Events calendar for June 21-28


Talk 20 MHK

June 22, 2017, 7 p.m.  at Manhattan Public Library
Eight Manhattan community members will each give an eight minute presentation on various topics to inspire positive social change within the community.

Kicker Country Stampede

June 22-24, 2017 at Tuttle Creek State Park
A three-day country music festival featuring artists Big & Rich, Old Dominion, Chris Stapleton, Alan Jackson and Thomas Rhett among many others.

Arts in the Park: Not A Planet

June 23, 2017, 8 p.m.  –  10 p.m. at Larry Norvell Band Shell in Manhattan City Park
This Kansas City-based band is the featured act for this week’s installment of Arts in the Park.

Zoofari Tails Storytime

June 23, 2017, 10 a.m.  –  noon at Sunset Zoo
Zoofari features frog and salamander stories presented by Sunset Zoo staff. Children can also explore animal artifacts such as furs, feathers and skulls.

History of the Big Red One

June 25, 2017, 2 p.m.  –  3:30 p.m. at the Manhattan Public Library
This event will feature history of the 1st Infantry Division, also known as the Big Red One, from Robert Smith, director of the Fort Riley Museum. This specific division of the United States Army turned 100 years old this month.