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Calendar of Events

  • May 19

    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 ...
  • May 19

    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...
  • May 19

    February Craft of the Month – String Art

    • Fri / February 1, 2019 Thu / February 28, 2019
    • All Day / The Workspace, Memorial Union, 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames

    • Friday, February 1 – Thursday, February 28   ||    Walk in during open hours:  Monday – Friday 2-10pm, Saturday 10am-4pm Hammer nails into a board in the shape of your state, pinpoint...
  • Feb 18

    Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

    • Mon / February 18, 2019
    • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm / Stephens Auditorium, 1900 Center Dr, Ames

    • This stirring drama, an accurate and deeply moving musical history lesson, is a classic tribute to the courageous brave American who freed herself and hundreds of others from the bonds of slavery. As ...
  • Feb 18

    Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

    • Mon / February 18, 2019
    • 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm / Stephens Auditorium, 1900 Center Dr, Ames

    • This stirring drama, an accurate and deeply moving musical history lesson, is a classic tribute to the courageous brave American who freed herself and hundreds of others from the bonds of slavery. As ...
  • Feb 18

    Women Marketing Grain

    • Mon / February 18, 2019
    • 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm / DMACC Boone Campus, 1125 Hancock Dr, Boone

    • Registration fee is $75 due January 28. Learn about grain marketing from ISU Extension and Outreach specialists and local ag business experts. No prior crop marketing experience is necessary, but wou...
  • Feb 18

    The Sky Is Not the Limit with Capt. Scott Kelly

    • Mon / February 18, 2019
    • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm / Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave, Ames

    • Free admission | No tickets | General admission seating Capt. Scott Kelly captivated the world and seized the imagination of millions during his record-breaking year spent living on the International ...
  • Feb 18

    Mucky Duck Quiz Night

    • Mon / February 18, 2019
    • 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm / The Mucky Duck Pub, 3100 S Duff Ave, Ames

    • Every Monday at 8pm. Get to the pub early for a good seat – it gets VERY busy. Quiz Master Tom will challenge and entertain you throughout the night. Prizes given to the winning team, best team name...