Manhattan Parks & Recreation graphic via Facebook

Who: Arts in the Park

What: Live music: Opening Act – Plastique, Headliner – Augustus

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Larry Norvell Band Shell at City Park (11th and Poyntz Ave, Manhattan, KS)

Why: Live summer music series, free and open to the public.


Riley County courtesy photo

Who: Riley County Health Department

What: 2nd Annual Community Baby Shower

When: 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday

Where: 2101 Claflin Road, Manhattan, KS (Family and Child Resource Center)

Why: To provide information and resources, specifically on safe sleep during infancy

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Who: T. Russell Reitz Animal Shelter

What: Open House, garage sale, KSU Wellness on Wheels vehicle

When: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  Saturday

Where: 605 Levee Drive, Manhattan, KS (Animal Shelter)

Why: To provide information on adoption, wellness services and items for pets

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Who: Veterans Affairs Eastern Kansas Health Care System

What: PACT Act Resources Event

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

Where: 701 N. Jefferson Street, Junction City, KS (Municipal Building — in the gymnasium)

Why: to provide veterans with information about VA healthcare enrollment, disability claims, and toxic exposures

Salina Symphony file photo via Facebook

Who: Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum

What: Symphony at Sunset

When: 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday

4:00 p.m. Activities & Food Vendors
4:00 p.m. Hands On History Carts
5:00 p.m. Thank a World War II Veteran

5:30 p.m. Everyday Lights Concert
6:30 & 8:00 p.m. Mounted Color Guard Demonstrations
7:00 p.m. 1st Infantry Division Band Concert
8:30 p.m. Salina Symphony Concert

Where: 200 SE 4th Street, Abilene, KS

Why: To commemorate the anniversary of D-Day


KMAN file photo

Who: The American Legion

What: Boys State of Kansas Opening Ceremony — Keynote speaker is Kendall Gammon, 15-year NFL veteran with the Kansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints and Pittsburgh Steelers.

When: 2:30 p.m. Sunday

Where: McCain Auditorium, 1501 Goldstein Circle, Manhattan, KS (on the K-State campus)

Why: an opportunity for young adults to engage in individual and professional growth, as well as promote respect for the democratic government of the United States