8/26/2015

Find free family fun at the Flint Hills Discovery Center

Flint Hills Discovery Center News Release


Media Contact: Megan Berry, Marketing Coordinator – (785) 587-2729 ext. 213, berrym@cityofmhk.com

Find free family fun at the Flint Hills Discovery Center

MANHATTAN, KS – Everyone is invited to attend Family Day at the Flint Hills Discovery Center on Sunday, September 13, from noon to 6 p.m. This is the fourth annual free admission day in celebration of the local community. 

“We are glad to continue to provide the Manhattan community and Flint Hills region with an opportunity to experience the Flint Hills Discovery Center with free admission every fall for Family Day,” said Fred Goss, Director of Flint Hills Discovery Center.
All visitors will have access to the permanent and temporary exhibitions, the Horizon Ranch Flint Hills Immersive Experience and the children’s area. The Gift Store will also have special products on sale for all ages. 

Local partners include the City of Manhattan Parks and Recreation Department, City of Manhattan Douglass Center, City of Manhattan Sunset Zoo, City of Manhattan Fire Department, City of Manhattan Animal Shelter, City of Manhattan Water Department, Boys & Girls Club, Riley County Police Department, Manhattan Convention and Visitors Bureau, Riley County Historical Museum and Science Communication Fellows. All will be in attendance with fun, educational activities for families.
The summer exhibition, In the Dark, runs through Sunday, September 20.

“This year provides a final opportunity to experience In the Dark as well,” said Goss. “I can’t think of a better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than at the FHDC and then make your way to downtown Manhattan and the surrounding area.”
To learn more about the Flint Hills Discovery Center, visit www.flinthillsdiscovery.org, call (785) 587-2726 or visit 315 S. Third St. in Manhattan, KS.

About In the Dark
In the Dark is a traveling exhibit organized by the Cincinnati Museum Center on exhibition through September 20.

About Flint Hills Discovery Center
The Flint Hills Discovery Center offers a unique tourism and community experience that inspires people to celebrate, explore, and care for the Flint Hills. The Flint Hills Discovery Center is a division of the Parks and Recreation Department of the City of Manhattan. FHDC has been consistently ranked #1 of 30 things to do in Manhattan on TripAdvisor. Visit www.flinthillsdiscovery.org or call (785) 587-2726 for more information about programs or events at the Flint Hills Discovery Center.



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