Kansas State University Salina will hold an open house this Saturday, April 16th, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. According to a K-State press release, America Jet will provide airplane rides every half-hour between 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. for $15 per person. Flights will be available on a first come-first served basis. The Wildcat Breakfast Fly-In from 8 to 11 a.m. is a chance to meet K-State pilots and mechanics of the past, present and future while enjoying pancakes and sausage.
Other open house activities will include…
- Local groups will show off their skills throughout the day. Lakewood Middle School’s Stang Gang will perform at 10:30 a.m. The Bennington High School Jazz Band will perform at 11 a.m. K-State Salina’s Spirit Cats will perform at noon. Miller’s Shotokan Karate will perform at 1 p.m.
- K-State Salina’s club basketball team will offer a free clinic for 10-to-18-year-olds, 10 a.m. to noon in the Student Life Center. The clinic will cover fundamentals of the game, shooting form, and dribbling skills. The team is also sponsoring a Hot Shot tournament for 10-to-18-year-olds, 1-3 p.m. in the Student Life Center.
- The Spirit Cats dance team will teach 5-to-11-year-olds a routine during a free clinic, 10 a.m. to noon in the Student Life Center.
- Throughout the day, the club baseball team will have throwing, fielding, base running and hitting stations on the softball field for 6-to-17-year-olds. Participants can also can also “guess your speed” and check the accuracy of their guesses with a radar gun.
Willie the Wildcat, K-State’s mascot, will be making appearances at most of the open house venues during the day.
More information is available at http://salina.k-state.edu/openhouse
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