30.

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  7. StoryWalk Downtown

    September 22, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Go on a StoryWalk Downtown, starting at the Library! Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. and nearby streets while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. After you read the book's first pages in the windows of the library, continue walking down Poyntz and look for the following pages in business windows. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library or the Downtown Manhattan office for a small prize. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc. This StoryWalk will be available from September 1-30.

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  8. StoryWalk Downtown

    September 23, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Go on a StoryWalk Downtown, starting at the Library! Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. and nearby streets while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. After you read the book's first pages in the windows of the library, continue walking down Poyntz and look for the following pages in business windows. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library or the Downtown Manhattan office for a small prize. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc. This StoryWalk will be available from September 1-30.

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  9. Paws on the Patio

    September 23, 2020, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ AJ'S NY Pizzeria

    Join us at AJ's Pizzeria for our first Paws on the Patio 2020 AJ's Pizzeria has graciously offered their space for us to hang out with our adoptable dogs in another venue for you to meet your new furry best friend!! They also donate a percentage of their sales to our organization, so come have some great food and drinks while you meet our dogs every Wednesday from 6-9 pm. We will not be there if it is raining or bad weather.

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  10. StoryWalk Downtown

    September 24, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Go on a StoryWalk Downtown, starting at the Library! Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. and nearby streets while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. After you read the book's first pages in the windows of the library, continue walking down Poyntz and look for the following pages in business windows. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library or the Downtown Manhattan office for a small prize. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc. This StoryWalk will be available from September 1-30.

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  11. Collaboration Beer Dinner w/ Manhattan Brewing Company

    September 24, 2020, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Little Apple Brewing Company

    LABCo will be cooking and MBC will be brewing! Cost is $50 (excluding tax & gratuity). Reservation and ticket purchase are required. Seating will be limited with mandated RCHD protocols enforced. Tickets will go on sale Friday, September 11th, 2020. Menu ~ Holy Goat Camembert, rosemary, lemon, honey, crusty bread, MBC Lemon Saison ~Tasty Pale Ale Bratwurst, braised cabbage, Tasty Pale Ale mustard, MBC Tasty Pale Ale ~Crispy Duroc Pork Shank, sage spaetzle, pan gravy, chicaronnes, MBC German Pilsner ~Black Forest Cake, chocolate cherries, whipped cream, MBC Sweet Stout

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  12. 15th Annual Boy Scout Golf Classic

    September 25, 2020, 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM @ Stagg Hill Golf Course

    Meal and Awards presentation immediately following play.

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  13. StoryWalk Downtown

    September 25, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Go on a StoryWalk Downtown, starting at the Library! Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. and nearby streets while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. After you read the book's first pages in the windows of the library, continue walking down Poyntz and look for the following pages in business windows. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library or the Downtown Manhattan office for a small prize. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc. This StoryWalk will be available from September 1-30.

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  14. StoryWalk Downtown

    September 26, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Go on a StoryWalk Downtown, starting at the Library! Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. and nearby streets while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. After you read the book's first pages in the windows of the library, continue walking down Poyntz and look for the following pages in business windows. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library or the Downtown Manhattan office for a small prize. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc. This StoryWalk will be available from September 1-30.

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  15. Staycation Sunday - Flint Hills Discovery Center

    September 27, 2020, All Day @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    No need to travel far and wide to find the perfect vacation destination. We're offering 20% Off General Admission AND 20% Off in the FHDC Gift Store every Sunday now through September 27!* Soak up the last bit of summer by exploring the history, culture and science of the Flint Hills through our interactive and immersive exhibits.

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  16. StoryWalk Downtown

    September 27, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Go on a StoryWalk Downtown, starting at the Library! Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. and nearby streets while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. After you read the book's first pages in the windows of the library, continue walking down Poyntz and look for the following pages in business windows. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library or the Downtown Manhattan office for a small prize. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc. This StoryWalk will be available from September 1-30.

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  17. Open Hood Sunday

    September 27, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Midwest Dream Car Collection

    Wanna take a peek under the hood? The last Sunday of each month, we open select vehicle hoods during business hours so you can see what powers these automotive icons up close!

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  18. StoryWalk Downtown

    September 28, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Go on a StoryWalk Downtown, starting at the Library! Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. and nearby streets while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. After you read the book's first pages in the windows of the library, continue walking down Poyntz and look for the following pages in business windows. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library or the Downtown Manhattan office for a small prize. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc. This StoryWalk will be available from September 1-30.

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  19. StoryWalk Downtown

    September 29, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Go on a StoryWalk Downtown, starting at the Library! Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. and nearby streets while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. After you read the book's first pages in the windows of the library, continue walking down Poyntz and look for the following pages in business windows. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library or the Downtown Manhattan office for a small prize. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc. This StoryWalk will be available from September 1-30.

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  20. StoryWalk Downtown

    September 30, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Go on a StoryWalk Downtown, starting at the Library! Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. and nearby streets while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. After you read the book's first pages in the windows of the library, continue walking down Poyntz and look for the following pages in business windows. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library or the Downtown Manhattan office for a small prize. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc. This StoryWalk will be available from September 1-30.

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  21. Paws on the Patio

    September 30, 2020, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ AJ'S NY Pizzeria

    Join us at AJ's Pizzeria for our first Paws on the Patio 2020 AJ's Pizzeria has graciously offered their space for us to hang out with our adoptable dogs in another venue for you to meet your new furry best friend!! They also donate a percentage of their sales to our organization, so come have some great food and drinks while you meet our dogs every Wednesday from 6-9 pm. We will not be there if it is raining or bad weather.

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