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Calendar of Events

  • Jan 31

    The Magic Circle

    • Thu / January 31, 2019 Sat / March 16, 2019
    • All Day / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd, Ames

    • See spectacular orchids on display. Plants are remarkable living organisms, with the ability to transform – as if by magic – through different stages, taking on new and mystifying forms in a never...
  • Mar 19

    March Craft of the Month – Secret Book Safe

    • Fri / March 1, 2019 Sat / March 30, 2019
    • All Day / The Workspace, Memorial Union, 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames

    • Friday, March 1 – Saturday, March 30 || Walk in during open hours: Monday – Friday 2-10pm, Saturday 10am-4pm Hollow out a book for a secret place to stash your treasures in plain sight. Start by g...
  • Mar 19

    Story County Conservation’s Annual Photo Contest

    • Mon / March 4, 2019 Fri / March 22, 2019
    • All Day / Story County Conservation, 56461 180th St, Ames

    • Amateur photographers are reminded and encouraged to submit photos of nature and recreational activities to Story County Conservation’s Annual Photo Contest. The following categories are judged: A:...
  • Mar 19

    North Grand Mall Cornhole Open League

    • Sun / March 10, 2019 Mon / April 22, 2019
    • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm / North Grand Mall, 2801 Grand Ave, Ames

    • Get ready to see some bags fly! B2 Bag Boards will be at the Old Younkers space for the Corn Hole Open League! League begins March 10 and will run for eight weeks. No partner needed. Register for the ...
  • Mar 14

    Caterpillar Club

    • Thu / March 14, 2019
    • 10:00 am – 11:00 am / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd, Ames

    • Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme. Best for children five and under with an adult. No...
  • Mar 14

    Nature at Noon

    • Thu / March 14, 2019
    • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd, Ames

    • Bring your lunch to the Gardens each month and enjoy a nature-based education program relating to the 2019 theme, Toys & Games. Regional professionals and lecturers present on a wide range of topi...
  • Mar 14

    Enhancing Reiman Gardens

    • Thu / March 14, 2019
    • 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd, Ames

    • Please join us as Director, Ed Lyon, shares the most recent enhancements, improvements and additions to Reiman Gardens as part of our new master site plan. Doors will open after 5:00. There is no cost...
  • Mar 14

    Learning to Learn: Chris Bell

    • Thu / March 14, 2019
    • 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm / 181 Design, ISU Campus, Ames

    • In an effort to better understand the balance between the benefits and the risks that new technologies offer, urban designer Chris Bell, a senior associate with DLR Group, will present “Learning...