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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (5)
  2. Calendar Overlay Community Events (3)
  3. Calendar Overlay Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts (2)
  4. Calendar Overlay For the Kids! (1)
  5. Calendar Overlay Recreational sports activities/events (1)
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Art Exhibits

  1. De Gaulle/Eisenhower: Alliance & Friendship in War and Peace

    September 23, 2019, 9:00 AM - February 2, 2020, 4:45 PM @ Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum & Boyhood Home

    General de Gaulle and General Eisenhower both belong to the common national heritage of their respective countries. Their work is a source of reflection and inspiration for today’s world. The Charles de Gaulle Foundation and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, in partnership with the Eisenhower Foundation, strive to promote and honor the legacies of the great leaders. Together these institutions collaborated with the Musée de l’Armée (French Army Museum) to present this exhibition. With the generous support of The First Alliance Foundation, the exhibition will contribute to strengthen the bonds between France and the United States.

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  2. CLOSED John Steuart Curry: The Cowboy Within

    September 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - March 21, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Best known for his depictions of Kansas, the American West also reveals itself as a significant subject in John Steuart Curry's work. Curry's earliest drawings reveal a boy under the spell of Western artists, e.g., Frederic Remington. Through 38 works, to include paintings and magazine illustrations, this exhibition explores Curry’s depictions of the West as a romantic and real environment.

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  3. 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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  4. The Columbian Artist Group Exhibit

    January 11, 2020 - February 15, 2020 @ Manhattan Arts Center

    The Columbian Artist Group is an organization of creative like minded individuals dedicated to Fostering the artistic growth and evolution of its members and promoting their talents.
    All MAC gallery exhibits are free and open to the public.

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  5. CLOSED APDesign Design Charrette

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

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Community Events

  1. Bring a Date to the Zoo

    February 1, 2020 - February 29, 2020 @ Sunset Zoo

    Enjoy the zoo this winter with limited hours. Bring a date to the zoo this February- buy one adult admission and get one free.

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  2. Manhattan Town Center Community Fair

    February 1, 2020, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Manhattan Town Center

    Area non-profit agencies will be set up throughout the mall. Located in the heart of downtown, Manhattan Town Center has been the cornerstone of Manhattan life since 1987.

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  3. Valentine's Workshop

    February 1, 2020, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    All the supplies you need to create the perfect Valentines for friends and loved ones, plus snacks to fuel your creativity. Reservations are not required but children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Live Music: Randall King with Tristan Marez

    February 1, 2020, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ The Hat

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  2. Wayne Goins & Friends

    February 1, 2020, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center

    Featuring Wayne Goins on guitar and KC jazz stars Charles Williams (piano), Steve Rigazzi (bass), Zac Morrow (drums), Craig Treinen (saxophone), and vocalist Kelley Gant.

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For the Kids!

  1. CANCELLED THROUGH MARCH 30 Teen Literary Zone

    January 10, 2020 - May 1, 2020

    Teens 7th-12th Grade: Do you want to have your writing or artwork published in a short zine? We're starting a literary art zine! For our first year, each issue will have a seasonal theme. We'll accept any form of writing or art, including things like: poems, essays, comics, photography, scans of 2-d art, or photos of 30D art, or anything outside the box that you can create. The deadline to submit work for the summer issue is May 1, 2020. Submit digital files by emailing them to ya@mhklibrary.org.

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Recreational sports activities/events

  1. 14th Annual Hot Shot Basketball

    February 1, 2020, 12:01 AM @ Peace Memorial City Auditorium

    See if you’re a Hot Shot when you shoot from hot spots during this free event at City Auditorium. 3rd through 8th grade boys and girls. Registration begins 15 minutes prior to start time.

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Special Events

  1. CLOSED THROUGH MARCH 30 American Adventure

    January 25, 2020, 10:00 AM - May 10, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Settlers landed on American soil in 1607 unacquainted to the challenges they would face to build new lives. In this interactive exhibit, visitors take on colonist's life where choices made determine your fate. If you're lucky, you just might survive the year.

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