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Calendar of Events

  • Jan 01

    Beat the Blues Winter Marathon

    • Tue / January 1, 2019 Fri / March 1, 2019
    • All Day / McFarland Park, 56461 180th St, Ames

    • Complete a full marathon – 26 miles! – between January 1 and March 1, 2019. Walk, run, ski, snowshoe, or bike 26 miles outdoors at your own pace, when it works for you and your family. Or ...
  • Jan 31

    The Magic Circle

    • Thu / January 31, 2019 Sat / March 16, 2019
    • All Day / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd, Ames

    • See spectacular orchids on display. Plants are remarkable living organisms, with the ability to transform – as if by magic – through different stages, taking on new and mystifying forms in a never...
  • Feb 28

    APL’s Spring Book Sale

    • Thu / February 28, 2019 Sun / March 3, 2019
    • All Day

    • CHECK DAYS AND HOURS BELOW Ames Public Library’s Spring Book Sale will be held in Ames Public Library’s Farwell T. Brown Auditorium. Find great deals on thousands of used items, including books, m...
  • Feb 28

    Cyclone Cinema: Ralph Breaks the Internet

    • Thu / February 28, 2019 Sun / March 3, 2019
    • 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm / Carver Hall 101, ISU Campus, Ames

    • Six years after the events of “Wreck-It Ralph,” Ralph and Vanellope, now friends, discover a wi-fi router in their arcade, leading them into a new adventure. **Due to film studio issues be...
  • Mar 19

    March Craft of the Month – Secret Book Safe

    • Fri / March 1, 2019 Sat / March 30, 2019
    • All Day / The Workspace, Memorial Union, 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames

    • Friday, March 1 – Saturday, March 30 || Walk in during open hours: Monday – Friday 2-10pm, Saturday 10am-4pm Hollow out a book for a secret place to stash your treasures in plain sight. Start by g...
  • Mar 01

    Homeschool Day: Plant Science

    • Fri / March 1, 2019
    • 9:00 am – 12:00 pm / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd, Ames

    • Reiman Gardens’ plant collections provide a living laboratory for learning all about plants. Explore the extremes plants will reach to survive in their environments through adaptations and amazing p...
  • Mar 01

    Paint Your Own Pottery: Superhero Night

    • Fri / March 1, 2019
    • 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm / The Workspace, Memorial Union, 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames

    • Turn a figurine into a new guardian or nemesis, or paint your favorite hero, villain, or speech bubble – Ka-Pow! Wear a cape and get half price studio fees, and enter our drawing for two tickets to ...
  • Mar 01

    First Friday Wine & Cheese Tasting & Art Opening

    • Fri / March 1, 2019
    • 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm / Wheatsfield Co-op, 413 Northwestern Ave, Ames

    • Join us to sample wine (or beer!) and accompanying cheese. Art on display by Jennifer Drinkwater. Jennifer’s art will be on display during March & April. www.wheatsfield.coop