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  1. Be the Dinosaur Exhibit

    May 12, 2018 - September 3, 2018 @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Be the Dinosaur is a groundbreaking fusion of state-of-the-art video game technology and traditional exhibits, featuring full-size dinosaur bones, a paleontology field station, a Safari Jeep, and more!

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  2. Wildcat Week

    August 26, 2018, 9:30 AM - September 1, 2018, 5:00 PM

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

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  3. Science on Tap

    August 29, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    A monthly gathering at Manhattan's Tallgrass Tap House hosted by Sunset Zoo, featuring public discussion on engaging science topics.

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  1. Food and Farm Council Meeting

    August 20, 2018, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Family and Child Resource Center, 2101 Claflin Road

    The purpose of the Food and Farm Council is to advocate for and sustain an accessible, healthy, and local food system. The Food and Farm Council of Riley County and the City of Manhattan, Kansas envisions a local food system that supports healthy living in our community. To accomplish this the Council must: •Identify and prioritize needs and make recommendations that promote, support, and strengthen access to local, healthy, safe, affordable food •Educate and advise the City/County Commissions on local food system needs •Provide a forum for people involved in different parts of the local food system and local government officials for fostering collaborative coordinated actions to improve our local food system

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  2. Riley County Law Board Meeting

    August 20, 2018, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ City Hall, City Commission Meeting Room

    The Law Board is responsible for the enforcement of law and the providing of police protection and is authorized (in part) to: Appoint and establish the salary and compensation of the Director; Authorize and provide for the appointment of all other personnel; Hear and affirm or revoke the suspension or dismissal of law enforcement officers; Establish salaries for personnel; Authorize the acquisition of equipment and supplies necessary to operate the department; Adopt an annual budget and certify same to the Riley County Board of County Commissioners; Enter into contracts; Adopt rules and regulations necessary for the operation of the Department; and perform other duties as provided by law.

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  3. Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board

    August 20, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ City Hall, City Commission Meeting Room

    The Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board was created in March 1976, through an interlocal agreement between the Manhattan City Commission and the Riley County Commission, to provide for coordinated planning within a jurisdictional area called the Manhattan Urban Area, which includes the Manhattan city limits and the surrounding urbanizing area.

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  4. Briefing/Discussion Session

    August 21, 2018, 5:30 PM @ City Hall, City Commission Room

    Discussion/Briefing Session

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  5. City Commission Meeting

    August 21, 2018, 7:00 PM @ City Hall, City Commission Room

    The governing and legislative body of the city is the City Commission, comprised of five commissioners who are elected at-large on a non-partisan basis. The commission determines all matters of policy and approves all city ordinances and resolutions, as well as adopts the annual city budget.

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  6. Intergovernmental Luncheon

    August 27, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Holiday Inn at the Campus, Landon Meeting Room

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  7. Historic Resources Board

    August 27, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ City Hall, City Commission Meeting Room

    The purpose of the Historic Resources Board is to encourage the preservation, restoration and rehabilitation of historic properties within the city through the designation of Historic Sites, Structures and Districts, as per Ordinance No. 6065.

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  8. City Commission Work Session

    August 28, 2018, 5:30 PM @ City Hall, City Commission Room

    City Commission Work Session

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Special Event Permits

  1. FUMC Welcome Back Sunday Event

    August 26, 2018, 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ 6th St. between Poyntz and Humboldt

    A special event permit has been issued to First United Methodist Church Welcome Back Sunday Event on Sunday August 26th, 2018. The event will be located 6th street between Poyntz Ave and Humboldt St. The permit is valid beginning at 7:00 am and will expire at noon. For more information please call 785-577-6183.

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