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ACTIVITY GUIDE Manhattan, Kansas


TRIPS & ACTIVITIES We offer a variety of activities, events, art, and adventure trips for persons 50 years of age and older. Younger spouses are welcome to join; adult-age children may accompany a parent on a space-available basis. All mail-in registrations are processed in the order they are received. Email zachary.bayless@cityofmhk.com or call 785-587-2754 for more info. Register online using Activity #130123

TRIP Salina Theatre - Every Brilliant Thing

INCLUDES

WALKING LIMIT

DATE

TIME

FEE

1,2,3

1

Jan 5

11:30am-5:00pm

$55

Spend a Sunday afternoon traveling to Salina, KS for lunch at the local favorite eatery, Corkie’s Diner, and to see a production of Every Brilliant Thing by: Duncan MacMillan. MacMillan’s play shines hilarious and compassionate light in dark corners of the human condition. This narrated play with audience interaction finds a perfect balance between conveying the struggles of life, and celebrating all that is sweet in it.

Columbian Theatre - Dueling Pianos

1,2,3

1

Jan 17

5:00-9:30pm

$50

Enjoy an evening of dueling pianos at the historic Columbian Theatre in Wamego, KS. Dueling Pianos is a high-energy show that combines music, comedy, and audience participation for a fast-paced and highly entertaining event. Songs are based entirely on audience requests. This interactive, nonstop party will keep you entertained all night!

NTR - The Adventures of Robin Hood

1,2,3

1

Feb 2

8:30am-5:00pm

$65

Join up and take aim with Robin and his band of Merry Men – and women! – As they champion the underdog and fight for justice. Laughs, romance, and plenty of arrows fly in this all-out comic adventure. Dinner is provided during the show.

Kansas City Ballet - Swan Lake

1,2,3

1

Feb 23

11:00am-7:00pm

$100

Swan Lake makes its highly-anticipated return to Kansas City Ballet! This immortal love story involves a wicked sorcerer who captures the beautiful Princess Odette and turns her into a swan. His evil spell can only be broken when a young prince pledges his love and marries her. Should he betray her, she will remain a swan forever. Dinner after the show. All seats are center orchestra!

Uncorked Inspiration

2,3

1

Mar 13

2:30-4:30pm

$35

When you come to an Uncorked Paint and Sip event, you’re guaranteed to have a ton of fun and end up with a personalized work of art. Our paint and sip parties are full of humor, hands on teaching, a sprinkle of art history, and instruction by a local Manhattan artist with over 40 years of experience in art and design. Patrons can provide their own alcoholic beverages.

Sea Life Kansas City Aquarium

1,2,3

3

Mar 24

7:30am-3:30pm

$40

Encounter a vast array of sea creatures. Admire over 20 displays, thousands of sea creatures and 250 species in a highly themed, immersive setting. Gaze at creatures swimming overhead in our 180 degree ocean tunnel. Take part in an interactive Rockpool Experience where you can touch a crab or sea star. Afterwards, enjoy lunch at Unforked in the Crown Center Shopping Center.

NTR - Church Basement Ladies

1,2,3

1

Apr 12

8:30am-5:00pm

$65

Church Basement Ladies is the hilarious musical comedy that mixes the silliness of Nunsense with the homespun humor of Prairie Home Companion. It’s a celebration of the church basement kitchens everywhere and the wonderful, unsung women who work there. The script is spot on, the music is toe-tapping, the humor is delicious and the cast includes some of the funniest people we have ever assembled on our stage.

MAC -The Sound of Music

1,2,3

1

Apr 25

5:45-10:15pm

$40

Join us for dinner at Manhattan’s Bluestem Grill followed by a showing of “The Sound of Music” at Manhattan Arts Center. One of the world’s most beloved musicals is the story of the Von Trapp Family. Young Maria is too high-spirited to become a nun and is sent to be the governess for the seven children of a widowed naval Captain. His strictly run household is turned upside down by generous and charming Maria, who even the Captain comes to love. When Austria is invaded by the Nazis and the Captain is called to serve, the family must escape over the Alps.

Trip cost includes: 1 - transportation 2 - admission/supplies 3 - meal/snacks  | Walking limit: 1 - to and from bus 2 - moderate walking 3 - majority of trip is walking


ENROLLMENT

MHKPRD.COM/REGISTER

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DATE

TIME

FEE

Salina Theatre - Every Brilliant Thing

Jan 5

11:30am-5:00pm

$55

Columbian Theatre - Dueling Pianos

Jan 17

5:00-9:30pm

$50

NTR - The Adventures of Robin Hood

Feb 2

8:30am-5:00pm

$65

Kansas City Ballet - Swan Lake

Feb 23

11:00am-7:00pm

$100

Uncorked Inspiration

Mar 13

2:30-4:30pm

$35

Sea Life Kansas City Aquarium

Mar 24

7:30am-3:30pm

$40

NTR - Church Basement Ladies

Apr 12

8:30am-5:00pm

$65

MAC - The Sound of Music

Apr 25

5:45-10:15pm

$40

ENROLLMENT

TOTAL: CLASS Winter Walk

LOCATION

DATE

TIME

FEE

Peace Memorial City Auditorium

2/3-5/1

9:00-10:00am, weekdays

$5

ENROLLMENT

Walking and movement can reduce pain and improve overall health. During the cold winter months, walk indoors at the Peace Memorial City Auditorium!

Afternoon Pickleball

Peace Memorial City Auditorium

1/3-4/29

2:00-4:00pm, Mon, Wed, & Fri

FREE

A fun sport combining elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. The rules are simple and the game is easy. Great for all skill levels!

Fitness with Enell

Riley Co. Senior Service Center

1/8-3/18

8:30-9:30am, Mon, Wed, & Fri

$42

Fitness and flexibility training program for older adults wanting to achieve a better quality of life through responsible, pain-free movement.

TOTAL: Signing below indicates that you have read and agree to our Assumption of Risk, Release of Liability, and Photo Release for Participants in a City of Manhattan Activity, Program, or Special Event section on the back of this guide.

Participant Signature: ______________________________________ Date: __________________ Participant Signature: ______________________________________ Date: __________________


TO:

1101 Poyntz Ave. Manhattan, KS 66502

I have carefully read this Agreement and sign it voluntarily to participate in the Recreation Activity.

Media Release. I grant the City of Manhattan permission to photograph, film or record me during or at the Recreation Activity, and I agree that the City may now and in the future use the photographs, videos or recordings for standard City purposes including but not limited to promotion, education, publicity, development, fundraising and training, in all media, online and social media formats. I agree that no compensation shall be paid for such use, and I release the released parties from any claims, liability or damage that may arise from such use.

Release of Liability. In consideration of my participation in the Recreation Activity, I agree to waive, release, discharge, and covenant not to sue, make a claim against, or prosecute, the City of Manhattan, including its respective officials, agents and employees, all of which are hereinafter referred to as “released parties”, from and against any and all losses, expenses, damages, injuries and liabilities and claims (including attorneys’ fees, court costs and settlement costs) arising out of or relating to my participation in the Recreation Activity and/or arising out of the risks assumed above.

or other damage.

Acknowledgment and Assumption of Risk. I have volunteered to participate in a City of Manhattan recreation activity, program or special event (“Recreation Activity”). I warrant that I understand the nature, demands and risks of the Recreation Activity, including but not limited to transportation, equipment provided or used, my participation and the participation of other participants, and I warrant that I have the appropriate health and fitness to safely participate in the Recreation Activity. I acknowledge and assume all risks and dangers relating to all aspects of my participation in this Recreation Activity, including but not limited to injury, death,

Assumption of Risk, Release of Liability & Photo Release for participation in a City of Manhattan Activity, Program or Special Event:

It is our policy to provide persons with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in, and enjoy the benefits of our services, programs and activities. In order for us to provide reasonable modifications, we ask that you request what assistance is desired by contacting Parks and Recreation at 1101 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502, call 785-587-2757, or call the TDD Kansas Relay Center at 800-766-3777. We are here to assist you in the registration (application) process as well. Essential eligibility requirements for each program are on file. Assistive devices are available upon request.

Classes and trips are limited in size, so enrollment will be accepted on a first-paid, first-served basis. Receipt of payment will reserve a place in the class. Checks will be returned if activity is full. Registrants will receive a full refund if MPRD cancels the program, or may be able to transfer participant to another class. A full refund is granted if request to withdraw is received 1 week (7 days) prior to start date. A partial refund is granted when requested between 1 week and at least 48 hours prior to start date. No refunds will be granted if the request is less than 48 hours in advance or if the participant fails to show. Participant withdrawals must be received during regular business hours M-F 8am – 5pm.

Important Information

605 Levee Dr. 785-587-2783 /TRRAnimalShelter @AnimalTrr @trranimalshelter

900 Yuma St. 785-587-2773 /DouglassCenterMHK

COMMUNITY RECREATION

DOUGLASS CENTER

2333 Oak St. 785-587-2737 SunsetZoo.com /SunsetZoo @SunsetZoo @SusnetZooMHK

315 S. 3rd St. 785-587-2726 FlintHillsDiscovery.org /FlintHillsDiscovery @DiscoverFHDC @DiscoverFHDC

1101 Poyntz Ave. 785-587-2757 MHKPRD.com/aquatics /mhkprdaquatics @mhkprdaquatics

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