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Budget Calendar

  1. Second Reading of 2017 Budget Ordinance

    September 6, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Events

  1. Amazing Dinosaurs!

    May 14, 2016, 10:00 AM - September 11, 2016, 5:00 PM

    Making its world premiere at the Flint Hills Discovery Center, Amazing Dinosaurs! is an engaging adventure in discovering some of the most wondrous creatures that ever lived. Touch real dinosaur teeth and bones, explore their habitat, stand in their tracks and even dress up as a dinosaur yourself. Amazing Dinosaurs! will amaze all ages and provide a new way to explore dinosaurs like never before.

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  2. Wildcat Week

    August 28, 2016 - September 3, 2016 @ Sunset Zoo & Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Kick off the start of another Wildcat football season with Sunset Zoo and the Flint Hills Discovery Center! Photo courtesy of K-State Athletics.

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  3. Movies on the Grass at Sunset Zoo

    September 1, 2016, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Join us for a free screening of LANDFILL HARMONIC as part of this outdoor movie series.

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  4. Tallgrass Tales, How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night? By Jane Yollen

    September 2, 2016, 10:30 AM - 11:30 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. Each session is the first Friday of the month and features a different story supported by themed programming. This is a free program and registration is not required.

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  5. Grandparents' and Animal Enrichment Day at Sunset Zoo

    September 4, 2016, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    Grandparents receive free admission with a paid child's admission. And learn how keepers use enrichment to ensure our animal collection is active and healthy.

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  6. Preschoolers in the Flint Hills: Map Me

    September 6, 2016, 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Preschool-age children begin discovering the wonders of the Flint Hills where they live, but look beyond the city limits in their exploration. Every session includes a story time, snack and themed craft or activity FHDC members: $7 Non-members: $9 To pre-register, please visit www.flinthillsdiscovery.org or call 785.587.2726.

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  7. Family Day

    September 11, 2016, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Visit the Flint Hills Discovery Center for free with your family! Visit www.flinthillsdiscovery.org or call 785.587.2726 for more information.

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  8. Go See It! Flashes of History: The Photography of Otto Kratzer

    September 15, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Come learn the fascinating story of Otto Kratzer whose photographs showcase life in Wabaunsee County nearly a century ago. Learn about the Kratzer Bros. Mercantile store and the heroic efforts to preserve both the store and the Krazter photograph and film collection. Greg Hoots is an author, historian, and member of the Wabaunsee County Historical Society Board of Directors. He curated In Focus: The Photography and Film of Otto Kratzer which exhibited at The Volland Store. Featured speakers highlight places to visit in the Flint Hills and provide tips on how to pursue an adventure on your own! Go See It! lectures are free and open to the public. For more information, please call 785.587.2726 or visit www.flinthillsdiscovery.org.

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  9. Preschoolers in the Flint Hills: Wiggly, Giggly, Worms

    September 20, 2016, 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Preschool-age children begin discovering the wonders of the Flint Hills where they live, but look beyond the city limits in their exploration. Every session includes a story time, snack and themed craft or activity FHDC members: $7 Non-members: $9 To pre-register, please visit www.flinthillsdiscovery.org or call 785.587.2726.

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  10. Sunset Zoo's Science on Tap

    September 21, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Free, interactive program starts at 7 p.m. Arrive early to grab dinner and drinks. Features a public discussion on engaging science topics.

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  11. Adventure Camps, Prairie Pioneers, K-2nd

    September 23, 2016, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Spend the day experiencing how early Kansas pioneers accomplished everyday tasks in their new prairie homes. Campers will create their own homemade items every family needs, a lantern to light their home and a quill pen for writing letters to their friends and family "back home" and more! Adventure Camp is a unique program offered at both the Flint Hills Discovery Center and Sunset Zoo throughout the school year. The age of the child attending determines the camp location when offered at both sites. Children may be dropped off as early as 7:30 a.m. each session in which they are enrolled. Pick up for half-day registration is between 12:00 p.m. and 12:15 p.m., and pick up for full-day registration is between 5:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Day registrants must bring their own sack lunch. Full-day session: FHDC members: $22, non-members: $25 Half-day session: FHDC members: $13, non-members: $15 To pre-register, please visit www.flinthillsdiscovery.org or call 785.587.2726.

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  12. Going Home: Hidden Histories of the Flint Hills

    September 24, 2016, 10:00 AM - January 8, 2017, 5:00 PM

    Laura Ingalls Wilder once said, "Home is the nicest word there is." What is your town or home is no longer there? Explore hidden places in the Flint Hills and tell us about what "going home" means to you. This exhibit features the work of Kansas State University students.

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  13. Going Home: Hidden Histories of the Flint Hills Opens

    September 24, 2016, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Laura Ingalls Wilder once said, "Home is the nicest word there is." However, what if your town or home is no longer there? Explore hidden places in the Flint Hills and tell us all about what 'Going Home' means to you. There will be many interactives within the exhibit, including a map to help locate lost town in the Flint Hills, iPad stations with stories of communities, a place for visitors to record their memories, a children’s area and more. This exhibition represents the work of undergraduate students over the past several years working with faculty in the Chapman Center for Rural Studies at KSU, and made possible by an estate gift from Mr. Mark Chapman. The stories, images, sounds and even the exhibit films were written, discovered and shot by an amazing and talented group of young scholars who care deeply about the Flint Hills. The exhibition opens Saturday, September 24 at 10 a.m. to the public. FHDC members receive a sneak preview on Friday, September 23, 5:30-7 p.m. For more i

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  14. Family Outdoor Adventure Night

    September 24, 2016, 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Wildcat County Park

    Get your dose of outdoor fun with an evening around the campfire at Family Outdoor Adventure Night! Enjoy a delicious foil dinner buffet, storytelling, games, archery, owl encounters, crafts and more. Meet at the Wildcat County Park parking lot on West 62nd Ave. Pre-registration is required. Dinner entree included in price. Please bring flashlights and bug spray. Youth & adult FHDC members - $8 Youth & adult non-members - $10 Under 2 - FREE To pre-register, please visit www.flinthillsdiscovery.org or call 785.587.2726.

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  15. Family Fun Day

    September 25, 2016, 5:30 PM - 8:15 PM

    Enjoy a Sunday evening in the park with family activities! Carnival games, bubble mania machine, bounce house, karaoke, face painting and other activities. Little Apple Disc Golf Club, Manhattan Fire Department and Riley County Police Department will be on hand to talk with families. Free hot dogs and hamburgers. Live music at the Larry Norvell Band Shell starts at 7:30pm. Free event promoting family fun!

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Meetings

  1. Arts & Humanities Board Meeting

    September 1, 2016, 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

    Arts & Humanities Advisory Board, 11:45 a.m., Commission Room, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave.

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  2. Historic Resources Board Meeting

    September 1, 2016, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Historic Resources Board, 4 p.m., Commission Room, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave.

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  3. Human Rights and Services Board Meeting

    September 1, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Human Rights and Services Board, 7:00 PM, Commission Room, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz

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  4. City Offices Closed

    September 5, 2016, All Day

    City offices closed in observance of Labor Day

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  5. Briefing/Discussion Session

    September 6, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Briefing/Discussion Session, 5:30 p.m., Commission Room, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave.

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  6. City Commission Meeting

    September 6, 2016, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    City Commission Meeting, 7 p.m., Commission Room, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave.

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  7. Flint Hills MPO Technical Advisory Committee Meeting

    September 7, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Flint Hills MPO Technical Advisory Committee, 1 p.m., Commission Room, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave.

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  8. Partner City Advisory Committee Meeting

    September 7, 2016, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Partner City Advisory Committee, 4 p.m., Harmon Room, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave.

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  9. Special Alcohol Fund Advisory Committee Meeting

    September 7, 2016, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Special Alcohol Fund Advisory Committee Meeting, 6 p.m., Harmon Room, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave.

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  10. Social Services Advisory Board Meeting

    September 7, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Social Services Advisory Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m., City Commission Room, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave.

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  11. Douglass Community Center Advisory Board Meeting

    September 8, 2016, 5:45 PM

    Douglass Community Center Advisory Board, 5:45 p.m., King Room, Douglass Community Center Annex, 901 Yuma St.

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  12. Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board

    September 8, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board, 7:00 p.m., City Hall, City Commission Room, 1101 Poyntz Ave.

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  13. Coffee and Conversation with League of Women Voters

    September 10, 2016, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Coffee and Conversation with League of Women Voters, 9:30 a.m., College Avenue United Methodist Church, 1609 College Ave.

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  14. Airport Advisory Board Meeting

    September 12, 2016, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Airport Advisory Board, 11 a.m., Commission Room, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave.

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  15. Flint Hills Discovery Center Advisory Board Meeting

    September 12, 2016, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Flint Hills Discovery Center Advisory Board, 4 p.m., FHDC Conference Room, 315 S. Third St.

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  16. Joint Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and County Park Board Meeting

    September 13, 2016, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Business Meeting, 5 p.m., Clover Room, Pottorf Hall, 1718 Cedar Crest Dr. Followed by Joint Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and County Park Board Meeting, 6 p.m.

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  17. Board of Zoning Appeals

    September 14, 2016, 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

    Board of Zoning Appeals, 7:00 p.m., City Commission Room, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave.

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  18. Denison and Marlatt Avenue Improvements Public Meeting

    September 14, 2016, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Denison and Marlatt Avenue Improvements Public Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Headquarters Fire Station, 2000 Denison Ave.

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  19. Cemetery Advisory Board Meeting

    September 15, 2016, 4:00 PM

    Cemetery Advisory Board, 4 p.m., Parks and Recreation Conference Room, 1101 Poyntz Ave.

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  20. Joint City/Riley County/Pottawatomie County Commissions Meeting

    September 15, 2016, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Joint City/County/County Meeting, 4 p.m., Commission Room, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave.

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  21. Street Maintenance Sales Tax Open House

    September 15, 2016, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Street Maintenance Sales Tax Open House, 6 p.m., Headquarters Fire Station, Auditorium, 2000 Denison Ave.

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  22. Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee Meeting

    September 16, 2016, 9:00 AM

    Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, 9 a.m., Commission Room, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave.

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  23. Riley County Law Board Meeting

    September 19, 2016, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Riley County Law Board, 12 p.m., Commission Room, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave.

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  24. Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board

    September 19, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board, 7:00 p.m., City Hall, City Commission Room, 1101 Poyntz Ave.

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  25. Briefing/Discussion Session

    September 20, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Briefing/Discussion Session, 5:30 p.m., Commission Room, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave.

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  26. City Commission Meeting

    September 20, 2016, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    City Commission Meeting, 7 p.m., Commission Room, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave.

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  27. Flint Hills MPO Policy Board Meeting

    September 21, 2016, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Flint Hills MPO Policy Board, 3:30 p.m., Commission Room, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave.

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  28. Flint Hills Regional Transit Administration Meeting

    September 21, 2016, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Flint Hills Regional Transit Administration, 4:30 p.m., Commission Room, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave.

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  29. Intergovernmental Luncheon Meeting

    September 26, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Intergovernmental Luncheon, 12 p.m., Landon Room, Holiday Inn at the Campus, 1641 Anderson Ave.

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  30. Historic Resources Board Meeting

    September 26, 2016, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Historic Resources Board, 4 p.m., Commission Room, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave.

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  31. City Commission Work Session

    September 27, 2016, 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM

    City Commission Work Session, 5:30 p.m., Commission Room, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave.

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  32. Street Maintenance Sales Tax Open House

    September 29, 2016, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Street Maintenance Sales Tax Open House, 6 p.m., Commission Room, City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave.

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