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2016 Calendar of Events

 

JanuaryFebruary March —- April MayJuneJuly
AugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember

 

 

January 2016

January 1 All buildings closed New Year's Day
   
January 10 Arts Council of Dickinson County Winter Film Festival, Visitors Center Auditorium, 2:00 p.m. -- Still Alive
   
January 17 Arts Council of Dickinson County Winter Film Festival, Visitors Center Auditorium, 2:00 p.m. -- Selma
   
January 23 Boy Scout Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge workshop
   
January 24 Arts Council of Dickinson County Winter Film Festival, Visitors Center Auditorium, 2:00 p.m. -- The Good Lie
   
January 31 Arts Council of Dickinson County Winter Film Festival, Visitors Center Auditorium, 2:00 p.m. -- McFarland, USA

 

February 2016

February 7 Arts Council of Dickinson County Winter Film Festival, Visitors Center Auditorium, 2:00 p.m. -- The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
   
February 14 Arts Council of Dickinson County Winter Film Festival, Visitors Center Auditorium, 2:00 p.m. -- The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

 

March 2016

March 3 Royer Film Festival, The Anastasia, Visitors Center Auditorium, 7:00 p.m.
   
March 10 Royer Film Festival, The King and I, Visitors Center Auditorium, 7:00 p.m.
   
March 17 Royer Film Festival, Lust for Life, Visitors Center Auditorium, 7:00 p.m.
   
March 22 Kansas Town Hall, "We the People: Civic Education in Kansas", Visitors Center Auditorium, 7:00 p.m.
   
March 26 Easter Egg Roll/Hunt, Campus Grounds in partnership with the Abilene Parks & Recreation, 1 p.m.

 

April 2016

April 1 Kansas Geographic Bee
   
April 6 Kansas Town Hall, "CNN Race for the White House - Bush/Clinton", Visitors Center Auditorium, 1:00 p.m.
   
  Kansas Town Hall, "CNN Race for the White House - Bush/Clinton", Kansas Wesleyan University Fitzpatrick Auditorium, 6:00 p.m.
   
April 8 Eisenhower Marathon Registration 1 - 9 p.m.
   
April 9 Eisenhower Marathon
   
April 16 Boy Scout Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge workshop

 

May 2016

May 6 Annual Tourism Luncheon
   
May 7 Mother's Day Tea with Elinor Haas, "Mamie and Ida!", Library Courtyard, 11:00 a.m., reservations required, $15
   
May 21 "The World Wars" music concert with KSU Faculty / Students, Visitors Center Auditorium, 2:00 p.m.
   
May 30 Memorial Day Ceremony starting at 10:30. Hosted by local VFW / American Legion Chapters.

 

June 2016

June 4 Symphony at Sunset Annual D-Day Commemorative Concert, Campus Grounds, 7:00 p.m.
   
June 6 "Photographer, Paratrooper, POW: A Wyoming Cowboy in Hitler's Germany", Brown Bag Luncheon with Maureen Carroll, Visitors Center Auditorium, noon
   
June 14 Army Wreath Laying Ceremony, Place of Meditation, 10:00 a.m.

 

July 2016

July 1 Heartland Men's Chorus, mini-concert, Library steps, 2:30 p.m.
   
July 11 451st Army Band Concert, Library steps, 7:00 p.m.
   
July 30 Eisenhower Foundation Bridge Benefit, Library Courtyard, 1:00-5:00 p.m.

 

August 2016

August 6 Vintage Base Ball Game, Ted Powers Field, Eisenhower Park, 1:00 p.m.
   

 

September 2016

September 24 Boy Scout Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge workshop
   

 

October 2016

October 14 VFW Vigil, Place of Meditation, 4:30 p.m. (ends at 7:00 a.m. on October 15)
   
October 15 Presidential Wreath Laying Ceremony, Place of Meditation, 10:30 a.m.
   
  American Legion Pilgrimage, Statue, 10:45 a.m.
   
  Eisenhower Legacy Gala, Library Courtyard

 

November 2016

November 11 Veterans Day Ceremony hosted by local VFW / American Legion Chapters, Pylons, 10:30 a.m.
   
November 12 Boy Scout Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge workshop
   
November 24 All buildings are closed on Thanksgiving Day.

 

December 2016

December 4 Abilene Municipal Band Holiday Concert , Visitors Center Auditorium, 2:00 p.m.
   
December 17 Boy Scout Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge workshop
   
December 25 All buildings are closed on Christmas Day.