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“Tech Tuesday” at Manhattan Public Library
Riley County Genealogical Society is presenting classes in the Tech Tuesday​ Series hosted by Manhattan Public Library.  Register at Manhattan Public Library, phone 785-776-4741.
 
October 21: Intermediate Ancestry
Expand your knowledge of the Ancestry.com website, which is available to use here at Manhattan Public Library and at the Riley County Genealogy Library. Riley County Genealogical Society experts will lead you through some of the more detailed features of Ancestry.com, with plenty of time for questions and one-on-one instruction.
 
Nov. 4: FamilySearch.org and Regional Resources
Come learn the ins and outs of the updated FamilySearch.org website and other state and local genealogy resources with the experts from the Riley County Genealogical Society. These “Tech Tuesday” classes are held at Manhattan Public Library from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Register for a class at the library.
 
New look for the flower gardens
Sue Smith has volunteered to work on the lawn and flower beds at the Platt House. She is in the process of starting a new flowerbed using native prairie species just south of the entry porch. Watch as these plants take hold and grow to their full beauty. Please visit us at 2005 Claflin in Manhattan, just to see what is going on in the yard.
 
Sue, who is a master gardener, recently presented her plan to the RCGS Board. We are delighted to have Sue’s expertise and to have her spruce up the yard of our beautiful Platt House. . ..  
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September 27
Flint Hills Forces II: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley, and Kansas State University 1917-1963
Riley County Historical Society invites you to: "Flint Hills Forces II: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley, and Kansas State University 1917-1963."  Opens at Flint Hills Discovery Center Sept. 27, 2014, and runs through Feb. 1, 2015.  FHDC is open M - W 10 to 5, Th 10 to 8, ...
October 17
Genealogy Round Table
People interested in sharing genealogy information with others of like mind are invited to get a cup of coffee and join this discussion group.  We meet every 3rd Friday at 10:00 at Bluestem  Bistro. __
October 19
Harvest Homes "Potluck"
Roy Bird, Kansas Humanities Council, is the presenter. Roy Bird is a retired librarian from the State Library of Kansas and former director of the Kansas Center for the Book. He is the author or coauthor of 17 books, mostly about Kansas and the American West.   Harvest has ...
October 21
Intermediate Ancestry
Register at Manhattan Public Library starting August 26.  Phone 785-776-4741.   Expand your knowledge of the Ancestry.com website, which is available to use here at Manhattan Public Library and at the Riley County Genealogy Library. Riley County Genealogical Society experts will lead you through some of the more detailed ...