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Campustown Action Association to host new event welcoming students to Campustown and Ames

The Campustown Action Association is pleased to announce a new event scheduled for Friday, August 24, 2018. First Friday in Campustown, which will be held from 4-8pm on the first Friday of the fall se...

re-Imagining Leopold Opens August 20 at the ReACT Gallery, Iowa State University

University Museums at Iowa State University announces the first ReACT Gallery exhibition of the fall semester, re-Imagining Leopold. The exhibition opens on August 20, 2018 and will run through Septem...

The Illusionists are coming to Ames on October 4

Who:        The Illusionists Where:    Stephens Auditorium, Ames, IA When:      Thursday, October 4, 2018 Time:        7:30 p.m. Tickets:    $80, $65, $50, $35 On Sale:   Tue...

Ames Joins International ‘Chalk the Walks’ Event Planned on Aug. 21 to Spread Positive Messages

The City of Ames Planning and Housing Department is facilitating community participation in the eighth annual international “Chalk the Walks” event planned for Tuesday, Aug. 21. Residents are enc...

UNPACKED: Refugee Baggage Exhibition Opens Sept. 4 at the Christian Petersen Art Museum, Iowa State University

University Museums at Iowa State University announces the Christian Petersen Art Museum’s fall exhibition UNPACKED: Refugee Baggage which features the contemporary sculpture of Iowa State alum...

North River Valley Low Head Dam Project Set to Begin Construction on Monday

The low head dam on the South Skunk River in North River Valley Park is scheduled for improvements beginning on Monday, Aug. 6. RW Excavating Solutions, of Prairie City, has been hired to modify the l...

Ames Children’s Choirs Placement Auditions + New Choir Announcement

Placement Auditions for the 2018-19 season of the Ames Children’s Choirs (ACC) will be conducted from August 20-30.  The program now includes four choirs for boys and girls ages 7-18!  ACC Singers...

City Offices Closed on July 4

City Hall and most City departments and divisions will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, in recognition of Independence Day. Normal operating hours will resume on Thursday, July 5. Fireworks will be hel...