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Calendar of Events

  • May 24

    North Grand Farmers’ Market

    • Wed / May 24, 2017
    • 3:00 pm – 6:00 am / North Grand Mall, East JC Penney Parking Lot, Ames

    • Locally grown, seasonal fresh vegetables, flowers, eggs and herbs plus baked goods, jewelry, baskets and more. www.facebook.com/North-Grand-Farmers-Market
  • May 24

    Beginner Photography

    • Wed / May 24, 2017
    • 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd, Ames

    • Join professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg for a four-part class covering the basics of photography including equipment (and how to use it), depth of field, aperture, light, compos...
  • May 24

    Brains & Brews: Trivia at Alluvial

    • Wed / May 24, 2017
    • 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm / Alluvial Brewing Company, 3715 W 190th St, Ames

    • Trivia at Alluvial hosted by Adam Wright Free admission. Teams of 1-4. 8 fast-paced rounds of trivia Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd. www.facebook.com/events
  • May 25

    Special Olympics Iowa Summer Games

    • Thu / May 25, 2017
    • All Day / Iowa State University, Ames

    • The Summer Games are Special Olympics Iowa’s largest event of the year, with more than 2,600 athletes 1,200 coaches and 2,000 volunteers converging on the campus of Iowa State University in Ames. T...
  • May 25

    Wheatsfield Class: Asparagus!

    • Thu / May 25, 2017
    • 7:00 am – 8:00 pm / Wheatsfield Co-op, 413 Northwestern Ave, Ames

    • For many, Spring has officially begun when the first asparagus spears appear at our local farmers’ market or in our own gardens! In celebration of asparagus season, Becky will demonstrate a couple o...
  • May 25

    Kids Story Time

    • Thu / May 25, 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...
  • May 25

    Evening Prairie Walk

    • Thu / May 25, 2017
    • 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm / Doolittle Prairie, 14249 560th Ave, south of Story City

    • New prairie plants are blooming each week! Join the Iowa Prairie Network and Story County Conservation for a series of evening prairie walks at Doolittle Prairie this summer to see blooming plants. Pa...
  • May 26

    Special Olympics Iowa Summer Games

    • Fri / May 26, 2017
    • All Day / Iowa State University, Ames

    • The Summer Games are Special Olympics Iowa’s largest event of the year, with more than 2,600 athletes 1,200 coaches and 2,000 volunteers converging on the campus of Iowa State University in Ames. T...