October 19, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Favorite foods and stories told about the historic Fort Riley community. Food historian/writer Jane P. Marshall explores the role cookbooks play to reveal and appreciate the large and diverse military family. Attendee handouts include some of the most unusual and iconic recipes. Marshall is author of the award-winning “Teatime to Tailgates,” and has been reporter and editor at several major newspapers.
October 22, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Learn about the people and four town-founding groups that arrived in Riley County during era of Kansas Territory. Overview by Cheryl Collins and Allana Parker. Riley Co. Genealogy Society volunteers Marcia Schuley and Theresa Wilson share research on one particular early settler; explain RCGS use and resources to discover information.
October 24, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Learn basics to use Pinterest, the free website that enables save, sort and manage images and other media from the internet.
October 24, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
In collaboration with K-State Book Network, explore themes of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night time," with a panel discussion by local experts on autism spectrum disorder in the Manhattan community. Great opportunity to learn more about ASD and how to make the community more open to those that process the world in a unique way.