Saturday, July 4, 2015



Upcoming Events

  • Week of Sunday, June 28, 2015

  • June 28, 2015
  • 12:00 am In the Dark @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Explore the natural evolutionary selective pressure that has caused plants and animals to adapt to ecosystems found in caves, deep sea, the forest at night and underground.

  • 11:00 am Jazz Brunch @ Bluestem Bistro

    Weekly on Sundays.

  • 2:00 pm Riley County Genealogical Society Lecture: “Czech Immigration to Cuba Kansas” by Glen F. Lojka @ Manhattan Public Library

    Lojka, a third generation Czech, was born on a farm near Cuba, Kansas. He attended a one room country school, attended college, earned a PhD and spent 45 years as a professor of higher education. Lojka traveled and studied in thirteen foreign countries.

    Lojka will speak about the settling of Cuba and the present day struggles this town and community is experiencing in trying to perpetuate its culture and heritage in a rapidly changing world.

    The program is free and open to the public.

  • 4:00 pm The Sky Parade Vaudeville Troupe in “The Show Must Go On” @ Manhattan Arts Center

    Join Dot the Mime, Korso the Curious, and Martika as they use magic, miming and danger in a wonderful way to entertain your entire family. The Sky Parade is a Vaudeville troupe based out of Kansas City. With roots in magic, mime, juggling and music, the Sky Parade’s goal is to bring the classic vaudeville style of performance back to the main stage with their own modern twist. Vaudeville is a type of entertainment that was popular during the early 20th century, consisting of acts ranging from comedic skits and dance, to live animals, magicians and more. Cost: $12 adults, $10 military and students, $6 children 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased by phone at 785-537-4420, online at manhattanarts.org or at the Manhattan Arts Center located at 1520 Poyntz Ave.  The Manhattan Arts Center box office is open Monday through Friday from noon-5 p.m.

  • 4:00 pm MAC TO PRESENT VAUDEVILLE TROUPE @ Manhattan Arts Center

    Manhattan Arts Center will present the Sky Parade Vaudeville Troupe in “The Show Must Go On.” Join Dot the Mime, Korso the Curious and Martika as they use magic, miming and danger to entertain your family. Sky Parade is a vaudeville troupe based in Kansas City. With roots in magic, mime, juggling and music, Sky Parade’s goal is to bring the classic vaudeville style of performance back to the main stage with a modern twist. This show is suitable for all ages. Adult tickets are $12, military and students $10 and children (12 years and under) $6. Tickets can be purchased by phone at 785-537-4420, online at http://www.manhattanarts.org or at the Manhattan Arts Center located at 1520 Poyntz Ave.  The Manhattan Arts Center box office is open Monday through Friday from noonto 5 p.m.

  • 6:00 pm Scott Senn, Jazz pianist @ della Voce
  • June 29, 2015
  • 12:00 am In the Dark @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Explore the natural evolutionary selective pressure that has caused plants and animals to adapt to ecosystems found in caves, deep sea, the forest at night and underground.

  • 7:30 am Adventure Camp: Cave-a-Thon @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Children can learn the “who,” “what,” “how” and “why” of caves. Day campers will learn who and what live in caves, how a cave is formed and why they are used. Children will make a cave diorama using clay and decorate it to make it look like a Flint Hills cave.

    Adventure Camp is limited to 24 students, grades K-2.

    For more information, please call 785-587-2726.

  • 9:30 am Move & Groove Toddler Storytime @ Manhattan Public Library

    Fun stories, action rhymes, and music to get toddlers moving and learning.

  • 11:00 am Baby rhyme time @ Manhattan Public Library

    Bouncy rhymes, nursery songs, short books, music, and baby sign language.

  • 4:05 pm Happy Hour 405 @ della Voce

    Featured tapas and drinks, only $4.05

  • June 30, 2015
  • 12:00 am In the Dark @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Explore the natural evolutionary selective pressure that has caused plants and animals to adapt to ecosystems found in caves, deep sea, the forest at night and underground.

  • 7:30 am Adventure Camp: Fire and Light @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Learn all the secrets of fire and light. Day campers will investigate how fire and light work, and where they are used around us every day.

    They will explore how Native Americans and early Kansas settlers used fire and light in their everyday lives as well as how we use them today. Children will get to make a bucket lantern and kaleidoscope.

    Adventure Camp is limited to 24 students, grades K-2.

    For more information, please call 785-587-2726.

  • 9:30 am Sing-A-Long with Mr. Steve @ Bluestem Bistro

    If you want to bring your kids in for a fun activity, come join us in our meeting room as our manager, Mr. Steve, plays silly kid’s songs!  Feel free to dance around with your child, or just watch as your children are entertained by Mr. Steve’s singing and story-reading.  Don’t forget to stop by our front counter and treat yourself to one of our yummy bakery items or an espresso drink!

  • 9:30 am Move & Groove Toddler Storytime @ Manhattan Public Library

    Fun stories, action rhymes, and music to get toddlers moving and learning.

  • 11:00 am Move & Groove Pre-K Storytime @ Manhattan Public Library

    Lively story and music session with great picture books, action songs, and dancing with scarves or a parachute.

  • 1:30 pm K-1st grade club @ Manhattan Public Library

    Agents of Adventure.

  • 2:00 pm Teen movie @ Manhattan Public Library

    Enjoy a free showing of The Maze Runner, rated PG-13, with popcorn donated by Carmike Cinemas.

  • 2:45 pm 2nd-3rd grade club @ Manhattan Public Library

    Guardians of the Library

  • 4:05 pm Happy Hour 405 @ della Voce

    Featured tapas and drinks, only $4.05

  • July 1, 2015
  • 12:00 am In the Dark @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Explore the natural evolutionary selective pressure that has caused plants and animals to adapt to ecosystems found in caves, deep sea, the forest at night and underground.

  • 10:00 am Storytime @ Bluestem Bistro
  • 1:30 pm K-1st grade club @ Manhattan Public Library

    Agents of Adventure.

  • 4:00 pm Farmer’s Market of Manhattan @ CiCo Park

    Featuring fresh, local homegrown, homemade or homespun products from local vendors through Oct. 31.

    EBT/SNAP now accepted at the market.

  • 4:05 pm Happy Hour 405 @ della Voce

    Featured tapas and drinks, only $4.05

  • 8:00 pm Trivia Smack Down @ Auntie Mae’s Parlor
  • July 2, 2015
  • 12:00 am In the Dark @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Explore the natural evolutionary selective pressure that has caused plants and animals to adapt to ecosystems found in caves, deep sea, the forest at night and underground.

  • 5:00 pm Thursday: Martini Night @ della Voce

    Our specialty martinis are $5 each.

  • July 3, 2015
  • 12:00 am In the Dark @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Explore the natural evolutionary selective pressure that has caused plants and animals to adapt to ecosystems found in caves, deep sea, the forest at night and underground.

  • 10:00 am Zoofari Tails @ Sunset Zoo

    Featuring stories about animals. Children’s librarians and zoo docents will read stories, followed by zoo staff showing animals and animal artifacts or leading tours to specific exhibits.

    Free admission for families attending the ZOOfari Tails program.

  • July 4, 2015
  • 12:00 am In the Dark @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Explore the natural evolutionary selective pressure that has caused plants and animals to adapt to ecosystems found in caves, deep sea, the forest at night and underground.

  • 12:00 am 144th Annual Wamego Independence Day Parade and Celebration

    Featuring the 41st Annual Walter P. Chrysler Car Show, Hot Wheels Races, the 30th Annual Kaw Valley Antique Engine, Truck and Tractor Club Show, and more.

    Fireworks at 10 p.m.

  • 7:30 am Solar Kiwanis Club of Manhattan Annual Pancake Feed Fundraiser @ Pottorf Hall

    Featuring pancakes, sausage, coffee, milk and orange juice. Eggs are extra. Cost: $6 adult, $3 children 12 and under. Net proceeds used to fund local youth charities/groups.

  • 8:00 am Downtown Farmers’ Market of Manhattan @ Dillard’s Parking Lot

    Featuring fresh, local homegrown, homemade or homespun products from local vendors through Oct. 31.

    EBT/SNAP now accepted at the market.

  • 9:00 am Kids Fitness Challenge @ Sunset Zoo

    Weekly activities designed to get kids active. Enjoy half price admission for the entire family after the activity.

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