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A Celebration of Music & Food in the Flint Hills!

Join in the celebration of music and food special to the Flint Hills during the annual Flint Hills Festival on Sunday, April 26, from 12-6 p.m. at the Flint Hills Discovery Center.

Go See It! Spring Lectures

For those wanting to plan an adventure in Kansas, Go See it! lectures are back for the spring at Flint Hills Discovery Center. Learn more on destinations to visit and explore all there is to see in the Flint Hills by attending one of our lectures. 

Brace Yourself for Wild Weather!

Just in time for spring weather, the Flint Hills Discovery Center opens its latest interactive exhibition, Wild Weather on Saturday, March 28. This exhibit is designed to help those of all ages understand the ways of weather through hands-on exhibits focusing on wind and water, air and heat, light and sound. 

Flint Hills Discovery Center Receives Major Gift

The Flint Hills Discovery Center Foundation has received a gift of $750,000 from Marty Vanier and Bob Krause. Foundation President, Bruce Snead, announced today that over a five year period, $500,000 of the gift will be earmarked for the City of Manhattan, $220,000 will establish a semi-endowment fund for upkeep of the Flint Hills Discovery Center’s Immersive Experience Theater, and $30,000 will support the Foundation in fundraising efforts.

Author of Marshall County Visits Center

One of the more recent additions to Arcadia Publishing’s iconic Images of America series is Marshall County. Author of Marshall County, Sherrill Sparks, will visit Flint Hills Discover Center on Saturday, March 14 from 1-3 p.m.

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