Jul
19
Thu
Blood Emergency @ Junction City Municipal Building
Jul 19 @ 11:30 am – Jul 20 @ 1:00 pm

The American Red Cross is now facing an Emergency blood shortage.  Right now, blood is being distributed to hospitals faster than donations are coming in.  All eligible donors are urgently needed to give now to help replenish the blood supply.  A Junction City Blood Drive will be held on Thursday, July 19th from 11:30 am to 6:00 pm and Friday July 20th from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm, at the Junction City Municipal Building.  Call 1-800-733-2767 or www.redcrossblood.org for an appointment.  Walk-in’s Welcome.  They especially have a lot of openings on Friday.

Jul
20
Fri
Arts in the Park @ City Park
Jul 20 @ 8:00 pm

Arts in the Park on Friday, July 20th will feature Michael Kent at 8:00 pm at the Larry Norvell Band Shell in City Park.  This event is free and open to the public.

Jul
21
Sat
Stuff the Bus @ Walmart Parking Lot
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kstate Credit Union presents the 11th Annual Stuff the Bus on Saturday, July 21st from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.  Manhattan Broadcasting will have a live remote and Willie the Wildcat will make an appearance.  For more information and a list of suggested supplies needed, please visit www.stuffthebusmhk.com.

Jul
27
Fri
Furniture Amnesty Day @ City Park
Jul 27 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Furniture Amnesty Day is an annual event that allows local residents to donate furniture they no longer need so others can select from the donated goods for free.  The next event will take place on Friday, July 27th from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Volunteers will pick up furniture donations within Manhattan City limits.  Call 785-587-2404 to request pick up.  The deadline to sign up for this service is 5 pm, Wednesday, July 25th.  You may drop off your donations between 7:00 am and 4:00 pm in City Park on the day of the event.

 

Arts in the Park @ City Park
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Arts in the Park will feature James Hill & Anne Janelle on Friday, July 27th at 8:00 pm at the Larry Norvell Band Shell in City Park.  This event is free and open to the public.

Aug
25
Sat
10th Annual Speedy Pd @ Tuttle Creek State Park
Aug 25 @ 8:00 am

The 10th Annual Speedy Pd Race for Parkinson’s Disease will be held on Saturday, August 25th, 8:00 am at Tuttle Creek State Park.  There will be a USATF Certified 5k/10k Race; 1/2 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk and Team Competition.  They will have Chip Timing, Flat Courses, BBQ & Beer.  A great morning for the entire family to enjoy.  Register online at www.runspeedypd.org.