The Manhattan Community Blood Drive – Battle of the Badges – will be held on Monday, July 27th from Noon to 6:00 pm and Tuesday, July 28th, from 7:30 am to 1:00 pm at St. Thomas More. Visit www.redcrossblood.org or call (800) RED-CROSS to schedule your life saving appointment. Helping save lives on and off the job.
God In Action Family Vacation Bible Experience, July 27th – 30th, 6:15 to 8:30 pm at the Westview Community Church. Families will be challenged to be heroes in action by living with God’s power and story in them. Exciting stories will be presented through The Action Bible, a widely popular comic Bible. A meal and nursery will be provided…which means no kitchen duty or babysitters to find. Just show up to have fun with the special kiddos in your lives..make lasting memories as you spiritually connect with God, your family and other families. Recommended ages of kids are preschool through completion of 5th grade. Register online at westiewcommunity.com.
Want to volunteer? Please join Everybody Counts on Saturday, August 1st at the Douglass Center Annex. Free rides will be provided all day & citywide by Flint Hills ATA. 10:00 to 2:00 pm – Nearly 40 booths sponsored by community organizations offering direct services, educational information, & volunteer opportunities. Distribution of children’s clothing from USD 383 Fit Closet. Fun activities & programs for children & families. 10:00 to 1:00 pm – Health screenings (medical, dental, mental health, diabetes, blood pressure, etc.) Flint Hills Breadbasket bread distribution (while supplies last). 11:00 am – Harvesters Food Distribution (while supplies last). 11:00 to 1:00 pm – Free community meal (first come, first served). Questions – email email@example.com.
The Sunset Zoo will have a Water Safari & Kids Free Day on Saturday, August 1st from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm. Kids visit with a paid adult’s admission plus we’ll have water activities zoo-wide from Noon to 4:30 pm. Cool off under the spray of a Manhattan Fire Department truck, run through splash zones sprinkled throughout the Zoo, and even grab a sno-cone from the concession stand! Swimsuits highly encouraged!