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Sunday, June 26
Writing Your Family Stories  (Educational Program)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Manhattan Public Library Auditorium, 629 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS
This program will focus on ideas for writing your family stories. KelLee Parr will share his experiences of how he got started documenting his family's stories. You will get ideas to get started writing your own family history along with suggestions on how to publish.
 
    KelLee Parr is the author of My Little ValentineMansion on a HillMore Voices of The Willows, and Mountains of True Peace. KelLee's first book "My Little Valentine" tells the story of KelLee's search for his biological grandmother and the reunion of his mother and grandmother.   



Sunday, July 24
New Historical Marker on Linear Trail  (Educational Program)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Manhattan Public Library Auditorium, 629 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS
 
New Historical Marker on Linear Trail - Indigenous Farming Along Wildcat Creek 
Dr. Lauren Ritterbush, professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work at K-State will 
provide a presentation on the archaeology and lifeways of Indigenous people who once lived along Wildcat Creek as indicated in the marker.