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  • Jan 21

    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 ...
  • Jan 02

    ISU Women’s Basketball v Kansas State

    • Wed / January 2, 2019
    • 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm / Hilton Coliseum, 1700 Center Dr, Ames

    • Cheer on the Cyclones for all home games at Hilton Coliseum! www.cyclones.com
  • Jan 03

    Commercial Manure Applicator Training Scheduled for Story County

    • Thu / January 3, 2019
    • 9:00 am – 12:00 pm / Story County Extension, 220 H Avenue, Nevada

    • Commercial manure applicators should plan to attend the Commercial Manure Applicator training program scheduled for Thursday, January 3, 2019, from 9 a.m. to noon. Iowa State University Extension and ...
  • Jan 03

    Ricochet Leadership Adventures

    • Thu / January 3, 2019 Fri / January 4, 2019
    • 9:00 am – 5:00 pm / City of Gilbert Community Center, 105 Southeast 2nd St, Gilbert

    • Middle school youth, grades 5-8, explore leadership through activities and make a difference in their community! For registration details for this program, please visit www.extension.iastate.edu/sto...
  • Jan 03

    Winter Hike Series

    • Thu / January 3, 2019
    • 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm / E18 Greenbelt Trail, 56342 130th St, Story City

    • Get out of the house with other outdoor enthusiasts and explore local public areas this winter. Hikes begin at 1:30 p.m. and are expected to last no more than two hours. The hikes may vary from good e...
  • Jan 03

    Visit Free During Extended Holiday Hours

    • Thu / January 3, 2019
    • 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd, Ames

    • This holiday season Reiman Gardens will be open until 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays between Thanksgiving and Christmas for visitors to shop at the Gift Shop and see the indoor holiday train display. This is ...
  • Jan 03

    Crafty Cocktail Night: Tiny Jar Terrariums

    • Thu / January 3, 2019
    • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd, Ames

    • Join us at the Gardens after hours for a creative project while you sip on adult beverages in a beautiful setting! Repurpose small glass yogurt or mason jars into cloches for tiny botanical scenes. Th...
  • Jan 04

    RG Express Holiday Train – Last Weekend

    • Fri / January 4, 2019 Sun / January 6, 2019
    • All Day / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd, Ames

    • The RG Express holiday train returns! See it from November 17 to January 6. Visitors young and old will be enchanted by this custom-built garden-scale train. This unbelievably detailed “g-scale” (...