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RCHS Calendar

Past Events: Exclude

March 2011
Date Event Time Location
03/15/11 The Ides of March   Everywhere
03/24/11 Spring Social 2:00pm Museum
May 2011
Date Event Time Location
05/17/11 Kansas 150 Lunch Time Lecture 12:00 noon Riley County Historical Museum 2309 Claflin
June 2011
Date Event Time Location
06/01/11 RCHS Board Meeting 11:45 a.m. Riley County Museum
06/02/11
06/04/11
Kansas State Preservation Conference   Topeka, Ks
06/02/11 Kansas Preservation Alliance Awards Banquet   Topeka, Kansas
06/09/11 Kansas 150 Lecture Series 7 p.m. Manhattan Public Library
06/11/11 Symphony of the Flint Hills 1 p.m. - Midnight Wabaunsee County
06/17/11
06/18/11
Juneteenth 10 a.m. to Dark Manhattan City Park
July 2011
Date Event Time Location
07/12/11 KS 150 Lunch Time Lecture - The Purcells 12:00 Noon Riley County Historical Museum 2309 Claflin
August 2011
Date Event Time Location
08/01/11
08/21/11
KS 150 Exhibit- Manhattan Coin Club Open during Mall open hours (by fountain) Manhattan Town Center Mall
08/13/11 Historic Sites Review Board TBD Topeka, Kansas
08/25/11 KS Look Back Lecture - Michael Halleran 7:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Ave
September 2011
Date Event Time Location
09/07/11 RCHS Board of Directors Meeting 11:45 a.m. Museum
09/13/11 KS 150 Lunch Time Lecture: The Poole Family noon RCHM, 2309 Claflin
09/27/11 Open House 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Goodnow House(2301 Claflin)Wolf House (630 Fremont
October 2011
Date Event Time Location
10/06/11 Kansas 150 Look Back Lecture 7:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Ave Manhattan
10/08/11 Kansas 150 Wichita Event Parade 11:00 a.m.; Fair Noon Wichita, Kansas
10/11/11 Quarterly Dinner Meeting 6:30 p.m. for dinner; ca. 7:15 p.m. for program Riley County Senior Service Center (Manhattan)
November 2011
Date Event Time Location
11/15/11 KS 150 Lunch Bag Lecture Noon Riley County Historical Museum 2309 Claflin
11/30/11 KS 150 Look Back Lecture 7:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library 629 Poyntz Manhattan
March 2012
Date Event Time Location
03/01/12 Historic Summit 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Manhattan City Hall Commission Room
April 2012
Date Event Time Location
04/17/12 RCHS Quarterly Dinner meeting 6:30 p.m. dinner- res. req. 7:15 program no res. Nelson's Landing Leonardville, Kansas
04/27/12 Retirement Reception in honor of Barbara Poresky 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. remarks at 3:30 p.m. Riley County Museum 2309 Claflin
04/29/12 Wolf House Open House 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wolf House Museum 630 Fremont
May 2012
Date Event Time Location
05/03/12 Get Arount 2 It 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Blue Earth Plaza, 3rd and Pierre, Manhattan
05/08/12
05/20/12
Manhattan History Day Exhibits Regular Museum hours 2309 Claflin
September 2012
Date Event Time Location
09/09/12 Forces Exhibit special opening for RCHS Members 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Flint Hills Discovery Center
09/11/12 Forces Exhibit Author Day 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library, Groesbeck Room
09/13/12 Downtown Manhattan Walking Tour 6:00 p.m. meet at Courthouse Plaza
09/22/12 Flint Hills Discovery Center Free Family Day 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 S. 3rd Manhattan
09/23/12 Hurrah, Frei Kansas! program 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library
09/30/12 Kansas State University Walking Tour 2:00 p.m. Meet at Anderson Hall on KSU Campus
October 2012
Date Event Time Location
10/12/12 Fort Riley Walking Tour 1:00 p.m. Meet at the U.S. Cavalry Museum
10/14/12 Sunset Cemetery Tour 1:30 p.m. Meet at the Sunset Cemeter front gate
10/14/12 Discovery Lecture- Marla Day 5:30 pm. Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 S. 3rd,Manhattan
10/28/12 Discovery Lecture- Kevin Olson 5:30 p.m. Flint Hills Discovery Center,315 S. 3rd, Manhattan
10/29/12 Book Signing- Kevin Olson 7:00 p.m. with remarks at 7:15 p.m. Riley County Historical Museum 2309 Claflin
November 2012
Date Event Time Location
11/18/12 Discovery Lecture- Jane Marshall 5:30 p.m. Flint Hills Discovery Center
January 2013
Date Event Time Location
01/24/13 Quarterly dinner and musical program 6:30 p.m. Pottorf Hall, CICO Park, Manhattan, Kansas
February 2013
Date Event Time Location
02/14/13
02/17/13
KSU 150 Kickoff Weekend February 14 - 17 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Ahearn Field House, KSU Campus
02/20/13 KSU 150 Brown Bag Lunch and Lecture Feb. 20 Noon Beach Museum of Art, UMB Theater
02/27/13 KSU 150 Brown Bag Lunch and Lecture Feb. 27 noon to 1:00 p.m. KSU Hale Library Hemisphere Room (5th Floor)
March 2013
Date Event Time Location
03/06/13 KSU 150 Brown Bag Lunch and Lecture March 6 noon to 1:00 p.m. KSU Beach Museum of Art -- UMB Theater
03/13/13 KSU 150 Brown Bag Lunch and Lecture March 13 noon to 1:00 p.m. K-State Student Union -- Flinthills Room
April 2013
Date Event Time Location
04/03/13 KSU 150 Brown Bag lunch and lecture April 3 Noon to 1:00 p.m. 5th floor, Hale Library, KSU
04/10/13 KSU 150 Brown Bag Lunch and Lecture April 10 noon to 1:00 p.m. KSU Union Big 12 Room
04/13/13 New Johnny Kaw Book Program 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library
04/17/13 KSU 150 Brown Bag Lunch and Lecture April 17 noon to 1:00 p.m. KSU Student Union Flint Hills Room
04/24/13 KSU 150 Brown Bag Lunch and Lecture April 24 noon to 1:00 p.m. 5th floor, Hale Library, KSU
04/26/13 KSU 150 Trolly Tour with UFM 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. www.tryufm.org
May 2013
Date Event Time Location
05/25/13 Oregon Trail-A-Thon 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Register at Rock Creek Valley Museum, Westmoreland
05/29/13 KSU 150 Sunset Cemetery tour 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. Sunset Cemetery, meet at the front gate.
June 2013
Date Event Time Location
06/05/13
06/19/13
Osher class: The Great Flood of '51 2 to 4 p.m. June 5, 12, and 19 Meadowlark Hills Community Room
06/24/13
07/09/13
Americans by Choice exhbit at Town Center Mall exhibit open mall hours through July 9 Manhattan Town Center Mall
06/27/13 Americans By Choice Brown Bag Discussion Noon to 1:00 p.m. Riley County Museum 2309 Claflin
July 2013
Date Event Time Location
07/08/13
07/22/13
Osher Class: The Coming of the Civil War 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 8, 15, and 22 Meadowlark Hills Community Room
07/13/13 Little Apple Music Festival and the Log Cabin 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Pioneer Log Cabin in City Park
07/18/13 RCHS Quarterly Dinner Meeting 6:30 p.m. dinner, ca. 7:15 p.m. program St.Thomas More Church Utopia Room
07/20/13 Sunset Cemetery tour- Civil War Soldiers 10:30 a.m. meet at front gate Sunset Cemetery, Manhattan
August 2013
Date Event Time Location
08/07/13 K-State 150 brown bag lunch and lecture noon to 1:00 p.m. K-State Student Union – Flint Hills Room
08/14/13 K-State 150 brown bag lunch and lecture noon to 1:00 p.m. K-State Student Union – Big 12 Room
08/21/13 K-State 150 brown bag lunch and lecture noon to 1:00 p.m. K-State Student Union – Flint Hills Room
08/28/13 K-State 150 brown bag lunch and lecture noon to 1:00 K-State Student Union – Big 12 Room
September 2013
Date Event Time Location
09/05/13 Root Cellar Ruminations brownbag noon to 1:00 p.m. Riley Co. Museum 2309 Claflin Manhattan
09/07/13 Kevin Olson talk at Kansas Book Festival - Topeka 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Kansas State Capitol Building, 300 SW 10th, Topeka
09/07/13 UFM Northeast Riley County Cemetery Driving Tour 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Riley County Genealogical Society 2005 Claflin
09/12/13 Hope Amid Hardship program and book signing 7:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Manhattan
09/21/13 UFM Northwest Riley County Cemetery Driving Tour 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Riley County Genealogical Society 2005 Claflin
October 2013
Date Event Time Location
10/05/13 UFM Central Riley County Cemeteries Driving Tour 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Riley County Genealogical Society 2005 Claflin
10/13/13 RCGS Program and 50th Celebration 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library
10/13/13 Wolf House Re-Opening Celebration 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 630 Fremont
10/19/13 UFM Southern Riley County Cemeteries Driving Tour 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Riley County Genealogical Society 2005 Claflin
10/24/13 K-State 150 Trolley Tour 10 to 12 or 2 to 4 Riley County Historical Museum 2309 Claflin
10/24/13 Great Plains Radio Symposium at K-State lunch 11:30 - 1:00; Symposium 1 to 5 lunch at KSU Alumni Center; Symposium Hale Library
10/24/13 Boyd Lecture:Wildcats, Newspapers and Mulberry Pie 10:30 a.m. KSU Alumni Center Ballroom
10/29/13 RCHS Annual Dinner Meeting 6:30 dinner (reservation) c. 7:15 program (open) Pottoff Hall in Cico Park
November 2013
Date Event Time Location
11/10/13 Rocky Ford School Sneak Peek 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. corner Barnes Rd and Tuttle Creek Blvd
January 2014
Date Event Time Location
01/17/14 Isaac Goodnow's Birthday Party! 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Riley County Museum 2309 Claflin Manhattan
01/23/14 RCHS Quarterly Dinner Meeting Dinner 6:30 p.m. Program ca. 7:15 p.m.
April 2014
Date Event Time Location
04/15/14 RCHS Quarterly Dinner Meeting Dinner 6:30 p.m. Program ca. 7:15 p.m. Pottorf Hall in CiCo Park, Manhattan
04/26/14 Rocky Ford School Open House 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 1969 Barnes Road (Barnes Rd and Tuttle Creek Blvd)
May 2014
Date Event Time Location
05/17/14
05/23/14
Mid Century Moderne exhibit at KSU Union 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday Kemper Gallery, 1st floor, KSU Union
05/22/14 Manhattan Historic Summit 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. City Commission Room, Manhattan City Hall
05/22/14 Long's Park Dedication 3:30 p.m. Long's Park, 17th and Colorado
05/23/14 David Dary Book Signing 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Flint Hills Discovery Center
June 2014
Date Event Time Location
06/20/14
06/21/14
Manhattan Juneteenth Friday 6/20 7:00 p.m. Sat. 6/21 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 Manhattan City Park
July 2014
Date Event Time Location
07/01/14
08/08/14
K-State Student Union World War II exhibit open 8 to 5 Monday - Friday William Kemper Gallery in the KSU Student Union
07/08/14 RCHS Quarterly Dinner Meeting Dinner 6:30 p.m.(reservation), Program 7:00 p.m. Pottorf Hall, CiCo Park, 1710 Avery Manhattan, KS
September 2014
Date Event Time Location
09/28/14 Forces II Downtown Walking Tour 2:00 p.m. meet in the Courthouse Plaza 5th and Poyntz
October 2014
Date Event Time Location
10/05/14 Forces II Sunset Cemetery Tour 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Sunset Cemetery, meet in back by tower
10/12/14 RCHS Centennial Celebration 7:00 p.m. Pottorf Hall in CiCo Park
10/16/14 Forces II Lecture- Lowell May 7:00 p.m. Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 S. Third
10/18/14 Forces II Military Vehicle Display 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 S. Third
November 2014
Date Event Time Location
11/06/14 Forces II Lecture- Brent Maner 7:00 p.m. Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 S. Third
11/08/14 Forces II KSU Nuclear Reactor Tour 2:00 p.m. Ward Hall, Kansas State University
December 2014
Date Event Time Location
12/11/14 Forces 2 Lecture- December 11 7:00 p.m. Flint Hills Discovery Center
January 2015
Date Event Time Location
01/03/15
02/01/15
Flint Hills Forces II Exhibit Closes Feb. 1 M-W 10 to 5; Th. 10 - 8; Fri/Sat 10-5; Sun 12 - 5. Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 S. 3rd Manhattan
01/08/15 Flint Hills Forces 2 Lecture- Marla Day 7:00 p.m. Flint Hills Discovery Center 315 S. Third Street
01/25/15 Wolf House Open House in Honor of Edna Williams 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (remarks 2:30 and 3:30) Wolf House Museum 630 Fremont Manhattan, KS
01/29/15 Flint Hills Forces 2 Lecture- Marshall 7:00 p.m. Flint Hills Discovery Center 315 S. Third Street
February 2015
Date Event Time Location
02/21/15 FHDC- Meet the Author- Roy Bird 1:00 to 3:00; remarks at 1:00 and 2:00 Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 S. 3rd Manhattan
March 2015
Date Event Time Location
03/08/15 Riley City Library Program by Cheryl Collins 2:00 p.m. doors open, 2:30 talk Riley City Library, 115 S. Broadway Street, Riley
03/14/15 FHDC-Meet the Author- Sherrill Sparks 1:00 and 2:00 speak, book signing 1 to 3 Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 S. 3rd Manhattan
03/23/15
04/06/15
Osher Institute Class on Bleeding Kansas 2 to 4 p.m. at the Manhattan Arts Center
03/25/15
04/08/15
Osher Institute Class on the Kaw Nation 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Meadowlark Community Room, 2121 Meadowlark Rd
03/29/15 The 1924 Monarchs Baseball Team Visits Manhattan 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Avenue
April 2015
Date Event Time Location
04/09/15 Bells Across the Nation 2:15 p.m. through 2:19 p.m. Riley County Historical Museum & Rocky Ford School
04/19/15 RCGS Program on Orphan Trains 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library
04/22/15 K-State Collegium “A Song of Liberty” Program 6:45 p.m. lecture, 7:30 p.m. program
04/23/15 Military Trail Marker # 1 Dedication 1:00 p.m. East entrance of the Manhattan Town Center
May 2015
Date Event Time Location
05/02/15
05/03/15
Kansas Sampler at Wamego May 2 & 3 Saturday May 2 10 - 5, Sunday May 3 10 - 4 Wamego City Park
05/06/15 Riley County Historical Society quarterly dinner dinner 6:30 p.m. program ca. 7:15 p.m. Blue Hills Room 2317 Tuttle Creek Blvd Manhattan
05/08/15 Oscher Trip to Westport Civil War Battlefield 8:00 to 5:30 p.m.(approximately) west parking lot of Manhattan Town Center Dillards
05/09/15 City Park May 9 11 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. City Park
05/31/15 RCGS program- Black History in Kansas 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library 629 Poyntz Manhattan
June 2015
Date Event Time Location
06/19/15 Osher Trip- K.C. World War I Museum/Kaufman Center Leave 7:40 a.m. return ca. 6:15 p.m. Manhattan Town Center- Dillards west lot
06/28/15 RCGS program- Czech Immigration to Cuba, Kansas 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library 629 Poyntz Manhattan
06/29/15
07/31/15
Goodnow House Closes for Interior Work   2301 Claflin
July 2015
Date Event Time Location
07/24/15 Oscher Trip- Concordia WWII Camp&Orphan Train Leave Manhattan 8:30 a.m. return MHK ca. 5:00 p.m. Trip to Concordia, Kansas
07/26/15 RCGS Program- Pawnee Sacred Places 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library 629 Poyntz Ave
August 2015
Date Event Time Location
08/15/15 HASFR Ice Cream Social 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Historic Custer House on Fort Riley
08/24/15 HASFR Historical Chat - Libbie Custer 6:30 p.m. Fort RileyMain Post Chapel (enter Barry Ave doors)
08/30/15 RCGS Program- The Many Faces of the KS Civil War 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library 629 Poyntz Ave
September 2015
Date Event Time Location
09/03/15
09/04/15
Purple Power Play in the Park at the Log Cabin 5:00 to 9:00 Thursday and Friday Manhattan City Park
09/10/15 MRCPA Annual Meeting- Long Oil Company program 7:00 p.m. Manhattan Union Pacific Depot
09/20/15 Mother Bickerdyke Appears in Manhattan Sept.20 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Ave
09/26/15 Smithsonian Museum Day Live at Goodnow House Saturday 2:00 to 5:00 p.m Goodnow House State Historic Site
09/26/15 6oth Diamond Jubilee- Peace Memorial Auditorium 4:00 p.m. 1101 Poyntz, Manhattan City Hall
October 2015
Date Event Time Location
10/07/15
10/08/15
Kansas Preservation Conference in Manhattan Wed. Oct 7 through Thurs. Oct. 8 Manhattan, Kansas
10/11/15 Rocky Ford School Open House 2:00 to 4:00; program at 3:00 p.m. Barnes Rd and Tuttle Creek Blvd
10/15/15 Flint Hills Discovery Center- The Story of Volland 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Flint Hills Discovery Center- 315 S. Third
10/22/15 "The Lost Art of Dress" Book Discussion 7:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Ave Manhattan
10/23/15 Talk: "Changing Women's Lives" 10:30 a.m. Meadowlark Hills, 2121 Meadowlark Road
10/23/15 Talk: “The Role of Home Economics in Fashion Ed. 4:30 p.m. lecture 3:30 p.m. reception Justin Hall, KSU, Room 163
10/29/15 RCHS Quarterly Dinner/Annual Meeting dinner 6:30 p.m. program ca. 7:15 p.m. Pottorf Hall, CiCo Park 1710 Avery Dr. Manhattan
November 2015
Date Event Time Location
11/17/15 Brown Bag Talk: Strong Family 11:45 a.m. Riley County Historical Museum 2309 Claflin
11/22/15 Strong Home Open House 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 1916 Beck Street Manhattan, Kansas
December 2015
Date Event Time Location
12/15/15 Peace Memorial AuditoriumHoliday Music Spectacular 7:30 p.m. Peace Memorial Auditorium, Manhattan City Hall
February 2016
Date Event Time Location
02/02/16 RCHS Dinner/Program Feb. 2 Cancelled  
02/07/16 RCGS Program "Manhattan Home Life in the 1880's" 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library
02/19/16
03/04/16
Osher Class- Manhattan Home Life in the 1880s 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 2/19, 2/26, 3/4 Meadowlark Hills Community Room 2121 Meadowlark Rd
March 2016
Date Event Time Location
03/06/16 Riley City Library program Sunday March 6 1:30 p.m. 115 S. Broadway Riley, Kansas
03/10/16 RCGS Writing Your Family Story Workshop 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
03/20/16 RCGS Program "GIS mapping of Sunset and Sunrise Ce 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Avenue
03/27/16 Wolf House & Riley Co. Museum closed Sun. March 27 closed
03/29/16
04/05/16
Osher class- "The Generals Who Became President" 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Meadowlark Hills Community Room
April 2016
Date Event Time Location
04/06/16
04/20/16
Osher class-"Worker Heritage" 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Meadowlark Hills Community Room
04/07/16 H.W. Brands Landon Lecture at KSU 4:30 p.m. McCain Auditorium, Kansas State University
04/08/16 Osher Trip-"Underground Railroad Sites" 9:00- Meadowlark 9:15 Manhattan Town Center tours Riley and Wabaunsee Counties
04/12/16 RCHS Quarterly Dinner Meeting 6:30 p.m. dinner, ca. 7:15 p.m. program Zeandale Community Church 774 Tabor Valley Rd
04/15/16 Osher Trip- Tour of Fort Riley 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 9:00 at Meadowlark, 9:15 at Manhattan Town Center
04/17/16 RCGS Program "History of Ireland" 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Avenue
May 2016
Date Event Time Location
05/05/16 Historic Summit 7:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Avenue
05/07/16 Peace Memorial Auditorium Program 7:30 p.m. Peace Memorial Auditorium, 1101 Poyntz
05/15/16 RCGS Talk "History of Manhattan Newspapers" 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Ave Manhattan
June 2016
Date Event Time Location
06/05/16 Peace Memorial Auditorium Event: Tornados 7:00 p.m. Peace Memorial Auditorium, 1101 Poyntz Avenue
06/11/16 Geary Co Museum: CP Dewey and the Dewey Ranch 1:30 p.m. Geary Co. Museum 530 N. Adams Junction City, KS
06/12/16 RCGS Talk "the Early History of Flush" 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library 629 Poyntz Manhattan
06/16/16
06/30/16
Osher Class- Black Settlement in America 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Meadowlark Hills
06/17/16 Mt. Mitchell Hertiage Prairie- talk June 17 7:00 p.m. Beecher Bible & Rifle Church, Wabaunsee
06/18/16 DAR Medal of Honor Ceremony- Conrad Schmidt 9:30 a.m. St Patrick's Cemetery, 7880 Harris Rd Ogden, KS
06/18/16 DAR Medal of Honor Ceremony- John H. Callahan 11:00 a.m. Manhattan Sunset Cemetery 2000 Leavenworth Street
06/23/16 Bluemont Hill Tour 6:30 p.m. Bluemont Scenic Overlook
July 2016
Date Event Time Location
07/10/16 RCGS Talk "The History of Aggieville" 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Manhattan
07/13/16
07/27/16
Osher Class- Potawatomi Ghost Towns 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Meadowlark Hills
07/15/16 Osher Special Event- Council Grove 9:00 to 4:00 p.m. Leave from Manhattan Town Center 9:00 a.m.
07/21/16 FHDC Lecture: Celebrating 100 Yrs of Natl Parks 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Flint Hills Discovery Center 315 S. 3rd Manhattan
August 2016
Date Event Time Location
08/14/16 RCGS Talk "How to Use Root Magic" 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library 629 Poyntz Manhattan
September 2016
Date Event Time Location
09/10/16 Barn Quilt Program and Book Signing 10:00 a.m. Flint Hills Discovery Center 315 S. 3rd Manhattan
09/11/16 Flint Hills Discovery Center Family Day 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. FHDC 315 S. Third Street Manhattan
09/15/16 FHDC program "Photography of Otto Kratzer" 6:30 p.m. Flint Hills Discovery Center 315 S. Third
09/15/16
09/16/16
Purple Power Play in the Park- Pioneer Log Cabin 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Manhattan City Park
09/17/16 DAR Bells Across America- Constituion Week 10:00 to 11:30 at Rocky Ford, 3:00 p.m. at Museum Rocky Ford School, 1969 Barnes / RCHM 2309 Clafln
09/17/16 RCGS Talk "Personal Digital Archiving" 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library 629 Poyntz Manhattan
09/24/16 Smithsonian Museum Day Live! at Goodnow House 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Goodnow House 2301 Claflin Manhattan
09/24/16
01/08/17
Flint Hills Discovery Center Exhibit "Going Home" Open Flint Hills Discovery Center Hours Flint Hills Discovery Center 315 S. Third
09/29/16 Civil War Panel at the Beach Museum 5:30 p.m. Beach Museum of Art, KSU
October 2016
Date Event Time Location
10/01/16 Wonder Workshop Underground Railroad Tour 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. register at 785-776-1234 or wonder@kansas.net
10/02/16 RCHS Log Cabin photo 100 years later 4:00 p.m. Pioneer Log Cabin Manhattan City Park
10/05/16 Riley County Historical Museum 100th Party 7:00 p.m. Pottorf Hall, CiCo Park, 1710 Avery Drive
November 2016
Date Event Time Location
11/07/16 RCGS Annual Meeting and Program 6:00 p.m. Zeandale Church, Tabor Road
February 2017
Date Event Time Location
02/19/17 RCGS Program- DNA Test Results- What Now? 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Manhattan
02/23/17 RCHS Dinner/Program "Digging K-State" 6:30 pm dinner (reservation) 7:15 pm (no res.) 2101 Claflin Road-Family and Child Resource Center
March 2017
Date Event Time Location
03/19/17 RCGS Program- German Family History 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library 629 Poyntz Ave Manhattan
April 2017
Date Event Time Location
04/08/17
04/09/17
Native Stone Byway Stone Fence Workshop April 8 and April 9 all day Wabaunsee County
04/11/17 RCHS Quarterly Dinner Meeting 6:39 dinner (reservation) 7:15 program (no res.) Zeandale Community Church- Tabor and Zeandale Rd
04/21/17 Grow Green Match Day- Wolf House Fund 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Colony Square atrium (555 Poyntz Ave) or on line
04/30/17 RCGS Program- The Building of the Tuttle Creek Dam 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library 629 Poyntz Ave Manhattan
May 2017
Date Event Time Location
05/18/17 Lunch Time Lecture: Manhattan Memories 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 2309 Claflin Road Manhattan, Kansas
05/20/17 Flint Hills Festival Downtown Walking Tours 10:30 , 11:30, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 S. 3rd Street
05/21/17 RCGS Program- Local History- African Americans 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library 629 Poyntz Avenue
June 2017
Date Event Time Location
06/10/17 Westerners Program- Clothing of the late 1800's 10:00 a.m. Kansas State University, Justin Hall Room 327
06/25/17 RCGS Program- History of the Big Red One 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Public LIbrary, 629 Poyntz Ave Manhattan
July 2017
Date Event Time Location
07/20/17 RCHS Talk: Arm Chair Tour of Built Manhattan 6:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library 629 Poyntz Ave
07/23/17 RCGS Program: History of the Ku Klux Klan 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Avenue, MHK
August 2017
Date Event Time Location
08/01/17
08/31/17
Exhibit at Manhattan Library: The Fighting First Mahattan Public Library regular hours Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Avenue
08/19/17 Genealogy and History Fair 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Pottorf Hall, CICO Park, Manhattan
08/31/17
09/01/17
Purple Power Play in the Park at Log Cabin 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. each night Manhattan City Park
September 2017
Date Event Time Location
09/06/17
09/27/17
Osher Class "the Mexican-American War 1846-1848" 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Meadowlark Community Room 2121 Meadowlark RD
09/14/17 MRCPA annual meeting program: Marlatt House 7:00 p.m. Manhattan Union Pacific Depot
09/16/17 Celebration of the Flint Hills Byway Gala 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Mertz Family Barn 34107 K-18 Highway Manhattan
09/17/17 RCGS Program: Eureka Lake Electric Park 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Avenue MHK
09/21/17 Beach Museum program: Thrift Style conversation 5:30 p.m. Beach Museum of Art, 14th and Anderson Manhattan
09/24/17 Beach Museum: Book Presentation 2:00 to 4:00 children activities; 2:30 -3:30 panel Beach Museum of Art, 14th and Anderson, Manhattan
09/24/17 Peace Memorial Auditorium Program: WWI 3:00 p.m. Peace Memorial Auditorium, 1101 Poyntz Ave MHK
09/24/17 Smithsonian Museum Day Live at Goodnow House 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Goodnow House, 2301 Claflin Road, Manhattan
09/28/17 Manhattan Public Library Program: Black Cowboys 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Ave
October 2017
Date Event Time Location
10/10/17 RCHS Program: Ike and McCarthy 7:00 p.m. Meadow Lark Hills Community Room, 2121 Kimball Ave
10/12/17
10/26/17
Osher Class: "The United States in WWI" 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Meadowlark Community Room, 2121 Meadowlark Rd
10/18/17 RCHS Dinner/Annual Meeting: Historic KS Barns 6:30 p.m. dinner (by reservation) ca. 7:15 program Family Child Resource Center, 2101 Claflin RD
10/22/17 RCGS Program: The Settlement of MHK 2:00 p.m. Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Avenue MHK
November 2017
Date Event Time Location
11/08/17 HASFR Program: The Ft. Riley Influenza Epidemic 6:30 pm Main Post Chapel, 6 Barry Avenue Ft. Riley
11/13/17 RCGS Annual Meeting Dinner "Living Memorials" 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm Zeandale Community Church
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