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Calendar of Events

  • Jun 20

    Ames History Museum Exhibit: A Woman’s Place is Everywhere, Groundbreaking Women in Ames History

    • Mon / April 12, 2021 Wed / June 30, 2021
    • All Day / 416 Douglas Ave, Ames, IA 50010

    • A Woman’s Place is Everywhere: Groundbreaking Women in Ames History” tells the story of local women who stepped out of their expected roles and made an impact in the community. It will be a four-p...
  • Jun 20

    Reiman Gardens-“OrigamiintheGarden²” sculpture exhibit

    • Sat / May 22, 2021 Sun / November 14, 2021
    • All Day / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd., Ames, IA 50011

    • “OrigamiintheGarden²” sculpture exhibit May 22 – November 14 “When patterns are broken, new worlds emerge.” – Tuli Kupferberg Paper is a sacred material. Derived almost exclusively fr...
  • Jun 20

    Story Theater Company Presents Young Sherlock

    • Sun / June 20, 2021
    • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm / 520 6th St, Ames, IA 50010

    • Take a trip back in time to when young Sherlock Holmes was a student at Butterworth Academy! When two girls are kidnapped from the academy, John Watson hopes his friend and classmate Sherlock Holmes w...
  • Jun 21

    Paint Your Own Pottery – Camping and Glamping

    • Mon / June 21, 2021 Sat / June 26, 2021
    • All Day / 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014

    • Paint our version of a tin mug for your campfire, or a miniature camper that doubles as a jar, bank, or birdhouse. We will show you the basics of painting and it will be ready for pick up in about a w...
  • Jun 22

    Great Harvest Bakery Birthday Bash

    • Tue / June 22, 2021
    • All Day / 502 Burnett Ave, Ames, IA 50010

    • Great Harvest Bakery and Café is turning three! Celebrate their birthday on Tuesday, June 22 with friends, free cookies, balloons, trivia games, and coloring contests. “We’re happy to be ...
  • Jun 22

    Terrific Tuesday: Cyclone Martial Arts Club

    • Tue / June 22, 2021
    • 10:00 am – 11:00 am / Bandshell Park | Duff Ave & 6th St, Ames, IA 50010

    • Join Ames Public Library for Terrific Tuesdays at Bandshell Park! This Terrific Tuesday will take place Tuesday, June 22, at 10am with a presentation for all ages by the Cyclone Martial Arts Club. Sup...
  • Jun 24

    Discover Downtown

    • Thu / June 24, 2021
    • All Day / Ames Main Street, 304 Main Street, Ames, IA 50010

    • See what businesses and creators are doing in Downtown Ames! Downtown Ames
  • Jun 25

    Workspace Crafts – Ice Dye Fridays

    • Fri / June 25, 2021
    • 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm / 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014

    • Move over tie-dye, there’s a new trend in town. Use a combination of dyes and ice to create a watercolor effect on a scarf, leggings, tote, socks, or pillowcase. Fun, easy, and each one is an origin...