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Calendar of Events

  • Dec 13

    JAX Outdoor Gear Holiday Animal Rescue Toy Drive

    • Sat / December 1, 2018 Mon / December 31, 2018
    • All Day / JAX Ames Outdoor Gear, 4723 Lincoln Way, Ames

    • December 1 – 31 Help us bring holiday cheer to our friends at the Story County Animal Shelter! This month, visit JAX Outdoor Gear and purchase or drop off an item to donate to help a rescued ani...
  • Dec 13

    Visit Santa in his Winter Wonderland!

    • Sat / December 1, 2018 Mon / December 24, 2018
    • All Day / North Grand Mall, 2801 Grand Ave. Ames

    • Be sure to check the website for the daily schedule because the hours do vary. Visit Santa in his Winter Wonderland, including the reindeer play area and obstacle course, December 1 through December 2...
  • Dec 13

    Caterpillar Club

    • Thu / December 13, 2018
    • 10:00 am – 11:00 am / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd, Ames

    • Join us this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme. Materials are intended for children ages two to seven yea...
  • Dec 13

    Brown Bag: Nature at Noon – You Gotta Nourish to Flourish: A Plant’s Role in Nutrition

    • Thu / December 13, 2018
    • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd, Ames

    • Bring your lunch to the Gardens and learn about the complex ways plants are processed into food and feed. Join us every month for topics ranging from gardening interests to current local science resea...
  • Dec 13

    Open House: Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence

    • Thu / December 13, 2018
    • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm / Statistics Department, 195 Durham Center, Ames

    • Stop in the Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence (CSAFE) holiday open house and learn more about current research — such as handwriting, shoe prints and bullets — an...
  • Dec 13

    Visit Free During Extended Holiday Hours

    • Thu / December 13, 2018
    • 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd, Ames

    • This holiday season Reiman Gardens will be open until 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays between Thanksgiving and Christmas for visitors to shop at the Gift Shop and see the indoor holiday train display. This is ...
  • Dec 13

    Mingle on Main

    • Thu / December 13, 2018
    • 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm / Downtown Ames

    • Stroll throughout downtown Ames and enjoy special sales, treats, drinks and contests. November 29; December 6, 13, 20 www.amesdowntown.org
  • Dec 14

    Iowa State University Commencement Ceremonies

    • Fri / December 14, 2018 Sat / December 15, 2018
    • All Day / Hilton Coliseum, 1700 Center Dr, Ames

    • Friday, December 14th, 7-9pm   |   Saturday, December 15th, 1:30-3:30pm www.graduation.iastate.edu