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Calendar of Events

  • Feb 23

    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 ...
  • Feb 23

    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 23

    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 23

    Cyclone Cinema: A Star is Born

    • Thu / February 21, 2019 Sun / February 24, 2019
    • 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm / Carver Hall 101, ISU Campus, Ames

    • A musician helps a young singer find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral. The Cyclone Cinema committee is responsible for showcasing a variety of genres in the ...
  • Feb 23

    DIY Downtown

    • Sat / February 23, 2019
    • All Day / Downtown Ames

    • Downtown businesses are excited to help you Do It Yourself! There will be classes and workshops to help you paint, build, create, craft, cook, and most importantly, have fun! Check out the list below ...
  • Feb 23

    Sound Healing Spiritual Tune-Up Weekend

    • Sat / February 23, 2019 Sun / February 24, 2019
    • All Day / Unity Church, 9th & Kellogg, Ames

    • Please note both days and times below Come to one or come to all! February 23, 6:30 pm  |  Sound Healing Concert  |  $25.00 or love offering February 24, Sunday service  |  Sounds of Healing &am...
  • Feb 23

    Topophilia

    • Sat / February 23, 2019
    • 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm / Design on Main, 205 Main St, Ames

    • Festival of Personal Geographies, Feb 12 – Mar 19 In this workshop, conducted by Mary Jones, participants will identify personal markers in a specific community (most likely Ames) and map them in a ...
  • Feb 23

    Play Games Ames

    • Sat / February 23, 2019
    • 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm / Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave, Ames

    • All ages are welcome to Play Games Ames! Play Games Ames is a fun and social environment for people to interact with others in the Ames community through friendly competition. Experienced board-gamers...