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  • Dec 11

    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 11

    Pet Photo Night

    • Tue / December 11, 2018
    • 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm / North Grand Mall, 2801 Grand Ave, Ames

    • Bring your pet to sit with Santa in Tuesday nights on December 11th and 18th. No reservations are required. Animals must be in a carrier or on a leash. Please enter and exit the mall with your pets at...
  • Dec 11

    $5 Dinner at Wheatsfield Co-op

    • Tue / December 11, 2018
    • 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm / Wheatsfield Co-op, 413 Northwestern Ave, Ames

    • Our Deli will be serving up a healthy portion of a made-from-scratch main dish (meat and a vegetarian option) and a rotating selection of fresh, deli-made sides. Complete your meal by purchasing a col...
  • Dec 11

    Reel Connections on the Environment: The Light Bulb Conspiracy

    • Tue / December 11, 2018
    • 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm / Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave, Ames

    • This documentary uncovers how planned obsolescence has shaped our lives and economy since the 1920s when manufacturers deliberately started shortening the life of consumer products to increase demand....
  • Dec 11

    Santa!

    • Tue / December 11, 2018
    • 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm / Boone Theater, 818 Story St, Boone

    • Santa is coming to the Boone Theater! Santa will visit from 6:30-7:30pm and “The Grinch” movie will begin at 7pm. www.booneiowa.us
  • Dec 12

    IowaWORKS Career Fair

    • Wed / December 12, 2018
    • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm / Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave, Ames

    • Come attend the IowaWORKS Career Fair at Ames Public Library in the Library‚Äôs Auditorium. Learn about job opportunities and meet with local employers at this free career fair. Bring copies of your r...
  • Dec 12

    Open House: North Chilled Water Plant

    • Wed / December 12, 2018
    • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm / North Chilled Water Plant, 2311 Kooser Rd, Ames

    • See the new chillers that were installed summer 2018 to add 33 percent more capacity to chilled water production to meet increasing demands. The open house will include a self-guided tour and refreshm...
  • Dec 12

    Old-Fashioned Christmas

    • Wed / December 12, 2018
    • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm / Ericson Public Library, 702 Greene St, Boone

    • Stop by the Ericson Public Library for an Old-Fashioned Christmas! Make a fun Christmas craft while enjoying some hot cocoa and listening to Christmas carols. All materials will be provided. Held on t...