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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.
August 10, 2019, 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ City Park
Calling all kids and adults! Challenge yourself by participating in a triathlon - give it a TRI! Adults: 400 meter swim, 12 mile bike, 5k run (start time of 7am). Youth: 50 yard swim, 2.4 mile bike, half-mile run (start time 9:30am). All activities will take place in and around Manhattan City Park. Youth ages 5-14.
August 10, 2019, 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Get a behind the scenes tour of two amazing energy destinations in our region. Your day begins with a tour of the Jeffrey Energy Center, the state’s biggest power plant. Learn how Westar Energy turns coal into electricity that runs our modern lives. The tour bus heads next to Kansas State University for a tour of the Triga Mark II Nuclear Reactor Facility. Learn how this research reactor supports academic programs and offers industrial services.
Pre-registration is required by August 8 at 5:00 PM. Pre-register online, by phone at 785-587-2726 or in person at the Flint Hills Discovery Center.