USD 383 Head Start, which serves the Manhattan, Ogden, and Riley County School districts, is accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year. Head Start is a free, federally funded preschool program that serves families with low income. To apply, a child must be 3 years old by August 31st, 2017 but not yet kindergarten age eligible. For more information, call 785-587-2045 or stop by Head Start at 1700 Leavenworth in Manhattan.
The 7th Annual Pig Out For Parkinson’s benefiting the Meadowlark Parkinson’s program will be held on Thursday, April 27th from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm at Cox Bros BBQ. Autographs & photos with Coach Bill Snyder (during lunch). $2.00 Pork Sliders all day. From 6 – 9 pm there will be a Hog Roast Buffet, Beer Garden, Country singer Bryton Stoll performing, Rock Steady Meadowlark Boxing demonstration. Register to win an NFL Pro Bowl Jersey autographed by Jordy Nelson. Raffle tickets are $1 for one ticket or $5 for six tickets. Winner drawn at 8:50 pm. Need not be present to win.
The Spring Concert for the Flint Hills Masterworks Chorale will be at 7:30 pm on April 27th at the First United Methodist Church, 629 Poyntz Avenue. It will feature Nanie by Johannes Brahms and Mass in Time of War by Franz Joseph Haydn. Admission is free, bot donations will be accepted at the door to offset the cost of the performance.