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Calendar of Events

  • Jun 22

    Kids Story Time

    • Thu / June 22, 2017
    • 10:00 am – 11:00 am / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd, Ames

    • This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week. Each session features a theme with two or three books read aloud followed by a related activity. Books, craft...
  • Jun 22

    Evening Prairie Walk

    • Thu / June 22, 2017
    • 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm / Doolittle Prairie, 14249 560th Ave, south of Story City

    • Join Lloyd Crim at monthly prairie walks at the largest prairie remnant in Story County. See rare prairie flora that changes each month and learn the history of central Iowa prairies from a prairie en...
  • Jun 22

    Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

    • Thu / June 22, 2017
    • 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm / Ames Community Theater, 120 Abraham Dr, Ames

    • The suave and debonair con artist, Lawrence Jameson, takes a small time American grifter, Freddy Benson, under his wing. When egos collide, the fun begins. This fast-paced hysterically funny musical c...
  • Jun 22

    Ames Municipal Band Concert

    • Thu / June 22, 2017
    • 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm / Durham Bandshell Park, Ames

    • Come join the Ames Municipal Band for one of their summer concerts. Preshow – Ballard Community Band     Solo Vocalist – Zach Howell     Instrumental Soloist – Clark Wolf, Euphon...
  • Jun 23

    Paint Your Own Pottery: Farm to Table

    • Fri / June 23, 2017
    • 4:00 am – 8:00 pm / The Workspace, ISU Memorial Union, Ames

    • We will share simple drawings of fruits and vegetables you can add to your pottery to celebrate Iowa’s garden harvest. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisqu...
  • Jun 23

    Friday Flicks: The Secret Life of Pets

    • Fri / June 23, 2017
    • 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm / Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave, Ames

    • Kick back at the library! June 9: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (MPAA Rating: PG-13) 133 min. June 16: Storks  (MPAA Rating: PG) 133 min. June 23: The Secret Life of Pets  (MPAA Rating: PG...
  • Jun 23

    Ames on The Half Shell: Riddle Me This

    • Fri / June 23, 2017
    • 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm / Durham Bandshell Park, Ames

    • Enjoy an outdoor concert every Friday evening! www.amesonthehalfshell.com  
  • Jun 23

    Live Music at Snus Hill

    • Fri / June 23, 2017
    • 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm / Snus Hill Winery, 2183 320th Ave, Ames

    • Kick off the weekend with wine and live music from iNFUZiON. snushillwine.com