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Calendar of Events

  • May 23

    Macro Photography 3: Water

    • Tue / May 23, 2017
    • 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd, Ames

    • Take your close-up photography to the next level by incorporating water in compositions into your shots with this four-week course with expert photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg. Mark will t...
  • May 23

    Workshop: Perfect Petals

    • Tue / May 23, 2017
    • 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm / Coe\'s Floral and Gifts, 2619 Northridge Parkway, Ames

    • We know that every petal isn’t always perfect, but a beautiful  combination of petals makes the perfect design.  Bright gerbera daisies, spray roses, and other blooms combine to create the perfect...
  • May 23

    Ames Historical Society Lecture Series: Main Street Building “Secrets”

    • Tue / May 23, 2017
    • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm / Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave, Ames

    • “Main Street Building Secrets” Annual Lecture Series program presented by Sharon Wirth and Judy Gilger. While researching for the recent downtown historical plaque project, Sharon Wirth an...
  • May 24

    North Grand Farmers’ Market

    • Wed / May 24, 2017
    • 3:00 pm – 6:00 am / North Grand Mall, East JC Penney Parking Lot, Ames

    • Locally grown, seasonal fresh vegetables, flowers, eggs and herbs plus baked goods, jewelry, baskets and more. www.facebook.com/North-Grand-Farmers-Market
  • May 24

    Beginner Photography

    • Wed / May 24, 2017
    • 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd, Ames

    • Join professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg for a four-part class covering the basics of photography including equipment (and how to use it), depth of field, aperture, light, compos...
  • May 24

    Brains & Brews: Trivia at Alluvial

    • Wed / May 24, 2017
    • 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm / Alluvial Brewing Company, 3715 W 190th St, Ames

    • Trivia at Alluvial hosted by Adam Wright Free admission. Teams of 1-4. 8 fast-paced rounds of trivia Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd. www.facebook.com/events
  • May 25

    Special Olympics Iowa Summer Games

    • Thu / May 25, 2017
    • All Day / Iowa State University, Ames

    • The Summer Games are Special Olympics Iowa’s largest event of the year, with more than 2,600 athletes 1,200 coaches and 2,000 volunteers converging on the campus of Iowa State University in Ames. T...
  • May 25

    Wheatsfield Class: Asparagus!

    • Thu / May 25, 2017
    • 7:00 am – 8:00 pm / Wheatsfield Co-op, 413 Northwestern Ave, Ames

    • For many, Spring has officially begun when the first asparagus spears appear at our local farmers’ market or in our own gardens! In celebration of asparagus season, Becky will demonstrate a couple o...