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May 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - September 8, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Discover the genius of Leonardo da Vinci through interactive art, science, and engineering.
May 27, 2019 - September 2, 2019 @ Various attractions in Manhattan and Ft. Riley
Join Manhattan Parks and Recreation along with Ft. Riley MWR for a summer of fun in the sun! Pick up a passport and participate in one of the summer activities or events listed; the more you participate, the more chances you have to win prizes! There will be a community barbecue to celebrate the end of summer at City Park in September.
June 7, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Tallgrass Tales is a unique program that uses storytelling to connect the youngest residents of our community to the rich culture and ecology of the Flint Hills.
Youth ages 2-6 will enjoy a different story at each session and then participate in a simple activity designed to connect with the themes of the story.
June 7, 2019, 12:00 PM - 12:10 PM @ Blue Earth Plaza Splashpark
Enjoy a FREE 10 minute science demonstration from the Flint Hills Discovery Center education team while you picnic and splash at the Blue Earth Plaza.
June 7, 2019, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ City Park
Arts in the Park is our summer concert series that brings live music to you every Friday throughout the summer. For over 40 years, the Manhattan Parks and Recreation Department has sponsored, organized, and produced free weekly outdoor concerts for the Manhattan community. We offer a variety of musical genres. Shows start at 8pm at the Larry Norvell Band Shell in City Park unless otherwise noted.
June 7, 2019, 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ Fairmont Park
See and handle real spiders, then head out on a night walk with a headlamp to find, catch, and release wolf spiders. Creepy, crawly fun for the entire family! Two dates available.