Meet Manhattan resident and author Jim Sharp at the Flint Hills Discovery Center on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 1-3 p.m. Sharp will talk about his experiences of being a special duty guard at the main Nuremberg war trial of 1945-1946 and offers fascinating recollections about guards’ orders and cell life in his book, “Sgt. of the Guard at Nuremberg.”
Where does a chipmunk sleep? What does an eagle feed its young? How do mother bats find their babies in a cave? In Animal Secrets, open September 27 through January 14 visitors to Flint Hills Discovery Center will learn the answers to these questions and more as they explore the hidden habitats and secret lives of forest animals.
The Flint Hills Discovery Center explores the history of the Manhattan area through its Flint Hills FORCES: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University exhibit this fall. The exhibit is set to open at the Discovery Center on September 27, 2014 and will remain available to visitors through February 1, 2015.
Guests are invited to attend Family Day at the Flint Hills Discovery Center on Sunday, September 7 for the Center’s 3rd annual free admission day in celebration of the local community.
The Flint HIlls Discovery Center will celebrate National Day of the Cowboy on Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.