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Posted on: February 7, 2019


Manhattan, Kan. – On February 23, the Flint Hills Discovery Center (FHDC) will be hosting Storytelling Saturday from 10:00 AM-5:00 PM. This family-friendly event celebrates storytelling through activities focused on early childhood literacy.  

Dive into literature and explore with us the different ways you can tell a story! Activities will include art programs with the Beach Museum, a Kids Story Corner, “F is for Flint!” Scavenger Hunt and more.

Two performers will be featured throughout the event. Hear “Seriously Silly Stories” from storyteller Priscilla Howe at 11 AM and 1 PM. Listen to the “Band in a Bucket” music show from Thad Beach at 12 PM.

During the event, guests can also visit the FHDC’s two newest exhibits. In Framed: Step into Art, immerse yourself into different paintings and gain a newfound appreciation for the artists who created them. Then experience your favorite children’s books come to life in Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites.

This event is made possible by a USD 383 K-LiNK literacy grant and the FHDC Foundation.

Regular admission rates apply. Admission is $9 for adults (18-64 years old), $7 for military, students, educators, or seniors (65+ years old), $4 for youth (2-17 years old), free for children under two years old and free for FHDC members.

For more information on Storytelling Saturday at the Flint Hills Discovery Center, visit, call 785-587-2726 or visit 315 S. 3rd St. in Manhattan.

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