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  • Oct 21

    Power + Pluck: Remarkable Women of Story County

    • Thu / October 1, 2020 Wed / October 28, 2020
    • All Day

    • This traveling exhibit features stories of women’s suffrage, along with seven groundbreaking women from Story County communities who had significant impact locally and nationally. The exhibit consis...
  • Oct 21

    2020 Run for the Roses

    • Mon / October 5, 2020 Sat / October 31, 2020
    • All Day / Ames Middle School, 3915 Mortensen Rd, Ames

    • Join us for the 34th Annual Run for the Roses to benefit Arthritis Research. 5K/10K    |   Race/Walk   |   Kid’s Fun Run getmeregistered.com/RunfortheRoses
  • Oct 21

    Black Lives Matter

    • Mon / October 12, 2020 Fri / November 20, 2020
    • All Day / Workspace, Memorial Union, 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames

    • Mon – Fri, 2-9pm  |  Sat, 10am-4pm Choose from a collection of inspirational messages and BLM imagery to create two, ready-to-hang artworks. Using a transfer medium, we will show you how to “lif...
  • Oct 21

    Paint Your Own Pottery: Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skulls Week

    • Fri / October 16, 2020 Thu / October 22, 2020
    • All Day / Workspace, Memorial Union, 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames

    • Mon – Fri, 2-9pm  |  Sat, 10am-4pm Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday for celebrating those who have passed. Drawings of Sugar Skulls often include flowers, dots, linear pat...
  • Oct 21

    STEM – Pollinated Flowers

    • Wed / October 21, 2020
    • 8:00 am – 6:00 pm / Boys & Girls Club, 210 S 5th St, Ames

    • Fall harvest includes apples and pumpkins. These plants and trees had flowers on them that were pollinated. Why? STEM is an approach to learning and development that integrates the areas of science, t...
  • Oct 21

    Geneology Plus

    • Wed / October 21, 2020
    • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm / ZOOM

    • Finding and Using Death Records ~ Dick Cooper We will begin this year’s series online using Zoom. To receive the link to join a presentation, register here. Register separately for each presentation...
  • Oct 21

    Paint on the Patio with Heather Johnson: LANDSCAPES

    • Wed / October 21, 2020
    • 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm / Octagon Center for the Arts , 427 Douglas Ave, Ames

    • NOTE: class size is limited to 8 students and masks are required. In case of rain, class will be moved inside the Octagon Building with social distance protocols in place. Join artist and Octagon Dir...
  • Oct 21

    North Grand Farmers Market

    • Wed / October 21, 2020
    • 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm / North Grand Mall, parking lot north of JCPenney

    • The North Grand Farmers Market is open! You’ll find spring veggies, pasture-raised 3-4 lb. fryers, Norwegian pastries, plants, & more! For other baked goods, jams & jellies, honey, popcorn, ...