The Kansas Veterans Cemetery at Ft. Riley-Manhattan will honor fallen veterans and their loved ones on May 28th at 11:00 am at 5181 Wildcat Creek Road, (near the Manhattan Airport). This year’s program will feature guest speaker MG (Ret) Michael W. Ryan, Kansas Territorial Pipes and Drums, and members from the 1st Infantry Division Band. Please bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on as seating usually fills up quickly. This event, as always, is free and open to the public.
Wood & Wire Texas Bluegrass will be the Arts in the Park on Friday, June 1st from 8:00 to 10:00 pm. This event is held at the Larry Norvell Band Shell and is free and open to the public.
The 10th Annual Nelson’s Landing Benefit will be held on June 8th & 9th. It will start out with a Jordy Nelson autograph signing on Friday, the 8th, beginning at 6:00 pm. A Fun Zone hosted by Riley County High School will begin at 5:00 pm. There will be a two item limit and donation is required. The Golf Tournament will begin on Saturday, the 9th, at 10:00 am at the Leonardville Golf Club. It will be a 4 person scramble – $400 per team. Drive or Ride at 11:00 am. Register (Nelson’s Landing). Depart at noon – $20 per hand. A Silent Auction will be from 4:00 – 6:30 pm (Nelson’s Landing). A Live Auction will begin at 7:00 pm at Nelson’s Landing. They will have K-State items, Raider game experience, Harley Davidson items, Outdoor Equipment, Homemade Pies, Gift Baskets and Many more items.
Paxico Sacred Heart Parish will have a Chicken Dinner on Sunday, June 10th, with buffet style serving from 12:00 pm to 3:30 pm. Mass will be at 10:30 am. They will have Bingo/Games/Raffles and a Silent Auction. This event will be held at the Parish Hall, located 1 1/2 miles north of Paxico. Adults – $10.00; Ages 5 thru 12 – $4.00 and Ages 4 and under – FREE.