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Calendar of Events

  • Jun 27

    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 ...
  • Jun 27

    Cook Up a Storm Book Sale at the Library

    • Fri / January 11, 2019 Sun / January 13, 2019
    • All Day / Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave, Ames

    • LIBRARY OPEN HOURS, January 11-13 Stop by Literary Grounds at Ames Public Library and shop for great deals on cookbooks! Select books are half price on Sunday. www.amespubliclibrary.org
  • Jan 12

    Better Angels Red/Blue Workshop

    • Sat / January 12, 2019
    • 10:00 am – 5:00 pm / Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave, Ames

    • Join us at the Ames Public Library for a Better Angels Red/Blue Workshop. Better Angels is a bipartisan citizen’s movement to unify our divided nation. The Red/Blue Workshop will bring participants ...
  • Jan 12

    Demo: SaltLickers Seasonings

    • Sat / January 12, 2019
    • 10:00 am – 11:00 am / Cooks Emporium, 313 Main St, Ames

    • Join Jen and Liz as they show you how to make gluten free crackers with SaltLickers Herky Perky seasoning and more to come! Join us as we invite top chefs in the community and foodie-chef-wantabe’s ...
  • Jan 12

    Family Movies in the Gardens

    • Sat / January 12, 2019
    • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd, Ames

    • Looking for a warm, cozy place to entertain the kids for a few hours? Every Saturday in January, Reiman Gardens will offer movies for children at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. January 12: Winnie the Pooh J...
  • Jan 12

    Marble Workshop

    • Sat / January 12, 2019
    • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm / Ciccotti Art Glass, 2306 258th Street, Ames

    • This workshop is a super fun experience where you can form up a beautifully round marble. the cost is 48.15/person (tax included). It takes about 20 minutes and you are assisted by the glassblower. Ma...
  • Jan 12

    Healthy New Year, Healthy New You!

    • Sat / January 12, 2019
    • 11:00 am – 3:00 pm / Wheatsfield Co-op, 413 Northwestern Ave, Ames

    • Whether you want to eat better, manage stress, or reduce, reuse and recycle more, come to YOUR Co-op to find wellness solutions and advice. Enjoy healthy samples to fit your new year’s resolution go...
  • Jan 12

    ISU Men’s Basketball v Kansas State

    • Sat / January 12, 2019
    • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm / Hilton Coliseum, 1700 Center Dr, Ames

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